Estacada community bands together after acts of violence

Estacada community bands together after acts of violence

Harvest Market employees honored with proclamation at Estacada City Council meeting

Police: Colton man carries mother's severed head into Estacada supermarket

Police: Colton man carries mother's severed head into Estacada supermarket

Community rallies behind Mother's Day stabbing victim at Harvest Market; Joshua Lee Webb, 36,...

A historical family

A historical family

Lucy Foster and Josiah Burnett were early Eagle Creek settlers

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Who's your buddy?

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Lions and Tigers and Bears...Oh My!

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May 25, 2017

Around Town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, community center activities and support groups
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Joshua Webb
May 24, 2017

Joshua Webb indicted for murder of mother in Colton, attempted…

by Emily Lindstrand
Webb appeared in the Clackamas County courthouse by video on Tuesday, May 23. A trial is scheduled to begin Thursday, July 13.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - Clackamas County Planning Commission hears from Vahid Brown, housing policy coordinator, at a study session Monday night, May 22, on proposed zoning changes to allow transitional shelters (for homeless) in light and general industrial zones.
May 23, 2017

Panel considers rules for homeless shelters

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County Planning Commission sets public hearing for July 10 as county seeks to set up a project for veterans without housing.


ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - During the Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival, participants took on the rapids of the Clackams River near Carter Bridge.
May 23, 2017

Forging community on the Clackamas

by Emily Lindstrand
The 34th annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival was held Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Boaters take advantage of the new boater access site near Sandstone Bridge in the Mt. Hood National Forest. The boater access site had its grand opening on Sunday, May 21.
May 23, 2017

Sandstone Bridge boater access site unveiled

by Emily Lindstrand
The improvements will allow boaters to better access the Clackamas River
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Members of the Aspen Meadow Band strive to use music to help people. 'We try to do something different with music,' said band leader Matthew Senn.
May 23, 2017

Band uses music to advocate for families

by Emily Lindstrand
This is the second year members of Aspen Meadow Band have supported CASA with their Tractors, Trucks & Teddy Bears Concert
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - The Estacada Area Support Our Troops Foundation will host a ceremony for Memorial Day from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, May 29, at the Estacada Veterans Memorial, 267 N.E. Second Ave.
May 23, 2017

Honor fallen soldiers this Memorial Day

by Pamplin Media Group
Several events are planned in Estacada to commemorate Memorial Day
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Homeless camps like this one along the Springwater Trail, can be found across the region. Clackamas County found more than 2,000 homeless people in it's latest count.
May 21, 2017

Clackamas County sees rise in homeless count

by Peter Wong
Totals increase even as unemployment drops; official says 'this should be a call to action for everyone in our community'
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Bob Yoesle will lead a presentation at the Estacada Public Library titled What to Expect: The Solar Eclipse of August 21st 2017. Yoesle is a member of the Rose City Astronomers and a volunteer at the Goldendale Observatory
May 16, 2017

Studying the stars

by Emily Lindstrand
Library will host astronomy event in preparation for this summer's eclipse
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Students in the Road to Success alternative high school program and community members gather around an art piece students completed earlier in the year.
May 16, 2017

Another road to making art

by Emily Lindstrand
On Thursday, May 11, students in the alternative high school and community members gathered to celebrate the piece they made earlier in the school year with local artist Am Griswold.

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ESTACADA NEWS: FILE PHOTO - The annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival is scheduled for May 20-21. For more information, see the listing in todays Around Town.
May 16, 2017

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events and upcoming public meetings in Estacada
FILE PHOTO - Interim school superintendent Ryan Carpenter created a new position within the district's leadership focused solely on communication, which he hopes will increase community engagement.
May 16, 2017

School district will hire director of communications

by Emily Lindstrand
District leaders hope to better connect with members of the community
May 16, 2017

CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT: Trotter passes Hawes by more than 5,000…

by Brittany Allen
Race for position 4 on county fire board proves a close call
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Rochelle Shibahara earned 56.57 percent of votes for the zone 4 position on the Estacada School Board.
May 16, 2017

Shibahara, Behrman find success in Estacada School Board races

by Emily Lindstrand
Rochelle Shibahara and Joe Behrman ahead in contested races, and Lisa Alves and Jeromy Adamson were running unopposed in Zones 1 and 2.
FILE PHOTO - The Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival features a variety of opportunities for participants to spend time on the Clackamas River.
May 10, 2017

Make a splash on the Clackamas

by Emily Lindstrand
Annual whitewater festival will take place next weekend near Carter Bridge
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Leslie Blewett is all smiles as she displays one of her flower arrangements at the opening day of the Estacada Farmers Market.
May 10, 2017

Farmers Market grows community

by Emily Lindstrand
Annual market runs through September outside of Wade Creek House Antiques
FILE PHOTO - The annual Old Time Cruise to Estacada, hosted by the Route 26 Cruisers, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Saturday, August 5, at Timber Park, 30878 N.W. Evergreen Way.
May 09, 2017

Around town

by Emily Lindstrand
Listing of local events, public meetings, community center activities and support groups
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Young residents enthusiastically gather for a photo on the playground at Wade Creek Park during the anniversary celebration last weekend. 'We're doing this for Estacada,' they chanted before running to the playground.
May 09, 2017

The park's a party

by Pamplin Media Group
Balloons and music set a festive tone for the celebration on Saturday, May 6, as young participants took to the playground and everyone enjoyed a complimentary hot dog lunch.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Jeanne Holden, David Staigle, David Staigle Jr., Jessica Staigle, Danielle Paola and Desirae Paola recently gathered at the Cazadero Inn to take a photo celebrating five generations of their family.
May 09, 2017

Through the generations

by Pamplin Media Group
Jeanne Holden, her son David Staigle, his son David Staigle Jr., his daughter Jessica Staigle and her twin daughters Danielle and Desirae Paola all took a photo together.
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Estacada High School senior Tyler Kammeyer will be honored in the Pamplin Media Group's annual Amazing Kids special section.
May 04, 2017

Amazing Kids inspire community, businesses

by Pamplin Media Group
Pamplin Media Group hosts annual Amazing Kids Event at OMSI