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Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - 1974: Oregon Pioneer Savings & Loan opened an office in Estacada. Photographed from left: Teller Dorothy Woncert; first depositor, Ione Barr; second depositor, Charlene McCauley; Office Manager Frank Heiple; and Associate Ward V. Cook with the scissors.
September 28, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Estacada passes a water bond 1984 Write-in mayoral candidate Marian West told the paper that Estacada needed a better image. As an associate broker for Stan Wiley Realtors Inc., West said…
September 23, 2014

Letters to the editor

by Estacada News
Grant, volunteers deeply appreciated Eagle Creek Elementary was fortunate to be the recipient of a generous grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund. Funding from this grant made it possible to…
September 22, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: City Councilor sues mayor, city manager 1984 Controversy continued to heat up over the proposed Trestle Trail. The state Recreational Trails Advisory Council held its monthly meeting in…
September 24, 2014

There is no reset on real life consequences

by Dave Wenzel
It was bound to happen sooner or later. The amazing technology of video cameras, their clarity, their reduced size, the ability to take them with us, the hardware to mount them just about…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - 1984: Lois White stopped a 13-year-old car thief after a high-speed chase, shooting warning shots with a revolver out her window and finally ramming him off the road.
September 15, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Survivor and liberator share memories of the Holocaust 1974 Apparently Promontory Park was once the scene of annual bathtub races. The 1974 race took place on a cloudy September Sunday…
September 14, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Lions roar success of benefit tournament The Estacada and Sandy Lions Clubs are celebrating a successful benefit golf tournament held Saturday, Aug. 2, at Eagle Creek Golf Course. We would like…
September 13, 2014

Dedication fulfills mission 11 years in the making

by Dennis Dahrens
My View: Dennis Dahrens Aug. 23 was the official dedication of the Estacada Veteran’s Memorial. After 11 years of planning and building the memorial, the dedication of the memorial was the…
September 09, 2014

My View: Dick Stiles

by Dick Stiles
Schools must resurrect vocational education Your main goal should be that group of students who make up 75 percent of the district’s graduates. Like most schools, there are three groups of…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This 1983 photo of City Councilor Tom Nelson and his wife, Kay, crossing the first-ever Best Dam Run finish line was used to promote the second annual Best Dam Run which would be held Sept. 23, 1984.
September 08, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Estacada holds two week-long exhibit on Anne Frank 1974 Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Atiyeh spoke during the Estacada Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting of the fall…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This is current Estacada News route driver Kathy Guthu in 1964.
September 02, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Man convicted in drunk driving deaths of a woman and three children 1964 Two Estacada Union High School graduates, Deanna Ruth Tompkins and Kathleen Guthu, completed 10 weeks of basic…

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Aug 31, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Mayor, council should have attended event Because I reside two miles from the Estacada city limits, I do not enjoy the priviledge of voting in the Estacada City elections. I do have the…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Jenny Joyce leads the painting of 'Fishing the Clackamas,' the Artback Artists first mural in downtown Estacada in 1994.
Aug 25, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Artback Artists paint first mural in downtown Estacada 1964 The Oregon School of Massage was planning to open an office on Southeast Fourth near Main Street. 1974 With President Richard…
Aug 21, 2014

Mayor's View: Brent Dodrill

by Mayor Brent Dodrill
Seasonal gas tax is our best option I love this town. It has been a long time since we have seen so much positive and progressive activity in Estacada. My wife and I have made Estacada our home…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Check out this recipe suggestion from 1964.
Aug 18, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Citizen's Voice tries for new city charter 1934 The Republicans North Dakota gubernatorial candidate William Langer had been deposed as governor due to being convicted on federal charges…
Aug 17, 2014

Citizen's View

by Deborah Turner
Volunteers make Summer Celebration a success Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers for making the 14th annual Estacada Summer Celebration, sponsored by the Estacada Area Arts Commission,…
Michele Conditt
Aug 15, 2014

My View: Michele Conditt

by Michele Conditt
Help your town, join Estacada City Council The city needs you! Did you know that I have served as your city councilor for nearly 12 years? It is hard to believe that much time has passed. As I…
Aug 14, 2014

Gas tax will smooth the road for Estacada

by Steve Brown
The Estacada City Council has made the correct decision by placing a 3-cent-per-gallon seasonal gas tax on the November ballot. This was a responsible decision, considering a gas tax in the only…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - The caption to this 1954 photo read SPRINGWATER- Gilbert Shibley, one of Clackamas County's most advanced 4H youngsters has been growing this calf all year in preparation for entering it in the livestock competition at the Clackamas County Fair... Besides the livestock displays and the giant agricultural layout this year, fair board members said last week an expanded horse show, rodeo and hores racing i s on the entertainment schedule for the four-day fair.
Aug 12, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Former mayor accused of threatening city employee's job security 1954 A 23-year-old Estacada logger was committed to the state hospital in Salem after shooting a man in the hand during a…
Aug 06, 2014

Our newspapers are generally excellent

by Steve Brown
Pardon me for a moment while I boast, but I couldn’t be more proud of the people who pour their energy and dedication into the pages of The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News. The Oregon…
Aug 06, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
We are here because you are here This month as your Friends of the Estacada Community Center enters its 19TH year of service to all of our senior citizens, we just want to say a huge “Thank You”…

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