Eagle Scout project creates new obstacle course for police K9

Eagle Scout project creates new obstacle course for police K9

Irma, Sherwood police's K9, gets a brand new course for herself and other Washington County...

Sherwood Rotary Club spreads message of peace around city

Sherwood Rotary Club spreads message of peace around city

It funds and dedicates peace poles at facilities to serve as visual reminders of harmony and respect

Commission approves assisted living along Edy Road, retail complex along  Highway 99W

Commission approves assisted living along Edy Road, retail complex along Highway 99W

The back of the assisted living complex will face Edy Road while access to the retail portion is...

Amazing Kids honored for making communities better

Amazing Kids honored for making communities better

Former Blazer Brian Grant speaks at Monday awards celebration held at OMSI

Woodhaven Park hosts grand reopening, unveiling a new slide, rock wall and restrooms

Woodhaven Park hosts grand reopening, unveiling a new slide, rock wall and restrooms

The revamped park also includes added basketball courts and an expanded Tonka Truck sandbox.

Banners to honor military set for installation along Langer Farms Parkway

Banners to honor military set for installation along Langer Farms Parkway

Plans are to have numerous banners up the week of the Fourth of July

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

The Sherwood High School sophomore was recently selected as Pamplin Media Group's Sherwood...

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

The model was created by David Foss, an award-winner Sherwood model builder

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COURTESY OF DOWA-IPI - This is an aerial view of the new high school, looking northwest. Plans are to begin grading the property in June 2018 with an opening planned for fall 2020.
May 24, 2017

City, district mull how high school might change future Sherwood West development

by Ray Pitz
Traffic and congestion were some of the concerns brought up during a joint work session on May 23
COURTESY OF 365 SPORTS EVENTS USA - Partipants in the May 20 5K Foam Fest at Sherwood Forest Equestrian Center had a ball playing in 2.5 million gallons of coconut foam.
May 23, 2017

Saturday proved foamy - as in 2.5 million gallons worth - poured out for 5K Sherwood-area race

by Gazette staff
More than 2,500 walkers and runners participate in 5K Foam Fest at Sherwood Forest Equestrian Center
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Tualatin Public Library and others in the Washington County Cooperative Library Services system will stop charging overdue fines for children's materials beginning next month.
May 23, 2017

Libraries halt fines for overdue children's books

by Mark Miller
Library officials said they hope the change removes a 'barrier' to low-income families checking out materials, especially as summer reading approaches.


Whitney Groeger
May 22, 2017

Robin Hood Festival: Meet this year's Robin Hood royalty

by Kristine Mulkey
Whitney Groeger was crowned this year's Maid Marian on May 8
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Melanie Dobson's newest work is 'Catching the Wind.'
May 22, 2017

Symposium Coffee's felled tree inspires Sherwood writer's 16th novel

by Ray Pitz
The weeping cedar, which was removed following the April 7 windstorm, was catalyst for Melanie Dobson's 'Catching the Wind.'
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - A Nike executive for two decades, Tim Joyce is now stepping into the ice cream business. Handels Homemade Ice Cream will feature up to 48 flavors with ice cream made fresh inhouse each day.
May 22, 2017

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream set to open June 14

by Ray Pitz
The Ohio-based franchise, the first in the state, will feature ice cream made fresh daily
April 21, 2017

Metro seeks comments on new high school May 24

by Ray Pitz
The regional government in charge of land use and urban growth boundary expansion wants public imput
May 19, 2017

Storytelling event planned in Beaverton

by Pamplin Media Group
County will observe Older Americans Month, Mental Health Awareness Month with session at city library.
COURTESY PHOTO - Great blue herons are among the most easily recognizable birds that feed and nest at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.
May 19, 2017

Saturday is for the birds at Tualatin River Bird Festival

by Pamplin Media Group
The annual event is held at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge off Highway 99W. Parking for the festival is off-site in west Tualatin.
May 18, 2017

Washington County budget a step closer to final approval

by Peter Wong
Citizen panel OKs $1.2 billion spending plan for coming year, forwards it to county commissioners for adoption June 20.
May 17, 2017

Measure sought to repeal city's recreational marijuana ban

by Ray Pitz
Signature gatherers have until Nov. 17 to collect names to place on a future ballot
Michael Hiland
May 16, 2017

Hiland wins seat on Sherwood School Board

by Ray Pitz
Incumbents Eric Campbell and Patrick Allen return to their seats unchallenged
May 16, 2017

Washington County passes sheriff's levy

by Peter Wong
Measure 34-272 extends patrols, investigations and other services in urban unincorporated areas through 2023; five-year rate is unchanged.
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Volunteers sew fabric bags for Days for Girls at the Tualatin LDS Stake Center on Friday.
May 12, 2017

'Days for Girls' sewing, assembling feminine hygiene kits for people in need

by Mark Miller
Volunteers and donations are needed as the nonprofit group seeks to get menstrual products into the hands of girls in Tanzania and Honduras this year.
The first Sherwood Police Foundation Steakout barbecue is set for Saturday, May 20 at the Sherwood Center for the Arts.
May 10, 2017

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

by Gazette staff
The barbecue is the foundation's first fundraiser since its founding in 2014
May 10, 2017

Washington County gets $1.2 billion spending plan for 2017-18

by Peter Wong
Budget proposes a few additions; public hearing and approval set for May 18, after which board of commissioners will adopt final version June 20.
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The city of Sherwood will enjoy a savings by the city of more than $920,000 to ratepayers over the next 13 years through the refinancing of $9 million in construction loans held by the city of Sherwood's water fund.
May 09, 2017

Refinancing results in $920,000 in savings to water ratepayers

by Gazette staff
City manager says the news means there will be less pressure to increase water rates
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - Alter Wiener of Hillsboro speaks at a Hillsboro town hall meeting Saturday, May 6, after receiving a U.S. flag from Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon
May 08, 2017

Wyden presents U.S. flag to Holocaust survivor

by Peter Wong
Wiener, who has given three lectures in Sherwood, said his Sept. 24, 2016, public appearance would be his last.
TIMES PHOTO: MARK MILLER - Clark Lumber & True Value Hardware has been operating out of a trailer in front of their former store since it burned down last July. Next month, the business will relocate to a site in Sherwood.
May 08, 2017

Tualatin's Clark Lumber moves to Sherwood location

by Mark Miller
The business that was devastated by a fire last July will soon locate on Tonquin Road.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden told Washington County residents Saturday afternoon, May 6, that he would fight a new health care bill passed last week by the U.S. House of Represenatives. It was his second such meeting this year in Hillsboro.
May 07, 2017

Wyden: Resist GOP health care overhaul

by Peter Wong
Oregon Democrat cheered at Hillsboro town hall, says key is to build opposition quickly to House bill so that Senate Republicans scrap it.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PETER WONG - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Beaverton, speaks at a town hall meeting Sunday (May 7) in the Lincoln High School gym in Portland.
May 07, 2017

Bonamici: Congress needs more bipartisanship, less party-line action

by Peter Wong
Oregon Democrat contrasts GOP health-care bill, now headed to Senate, with five-month budget agreement that foiled many of Trump's priorities.
COURTESY CITY OF SHERWOOD  - Here's a look at proposed Sherwood revenue and expenses this year compared to last year.
May 05, 2017

PERS increases, city taking over senior center named as main culprits for city's planned 4.6…

by Ray Pitz
The Public Employees Retirement System is expected to increase by $350,000 in the upcoming fiscal year
COURTESY OF SHERWOOD CITY MANAGER JOE GALL. - Jason Goodding, 39, a Sherwood High School graduate and officer with the Seaside Police Department was shot and killed in February 2016 on Broadway in downtown Seaside while taking a man into custody on a warrant. His name is the latest to be added to a memorial wall in Salem.
May 05, 2017

Ceremony honors Officer Jason Goodding whose name is added to memorial wall in Salem

by By Jack Heffernan The Daily Astorian
Former Sherwood resident Jason Goodding is honored as the 183rd officer killed since the 1880s.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Middleton Pioneer Cemetery is looking for volunteers to help with cleaning up the grounds on May 20 in preparation for Memorial Day.
June 01, 2017

Middleton Pioneer Cemetery needs volunteers to clean up grounds for Memorial Day

by Gazette staff
Volunteers will spiffy up the facility fromn 9 to 11 a.m. on May 20.
GAZETTE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Sherwood's Justyn Price and 28 other Amazing Kids will be honored during a special event at OMSI on Monday, May 8.
May 01, 2017

Amazing Kids inspire community and local businesses

by Pamplin Media Group
The Pamplin Media Group hosts its annual Amazing Kids Event this coming Monday, May 8, at OMSI.

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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.
Apr 28, 2017

Assisted living, 6-building retail commercial and restaurant…

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
Apr 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.
Apr 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
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Young people and seniors alike discuss plans for the upcoming plan to produce 3,000 meals for up to 300 families during a single day on April 29.
Apr 19, 2017

Massive meal preparation hopes to produce 3,000 meals for area…

by Ray Pitz
The massive undertaking is set for April 29 at four area churches creating enough food to feed 300 families
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Suzanne Bonamici address a large crowd at the Sherwood High School gymnasium on April 17.
Apr 18, 2017

Bonamici addresses issues ranging from healthcare to Russia to…

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.
Apr 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.
Apr 17, 2017

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream coming to Sherwood

by No author
Chain was named in National Geographic's '10 Best of Everything.'
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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
Apr 12, 2017

Housing, transportation, water supply top Washington County…

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.
Apr 11, 2017

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

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.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sherwood Mayor Krisanna Clark, center, poses with Love Bites by Carnie's Tiffany Miller and Carnie Wilson.
Apr 11, 2017

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

by Pamplin Media Group
Carnie Wilson, creator of the bite-sized bakery business, is the daughter of Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson
COURTESY OF LESLIE MCCABE - This years Egg Hunt for Hope raised more than $23,000 for Lorie Rainey, a Sherwood mother battling cancer. Shown here are the Easter Bunny, Rainey and the annual sponsors of the event, Leslie McCabe and Todd McCabe.
Apr 10, 2017

Egg Hunt for Hope Raises over $23,000 for Lorie Rainey, Sherwood…

by Ray Pitz
Annual event brings scores of residents to the Sherwood High School field in an event that has raised more than $100,000 for families affected with cancer in last decade.
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.
Apr 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.
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Participants at the April 6 World War I Centennial remembrance pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the war.
Apr 06, 2017

Daughters of the American Revolution host 100th anniversary…

by Ray Pitz
The event, held at Sherwood's Pleasant View Cemetary, also paid tribute to the 34 WWI veterans buried there
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.
Apr 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 CITY OF SHERWOOD - The Sherwood City Council approved the annexation of 92.3 acres of land -- which includes eight parcels of land -- on April 4.
Apr 05, 2017

Council reluctantly approves annexation of 92.3 acres in…

by Ray Pitz
Councilors said they felt compelled by state law to accept bringing the land into city limits.
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.
Apr 05, 2017

Council approves addition of assisted living and independent…

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