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First-ever TriMet bus line planned between Sherwood and Tualatin

First-ever TriMet bus line planned between Sherwood and Tualatin

TriMet announced on Tuesday that it plans to roll out a new bus line between Tualatin and...

Sherwood's first medical marijuana facility slated for Tualatin-Sherwood Road

Sherwood's first medical marijuana facility slated for Tualatin-Sherwood Road

An area resident has plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary along Tualatin-Sherwood Road in...

Police seek hit and run driver in Mustang after skateboarder struck

Police seek hit and run driver in Mustang after skateboarder struck

Skateboarder breaks hip in accident as driver flees Sherwood police are looking for the driver of...

Brouse sworn in as newest council member

Brouse sworn in as newest council member

Challenger Alan Pearson waiting results of requested recount Renee Brouse was sworn in as the...

Foreign markets want American produce, says Sherwood potato producer

Foreign markets want American produce, says Sherwood potato producer

Sherwood's Amstad Produce pushes for more overseas markets U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore.,...

City wins best mini-float in Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade Saturday

City wins best mini-float in Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade Saturday

This is the first time Sherwood has had an entry into the parade (This updates a previous...

Foreign markets want American produce, says Sherwood potato producer

Foreign markets want American produce, says Sherwood potato producer

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., got a crash course in potato growing and production Monday...

Sherwood man finds Nepal trek fascinating until earthquake hits

Sherwood man finds Nepal trek fascinating until earthquake hits

Mark Schroeder and his traveling companion hiked and scaled mountains for a month before the...


Sherwood's Latest News

A camera designed to look like an electrical outlet was discovered in a bathroom at St. Francis Catholic Church on April 26. Although the camera was handed over to the Rev. Ysrael Bien, the priest did not report it to police until May 20, resulting in him being placed on administrative leave.
June 29, 2015

St. Francis priest placed on leave for delay in reporting hidden…

by Ray Pitz
The Rev. Ysrael Bien was removed from his duties Wednesday The pastor of Sherwood’s St. Francis Catholic Church has been placed on administrative leave until further notice for allegedly not…
HEINE
June 29, 2015

Heine, Yates face federal bank fraud charges

by Gary M. Stein
Former Bank of Oswego president and CEO Dan Heine was arrested in Florida on Friday and arraigned on federal charges involving conspiracy to commit bank fraud and making false bank entries.…
Children can become dinosaur diggers at the Sherwood Public Library on June 24.
June 21, 2015

OMSI dinosaur dig set for June 24

by Ray Pitz
Children will be able to reassemble a complete dinosaur Children will become fossil-digging paleontologists at Sherwood Public Library on June 24 when OMSI brings its popular Prehistoric…
COURTESY OF M.O. STEVENS - Sherwood High School
June 19, 2015

Parents sue Sherwood district because of 'hit list' expulsion

by Geoff Pursinger
The parents of a Sherwood High School student have filed a lawsuit against the district after they say their son was expelled for writing a “hit list.” In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Baja Fresh has plans to move into two suites next door to Haggen's Food & Pharmacy.
June 18, 2015

Baja Fresh headed to Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
It looks like Baja Fresh will be the next addition to the Tex-Mex restaurant scene in Sherwood. The Irvine, Calif.,-headquartered eatery is in the final stages of negotiating a lease in the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - This is what one of the Killer Burger specialty burgers looks like.
June 18, 2015

Killer Burger to locate in Parkway Village at Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
This will be the burger franchise's eighth location Killer Burger, a local franchise of specialty gourmet hamburgers, has announced plans to move into 2,700-square-foot space at Parkway Village…
June 18, 2015

Stay informed with Sherwood police app

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Police Department has released a new app that provides a free and modern way for two-way communications between Sherwood officers and their community. In an effort to provide…
COURTESY OF TONYA HAMILTON RUSSO - Last year's Italian Marketplace drew crowds to the Old Cannery Square Plaza fountain to enjoy all things Italian. This year's gathering is set for July 25.
June 17, 2015

Italian Marketplace in Wine Country set for July 25

by No author
A festive gathering featuring Italian food, wine, desserts, music, olive oil, games, kids’ activities and Italian-themed vendors will be held in Sherwood on Saturday, July 25 in Old Town…
Renee Brouse could be sworn in at the next council meeting or the first one in July.
July 01, 2015

Updated numbers show council candidates gain only a single vote

by Ray Pitz
Alan Pearson says he will ask for a recount since he's only behind by 13 votes Newly released election numbers show each of the two Sherwood City Council candidates gaining only one vote,…
June 02, 2015

SFA sets 3rd annual Altered Arts Festival

by No author
Altered art: Simply altering an object from its intended purpose to a new, creative one. Sherwood Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce its third annual Altered Arts Festival, Saturday,…

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Jun 01, 2015

Time to vote for your favorite movies

by Ray Pitz
So what’s it going to be? “Annie?” “Big Hero 6?” “Field of Dreams?” The city of Sherwood is taking a survey to determine the top movies residents want to see as part of its annual Movies in the…
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO  - Alan Pearson's requested recount could cost him up to $320 out of his own pocket.
May 31, 2015

Request for a recount could cost council candidate up to $320

by Ray Pitz
Alan Pearson, who came in a close second to challenger Renee Brouse in the May 19 Sherwood City Council race, has informed Washington County Elections Division officials that he will ask for a…
Brouse
May 22, 2015

Brouse still winning race but Pearson says he'll ask for recount

by Geoff Pursinger
Tight race gets even tighter after updated numbers released (This updates an earlier version of this story.) Renee Brouse has maintained her lead in the race for Sherwood City Council,…
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS - The Sherwood Planning Commission is revising recommendations made by planning staff several years ago that would relax some of the restrictions on owning chickens within city limits.
May 21, 2015

City again tests waters for owning fowl feathered friends

by Pitz, Ray
A past permit meant paying more than $4,000 to legally own chickens While it may have seemed that Sherwood was “chickening out” when it came to revising what in the past have been prohibitive…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ubreakifix will soon locate a store in Sherwood, the first one in the state for the national chain.
May 21, 2015

Electronics repair store uBreakiFix to locate first state store…

by Ray Pitz
Store is part of national chain that has 120 locations A professional repair shop specializing in consumer electronics is opening in Parkway Village at Sherwood his summer. uBreakiFix will open…
GAZETTE FILE 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.
May 21, 2015

Temporary solution: Volunteer agrees to accompany dog who helps…

by Ray Pitz
Family hoping permanent solution found soon The Sherwood School District has been in a legal battle with Scott and Jennifer McDonald over whether their autistic son John's service dog can be…
Renee Brouse
May 20, 2015

Brouse gains 15-vote lead in election too close to call

by Ray Pitz
A race for a seat on the Sherwood City Council has turned into a seesaw event with candidate Renee Brouse now in the lead. As of Wednesday morning, Brouse held a 15-vote lead over challenger…
COURTESY OF CITY OF SHERWOOD - The Sherwood West community would include area north of Chapman Road, shown here.
May 19, 2015

Sherwood West workshop set for Thursday

by Ray Pitz
Public is invited to share ideas for future community A workshop to hear about the possibilities in developing the Sherwood West community is set for Thursday, May 21, at Edy Ridge Elementary…
Alan Pearson
Jun 01, 2015

Tight race between Pearson, Brouse shows only 17-vote difference

by Ray Pitz
Pearson still in lead as of fourth wave of results (This replaces an earlier version of this story.) Although initial results showed Alan Pearson in the lead for a seat on the Sherwood City…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - PCC President Jeremy Brown was removed from his position Monday night, May 18, weeks after it was reported that he applied for a job in Arkansas.
May 18, 2015

PCC board votes to remove college president

by Pamplin Media Group
The Portland Community College board voted Monday night to part ways with Jeremy Brown, the college president. Board members unanimously approved a separation-in-service agreement that removes…




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