Flood predicted, residents urged to have 72-hour kits

Flood predicted, residents urged to have 72-hour kits

The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rains and potential flooding in many areas of...

Neighboring house purchase may lead to library expansion

Neighboring house purchase may lead to library expansion

Possibilities have opened up for the Estacada Public Library with the pending purchase of a...

Free course on parenting offered in English, Spanish

Free course on parenting offered in English, Spanish

A free, weekly “Make Parenting A Pleasure” class will be offered at Eagle Creek...

Kids discover 'code' fascination

Kids discover 'code' fascination

President Obama among those who urge participation Estacada students got a fun introduction to...

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Resorts remain optimistic for more snow fall Warm weather on Mount Hood has kept skiers and...

Chinooks raise more than $2,000 for charities

Chinooks raise more than $2,000 for charities

Four local charities find themselves with more funds thanks to the efforts of Clackamas River...

PSU population study shows modest growth for Estacada

PSU population study shows modest growth for Estacada

Several housing developments underway, upswing in new businesses Portland State University's...

Broadway Streetscape draws mixed views from business

Broadway Streetscape draws mixed views from business

Beautification project to start in January To the excitement of city officials and the...


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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - The Clackamas River is expected to rise to 27.48 feet on Sunday, Dec. 21, a level in the major flood zone. The Estacada Fire Department is urging residents to take measures to prepare for heavy rain and possible flooding. Residents of Paradise Park, Twin Islands and Starr Road have been placed on a Level 1 evacuation alert.
December 20, 2014

Flood warnings lifted in Estacada, other areas

by Isabel Gautschi
UPDATE: Paradise Park, Twin Island and Starr Road areas no longer on Level 1 Evacuation alert Flood warning have been eased along the Sandy and Clackamas rivers, with a voluntary Level 1…
December 21, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
December 21, 2014

Sandbag locations announced

by Jim Redden
Self-serve, so bring a shovel With flood warnings issued for parts of the metropolitan area, sandbags have been made available for residents at a number of locations. A of the sites are…
December 20, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Gerren Kirk
December 19, 2014

Family of lost Milwaukie hiker keeps hoping for leads

by Raymond Rendleman
Volunteers are still looking for clues into the disappearance of Gerren Kirk, 31, a Milwaukie man not seen since going on a camping trip near Frog Lake near Mt. Hood this month. The Wasco County…
December 25, 2014

ODOT easing restrictions on Highway 224 local access

by Isabel Gautschi
Officials plan to reassess opening the highway to the public in March Oregon Department of Transportation officials had good news for local residents and workers who have endured long detours or…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
December 18, 2014

News Briefs

by Estacada News
Volunteers needed for councils Clackamas County is seeking volunteers to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council, the Aging Services Advisory Council and Clackamas County’s…
December 17, 2014

Sandy police test popular cameras

by Kylie Wray
Police chief said implementation is a long way off While police departments around the nation are beginning to look at implementing body cameras for its officers on the wave of President Obama’s…
December 15, 2014

'Fair Fever' is 2015 theme

by Isabel Gautschi
The theme of the 2015 Clackamas County Fair will be “Fair Fever!” The theme was selected after a month of accepting entries and three-weeks of voting on the top-five themes. “Fair Fever!,”…

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Dec 15, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…
Dec 14, 2014

Fire Calls

by Estacada News
The information for this column comes from the public records of the Estacada Rural Fire District No. 69. Employees and volunteers recently responded to the following incidents. Fire personnel…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Lonzo Murphy
Dec 13, 2014

School shooting suspect identified

by Jim Redden
Lonzo Murphy, 22, arrested for parole violation, more charges pending Police have identified a suspect in Friday's shooting outside a North Portland high school as Lonzo Murphy, 22. Gang…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO JAIME VALDEZ - Dalessa Miller consoles her daughter, Queeni, 17, while being interviewed by the media. Queeni saw her cousin, David, bleeding from the stomach after being shot during the lunch hour at Rosemary Anderson High School.
Dec 13, 2014

Four shot outside North Portland high school

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victims shot outside Rosemary Anderson High School are identified Three teens and a 20-year-old were shot outside Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland around noon Friday,…
Dec 11, 2014

Free Christmas concert held Dec. 13

by Isabel Gautschi
Everyone is invited to the free, 21st annual Estacada Christmas Festival of Choirs is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Estacada Junior High School Auditorium. Prelude music begins at 6:45 p.m.…
Dec 11, 2014

News Briefs

by Isabel Gautschi
Foreclosed property owners must register with city The owners of foreclosed properties in Estacada are required to register vacant buildings with the city and maintain the premises. “This means…
Dec 10, 2014

Reconfiguration recommendation anticipated for January

by Isabel Gautschi
Inman: Goal to have 10-15 year plan A recommendation for a long-term plan for the configuration of Estacada’s schools is expected to go before the School Board on Jan. 15. The plan, crafted by…
Dec 10, 2014

22-year-old dies in apparent gun accident

by Isabel Gautschi
A man who was found dead of a gunshot wound Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, has been identified as Alexander Keith Olenslager, 22, of Eagle Creek. Responding Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies found…
Dec 09, 2014

Still no estimate to reopen Highway 224

by Isabel Gautschi
Hazard tree removal begins this week Oregon Department of Transportation officials are not yet ready to give an estimate for the reopening of Highway 224. Highway 224 has been closed roughly…
Dec 08, 2014

Police Log

by Estacada News
Information for this column comes from Sandy Police Department public records. The Sandy Police Department provides service in Estacada. Officers recently filed reports on the following…




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