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...

City again tests waters for owning fowl feathered friends

City again tests waters for owning fowl feathered friends

A past permit meant paying more than $4,000 to legally own chickens While it may have seemed that...

Temporary solution: Volunteer agrees to accompany dog who helps autistic boy

Temporary solution: Volunteer agrees to accompany dog who helps autistic boy

Family hoping permanent solution found soon The Sherwood School District has been in a legal...

Electronics repair store uBreakiFix to locate first state store in Sherwood

Electronics repair store uBreakiFix to locate first state store in Sherwood

Store is part of national chain that has 120 locations A professional repair shop specializing in...

Budget calls for adding city's own attorney, hire an additional police officer

Budget calls for adding city's own attorney, hire an additional police officer

Proposed budget is a 9-percent increase over last year's The city of Sherwood general fund...

Mixolydians edge out 3-time champs to garner 1st place

Mixolydians edge out 3-time champs to garner 1st place

Sherwood High School’s a cappella group the Mixolydians edged out three-time champion Soul'd...

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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,…
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
June 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…
May 14, 2015

State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
UPDATE: University presidents want more money for schools State economists are projecting both a $473 million rebate to taxpayers next year and up to $264 million more for the state budget in…
FILE PHOTO - Sherwood is named No. 9 of the safest cities in Oregon based on FBI statistics and data involving major and violent crime.
May 13, 2015

Sherwood gets high rankings for safety, livability

by Ray Pitz
Two websites give city kudos Once again, a national website has ranked Sherwood as one of the top safest places in the state to live. Value Penguin, an online consumer website, placed Sherwood…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sherwood Mayor Krisanna Clark shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama during a May 8 speech on fair trade at Nike headquarters just outside of Beaverton.
May 12, 2015

Clark among front-row dignitaries at Obama speech

by Ray Pitz
Mayor receives ticket from U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici's office Sherwood Mayor Krisanna Clark was among the dignitaries who got a front-row seat and shook the hand of President Barack Obama…
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Alter Wiener, shown here with Sherwood High School seniors Kiley Gersch and Sierra Gieber, will return to Sherwood May 16 speaking at a lecture open to the public at the Sherwood Center for the Arts at 2 p.m.
May 11, 2015

Holocaust survivor to speak at Sherwood Center for the Arts…

by Gazette staff
Alter Wiener, one of only a handful of Holocaust survivors from Oregon who is still around, returns to Sherwood to share his story at the Sherwood Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 16. His…
May 07, 2015

Council approves medical marijuana dispensaries in industrial…

by Ray Pitz
Medical marijuana shops can locate only in the city’s industrial areas as long as they are no more than 3,000 square feet in size, the Sherwood City Council determined Tuesday night. The council…

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COURTESY OF WHEEL OF FORTUNE. - Stacy Singledecker won $1,000 in cash and a trip to Belize valued at $6,000 during her May 5 appearance on 'Wheel of Fortune.'
May 07, 2015

Sherwood woman wins $7,000 in cash, prizes on 'Wheel of Fortune'

by Ray Pitz
Stacy Singledecker, the Sherwood woman featured on the May 4 segment of “Wheel of Fortune,” took home cash and prizes worth $7,000. Singledecker, a 20-year Sherwood resident who runs an…
May 07, 2015

Former mayor gets go-ahead to collect signatures for vote on…

by Ray Pitz
Former Mayor Bill Middleton can go ahead with plans to get enough signatures to place on a measure on an upcoming ballot that would require double majority voter approval on any new city taxes,…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Amazing Kids from across northwest Oregon joined Pamplin Media Group owner Dr. Robert Pamplin Jr. (middle right) and Mark Garber, president and publisher of PMGs newspaper division, at a special awards ceremony at OMSI last week.
May 07, 2015

Pamplin to Amazing Kids: make the world a better place

by Shasta Kearns Moore
(This corrects a previous version of this story.) Potential was in the air at a gala event honoring the 25 Pamplin Media Group 2015 Amazing Kids at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry,…
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO  - The Sherwood Center for the Arts is seeking retail ventures (or possibly even office space seekers) to locate in the building. Space would front Pine Street with one door facing toward Railroad Avenue.
May 01, 2015

Sherwood Center for the Arts looking for retailers

by Ray Pitz
The city of Sherwood is still seeking tenants for retail space in the Sherwood Center for the Arts, recently hiring a broker to help out. The new 15,000-square-foot center opened at the end of…
Christian Nishioka
Apr 30, 2015

Sherwood High grad heads to Nepal to provide humanitarian…

by Ray Pitz
Christian Nishioka and Cole Miller of Portland will make the trip Friday A Sherwood resident will be part of a pair of Oregon State University students set to travel to Nepal Friday to film a…
Apr 29, 2015

Council moves to site medical marijuana in industrial areas

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood City Council is one step closer to signing off on regulations regarding where medical marijuana dispensaries can locate in the city. During a special meeting Tuesday, the council…
John Davis
Apr 28, 2015

Recreational marijuana town hall set Wednesday

by Ray Pitz
With the passage of Measure 91 in November 2014, the State of Oregon is working on a variety of fronts to implement recreational marijuana in Oregon. State Rep. John Davis (House District 26)…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - The race for a seat on the Sherwood City Council is set for May 19.
Apr 28, 2015

Three vie for seat on Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
Three candidates are running for a seat in the May 19 Sherwood City Council race. Renee Brouse, Alan Pearson and Ivonne Gebhardt are all running to fill a seat left vacant when former Councilor…
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Harriette Mandel will celebrate her 100th birthday on May 2 with a party planned for Mountain Home United Methodist Church.
Apr 28, 2015

Sherwood resident inches toward the century mark

by Ray Pitz
Harriette Mandel turns 100 on May 2 When asked what has guided Harriette Mandel through the 99 years of her life, she says it’s simple – she keeps God, family and friends at the center of…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JAIME VALDEZ - It was only on Sept. 23 that Emma Aanderud was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, a rare form of cancer for young people to have. She walked away from the hospital March 9, cancer free.
Apr 26, 2015

Amazing Kid: Emma Aanderud fought to beat cancer

by Ray Pitz
The 15-year-old SHS student supported others while in the hospital Emma Aanderud has been through a lot in her short life. An active 15-year-old, Emma was living a normal kid’s life last summer,…

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