MJ Cody gets mysterious with first novel

MJ Cody gets mysterious with first novel

Juneau visit from author's past inspires book “Standing on the Beach” isn’t your...

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...

Healing with sound and spirits

Healing with sound and spirits

Eagle Creek healer talks shamanism Close your eyes, and the sound becomes a whole world. The tone...

New store has mother, daughter in stitches

New store has mother, daughter in stitches

Embroidery business expands to apparel When Laura and Michelle Stuart set their minds to...


Estacada's Features

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…
January 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.
January 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…
January 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.
January 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…
January 01, 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: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - ART IN THE LIBRARY
The Estacada Public Library, in partnership with the Estacada Area Arts Commission, will display local artist Norma Piper's show 'Heart and Soul' through May 12. Piper is a longtime Estacada resident, renowned for her use of vivid color and expressive movement. She works with sculpture, life drawing, printmaking and collage. The Friends of the Estacada Public Library will hold an opening reception for the show Friday, Jan. 16.
December 25, 2014

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 - Mary Kay Scipe (left) and Manager Megan Freauff beam in the bar area of the newly opened Eagle Creek saloon. Freauff said she and Scipe have been working together since she was 15 years old. They worked at another Estacada area business before coming to the Eagle Creek Saloon.
December 23, 2014

There's a new saloon in town...

by Isabel Gautschi
Eagle Creek has a new saloon. Restaurant Manager Megan Freauff proudly led the way through the spacious, freshly remodeled building — pointing to an antique sign discovered behind a wall —…

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Dec 18, 2014

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 - Antina Weatherall, John Fox and Nicole Hedden of AAR Guns display the store's wide selection. The store had its grand opening Nov. 15.
Dec 12, 2014

Gun store opens with a bang

by Isabel Gautschi
Owner has passion for antique firearms Walking into AAR Guns, you’re likely to get a history lesson. Sure, there are wall-to-wall firearms, a taxidermy mountain lion and glittering…
Dec 11, 2014

Around Town

by Estacada News
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: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - An abstract painting by Anderson.
Dec 10, 2014

Molly Anderson is EHS art student of the month

by Isabel Gautschi
Sophomore Molly Anderson has been named Estacada High School’s art student of the month for December. Art teacher Janice Packard praised Anderson as a “creative force” and complimented her…
Dec 04, 2014

Around Town

by Isabel Gautschi
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