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September 24, 2014

There is no reset on real life consequences

by Dave Wenzel
It was bound to happen sooner or later. The amazing technology of video cameras, their clarity, their reduced size, the ability to take them with us, the hardware to mount them just about…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - 1984: Lois White stopped a 13-year-old car thief after a high-speed chase, shooting warning shots with a revolver out her window and finally ramming him off the road.
September 15, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Survivor and liberator share memories of the Holocaust 1974 Apparently Promontory Park was once the scene of annual bathtub races. The 1974 race took place on a cloudy September Sunday…
September 14, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Lions roar success of benefit tournament The Estacada and Sandy Lions Clubs are celebrating a successful benefit golf tournament held Saturday, Aug. 2, at Eagle Creek Golf Course. We would like…
September 13, 2014

Dedication fulfills mission 11 years in the making

by Dennis Dahrens
My View: Dennis Dahrens Aug. 23 was the official dedication of the Estacada Veteran’s Memorial. After 11 years of planning and building the memorial, the dedication of the memorial was the…
September 09, 2014

My View: Dick Stiles

by Dick Stiles
Schools must resurrect vocational education Your main goal should be that group of students who make up 75 percent of the district’s graduates. Like most schools, there are three groups of…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This 1983 photo of City Councilor Tom Nelson and his wife, Kay, crossing the first-ever Best Dam Run finish line was used to promote the second annual Best Dam Run which would be held Sept. 23, 1984.
September 08, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Estacada holds two week-long exhibit on Anne Frank 1974 Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Atiyeh spoke during the Estacada Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting of the fall…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This is current Estacada News route driver Kathy Guthu in 1964.
September 02, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Man convicted in drunk driving deaths of a woman and three children 1964 Two Estacada Union High School graduates, Deanna Ruth Tompkins and Kathleen Guthu, completed 10 weeks of basic…
August 31, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Mayor, council should have attended event Because I reside two miles from the Estacada city limits, I do not enjoy the priviledge of voting in the Estacada City elections. I do have the…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Jenny Joyce leads the painting of 'Fishing the Clackamas,' the Artback Artists first mural in downtown Estacada in 1994.
August 25, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Artback Artists paint first mural in downtown Estacada 1964 The Oregon School of Massage was planning to open an office on Southeast Fourth near Main Street. 1974 With President Richard…
August 21, 2014

Mayor's View: Brent Dodrill

by Mayor Brent Dodrill
Seasonal gas tax is our best option I love this town. It has been a long time since we have seen so much positive and progressive activity in Estacada. My wife and I have made Estacada our home…

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Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Check out this recipe suggestion from 1964.
Aug 18, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Citizen's Voice tries for new city charter 1934 The Republicans North Dakota gubernatorial candidate William Langer had been deposed as governor due to being convicted on federal charges…
Aug 17, 2014

Citizen's View

by Deborah Turner
Volunteers make Summer Celebration a success Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers for making the 14th annual Estacada Summer Celebration, sponsored by the Estacada Area Arts Commission,…
Michele Conditt
Aug 15, 2014

My View: Michele Conditt

by Michele Conditt
Help your town, join Estacada City Council The city needs you! Did you know that I have served as your city councilor for nearly 12 years? It is hard to believe that much time has passed. As I…
Aug 14, 2014

Gas tax will smooth the road for Estacada

by Steve Brown
The Estacada City Council has made the correct decision by placing a 3-cent-per-gallon seasonal gas tax on the November ballot. This was a responsible decision, considering a gas tax in the only…
Photo Credit: ARCHIVE PHOTO - The caption to this 1954 photo read SPRINGWATER- Gilbert Shibley, one of Clackamas County's most advanced 4H youngsters has been growing this calf all year in preparation for entering it in the livestock competition at the Clackamas County Fair... Besides the livestock displays and the giant agricultural layout this year, fair board members said last week an expanded horse show, rodeo and hores racing i s on the entertainment schedule for the four-day fair.
Aug 12, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Former mayor accused of threatening city employee's job security 1954 A 23-year-old Estacada logger was committed to the state hospital in Salem after shooting a man in the hand during a…
Aug 06, 2014

Our newspapers are generally excellent

by Steve Brown
Pardon me for a moment while I boast, but I couldn’t be more proud of the people who pour their energy and dedication into the pages of The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News. The Oregon…
Aug 06, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
We are here because you are here This month as your Friends of the Estacada Community Center enters its 19TH year of service to all of our senior citizens, we just want to say a huge “Thank You”…
Aug 04, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Steve Brown
College bond is a wise investment The November election will include a bond measure for Clackamas Community College. The CCC Board of Education referred the measure to the ballot at a special…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - In 1984, Clackamas County News reporter Christine Bierman reported on a visit from the Snake People of Portland to a local summer camp. The caption read: 'Some people just get wrapped up in their work. That could be said of Clackamas County News reporter Christine Bierman when she got a snake hug from Tobias, a Burmese boa constrictor. When this picture was taken she could be heard saying, 'Will you puh-leeze hurry up and take the picture, Steve!' and Steve (Pomeroy) was saying, 'Try not to look nervous!''
Aug 03, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1984: Former police chief advocates city police force 1974 The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to give Congress the ability to veto President Richard Nixon’s promise to provide nuclear reactors to…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This photo was featured in a 1984 special section insert on the Estacada Timber Festival.
Jul 23, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1974 The newspaper blamed television for the “continuing rash of senseless murder and killing in the United States.” “The killing of two persons in an Atlanta church recently ... was a…

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