Sherwood Center for the Arts opens amid fanfare

Sherwood Center for the Arts opens amid fanfare

More than 500 people pack into the facility for its Feb. 28 grand opening More than 500...

Sherwood Center for the Arts grand opening set Saturday

Sherwood Center for the Arts grand opening set Saturday

Music, live performances set for March The opening of the Sherwood Center for the Arts on Feb....

Two Kilts pulls plug on Hillsboro expansion, will stay put in Sherwood

Two Kilts pulls plug on Hillsboro expansion, will stay put in Sherwood

Easy come, easy go. It looks like the long-anticipated Two Kilts Brewing, which would have filled...

Alter Wiener spreads message of tolerance to SHS students

Alter Wiener spreads message of tolerance to SHS students

An 89-year-old Holocaust survivor literally stepped out of the pages of a history book to talk to...

Founding a library: LaVerne (Will) Kossler made sure city built its first freestanding building

Founding a library: LaVerne (Will) Kossler made sure city built its first freestanding building

Facility opened in 1986; building replaced in 2005 Although it’s been almost 30 years since...

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Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Six Word Story contest is now open with entries due by March 28.
February 24, 2015

Six Word Story Contest comes to Sherwood Public Library

by Ray Pitz
There’s a literary legend that Ernest Hemingway, while having dinner with fellow writers of the famous Algonquin Round Table in New York City, bet he could write a story in just six words. They…
February 25, 2015

Commission discusses best locations for medical marijuana…

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood planning staff is busy collecting answers to the possible questions residents may pose regarding the future siting of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, or if they even want…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
February 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF TLS JOURNEY - TLS Journey, a Journey tribute band fronted by a female Filipino lead singer, is set to appear March 6 at Sherwood High School, part of a fundraiser for Dorenbecher Children's Hospital.
February 23, 2015

Around Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Journey tribute band comes to SHS, Sleighbells winter closure and other news Journey tribute band to benefit Doernbecher A Sherwood High School March 6 concert featuring a Journey tribute band…
March 11, 2015

Tri-Met service from downtown to Sunset Boulevard discussed

by Ray Pitz
Tom Mills, a senior planner for TriMet, will be speaking at the Woodhaven Homeowners’ Association meeting set for Tuesday, March 17, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The meeting, which will be held at the…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Most of the people who criticized a Sherwood School District Boundary Adjustment Committee recommendation to move selected cells of elementary students from Edy Ridge to Middleton live in the Heron Ridge subdivision.
February 19, 2015

Proposed boundary change has parents concerned

by Barbara Sherman
At the Feb. 11 Sherwood School Board meeting attended by dozens of parents, several from the Heron Ridge neighborhood located north of Roy Rogers Road spoke passionately and eloquently against a…
March 01, 2015

Amazing Kids in Sherwood sought

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Gazette and its affiliate newspapers are accepting nominations through the end of February for a special section called “Amazing Kids.” This annual April special section will be…
Suzanne Bonamici, Ted Wheeler, Mike McLane, Earl Blumenauer
February 13, 2015

Leaders react to Kitzhaber's resignation

by Jim Redden
Oregon leaders were quick to react to Gov. John Kitzhaber's announcement that he will resign, effective Feb. 18. Most expressed sadness at the turn of events that will end Kitzhaber's 35-year…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Oregon Democrats have been calling for the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber.
February 12, 2015

Political pressure squeezes 'struggling' Kitzhaber

by Peter Wong and Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
Both Senate President Peter Courtney and House Speaker Tina Kotek agree that the Governor should resign Gov. John Kitzhaber is under renewed pressure by Democratic legislative leaders to resign…
Secretary of State Kate Brown.
February 12, 2015

Brown: Kitz wanted to talk, but meeting was 'bizarre,…

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Secretary of State Kate Brown says she is unsure what to make of a meeting between her and Gov. John Kitzhaber, who is under pressure to resign. Democratic legislative leaders and state…

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Feb 10, 2015

Two slots open on Sherwood Planning Commission

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Planning Commission is currently accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the commission. One position is to fill the seat vacated by Councilor Beth Cooke, which expires…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Attendees at an open house on the Sherwood West preliminary concept plan, look over drawings and ideas of how the city will grow over the next 50 years Thursday evening at Edy Ridge Elementary School.
Feb 06, 2015

City rolls out Sherwood West, a plan to see where future growth…

by Ray Pitz
About 30 people attended an open house Thursday evening. Sherwood residents gathered at Edy Ridge Elementary School Thursday to get a glimpse at the first roll-out look of where the city will…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ -  Jeffrey Ramsey was all smiles after he was shown his 1999 Dodge truck wrapped with a vinyl camo pattern on Jan.30. PDX Wraps of Sherwood took care of not only installing the wrap but also coordinated with other businesses to add a few extras.
Feb 01, 2015

'Wrapped' truck delights 16-year-old leukemia patient

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood business PDX Wraps got the ball rolling to fulfill the dream of a young boy When Jeffrey Ramsey got his first look at his newly remodeled and tricked out 1999 Dodge pickup Friday, he…
Feb 04, 2015

Cooke appointed to Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
New councilor most recently served on the Sherwood Planning Commission The Sherwood City Council has selected Beth Cooke as its newest member. In a 4-2 vote on Feb. 3, the council voted to…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Tom Black, former chairman of Hillsboro's Citizen Participation Organization 9, has launched an effort to put term limits in place for the Washington County Board of Commissioners.
Feb 04, 2015

Tweets reveal commissioner term limits initiative

by Nancy Townsley
Former CPO chair, Fair Boosters member Tom Black heads up effort An initiative to enact term limits for members of the Washington County Board of Commissioners launched late last year and hit…
Feb 03, 2015

Serial flasher convicted on all eight counts

by Geoff Pursinger
A Sherwood man could face several years in prison after a jury convicted him of masturbating outside drive-through coffee shops in Tigard, Tualatin, Wilsonville and Lake Oswego. Jurors convicted…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Sherwood High School has some of the highest graduation statistics in the state, recently released figures from the Oregon Department of Education show.
Mar 01, 2015

SHS graduation rates among highest in state

by Gazette staff
92.67 percent of SHS students graduate in four years; Recently released figures from the Oregon Department of Education regarding graduation rates for the 2013-14 school year show Sherwood High…
Bethe Cooke
Feb 18, 2015

Three seek city council seat in March election

by Ray Pitz
Beth Cooke, Dan King and Kurt Kristensen are all running for the seat Three Sherwood residents are up for a seat on the Sherwood City Council as part of a special election set for March 10. Beth…
Feb 01, 2015

Three run for one seat as council mulls who will fill Clark post

by Ray Pitz
Three Sherwood residents have filed for a seat to become the next member of the Sherwood City Council in a special election set for March 10. Beth Cooke, Dan King and Kurt Kristensen have all…
Jan 31, 2015

Mayor to deliver State of City Address Tuesday

by Ray Pitz
Mayor Krisanna Clark is planning to present her State of the City address on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the regular Sherwood City Council meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will take place in…

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