Doolittle announces impending retirement

Doolittle announces impending retirement

Estacada appears to be at the end of an era with the nearing retirement of Mike Doolittle, the...

Rep. Kennemer blasts 'anti business' bills

Rep. Kennemer blasts 'anti business' bills

State Rep. Bill Kennemer, R-District 39, took aim at “anti-business” legislation during...

Estacada Fire celebrates new engine

Estacada Fire celebrates new engine

Estacada Fire personnel and supporters gathered to welcome a new engine into their fleet on...

Timber Lake Job Corps bounces back

Timber Lake Job Corps bounces back

With enrollment at 186 students, just 14 shy of the center’s goal, Timber Lake Job Corps...

Farmer's Market announces move to new location

Farmer's Market announces move to new location

The Estacada Farmer’s Market has a new home. Organizers announced the market will move from...

Officials warn Broadway closure may be extended

Officials warn Broadway closure may be extended

Sidewalk work expected to start next week Anxious business owners gathered to hear officials give...

Everybody loves pi

Everybody loves pi

No, we’re not talking about dessert. “Once every century, pi day occurs,” said...


Estacada's Latest News

April 27, 2015

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
April 26, 2015

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
Wednesday, April 8 7:09 a.m., Fire personnel responded to a two-vehicle T-bone accident at South Highway 211 and South Wallens Road. The driver of one vehicle was transported to the hospital…
April 24, 2015

Philip Foster Farm to share historic photos of local families

by Isabel Gautschi
Philip Foster Farm will debut never-before-seen photos in an exhibit at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. The show, “Founding Families: Fostering Community in the Estacada Area,”…
April 23, 2015

Estacada students shine on new testing system

by Teresa Carson
Students in the Estacada School District are excelling at a new student evaluation and testing system started this fall, and it is giving teachers valuable information to improve student…
April 22, 2015

Committee reverses its grade-span recommendation

by Isabel Gautschi
Superintendent considering next step How the Estacada School District should reconfigure its schools has come back into question. In January, a planning committee of high school students,…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Eagle Creek Elementary reading specialist Teresa Lewis has been recognized as the 2014-15 Estacada teacher of the year.
April 22, 2015

Teresa Lewis teacher of the year

by Isabel Gautschi
Lewis honored by American Legion, School Board The local chapter of the American Legion, Carl Douglas Post 74 and the Estacada School District are recognizing Eagle Creek Elementary reading…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Volunteers spend Saturday, April 18, building raised garden beds for an educational garden at Estacada Assemblies of God Church. Food Waves, a nonprofit organization dedicated to access to healthy food, will train community members at the garden.
April 22, 2015

Food Waves launches garden project

by Estacada News
Food Waves, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing access to healthy food in Clackamas County and surrounding communities, has launched a garden project in Estacada. On Saturday, April…
April 22, 2015

News Briefs

by Estacada News
Angela Riedel resigns from school board Angela Riedel has resigned from the Estacada School Board, leaving the Zone 1 seat vacant. The board accepted her resignation during the April 15 meeting.…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - DEFY brought Kevin  Brooks, a suicide and drunk driving prevention speaker, to give a presentation for Estacada High School students on April 8.
April 22, 2015

DEFY brings in anti-drunk driving speaker

by Estacada News
Kevin Brooks offered his own gut-wrenching tale to Estacada students, in hopes it would deter them from driving drunk. Drug-free Estacada Families and Youth (DEFY), in partnership with Clackamas…
April 22, 2015

School resource officer a possibility

by Isabel Gautschi
The city of Estacada and the Estacada School District are taking steps toward securing a school resource officer from the Sandy Police Department. The School Resources Officer would hold a…

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Apr 22, 2015

Animal sanctuary in need of hay donations

by Isabel Gautschi
The Out to Pasture Animal Sanctuary of Estacada is in need of donations of hay. The sanctuary feeds and cares for abused, neglected or abandoned large farm animals, pigs, rabbits, chickens, cats…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Sgt. Brad ONeil and partner Nero, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, patrol Estacada High School looking for illegal substances on Monday, April 13.
Apr 22, 2015

Nero for zero drugs

by Isabel Gautschi
Wherever Sgt. Brad O’Neil of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office points, Nero bounds with a big, doggy grin. The 10-year-old Belgian Malinois is having “fun time,” said Officer Jeff Argubright…
Apr 20, 2015

Police Log

by (none)
This information comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents. FOUND…
Apr 17, 2015

Hash oil fire seriously injures man

by Estacada News
Investigators believe the trailer fire on Southeast Wildcat Mountain Drive that resulted in a man being badly burned was caused by the manufacturing of hash oil. Clackamas County Fire District 1…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - These Estacada High School students are headed to Camp Withycombe to compete in a state SkillsUSA competition April 17 and 18.
Apr 16, 2015

EHS students put their SkillsUSA skills to the test

by Estacada News
At least 24 Estacada High School students are preparing to compete in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, at Camp Withycombe. According to the…
Apr 16, 2015

DEFY to host Internet safety presentation

by (none)
Officer Sara McClurg, a crime prevention coordinator with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, will give a guest presentation on Internet risks for youths. Her preentation will take place…
Elliott
Apr 15, 2015

Elliott announces retirement timeline

by Isabel Gautschi
Mayor Brent Dodrill made City Manager Bill Elliott’s plan to retire public in an announcement during the City Council meeting on Monday, April 13. After the meeting, Elliott said he hopes to…
Apr 15, 2015

News Briefs

by Estacada News
ODOT lifts restriction to Highway 224 traffic The Oregon Department of Transportation has lifted the “local traffic only” restriction on Highway 224 along a 7-mile stretch between Promontory…
Rep. Mark Johnson
Apr 14, 2015

Rep. Johnson introduces bill to boost school funding statewide

by Teresa Carson
House bill would place all added May revenue in school fund Oregon Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood River, has filed a bill in the Oregon Legislature aimed at boosting school funding after the…
Apr 14, 2015

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…




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