Working hard to be work-ready

Working hard to be work-ready

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MJ Cody gets mysterious with first novel

MJ Cody gets mysterious with first novel

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Sophomore impresses with creative guitar sculpture

Sophomore impresses with creative guitar sculpture

Bet you’ve never seen a guitar like this. Estacada High School sophomore Austen Floyd...


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Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO - The Man Who Loved Flowers screening 
There will be a screening of Bricker-Down Productions' 'The Man Who Loved Flowers' followed by a question and answer session with the filmmakers beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade Street. The short, indie film based on a Stephen King short story filmed in Estacada this fall. Bloom Cafe is catering the event.
February 26, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
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February 19, 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…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Hanna Wood's watercolor 'Broken' won a Silver Key Scholastic Art award in the Portland Metro Region contest.
February 15, 2015

Hanna Wood named EHS art student of the month

by Isabel Gautschi
Senior Hanna Wood has been named Estacada High School art student of the month. Wood recently won a Gold Key Scholastic Art Award in mixed media and a Silver Key award for painting in the…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO - There will be a screening of Bricker-Down Productions' 'The Man Who Loved Flowers' followed by a question and answer session with the filmmakers beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade Street. The short, indie film based on a Stephen King short story filmed in Estacada this fall. Bloom Cafe is catering the event.
February 11, 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…
February 05, 2015

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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…
January 29, 2015

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Kayla Bilyeu (far right), owner of The Rag Refinery, is often helped out at the store by her sister Laurie Bilyeu (center) and her daughter Elaina Pletcher (left).
January 28, 2015

New store boasts rich 'rags'

by Isabel Gautschi
Stylish family runs shop Sisters Kayla and Laurie Bilyeu dart among displays of glittering jewelry; eccentric, whimsical paintings, stacks of bright purses and racks of clothing of all sorts in…
January 22, 2015

Around Town

by Estacada News
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in the paper? Send a brief description via email with other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at igautschi@estacadanews.com by 11…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Johnathon Davis and Valerie Ballantyne talk winning the lottery.
January 17, 2015

Hitchin' Post owner, bar manager talk winnings

by Isabel Gautschi
Apparently, you still show up to work, even if you just won the lottery. At least, that’s true for two of Estacada’s luckiest denizens, Valerie Ballantyne and Johnathon Davis. The Oregon Lottery…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - The artist behind this anti-drug bus stop bench is Estacada High School student Mia Borcherdt.
January 15, 2015

Anti-drug student art adorns bench

by Isabel Gautschi
The bus stop bench at Sixth and Broadway is again sporting fresh anti-drug artwork. Estacada High School student Mia Borcherdt is the latest student artist to be featured. “Art was provided by…

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Jan 14, 2015

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in Around Town? Send a brief description via email of who, what, when, where and other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - The Alton L. Collins Retreat Center in Eagle Creek is surrounded by forest.
Jan 09, 2015

Eagle Creek retreat provides place for reflection

by Isabel Gautschi
Site boasts organic garden, forest, bees About two miles past Eagle Creek Elementary on Highway 211, a forest-lined gravel drive leads to the Alton L. Collins Retreat Center. The red lodge and…
Jan 08, 2015

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
Around Town submissions Have an event you’d like to see in Around Town? Send a brief description via email of who, what, when, where and other relevant information to Isabel Gautschi at…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Norma Piper displays one of her better-known paintings in her Estacada studio. Piper laughs that she's even sometimes called the giraffe lady because of this painting. Piper not only paints but does metal sculpture, life drawing, collage and printmaking as well. Her show 'Heart and Soul' will hang in the Estacada Public Library from mid January to mid May. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16. The public is invited to attend.
Jan 07, 2015

Speaking through paint and steel

by Isabel Gautschi
Artist reconstructs natural scenes with own narrative "Two Red Beets” is an arresting, bright natural scene; far from your typically boring garden painting. Artist Norma Piper started the piece…




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