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ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI -  The Estacada Area Support Our Troops Foundation will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony starting at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, at the Estacada Veterans Memorial, 267 S.W. Second Ave. There will be an invocation, speeches and flag raising.
May 21, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - May Estacada High art student of the month, senior Carly Sutherland, shows off some of the clay and ceramic works she is known for.
May 14, 2015

Carly Sutherland is EHS art student of the month

by Estacada News
Senior Carly Sutherland has been named Estacada High School’s May art student of the month. “Carly is a student who does not pass up important opportunities when presented with them,” said art…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Don't miss 'It's the Talk of the Town,' a musical show benefiting Meals On Wheels at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Estacada Community Center, 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. This Touch of Class Experience show is produced, directed and choreographed by Elaine Leatham (pictured). The show features Peggy Hartwig, Kathy Erickson, Pizazz, Chris Ritter, Samantha Fullerton, Darlynne Diamonds Huddleston, Anna Cruz and the Sugar Babies & Brody James. Jerry Erickson is the Master of Ceremonies. Enjoy the production over a roast chicken dinner prepared by Earline Masse. The event costs $10 a person. The fee covers the show, dinner, beverage and dessert. RSVP to 503-630-7454.
May 14, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Local author Martha Pyne Amick smiles over a copy of her new children's chapter book: 'The Adventures of Sadie and Rose: Mia the Pony.' The book was illustrated by local artist, Nina Bradford.
May 13, 2015

Author pens characters rural kids can relate to

by Isabel Gautschi
Book reading, signing planned for May 16 Ponies! Though that one word is probably enough to capture many a young reader’s attention, “The Adventures of Sadie and Rose: Mia the Pony” has a lot of…
May 13, 2015

ConTribute (Johnny) Cash for the Auditorium

by Estacada News
Get Rhythm, a Johnny Cash tribute band, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the auditorium at Estacada Junior High School. The event is raising funds for use in the repair and…
ESTACADA NEWS: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival draws adrenaline junkies to test their skill against the rapids. The Festival is now in its 32nd year.
May 13, 2015

Whitewater Festival celebrates 32 years

by Pamplin Media Group
The Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival celebrates its 32nd anniversary the weekend, May 16-17, at the Carter Bridge Area. The event is an opportunity for whitewater enthusiasts to show their…
May 07, 2015

Around Town

by Pamplin Media Group
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday…
May 02, 2015

Wine tastings planned

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Jae Chun has got a community building idea for Estacada. Chun, who owns Get & Go with his wife Lydia Kim, is inspired by the First Thursday and First Friday artwalks in Portland that draw…
CONTRIBUTED - Philip Foster Farm will debut never-before-seen photos in an exhibit at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. The show, 'Founding Families: Fostering Community in the Estacada Area,' will be on display in the library from May 22 throughout the summer. Many of the photos, showing local pioneer life in the 1800s and the early 1900s, were donated to the farm or loaned by the descendants of early Estacada families. Philip Foster Farm produced the exhibit in association with the Friends of the Estacada Public Library and the Estacada Area Arts Commission.
April 30, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday…
April 23, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
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Apr 16, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The 13th annual Estacada Writer's Night on Saturday, April 18, features memoirist Jean Hart (left), 'A Simplified Map of the Real World' author Stevan Allred (center), 'The Brightwood Stillness' novelist Mark Pomeroy (right) and Little Miss Strange author Joanna Rose (not pictured).
Apr 15, 2015

Writers: On work and the work of writing

by Isabel Gautschi
Authors tease Writer's Night event on April 18 Work: the daily grind, how you feed your family or your drinking habit, noble toil, or the thing that got eaten by big banks. It’s a rich subject.…
CONTRIBUTED - Marsha Naegeli of Estacada smiles with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on the red carpet for the April 1 world premiere of 'Furious 7,' the seventh installment of 'The Fast and the Furious' series.
Apr 15, 2015

Seeing stars

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada family gives red carpet recap of 'Furious 7' premiere An Estacada family got a major dose of glamour walking the red carpet with the stars for the “Furious 7” world premier at the TCL…
CONTRIBUTED - Estacada High School senior Kaylee Schaffer took photos of her brother and rearranged them in this collage titled Vexed, a representation of the intense emotions brought on by soccer.
Apr 14, 2015

Kaylee Schaffer named EHS art student of the month

by Isabel Gautschi
Senior Kaylee Schaffer has been named the art student of the month for Estacada High School. “Kaylee has had a breakthrough year in Advanced Art,” said art teacher Janice Packard. “Her works…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Artist Nina Bradford beams between two representaitons of amphorae in her show on display at the Spiral Gallery through April 26.
Apr 08, 2015

Mountain of ancient Roman trash captures artist's imagination

by Isabel Gautschi
Nina Bradford show will be on display at the Spiral Gallery through April 26 While visiting Rome, Nina Bradford became obsessed with Monte Testaccio, a mountain of discarded, ancient pottery…
CONTRIBUTED - The Springwater Players will perform 'I Don't Have a Clue' by Craig Sodaro with permission from Brooklyn Publishing. Dinner theater performances are at 6:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 10-11, at $15 a ticket. A matinee performance will be given at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at $10 a ticket. A dessert theater performance will be offered at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17 at $10 a ticket. All performances are at the Springwater Grange, 24591 S. Springwater Road. Reservations are required. Call 503-630-6238.
Apr 08, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - This banner proclaiming 'God's not dead' opened the Easter Parade through Estacada on Saturday, April 4.
Apr 08, 2015

Eggcellent Estacada Easter

by Isabel Gautschi
The sun was out and Estacadans gathered en masse to watch the annual Easter Parade on Saturday, April 4. Kids delighted in candy tossed by the boy scouts, youth baseball and softball players,…
CONTRIBUTED - Chicken Chat 4H Fundraiser: Learn all about chickens during the fifth annual chicken chat 4H fundraiser 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 11 at Wade Creek House, 664 N.W. Wade St. Local chicken experts Mary and Nona Shearer will share tips on equipment, breeds, and raising and handling the fowl. You will get to meet the favorite chickens of local 4H kids. The chat costs $5 per person for ages 11 and up. Kids under 10 get in for free. All proceeds will go to the local the local Oddstock and Craft 4H club. There will also be a 4H raffle. In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading the avian flu, there will not be a coop tour this year.
Apr 02, 2015

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Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11 a.m. Monday…
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Ezra Kamerman (left) helps Max Piess with lashing posts together. These skills will come in handy for the Boy Scouts camporee in Brooks that Troop 210 is planning to attend in May. Troop 210 members say they enjoy learning outdoor skills, camping, horseback riding and more as members of the Boy Scouts.
Apr 01, 2015

Boy Scout Troop 210 returns

by Isabel Gautschi
After about two years of inactivity, the Estacada Boy Scouts Troop 210 is back. Four of the scouts met at the Eagle Creek Grange Sunday to practice elaborate knots and lash wooden posts together…




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