Navigating the landscape of mental health care

Navigating the landscape of mental health care

With few local options for adults seeking therapy, many seek assistance from religious leaders

Carol Pulvermacher, Spiral Gallery member, featured in county art show

Carol Pulvermacher, Spiral Gallery member, featured in county art show

The artist's showing with Clackamas County Arts Alliance's Artist Exhibit Program opens March 9...

World War II Veteran reunites with B-17 bomber

World War II Veteran reunites with B-17 bomber

Norman Norquist was a tail gunner in the European Theater

The places you'll go . . . if you read

The places you'll go . . . if you read

Estacada elementary schools celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with a week of festivities

Art for the holidays

Art for the holidays

Gallery's December show will feature multiple artists and focus on gifts

The magic of 'Fantastic Beasts' casts a spell around town

The magic of 'Fantastic Beasts' casts a spell around town

Estacada residents eager to see new film in 'Harry Potter' franchise

Shoeboxes of love

Shoeboxes of love

When parishioners at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church first found out about Operation Christmas...

The right choice

The right choice

Looking back, Vivian Parkinson is sometimes surprised at her decision to join the U.S. Army....

Journey through the Clackamas

Journey through the Clackamas

It’s been a good year for Spring chinook salmon in the Clackamas River. Officials from...

The haunting of the Springwater house

The haunting of the Springwater house

Thomas was born on Halloween, so it’s an eerie but fitting coincidence he lived in a haunted...

On the road to restoration

On the road to restoration

The Mt. Hood National Forest has many miles of roads less traveled, which is something several...

Landslide risk highest where disaster struck before

Landslide risk highest where disaster struck before

If a massive earthquake triggered landslides across Oregon, what would be the state’s...

Here comes the fungus

Here comes the fungus

Want to get the dirt on mushrooms? If so, add the fifth-annual Estacada Festival of the Fungus to...

Estacada bond attempts to break the 'mold'

Estacada bond attempts to break the 'mold'

In the depths of an unused classroom toward the back of Estacada High School, mold lurks on a...

Traveling on the 'Road to Success'

Traveling on the 'Road to Success'

When stepping inside of the Estacada’s School District’s new Road to Success program,...

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FILE PHOTO - The Spring Block Party at Aslans How Organics is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 24041 S.E. Highway 224. For more information, visit www.aslans-how-organics.com.
March 25, 2017

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, community center activities and support groups
March 23, 2017

Cop log

by Emily Lindstrand
Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents in Estacada
March 23, 2017

SCHOOL BRIEFS: Kindergarten Connection events scheduled

by Emily Lindstrand
Events scheduled for Tuesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 20


March 23, 2017

NEWS BRIEFS: Become a host in city's alternative lodging network

by Emily Lindstrand
State of the County scheduled for April, applicants sought for Arts Council
REVIEW PHOTO - A sign in the window of Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin's computer repair store announces his intention to leave Lake Oswego and set up shop in a 'Red State.'
March 22, 2017

Kevin 'The Geek' Kerwin says he's left Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
A sign in the window of Kerwin's repair shop announces his departure for a 'red state' where he can live among Trump supporters
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Estacada resident Brandon Powell, 18, was reported missing last week.
March 22, 2017

Estacada teen still missing

by Emily Lindstrand
Community College student Brandon Powell seeking business degree, football scholarship
ARCHIVE PHOTO - Jeremy Loveless sits with his wife Melissa and daughter Chloe. In 2006, Loveless was killed while serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq, and Southeast Fifth Avenue was recently renamed in his honor.
March 22, 2017

Remembering Jeremy Loveless

by Emily Lindstrand
New street name honors Estacada resident, volunteer firefighter killed in Iraq
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Contractors work to stabilize the hillside between Southeast 232nd Drive and Southeast Tong Road on Highway 224 that has been closed because of landslides. ODOT officials said they hope to have the section reopened during the first week of April.
March 21, 2017

Closed stretch of Highway 224 will open next month

by Emily Lindstrand
Highway is closed between Southeast 232nd Drive and Southeast Tong Road because of landslides
March 23, 2017

Riding for veterans and community

by Emily Lindstrand
New American Legion Riders Group established in Estacada and will participate in Memorial Day event
FILE PHOTO - The Estacada Farmers Market will run May to September, outside of the Wade Creek House at  664 N.W. Wade St.
March 21, 2017

Estacada Farmers Market gears up for new season

by Emily Lindstrand
The Farmers Market is scheduled to open Saturday, May 6, outside of Wade Creek House, 664 N.W. Wade St. The 2017 season will run through Saturday, Sept. 30.

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Mar 21, 2017

New program teaches urban tree care

by Emily Lindstrand
The Oregon Employment Department estimated the need for arboriculture-based jobs will increase by 26.3 percent by 2022.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER - Deanne L. Darling
Mar 17, 2017

Second Clackamas County judge will retire

by Peter Wong
Deanne Darling was first woman named to county bench back in 1995; she will retire June 30, when Judge Eve Miller also will step down.
Mar 16, 2017

NEWS BRIEFS: Local scout honored

by Pamplin Media Group
Local scout honored for achievement, host overnight guests in lodging network
PEGGY SAVAGE - The Molalla High School Marching Band, seen here in the 2016 Fourth of July Parade in Molalla, will benefit from the fundraising Adult Band Festival held Saturday at Molalla High School.
Mar 15, 2017

Adult Band Festival benefits MHS Band

by Molalla Pioneer
Five community bands to play in the event, to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Molalla High School
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MISTY WINSOR - Lincoln, a 15-year-old highland bull who lives with the Winsor family in Estacada, took a moment off from his exploring ways to pose for the camera.
Mar 15, 2017

Four-legged resident visit neighbors

by Emily Lindstrand
Owner of Scottish Highland bull Lincoln says he is a 'little Houdini'
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Max, a retired K9 with the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office, helped capture many fleeing suspects. Max died on Saturday, March 11.
Mar 15, 2017

Sheriff's Office mourns passing of retired K9

by Pamplin Media Group
Max was a Belgian Malinois born on Jan. 28, 2006, and began working with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office in 2009.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: KRISTOLE JUKER - Students in Estacada Middle Schools service learning class listen as Jeanne Flohr shares a story. The students visit Grace Place each Thursday.
Mar 15, 2017

The Grace of Serving Others

by Emily Lindstrand
Class helps seventh, eighth graders learn while serving community needs
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Earlean Marsh holds her painting 'A Touch of Sun.' Marsh is the featured artist in the upcoming WyEast Artisans Guild show, 'Shadows.'
Mar 15, 2017

Bringing art out of the shadows

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada-area painter Earlean Marsh featured in upcoming Wy'East Artisans Guild show
FILE PHOTO - Deacon Erickson, a seventh-grader who took first place in the Estacada Middle School National Geographic Bee, has qualified for the state Bee. The competition will take place later this month.
Mar 15, 2017

National Geographic Bee champion moves forward

by Emily Lindstrand
Seventh-grader Deacon Erickson will participate in state Bee later this month
Mar 15, 2017

Administrator steps in after middle school principal quits

by Emily Lindstrand
Kristin Turnquist resigned from Estacada Middle School last week. Scott Sullivan will serve as interim principal through June.