Residents weigh in on what they'd like in a dog park

Residents weigh in on what they'd like in a dog park

The Snyder Park facility would host parks for large and small dogs In a perfect world,...

'We are Reynolds'

'We are Reynolds'

Three months after tragedy struck, students return to RHS Parents, grandparents, leaders and...

School resource officer's car gets some eye-catching graphics

School resource officer's car gets some eye-catching graphics

The car includes the Dutch Bros', SHS mascot logos The patrol car of Officer Kris Asla, the...

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on

When the new school year kicks off this month, probably no one at Sherwood High School will be...

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

SHERWOOD — The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comment on a...

'Les Mis' enchants

'Les Mis' enchants

Weather perfect at Stella Olsen Park for performances “Les Misérables” became a...

Starbucks opens, others to follow suit in Parkway Village

Starbucks opens, others to follow suit in Parkway Village

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September 10, 2014

Sherwood No. 3 in state for safety, security firm says

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood has been named as the third safest city in Oregon according to research conducted by a private security firm. Safe Choice Security compared crime statistics from 2012, looking at…
September 10, 2014

Student removed from SHS after police find 'hit list'

by Ray Pitz
A Sherwood High School student who was in possession of a “hit list” has been removed from school until authorities further evaluate the situation. Police found a piece of paper titled, “my hit…
August 25, 2014

Around Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
SPD host 9/11 blood drive, drug take-back The Sherwood Police Department will host a 9/11 Commemorative Blood Drive on Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The drive will be held at the station,…
Photo Credit: COURTESY CITY OF SHERWOOD - Here's what a proposed dog park at Synder Park would look like. The area involved is three-quarters of an acre near the reservoir.
September 05, 2014

Open house set for proposed Snyder Park dog park

by Ray Pitz
Area would include three-quarters of an acre Residents hoping to weigh in on a proposed dog park in Sherwood's Snyder Park will get a chance during an open house on Monday, Sept. 8, in the…
September 02, 2014

Two Sherwood candidates withdraw from race

by Ray Pitz
Naomi Belov and Patti Spreen say they are no longer candidates Two of the eleven candidates running for the Sherwood City Council have withdrawn their names from the upcoming ballot. Both Naomi…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
August 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
August 27, 2014

Walmart awards $164,000 to local nonprofits

by Geoff Pursinger
When the two new Walmart superstores opened in Tigard and Sherwood this week, shoppers from all over the region flocked to the locations, hoping to save a few bucks on everything from toiletries…
The Sherwood Gazette is seeking on 'amazing kid' in Sherwood.
August 26, 2014

Gazette seeks Amazing Kid nominees

by The Times
Winners will be announced Oct. 30 The Sherwood Gazette is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging from elementary school kindergartners to high school seniors to be…
August 26, 2014

Sherwood City Council/mayor's race getting crowded

by Ray Pitz
Former Sherwood City Manager Ross Schultz throws hat in as well Two Sherwood city councilors are running for mayor, joined by eleven candidates who hope to secure one of three available seats on…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Kes Rooney, who designed and built an outdoor bookstand outside the Bethlehem House of Bread that will become part of the Little Free Library system, reads a childhood favorite, 'The Best Nest,' during the July 31 dedication ceremony.
August 26, 2014

Nurturing minds and bodies

by Barbara Sherman
The Bethlehem House of Bread in Metzger has been nurturing families since it opened in November 2013 by starting up a food bank for qualified families, teaching nutrition classes, providing…

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Aug 25, 2014

What is it about elected officials and water?

by Geoff Pursinger
Ice Bucket Challenge goes viral with mayors calling out other community leaders Washington County is getting into the Ice Bucket Challenge. This past week, Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle, Tigard…
Aug 25, 2014

Sherwood superintendent appointed to state board

by Ray Pitz
Pending Senate approval, Heather Cordie will serve on state Educators Benefit Board Sherwood School District Superintendent Heather Cordie was recently appointed by Gov. John Kitzhaber to serve…
Aug 25, 2014

NerdWallet.com: Sherwood No. 6 on list of Oregon 'cities on the…

by Ray Pitz
Tualatin comes in No. 23; Tigard at 30 Sherwood has once again made a list highlighting its virtues, landing in a top-10 listing of Oregon "cities on the rise," according to NerdWallet.com. The…
Aug 22, 2014

Five charter amendments headed to voters

by Ray Pitz
Five charter amendments will make their way to voters in November, the Sherwood City Council determined on Aug. 5. That’s down by two from an original list as the majority of the council voted…
Aug 21, 2014

Officer back on duty after city finds he violated no policies

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Police Department announced Aug 20 that Officer Adam Keesee did not violate department policy and was officially placed back on duty following a six-month investigation by the…
Aug 20, 2014

Tualatin refuge proposes youth hunting program

by Gary Allen
Program to foster conservation, responsibility and enjoyment of the outdoors; comments being taken By Nico Hamacher, Newberg Graphic news intern SHERWOOD — The Tualatin River National Wildlife…
Aug 19, 2014

Council, mayor's race getting crowded

by Ray Pitz
Local attorney most recent to file Two mayoral candidates and seven candidates vying for seats on the Sherwood City Council have officially filed to run in the November election. Krisanna Clark,…
Julie Blums
Aug 15, 2014

City wins finance reporting award second year in a row

by Ray Pitz
For the second year in a row, the city of Sherwood has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the…
Aug 13, 2014

Sherwood to get a taste of Italy Aug. 15

by No author
Ferragosto Sherwood hits Cannery Square The Italian national holiday, Ferragosto lands on Aug. 15, marking the start of Italy’s vacation period. You will find most businesses closing up shop and…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO - Scot Gavic, store manager of the Sherwood Walmart Supercenter, leads Wednesday morning's opening ceremonies at the new store.
Sep 01, 2014

Sherwood Walmart opens to fanfare, cars flood lot all morning

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Walmart opened shortly after Wednesday morning ceremonies Following a year of construction — and initial protests from some members of the community — the Sherwood Walmart opened to…



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