Gloria Polzin takes on Community Center leadership

Gloria Polzin takes on Community Center leadership

Lucky Dawg eNews purveyor named center director Longtime Estacada resident Gloria Polzin is the...

Council promotes Carey to city manager

Council promotes Carey to city manager

The Estacada City Council has hired longtime City Recorder and Finance Director Denise Carey as...

Helicopter logging begins in Clackamas River Ranger District

Helicopter logging begins in Clackamas River Ranger District

You may have seen helicopters flying over the Mt. Hood National Forest near Estacada, but public...


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FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
July 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
July 23, 2015

Yolanda Lins quilts friendships and art

by Teresa Carson
Yolanda Lins, this year's featured quilter in the Summer Celebration's Skip-A-Week Quilt Club Show, has been quilting for 39 years and has loved every minute of it. “I walked in here (the…
July 23, 2015

Vortex 2.0: Dust off your tie dye

by Teresa Carson
Milo McIver State Park will observe the 45th anniversary of the Vortex music festival with a groovy jamboree Saturday, Aug. 8, in the park’s Vortex Meadows. The original Vortex festival ran from…
July 23, 2015

All aboard: Train mural gets an overhaul

by Teresa Carson
This year Estacada won’t get a new mural as part of the Summer Celebration, instead local artists will restore one of the first murals painted in town. John Freese, who designed the 1995 mural…
July 23, 2015

Behrman, Draper named school chiefs

by Teresa Carson
Jennifer Behrman was named the new principal at River Mill Elementary School and Dan Draper was named vice principal at Estacada High School, the Estacada School District announced. Behrman…
July 23, 2015

Estacada News takes top honors in contest

by Anne Endicott
The Estacada News received 11 awards for writing and photography, as well as one for General Excellence, in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. Winners were…
July 23, 2015

Calling all young artists for Wade Park art show and sale

by Teresa Carson
If you are an artist in kindergarten through high school, a new young artists' art fair and sale wants you. An art and craft show and sale featuring kid art will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…
July 23, 2015

Schools lease new computers, swear in board members

by Teresa Carson
The Estacada School Board swore in three new board members, elected new officers and approved the acquisition of 855 new computers at its meeting Wednesday, July 15. The new volunteer board…
July 20, 2015

Estacada Connect ties social services

by Teresa Carson
The Estacada Community Center recently had a freezer full of donated salmon that it wouldn’t be able to finish off and wished it could go to local hungry folks. The Estacada Area Food Bank had…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Moving Wall visits Camden, Tenn., in 2011.
July 20, 2015

Milwaukie parade to honor Vietnam service, Moving Memorial Wall

by Raymond Rendleman
On Saturday, July 25, American Legion Post 180 and the Milwaukie Rotary Club will help organize the city of Milwaukie’s Honoring Military Service & Sacrifice Parade that coincides with the 50th…

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Jul 17, 2015

Drought prompts ODFW to restrict fishing on Clackamas,…

by The Clackamas Review
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has curtailed fishing hours on most of Oregon’s rivers to avoid additional stress on native fish already suffering from high water temperatures and low…
Jul 16, 2015

All-night walk raises money for cancer

by Teresa Carson
Mikey Miltenberger was diagnosed with leukemia at 3 years-old in 2007 and endured nearly four years of debilitating, painful and frightening chemotherapy at Legacy Emanuel Children’s Hospital.…
Jul 16, 2015

Preschool gets new bike path

by Teresa Carson
Thanks to donations of materials and labor, the Red Barn Co-op Preschool got a new tricycle lane around its playground. “We always wanted a place to ride bikes, but we never had the money” to…
Jul 16, 2015

Library to expand cultural passes

by Teresa Carson
The Estacada Library plans to add some new venues for its cultural passes, which admit folks to some of Portland’s coolest museums and attractions for free or at greatly reduced rates. “The…
COURTESY OF THE OREGON ZOO - California condor Timocho watches over her chick at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation. The last California condor chick of the season arrived to condor parents Alishaw and female Elewese on June 29 - the latest hatch date since the zoo began breeding the critically endangered birds in 2003.
Jul 09, 2015

Cameras give Oregon Zoo peek inside condors' nest

by Pamplin Media Group
The Oregon Zoo’s longest California condor breeding season ended last week when the fourth and last chick of the year hatched Monday, June 29, at the Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation in…
ESTACADA NEWS: JOSH KULLA - A competitor takes part in the single buck competition Saturday at the Estacada Timber Festival.
Jul 07, 2015

Estacada Timber Festival attracts families and loggers alike

by Alexandra Wallachy
The 2015 Timber Festival was full of music, food and old-fashioned timber competitions. Festival attendees young and old navigated booths of food, trinkets and watched amateur loggers show off…
Jul 01, 2015

Timber Festival provides two days of foresty fun

by Teresa Carson
Estacada's big summer party, The Timber Festival and Fourth of July parade, is coming up this weekend, and it's going to be a hot one this year. “This year's event is going to be even better…
Jul 01, 2015

Forest Service restricts fire use, campfires and more

by Kylie Wray
With the start of summer marked by hot, dry weather, fire danger is on everyone’s mind. As Mt. Hood National Forest increases restrictions, officials hope recreationists and forest visitors will…
Jul 01, 2015

Farmer's Market opens early

by Teresa Carson
Because of the high temperatures, the Estacada Farmer’s Market will begin an hour earlier, at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 4. It will close earlier, maybe before 1 p.m., depending on weather…
Jul 01, 2015

Estacada checks out 'The Librarians'

by Teresa Carson
“W?e need more smoke,” Marc Roskin, director of “The Librarians” shouts, jumping from his perch in front of four video monitors on the sidewalk in downtown Estacada. Roskin trots across the…




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