Famed downhill racer Bill Johnson dies at Gresham care facility

Famed downhill racer Bill Johnson dies at Gresham care facility

Bill Johnson, 55, a former student at Sandy High School who went on to fame as the first American...

Estacada artists paint different worlds

Estacada artists paint different worlds

Books are known for taking people to other worlds, but does visual art do the same? Many of the...

Estacada's Mossy Rocks 4-H club small but lively

Estacada's Mossy Rocks 4-H club small but lively

Every month, the four members of the Mossy Rocks 4-H Club meet to plan the activities they will...

Estacada's ABCD project engages students with limited mobility

Estacada's ABCD project engages students with limited mobility

Art is a valuable outlet for creative expression, but how does an artist with limited mobility...

UPS foresight prevents potential holiday theft

UPS foresight prevents potential holiday theft

Delivery thought to be stolen, safely stored in shed When he arrived at the Estacada home of...


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ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Gil Zimbelman of Peace Luthern Church presents a $1,000 check to Estacada Community Center to help with its programs, including Meals on Wheels.
February 08, 2016

Church donates $1,000 to Estacada Community Center

by Emily Lindstrand
The holiday season may have ended, but the spirit of giving is still going strong. Gil Zimbelman, vice president of Peace Lutheran Church, last week presented the Estacada Community Center’s…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Students at Clackamas River Elementary School enjoy the 'Food Hero' program's monthly visits to the school cafeteria.
February 04, 2016

Creating a healthy community

by Emily Lindstrand
Students in Kari Hulsey’s fourth-grade class at Clackamas River Elementary School are becoming experts on food. Through the Oregon State University Extension SNAP-Ed nutrition program, students…
February 04, 2016

News briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Chamber calls for proposals The Estacada Chamber of Commerce is accepting proposals and applications for a countywide tourism program through Feb. 12. Proposals must arrive at the chamber…
February 04, 2016

Police log

by Emily Lindstrand
This information comes from the Sandy Police Department, which provides law enforcement services in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following incidents. Arrests At 2:47 p.m.…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: NORMA PIPER - The Estacada Garden Club meets monthly to engage with a variety of topics related to plants and nature.
February 04, 2016

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a description with any relevant information to editor@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday for inclusion in the week’s paper. Include any…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ESTACARA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT - Firefighters hose down flames that roared through a house on Southeast Coupland Road and killed a man Monday morning. Officials were not releasing the victims name Tuesday.
February 04, 2016

Fire kills Estacada man

by Emily Lindstrand
Second person escapes safely but dog dies An Estacada man died Monday when a fire swept through his house on Southeast Coupland Road. Another person inside the house was able to get out…
January 28, 2016

Missing Woodburn man's body found in rural Clackamas County river

by Pamplin Media Group
Water rescue personnel have located and recovered the body of a Woodburn man who has been missing since the vehicle he was traveling in crashed into the Callawash River on Sunday morning. The…
January 28, 2016

Adversaries in anti-union measure fight AG on ballot title

by Paris Achen
Two adversaries in a ballot initiative to strip public sector unions of the power to collect fees from employees who opt out of union membership are united on one front: They’re unhappy with the…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: TANYA HARVEY - The Clackamas County Master Gardener program will host a discussion of native plants on Feb. 8.
January 29, 2016

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a description with any relevant information to editor@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday for inclusion in the week’s paper. Include any…
January 29, 2016

Cop log

by Emily Lindstrand
Information from this column comes from the Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides law enforcement services in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on…

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ESTACADA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT - The Estacada Rural Fire District is seeking volunteer firefighters. Pictured here, crews work on Fellows Road.
Jan 29, 2016

Estacada's fire district seeks volunteers

by Emily Lindstrand
The Estacada Rural Fire District is seeking people interested in joining a volunteer firefighting academy. The academy will be held by the Department of Safety Standards Training in Salem, and…
Jan 29, 2016

Estacada's Jumpstart task force encourages feedback

by Emily Lindstrand
In a continuation of its efforts to serve Estacada’s business community, the Jumpstart task force has created an online survey to poll community members about the focus of future efforts. “We…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - The workers at the Yellow House Thrift Store are happy to serve the Estacada community.
Jan 29, 2016

Estacada's Yellow House is a friend to neighbors in need

by Emily Lindstrand
Every month, Estacada families in need explore the aisles of food in the Yellow House COW, or “commodity on wheels.” This mobile trailer, which gathers its produce, frozen meats, dairy and bread…
Jan 29, 2016

Reliance says: Internet customers hungry for fiber

by Emily Lindstrand
Estacada residents who crave a faster Internet connection will soon be in luck. Reliance Connects hopes to offer fiber-optic Internet to all interested customers within city limits by the end of…
Jan 25, 2016

Man missing after truck crashes into Collawash River

by Geoff Pursinger
A Tigard woman was injured and a Woodburn man is missing after police say that a pickup truck plunged into into the Collawash River in Clackamas County early Sunday morning. Irinei Burkoff, 26,…
Jan 23, 2016

Jumpstart task force surveys Estacada's business climate

by Emily Lindstrand
A recent survey by the Estacada Development Association and the city’s Economic Development Department highlights strengths and weaknesses in Estacada’s business climate. Over the last 12…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MORGAN PARKS - The Clackamas River Basin Council's professional planting crew works at Milo McIver State Park in Estacada along Clackamas River.  The council will sponsor a work party in Eagle Creeek on Sat. Jan. 23.
Jan 22, 2016

One day with 400 trees in Eagle Creek

by Emily Lindstrand
The sun won't shine quite as brightly on the Clackamas River basin in the future — and that's not a bad thing. Through the Shade our Streams program, organized by the Clackamas River Basin…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LEO HOEFT - Students in Leo Hoeft's karate studio preformed well in the 2015 world games, organized by the National Blackbelt League.
Jan 21, 2016

Estacada's Team Ezra rises to the top

by Emily Lindstrand
The students at Team Ezra karate studio began 2016 on a high note. Students Robert Ashley, Mihaela Keller, Justin Kennini and Patty Hanigan, who study under Leo Hoeft, all took home titles at…
Jan 21, 2016

News briefs

by Emily Lindstrand
Casino trip will benefit Outdoor School On Feb. 6, there will be a trip to Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City to benefit sixth-graders going to Outdoor School. The $25 tickets include a seat…
Jan 21, 2016

Cop log

by Emily Lindstrand
Information from this column comes from the Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides law enforcement services in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on…



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