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

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Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Welcome to our first issue of the Clackamas County Cultural Guide. We hope you find this to be...


Estacada's Latest News

March 26, 2015

Ryan Carpenter tapped for promotion to EHS principal

by Isabel Gautschi
Superintendent Marla Stephenson announced today that she is recommending promoting Ryan Carpenter to serve as principal of Estacada High School next year. Carpenter currently serves as vice…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Michael G. Dick
March 26, 2015

Gresham sex offender arrested for public indecency in Boring,…

by Jodi Weinberger
Michael G. Dick, of Gresham, faces three felony charges Gresham resident Michael Gordon Dick, a registered sex offender, was arrested on Wednesday, March 25, on accusations of public indecency…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Protesters of cutting the music accompanist position plan to wear these shirts to the Estacada School Board meeting on April 15.
March 25, 2015

Facebook group rallies in support of music accompanist

by Isabel Gautschi
Citizens are organizing via social media to protest the rumored cutting of the music accompanist position at Estacada High School. As of Tuesday morning, the Support Estacada Music Facebook…
March 25, 2015

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
EHS art students win national awards Estacada High School senior Hanna Wood and junior Alena Kozlova earned silver medal awards in the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. “In all the years…
March 24, 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…
FILE PHOTO - Gregory Geist
March 25, 2015

Gregory Geist appointed as director of Clackamas County Water…

by The Clackamas Review
Gregory Geist was appointed director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services on Monday following a nationwide recruitment. He had been serving since December as the third acting director…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Highway 26 was closed from early Thursday morning until 9 p.m. the same day as the FBI investigated an explosion.
March 19, 2015

Explosion that killed Portland man near Rhododendron ruled a…

by Kylie Wray
Jeffrey Roger Williams was killed about 25 feet from Highway 26 Jeffrey Roger Williams, 24, of Portland, was killed in an explosion off Highway 26 near Rhododendron on Thursday, March 19. The…
March 19, 2015

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Kennemer to hold local Town Hall March 26 State Rep. Bill Kennemer, a Republican who represents Estacada and Eagle Creek, will hold a town hall meeting 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at…
March 19, 2015

Meeting set for market vendors

by Estacada News
The Estacada Farmers Market is holding two public vendor meetings from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29, in the Flora Room of the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. As many…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Estacada High School juniors Summer Barraza, Jessie Jo Guttridge, president of the school's Gay-Straight Alliance Club and sophomore Sam Purvis, the vice president of the club, are aiming to educate and raise awareness of LGBT and gender identity issues during Unity Week March 16-20.
March 18, 2015

Students strive for understanding, unity

by Isabel Gautschi
GSA club to raise LGBT awareness during Unity Week A group of Estacada High School students plan to personalize LGBT and gender identity issues by literally attaching their faces to awareness.…

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Mar 17, 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…
Mar 18, 2015

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
CONTRIBUTED - David Deckert of Estacada was among a volunteer group of tree service specialists who donated their time to remove about a dozen trees from the Estacada Community Center over three saturdays in late February and early March.
Mar 11, 2015

Local specialists donate tree removal to Community Center

by Estacada News
David and James Deckert, along with Brad and Hayden Beezley of Beez Treez Tree Service, employee Jeff Shannon and volunteer Lonnie Caba donated the removal of about a dozen trees at the Estacada…
Mar 12, 2015

Clackamas County commissioners agree on draft marijuana…

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County commissioners this week unanimously approved moving forward with a plan to limit all marijuana facilities within their jurisdiction to small urban areas near Milwaukie and…
Mar 12, 2015

Broadway construction open house offered

by Estacada News
The Estacada Urban Renewal Agency will hold an open house on the Broadway Streetscape Construction from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 275 S.E. Main St.…
Mar 11, 2015

Citizens, students protest possible cuts to arts programs

by Isabel Gautschi
Student petitions school board to keep art teacher A handful of citizens, parents and students went before the school board to passionately protest reducing the arts programs in Estacada grades…
Mar 11, 2015

Tutoring program yields dramatic improvement

by Isabel Gautschi
Students from a previously underperforming Eagle Creek fifth-grade class dramatically improved their reading and math skills after a six-week tutoring program. Last fall, Superintendent Marla…
Mar 11, 2015

School Board denies exemption from excise tax

by Isabel Gautschi
Public donations help resident offset tax assessment The Estacada School Board rejected a petition by Janice C. Richards to be exempted from the district's construction excise tax. The decision…
Mar 11, 2015

Parents protest early start date

by Isabel Gautschi
School board tables decision on calendar During a heated school board meeting that lasted roughly two hours, frustrated parents voiced their vexation with a proposal to start the next school…
Mar 11, 2015

News Briefs

by Estacada News
Chamber seeks RFPs for press release contract position The Estacada Area Chamber of Commerce has released a request for proposals for a contract position to provide press releases for local…




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