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by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - This photo was featured in a 1984 special section insert on the Estacada Timber Festival.
July 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…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Check out this 1964 advertisement.
July 14, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1984: Council calls library operations into question 1964 Estacada’s Broadway Theater was playing Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” and “a wonderful picture filmed in Holland, in Technicolor” — “A…
July 13, 2014

Letters to the editor

by Estacada News
Community Center grateful for Damascus grant Dear Friends, On behalf of the board, staff and the Friends of the Estacada Community Center, we would like to thank (the city of Damascus) for the…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - 1984: Estacada Fire Chief Dan Burke (right) stands with Assistant Chief Barry Jennings and Alan Hull before the fire department's brand new 1984 rescue rig.
July 08, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: Citizen's Voice PAC accused of fabricating a public document 1974 A 14-year-old bus enthusiast penned a 24-page treatise on Tri-Met titled “A Bus Rider’s Manual, or Everything You Need to…
July 07, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Great things happening at Estacada High School I would like to take a moment to thank you for supporting our students over the past school year. It truly does take a whole community to raise a…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - The caption for this 1984 photo read: Eagle Creek residents Brian Pemberton (left) and Jerry Castonguay made no bones about their feelings on the proposed Trestle Trail, an Estacada City Council project. They picketed Estacada City Hall before joining a large group of people who live along the trail attending a council meeting to voice their opposition. Rowley is the Estacada mayor. Pemberton said his last home was located near a similar trail in Milwaukie. He experienced vandalism and harrassment from trail users despite a 6-foot cyclone fence separating his house from it.
June 30, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1984: Trestle Trail opponents crowd public meetings 1984 Homeowners along a proposed 12.4-mile jogging and horse trail protested the project during a City Council meeting and later a Trestle…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - The caption to this 1974 photo reads: 'The Estacada Grade School Band paused for the photographer after demonstrating their skills to Estaacada merchants and observers. The band marched through stores, drums beating and horns blaring in prepartion for their annual trip to Portland to play in the Junior Rose Festival Parade.'
June 24, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1994: City, PAC dispute funding as water system falls apart 1984 A 15-year-old Estacada boy drowned while trying to rescue a dog from the Clackamas River near Lackaby Campground. The dog was…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - A 1984 Dick's Logging Supply ad.
June 16, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1984: Editor responds to newspaper critics 1974 The new Estacada Water Works Plant was completed. The plant cost $300,000 to build. The filtering system and chlorination mixing apparatus were…
June 15, 2014

Letter to the editor

by Estacada News
Library Board grateful for foundation's support On behalf of the Estacada Library Board, I would like to thank the Estacada Area Literary Foundation and its board of directors for its generous…
June 13, 2014

If something sounds fishy, it's probably a scam

by Anne Endicott
There’s some truth to the saying, “Nothing is sure but death and taxes.” If the tax bill doesn’t kill you, a call from the Internal Revenue Service could. I had one of those last week — a phone…

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by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Safety Representative J.A. Jim Jump of the States Accident Prevention Division (from left), President of Estacada Telephone & Telegraph Co. Floyd Day and Assistant Manager Duane Day are pictured in front of the company in 1964.
Jun 05, 2014

Yesterday's Headlines

by Isabel Gautschi
1964: Reliance Connects predecessor wins safety award 1964 The Estacada Telephone and Telegraph Company received an award for having gone six years without a lost time accident. The company was…




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