1974: McCall flirts with presidential bid


Gov. Tom McCall was flirting with a run for President of the United States.

Letters were coming to the governor’s office from all over the country urging him to run.

“Gov. McCall replies to each of the writers, explaining that a serious presidential bid is unlikely, but that he does want to try to influence the national political scene,” the paper reported.


by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Wrestling is a serious business. The caption to this 1984 photo read: 'Ranger wrestling coach Steve Woods seldom sits dispassionately on the sidelines. He normally regains his voice two days after a match.'The Estacada Chamber of Commerce adopted the phrase “The Most Livable Small Town in Oregon” as the city’s motto. The motto began appearing on the Chamber’s letterhead.


Clackamas County News publishers Bill and Pat James, Harmony Baking Co. owner Linda Lawrence and homemaker Bonnie Wojdan were named “Estacadians of the year” during an awards ceremony celebrating volunteerism.

After soliciting nominations from the public, the Estacada/Clackamas River Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted on the award recipients.


Brent Parries of Eagle Creek was named the 2003 Northwest Regional Forest Practitioner of the Year by the Oregon State Board of Forestry. Parries was the owner of Pacific Forest Contractors.


Estacada High School junior Kayla McAuley and sophomore Alexi Caba traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s 2013 National Leadership Forum.

The forum was the country’s largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers.

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