Volunteers to clean river during float

Volunteers to clean river during float

The Clackamas River Basin Council and We Love Clean Rivers are planning the 12th annual Down the...

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'The price of admission was love'

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Bailey's owners plan to reopen in Colton

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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - This sign is hanging in the doorway of The Mason Jar.
September 01, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
The Mason Jar closes abruptly The August Chamber Lunch Forum was unexpectedly moved to the Country Restaurant & Lounge despite having been scheduled at the Mason Jar, a new café in downtown…
August 30, 2014

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…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
August 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
August 28, 2014

Commissioners come to Estacada

by Isabel Gautschi
Citizens will have an opportunity to speak with Clackamas County Commissioners in a question-and-answer style town hall meeting co-hosted by the Estacada Chamber of Commerce from 7- 8:30 p.m.…
Marla Stephenson
August 27, 2014

What's the plan?

by Isabel Gautschi
Superintendent unveils process to identify district's values What is your ideal Estacada student like? Estacada School District Superintendent Marla Stephenson would like to know. “We have more…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Aaron Gant
August 27, 2014

Gant, Gates and Neujahr to run for City Council

by Isabel Gautschi
Three people have signed up to run for the three soon-to-be vacant Estacada City Council seats. The terms of Councilors Michele Conditt, Rob Gaskill and Emil Hnidey will end Dec. 31. All three…
August 26, 2014

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…
August 24, 2014

Fire Calls

by Isabel Gautschi
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…
August 21, 2014

Council gives city manager a thumbs up

by Isabel Gautschi
It seems Estacada City Manager Bill Elliott came out of his yearly evaluation unscathed — smiling, actually. The City Council evaluated Elliott in executive session on Monday, Aug. 11. Members…
August 21, 2014

City to clean yards of vacant properties

by Isabel Gautschi
Mayor Brent Dodrill directed city staff to clean up the messy yards of vacant, bank-owned properties around Estacada. Dodrill said during the council meeting on Monday, Aug. 11, that the…

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Photo Credit:  ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Susan Inman, Ed. D., is Estacada's new director of curriculum, instruction and assessment.
Aug 21, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada hires director of curriculum, instruction and assessment Susan Inman, Ed.D., has accepted a position with the Estacada School District as director of curriculum, instruction and…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMR - American Medical Response National Cinical Cup winners, Paramedic Ken Schey (foreground) with partner, Jason Mitro, emergency medical technician.
Aug 21, 2014

AMR's Clackamas County team wins national competition

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County paramedic Ken Schey and EMT Jason Mitro took top honors this month at AMR's Fifth Annual National Clinical Cup Competition. On Aug. 17 in Denver, teams from across the U.S.…
Aug 20, 2014

County board wrestles with legal funding

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Update: Commissioners agree to pay $10,000 on legal bills totaling $22,953 Tempers flared Tuesday, Aug. 19, during discussions of whether or not the county should reimburse commissioners John…
Aug 19, 2014

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…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Emergency personnel responded to this scene of a berry harvster the flipped over Monday morning near Sandy, injuring six workers that were on the machine.
Aug 18, 2014

Harvester flips over near Sandy, 6 injured

by Pamplin Media Group
Six people were injured when a berry harvester lost its brakes, rolled backward and flipped over onto its top at about 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, near Sandy. Two people had broken legs and four…
Aug 16, 2014

Fire Calls

by Isabel Gautschi
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…
Aug 15, 2014

Waxenfelter memorial ride planned

by Isabel Gautschi
Members of the Estacada Fire District and the Estacada First Baptist Church are organizing a ride to honor Grady Waxenfelter on Saturday, Aug. 16. Waxenfelter, a Clackamas County Weighmaster,…
Aug 14, 2014

Council approves gas tax ballot title

by Isabel Gautschi
Conditt plans a second Town Hall on street funding The Estacada City Council is proceeding toward getting a measure on the November ballot asking voters for a 3 cent per gallon May-September…
Curt Steininger
Aug 21, 2014

Former City Councilor Curt Steininger jailed, accused of child…

by Isabel Gautschi
Steininger plans to plead not guilty Curt Steininger, who resigned from Estacada City Council in April, is in custody for accusations of child molestation. Steininger, 32, was indicted on eight…
Aug 14, 2014

Donors needed for blood drive

by Isabel Gautschi
The Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at the Estacada City Hall, 275 S.E. Main St. The Red Cross stated in a press release that donating one unit of…



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