City begins looking at future inclusion of Sherwood West

City begins looking at future inclusion of Sherwood West

A total of 1,300 acres are expected to become part of the city over the next 50 years The city of...

Historic Sherwood cedar tree lives on in woodworker's art

Historic Sherwood cedar tree lives on in woodworker's art

Pieces of a 120-year-old tree are transformed into bowls and ornaments A Sherwood woodworker is...

Tree lighting brings scads of residents to Cannery Square Plaza

Tree lighting brings scads of residents to Cannery Square Plaza

More than 2,000 hot dogs were distributed Dec. 6 Sherwood’s annual Winter Festival, which...

OPEN WIDE: A Sherwood dentist can open his mouth (lengthwise) wider than you

OPEN WIDE: A Sherwood dentist can open his mouth (lengthwise) wider than you

JJ Bittner lands in Guinness book for having the largest 'mouth gape JJ Bittner first became...

Stella Olsen to get new playground equipment

Stella Olsen to get new playground equipment

If all goes as planned, Stella Olsen Park will have a new playground structure by February or...

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Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Under Scott McDonald's supervision, his 6-year-old son John walks through their Sherwood home attached to his autism service dog Kai while little brother Wesley plays in the background.
December 19, 2014

District won't provide staff member handler for service dog…

by Ray Pitz
The McDonalds want their son John Scott to attend school with his dog Kai Scott and Jennifer McDonald have filed a complaint with the Department of Justice over the Sherwood School District’s…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTTED - Three Albertsons supermarkets in Tigard and Sherwood are poised to become Haggens after an acquisition of 146 stores across Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Arizona
December 25, 2014

Haggens to take over Albertsons stores in Tigard, Sherwood

by Geoff Pursinger
Grocery store chain plans major acqusition of 146 stores across the West Haggens Food and Pharmacies is about to make a major comeback in Oregon. The Washington-based grocery store chain…
December 17, 2014

Thornton, McGuigan honored by mayor

by Ray Pitz
Two Sherwood residents were recently honored as part of the mayor’s annual recognition award. On Dec. 16, Mayor Bill Middleton honored Alice Thornton and Phil McGuigan, who have been extensively…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tim Esau went door-to-door in Tigard last year to put an anti-transit petition on the ballot in Tigard. Now, hes set his sights on all of Washington County.
December 09, 2014

Anti-light rail bill could head to county vote

by Geoff Pursinger
Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man who brought about sweeping changes in the way the city of Tigard handles light rail is at it…
Bill Middleton
December 08, 2014

Mayor pushes for measure that would require voter approval on…

by Ray Pitz
If sent to voters and approved, measure would kick in July 1, 2015 Sherwood Mayor Bill Middleton hopes to send voters a measure that would allow them to vote on future city fees and taxes.…
Krisanna Clark
January 01, 2015

State finds 'insufficient evidence' that mayor-elect made false…

by Ray Pitz
The Oregon Secretary of State receives letter that YMCA board members used 'board member' and 'board of trustee' designations interchangeably The Oregon Secretary of State’s Election Division…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Santa will be aboard a Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue engine Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sherwood Fire Station.
January 01, 2015

Santa offering free fire engine rides Saturday

by Ray Pitz
The event will run 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sherwood fire station If you thought Santa Claus only arrives at homes at night via reindeer, think again. On Saturday, Dec. 13, Santa is coming aboard a…
December 08, 2014

It's time to visit the county museum

by Pamplin Media Group
Those who’ve been meaning to visit the Washington County Museum will have several excuses to do so Saturday, Dec. 13. The day will be packed with activities and the museum’s newest exhibits…
December 03, 2014

Deputies seek public's help in finding hit-and-run driver

by The Times
Washington County sheriff’s deputies are on the lookout for a hit-and-run driver who struck an elderly man on Beef Bend Road on Tuesday night, then drove away. Walter Weise, 82, lives in the…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO: JON HOUSE - A choir sings.Children from the Middleton Music Maker Choir sing in front of Sherwood's Christmas tree in 2012
December 03, 2014

From a holiday parade to Santa flying in on a helicopter,…

by Susan Danz
There's tons of stuff to do during the holidays The holiday season shifts into high gear Saturday, Dec. 6 at the annual Winter Festival, presented by the Robin Hood Festival Association and the…

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Photo Credit: JAIME VALDEZ - Police investigate a shooting in the 17900 block of Cereghino Lane, in Sherwood
Nov 27, 2014

Update: Names released in Thursday shooting

by Geoff Pursinger
Sherwood Police said an apparent murder-suicide in Sherwood a few blocks from Edy Ridge Elementary School early Thanksgiving morning was likely sparked by a domestic dispute. The shooter,…
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Nov 25, 2014

Give 'n' Gobble set for Thursday

by Ray Pitz
The annual event attracted 2,000 runners to SHS stadium last year Don’t forget to sign up for this year’s Eighth Annual Give ‘n’ Gobble Walk/Run set for Thursday (Thanksgiving Day). The annual…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Member of the Sherwood Arrows Dance Team will host a dance clinic on Jan. 3.
Nov 20, 2014

Around Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Arrows host clinic, 800 trees planted in Woodhaven, MOD Pizza opens, Shannon Kaiser writes book Annual Arrows dance clinic set The Sherwood Arrows’ annual Kids Dance Clinic is set for Jan. 3,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Renee Radziwon-Chapman
Nov 19, 2014

Lawsuit filed against Wildcat Haven Sanctuary

by Geoff Pursinger
The estate of a woman killed in a cougar attack last year is suing the Sherwood big cat sanctuary where she worked, claiming the organization was negligent when it allowed her to work at the…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ -  Jeffery Sinchak speaks about the importance of veterans reaching out after their service and the help provided by the Wounded Warrior Project during a Veterans Day event at Sherwood High School Nov. 11.
Nov 12, 2014

SHS Veteran's Day event honors those who served

by Ray Pitz
Veterans from most military branches attended the event, which has become a Sherwood tradition Sherwood’s Veterans Day event, held Tuesday at Sherwood High School, drew not only representatives…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews (along with Sherwood police) removed a down tree that came down due to high winds on Nov. 11 blocking two lanes of Meinecke Road.
Nov 12, 2014

Winds blow tree down onto Meinecke Road Tuesday

by No author
The tree blocked two lanes but was quickly removed by Sherwood police and TVF&R crews That major wind that blew through town on Nov. 11 and 12 didn't cause major damages, only some minor…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - This monument in Sherwood's Veterans Park is a reminder of all those who served from Sherwood.
Nov 10, 2014

City plans Veterans Day ceremony at Sherwood High School

by Ray Pitz
Event features senior chief hospital corpsman The city of Sherwood and Champoeg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a community event to honor all veterans Tuesday at…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WILSONVILLE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT - A suspect with a machete, led police on a chase into an apartment complex in Sherwood Thursday morning.
Nov 06, 2014

Man with machete apprehended after jumping into creek

by Ray Pitz
The Fairview man threatened a woman in the Fry's parking lot A man with a machete who had threatened a woman in Wilsonville lead police on a pursuit that ended in Sherwood after the suspect…
Nov 06, 2014

Veterans' events slated

by (none)
Cornell Estates salutes vets Cornell Estates will host a Veterans Day Salute Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Thomas Barnes,…
Nov 04, 2014

Clark edges out Henderson in Sherwood mayoral quest

by Ray Pitz
Leading in the council race are Sally Robinson, Jennifer Harris and Jennifer Kuiper Krisanna Clark edged out Linda Henderson in Tuesday night’s race to become Sherwood’s newest mayor. As of…

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