Whether coordinating blood drives or helping underprivileged kids, Justyn Price wants to do it all

Whether coordinating blood drives or helping underprivileged kids, Justyn Price wants to do it all

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Former Sherwood resident donates model replica of the B-17 Bomber he flew on to Evergreen Museum

Former Sherwood resident donates model replica of the B-17 Bomber he flew on to Evergreen Museum

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Massive meal preparation hopes to produce 3,000 meals for area residents who need them

Massive meal preparation hopes to produce 3,000 meals for area residents who need them

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Carnie Wilson's 'Love Bites' picks Sherwood for bakery, not Lake Oswego

Carnie Wilson's 'Love Bites' picks Sherwood for bakery, not Lake Oswego

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Egg Hunt for Hope Raises over $23,000 for Lorie Rainey, Sherwood mom battling cancer

Egg Hunt for Hope Raises over $23,000 for Lorie Rainey, Sherwood mom battling cancer

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Daughters of the American Revolution host 100th anniversary World War I remembrance service

Daughters of the American Revolution host 100th anniversary World War I remembrance service

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Council reluctantly approves annexation of 92.3 acres in Brookman Road area

Council reluctantly approves annexation of 92.3 acres in Brookman Road area

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Portrait: Heroes in our communities

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COURTESY OF REMBOLD PROPERTIES/ANKROM MOISAN - This is what the propossed asisted living facility would look like looking roughly south from the north side of Edy Road.
April 28, 2017

Assisted living, 6-building retail commercial and restaurant complex heads to Planning…

by Ray Pitz
Plans are for a 3-story assisted living complex along Edy Road and Madeira Terrace; retail/restaurant access will be along Hwy. 99W
April 27, 2017

Registration open for ASIST suicide prevention training

by No author
The event, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sherwood and Washington County Public Health, is set for May 11 and 12
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Susan Danz said shes excited by her selection as the new Robin Hood Festival president. Phil McGuigan, the former president, held the position since 1999.
April 26, 2017

Robin Hood Festival gets new president

by Ray Pitz
Susan Danz replaces Phil McGuigan who held position since 1999 and remains on the board


Daniel Mellers
April 25, 2017

Body of George Fox student found in Sherwood

by The Gazette
Police say suicide is likely cause of death for Daniel Mellers, 21.
April 24, 2017

Police Foundation to host 'Steak-Out' BBQ fundraiser on May 20

by Gazette staff
Tickets are available now to purchase online for the event set to honor Sherwood's finest
COURTESY OF  WALKER MACY/DOWA-IBI - Here's a conceptual site plan of what the footprint of the new high school will look like.
April 20, 2017

Hearing set for Sherwood High zone change

by The Times
The district seeks to build one of the largest high schools in the state.
COURTESY OF CAPT. MARK DANIEL/SPD - Officer Bethany Wittig has her new badged pinned on her by her husband, Officer Daniel Hernandez of the Tualation Police Department, during the April 18 Sherwood City Council meeting.
April 19, 2017

Wittig sworn in as newest Sherwood officer

by Ray Pitz
Bethany Wittig, an Arizona State University grad in criminal justice, is latest to join department
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Bat enthusiast Adelynn Maue watches as Seth Winkelhake uses a sound monitor to see if any bats are in the area.
April 19, 2017

'Bat Appreciation Day' comes to the Tualatin Public Library

by Mark Miller
An educator from the nearby Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge dispelled some common bat myths and talked about the biology and habits of the flying mammals.
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Suzanne Bonamici address a large crowd at the Sherwood High School gymnasium on April 17.
April 18, 2017

Bonamici addresses issues ranging from healthcare to Russia to immigration at SHS appearance

by Ray Pitz
The U.S. representative called a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico 'an awful waste of time'
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ  - Kaia, a fifth-grader at Archer Glen Elementary School, left, and Isla, a first-grader at Archer Glen, both got to select the first books to be installed in the new Little Free Library their mother Rebecca King helped to set up on Redfern Drive.
April 18, 2017

Little Free Library sets up shop on Redfern Drive

by Ray Pitz
Rebecca King, along with her daughters Kaia and Isla, create small library at the end of their street
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The first Handel's Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt in Oregon is expected to open its doors in June.
April 17, 2017

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream coming to Sherwood

by No author
Chain was named in National Geographic's '10 Best of Everything.'
April 17, 2017

Sheriff makes case for Washington County levy

by Peter Wong
Measure 34-272 on May 16 ballot would extend tax rate for patrols and other services in unincorporated urban communities for five years starting in mid-2018.
PHOTO COURTESY OF OREGON STATE POLICE - Two people died and a third was injured in a head-on collision Saturday in Yamhill County.
April 16, 2017

Two die, one injured in Saturday collision

by Dana Haynes
Linda Louse Stockinger of Tualatin died, along with Marc Geoffrey Sloan of Bellevue.
COURTESY CITY OF SHERWOOD - The Sherwood Public Library's top three Six-Word Story Contest winners were recently named.
April 12, 2017

Fourth Annual Six-Word Story contest winners announced

by Ray Pitz
Best out of 88 submitted stories is: 'Broken mast, listing to starboard. SOS'
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Panera Bread officially opened in Parkway Village at Sherwood on April 24.
April 12, 2017

Panera Bread to open in Sherwood April 24

by Gazette staff
The new restaurant is expected to create more than 50 new jobs
April 12, 2017

Housing, transportation, water supply top Washington County agenda

by Peter Wong
Chairman Andy Duyck, in his next to last State of the County address, says the year starts with a strong economic base to meet big challenges.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: PETER WONG - Washington County Chair Andy Duyck talks with U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici after a meeting. Duyck will not seek a new term as county chair.
April 11, 2017

Andy Duyck says he will step down as Washington County board chair

by Peter Wong
Departure of 24-year board veteran, including two terms as leader, will leave a vacancy to be filled countywide in 2018 election.
COURTESY OF THE CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Trees fell across the Westside, including onto this car in Wilsonville, on Friday morning as a massive windstorm rips through the region.
April 07, 2017

High winds scour region as storm system moves in

by Dana Haynes and Mark Miller
More than 160,000 PGE customers were without power at one point Friday morning, as numerous road closures were reported.
COURTESY OF CAPT. MARK DANIEL/SPD - Sherwood Police Chief Jeff Groth, right, swears in Colton Waker as the newest member of the Sherwood Police Department on April 4 as Connie Randall, the city's planning manager, looks on.
April 05, 2017

New Sherwood officer, who graduated from Sherwood High, sworn in

by Ray Pitz
Officer Colton Waker was sworn in as the newest member of the Sherwood Police Department, selected as the top candidate from a pool of up to 100 applicants
COURTESY OF LRS ARCHITECTS - Here's an archtectural rendering of the planned three-story independent living portion of the new facility at The Springs, which will front Oregon Street near the Old Town roundabout. This graphic also shows the planned 11,800-square-foot public plaza that contains a grassy area and low-standing wall to the far right.
April 05, 2017

Council approves addition of assisted living and independent living units at The Springs of…

by Ray Pitz
A total of 20 assisted living rooms and 73 independent dwelling units will be added to The Spings off of Oregon Street
BARBARA SHERMAN - A group looking at the new Sherwood HIgh School site concept master plan at an April 3 community meeting includes (from left) School Board Director Pat Allen and SSD Assistant Superintendent Gary Bennett.
April 04, 2017

New SHS is starting to take shape

by Barbara Sherman
Community members get first look at site concept master plan during April 3 forum
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - The Daughters of the American Revolution often honor those in fought in the nation's wars. In this file photo, Jan Burrows, the regent of the Champoeg chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented former U.S. Navy Chief Warrant Officer John McGuigan with a special DAR commemorative challenge coin, noting his service during World War II, during a Veterans Day service held in Sherwood in 2015.
April 04, 2017

Daughters of the American Revolution to hold World War I remembrance

by Ray Pitz
Event is set for Thursday, April 6, at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Sherwood
PHOTO BY JAIME VALDEZ - Sandra Amolo brings the experiences of two continents and her volunteer efforts throughout the United States to her work with Tualatin Riverkeepers.
April 03, 2017

Portrait: Heroes in our communities

by The Times
For its annual magazine, the newspaper staff takes a look at the people who make our communities unique.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - AMBER DAHL
April 03, 2017

Three school board seats on ballot in May election

by Barbara Sherman
Newcomers Amber Dahl and Michael Hiland are running for Position 3; incumbents Eric Campbell and Patrick Allen are running unopposed
COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY - A map shows where Morgan Road will be closed at Tonquin Road outside Sherwood and how traffic will be detoured next weekend.
April 01, 2017

Update: Morgan Road closure at Tonquin Road postponed this weekend

by Pamplin Media Group
Grading work had been set for April 7-10 but has to be rescheduled

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Mar 31, 2017

Washington County stake in threatened federal grants: Under $1…

by Peter Wong
Oregon senators decry U.S. attorney general's pledge to withhold funds from police agencies that do not fully cooperate with immigration-law enforcement.
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Katia Hofheins said shes looking forward to her new location where she can offer expanded class times and more yoga classes. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for April 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at 21025 S.W. Highway 99W, next to NW Growlers.
Mar 30, 2017

Yoga instructor Karia Hofheins relocates studio just down the…

by Ray Pitz
A ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce is planned for April 4
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward
Mar 30, 2017

Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Washington County's Sen. Steiner Hayward and Rep. Vial co-sponsor the bill.
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Sherwood recently received a $500 grant to promote this April's Arbor Day from Oregon Community Trees.
Mar 29, 2017

City receives $500 grant to support Arbor Day activities

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood is selected as five cities throughout the state for a grant from Oregon Community Trees
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: ADAM WICKHAM - Kevin and Amanda Bates stand outside Symposium Coffee Sherwood along with their daughter with their 7-year-old daughter Nittaya, a second-grader at Hopkins Elementary School. The couple opened the shop in 2011 and purchased the 1911 American Craftsman-style bungalow house in 2015.
Mar 29, 2017

Coffee and Faith: Kevin and Amanda Bates oversee coffee shops,…

by Ray Pitz
The Bateses are well-known in the communities of Sherwood and Tigard as owners of Symposium Coffee
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: ADAM WICKHAM - Phil and Lisa McGuigan are widely known throughout the community for the volunteer work they do, Phil with the Robin Hood Festival Association, and Lisa with Faith in Action.
Mar 29, 2017

Robin Hood, volunteering spirit, alive in Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Phil and Lisa McGuigan are among the residents of the city who spend many hours volunteering to make their community better.
COURTESY OF SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Officers Chris Pierce, left, Stan Smith and Joe Twigg accept their Medals of Valor during the Sherwood Police Department annual awards banquet held Feb. 3. In addition, Twigg received a Lifesaving Medal for his help in rendering emergency trauma aid to Trooper Nic Cedarberg.
Mar 29, 2017

Four officers with ties to Sherwood honored in separate events

by Ray Pitz
Three of the officers came to the aid of an Oregon State Trooper who had been shot, the other was killed by a wanted man in Seaside
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JAIME VALDEZ - Lisa Marshall, left, will donate a kidney to Theo her friends husband, Theo Yigsaw, during an operation on April 17 at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital.
Mar 28, 2017

Gift of love: Sherwood woman to donate a kidney to husband of a…

by Ray Pitz
The operation takes place April 17 at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sgt. Jason Goodding was shot and killed in Seaside on Feb. 5, 2016, by Seaside resident Phil Ferry. He grew up in Sherwood.
Mar 27, 2017

Defendant linked to gun used to kill Seaside police sergeant…

by Pamplin Media Group
Jamie Lee Jones is believed to have once possessed the gun used by Phil Ferry to kill Seaside Sgt. Jason Goodding
COURTESY OF EMILY HAMILTON - Sherwood High School graduate Emily Hamilton has won 'best of festival' in the Broadcast Education Association's annual Festival of Media Arts for her short stop-motion film, 'Lucy and the Fly.'
Mar 27, 2017

SHS grad, now at George Fox, wins top award for stop-motion film

by Ray Pitz
Emily Hamilton wins 'best of festival' for her short stop-motion film, 'Lucy and the Fly.'
COURTESY OF CITY OF SHERWOOD - One of the new features of the remodeled Woodhaven Park is a picnic shelter.
Apr 02, 2017

Grand re-opening of Woodhaven Park set for Saturday, April 8

by No author
The revamped park now includes a picnic shelter, restroom, a walking trail and more
COURTESY OF ARCHER GLEN ELEMENTARY - (From left) An unidentified Willowbrook Food Pantry volunteer stands with another volunteer, Joan Cairns, and Archer Glen Principal Tim Smith along with some of the students who contributed to the school's most suuccessful food drive ever, with the results stacked up behind them.
Mar 23, 2017

Archer Glen collects mountain of food

by Barbara Sherman
This year's competitive food drive led to nearly three times the amount collected previously
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Winner Anna-Livia Regan of Southwest Portland charmed the audience and judges with her skills and humor.
Mar 23, 2017

ACCESS Academy student spells regional bee victory…

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Edy Ridge Elementary School student Vivian Wheeler is one of the contestants
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward
Mar 23, 2017

Senate raises legal age of tobacco use, sales to 21

by The Times
Beaverton lawmaker Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, a physician, is chief sponsor.
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - A volunteer with the Marjorie Stewart Senior Center shows off plates of Chinese food served to seniors in February 2016. Meals on Wheels People will cease serving the meals at the end of June. However, the city plans to serve some type of meal on a semi-regular basis. Meanwhile, those who get home meals will continue to get them delivered.
Mar 23, 2017

 Meals on Wheels People to pull out from Sherwood Senior Center

by Ray Pitz
Still, no seniors will lose meal service and center programs are expected to be added
COURTESY OF CITY OF SHERWOOD - A monument sits on a flatbed truck after being removed from Old Town Sherwood on Feb. 17
Mar 23, 2017

Twelve monuments removed from Old Town

by Ray Pitz
Concrete monuments will be recycled, metal artwork will be saved
COURTESY CITY OF SHERWOOD - Here are the properties the annexation would include in blue. Broken down, the Brookman Annexation request is 88.22 acres of private property and 4.08 acres of adjacent Brookman Road Right-of-Way for a total of 92.30 acres, according to Connie Randall, a city planning manager.
Mar 23, 2017

Council feels backed into a corner as it mulls approval of…

by Ray Pitz
Although it goes to a second reading, several Sherwood City Council members have pointed out that the city would would likely lose if they fought the issue in court
COURTESY OF THE WHITE HOUSE - President Donald Trump's ramped up policies regarding illegal immigration has focused on Washington County, which was named one of the worst offenders for law enforcement agencies who refuse to cooperate with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents.
Mar 21, 2017

Washington County has made Trump's 'top ten' list of counties…

by Peter Wong
Washington County refused more than a half-dozen detainer requests by immigration officials in the week following Donald Trump's increased immigration enforcement.
FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Allen Bower will soon be gearing up for the annual St. Patricks Day celebration at Clancys in Old Town Sherwood.
Mar 16, 2017

Friday's St. Patrick's Day event at Clancy's promises to be…

by Ray Pitz
The event, which will run Friday and Saturday, includes blocking off First Street from Pine to Washington streets
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO  - Suzanne Bonamici is set to speak in Sherwood in April 17 at Sherwood High School.
Apr 13, 2017

Bonamici hosts town hall at SHS April 17

by Ray Pitz
The event is set for 6 p.m. at Sherwood High School
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - More than 250 people attended the March 14 Town Hall event to determine what people want to see happen in relation to the Sherwood Family YMCA. Many expressed interest in allowing the YMCA to continue operating programs in the city-owned facility.
Apr 01, 2017

Town hall on future of YMCA/city contract draws more than 250…

by Ray Pitz
The meeting was held at the Sherwood Center for the arts
SHERWOOD GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Participants at the March 9 community input session for the future Sherwood High School were invited to write their comments on three different scenarios proposed for a 70-acre site.
Mar 13, 2017

New SHS planning on fast track

by Barbara Sherman
Sherwood School District to start construction in the summer of 2018 for a fall 2020 opening
FILE - Kathy McAlpine, center, talks to an attendee at an open house for Tigard police chief candidates in late January. McAlpine was selected from among the six finalists at that event to lead the Tigard Police Department, the city announced Monday.
Mar 13, 2017

McAlpine named as new police chief in Tigard

by Mark Miller
The assistant chief in Tacoma, Wash., she will become the second active female police chief in Washington County.
Mar 11, 2017

Suspect sought in Tualatin bank robbery

by The Times
A man took an undisclosed amount of cash from the bank inside the Martinazzi Avenue Fred Meyer.
Sgt. Jason Goodding
Mar 10, 2017

Seaside police officer honored by Oregon Senate for giving life…

by Pamplin Media Group
Sens. Floyd Prozanski and Betsy Johnson honor Jason Goodding and three other law enforcement officers for their sacrifice