Holocaust survivor plays to packed house at Sherwood library

Holocaust survivor plays to packed house at Sherwood library

Alter Wiener says this may be his last appearance due to health concerns More than 200 people...

Mayor Clark sets goals, looks to the future

Mayor Clark sets goals, looks to the future

Clark begins work following what former councilers consider a contentious tenure When Krisanna...

Funeral for a friend (and a darn good dancer)

Funeral for a friend (and a darn good dancer)

Service for Jeff Olds honors man who didn't know the word 'stranger' If it hadn’t been for...

The Old Spaghetti Factory heads to Sherwood

The Old Spaghetti Factory heads to Sherwood

Restaurant in the Walmart complex could be up by the fall. Sherwood will soon be home to The Old...

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January 31, 2015

Mayor to deliver State of City Address Tuesday

by Ray Pitz
Mayor Krisanna Clark is planning to present her State of the City address on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the regular Sherwood City Council meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will take place in…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ -  Jeffrey Ramsey was all smiles after he was shown his 1999 Dodge truck wrapped with a vinyl camo pattern on Jan.30. PDX Wraps of Sherwood took care of not only installing the wrap but also coordinated with other businesses to add a few extras.
February 01, 2015

'Wrapped' truck delights 16-year-old leukemia patient

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood business PDX Wraps got the ball rolling to fulfill the dream of a young boy When Jeffrey Ramsey got his first look at his newly remodeled and tricked out 1999 Dodge pickup Friday, he…
March 01, 2015

Second complaint against Henderson dismissed

by Ray Pitz
A complaint file by former Mayor Bill Middleton against Sherwood City Councilor Linda Henderson has been dismissed by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission. Middleton previously said he filed…
January 26, 2015

School funding leads wish list at Washington County Schools…

by Geoff Pursinger
Third annual education gathering highlights need for more money If school districts in Washington County have their way, state legislators will focus on three things during the recently started…
January 22, 2015

Five interested in appointment to Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
Five Sherwood residents have expressed interest in being appointed to a spot on the Sherwood City Council following the resignation of Krisanna Clark, who relinquished her position Jan. 6 to…
Linda Henderson
February 01, 2015

State dismisses complaint against Henderson

by Ray Pitz
The Elections Division says councilor filed the needed paperwork The Oregon Secretary of State’s Elections Division has dismissed a complaint filed in October that claimed then-Sherwood mayoral…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO: NICHOLAS PITZ - Alter Wiener lost 123 members of his extended family in the Holocaust when 6 million Jews were annihilated. Now he goes around speaking on one of the darkest times in world history so that no one can deny or forget what happened.
January 20, 2015

Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener to speak at library

by Ray Pitz
One of only a handful of Holocaust survivors still living in the state will speak about his early life spent in Nazi concentration camps during a presentation at the Sherwood Public Library on…
January 15, 2015

December was good month for real estate sales

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland Realtors closed more deals in December than they had in the past nine years, according to a new RMLS report released Thursday morning. The regional listing service reported that closed…
January 12, 2015

Court challenge places on hold Sherwood vote on future taxes

by Ray Pitz
City councilor files challenge against former mayor's initiative petition An initiative petition former Sherwood Mayor Bill Middleton had hoped to soon forward to residents -- allowing them to…
January 08, 2015

Sherwood Charter School lawsuit dismissed

by Gazette staff
The lawsuit had sought damages related to a student believed to have been a danger to other students The final six claims in a lawsuit against Sherwood Charter School were dismissed with…

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Jan 08, 2015

First council meeting proves to be a bit bumpy

by Ray Pitz
Past animosity between Clark and Henderson evident The city’s first Sherwood City Council meeting with a new mayor and three new councilors got off to a slightly rocky start with disagreements…
Jan 08, 2015

Applicants sought for interim Sherwood City Council member

by Ray Pitz
With the swearing-in of Mayor Krisanna Clark, the Sherwood City Council officially declared her council seat vacant Tuesday. The city charter requires that Sherwood voters will select the…
Jan 05, 2015

Three file for Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
A March special election is planned Three Sherwood residents have filed for a seat on the Sherwood City Council in a special election set for March 10. Beth Cooke, Dan King and Kurt Kristensen…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Here's a shot of the man police believe was involved with the theft of disabled woman's purse on Dec. 24. This shot, from Dec. 23, shows the man exiting the same store after he and a female accomplice allegedly used a stolen credit card to make purchases.
Dec 30, 2014

Police post more photos of pair suspected of stealing disabled…

by Ray Pitz
Additional photos have been released involving the suspects Sherwood police believe stole the purse of a disabled Sherwood woman early on Christmas Eve at the Sherwood Kohl’s department store.…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Here's the woman police suspect removed a purse from the shopping cart of a 43-year-old disabled Sherwood woman on Christmas Eve.
Dec 29, 2014

Police, store employee step up after 'grinches' steal disabled…

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood Police and a Kohl's employee do their best to make a woman's Christmas merry While two “Grinches” attempted to steal Christmas from a disabled woman shopping in Sherwood on Christmas…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS - Boy Scout Troops 116 and 224, along with Cub Scout Packs 710 and 737, will be recycling Christmas trees Dec. 27 and 28, and again on Jan. 3 and 4.
Dec 23, 2014

Scout Christmas tree recycling days are set

by Ray Pitz
Boy Scout Troops 116 and 224, along with Cub Scout Packs 710 and 737, will be recycling Christmas trees Dec. 27 and 28, and again on Jan. 3 and 4. Residents are asked to have trees on the curb…
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.
Dec 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: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Maggie Chapin, the new manager of Sherwood's new cultural arts/community center, stands outside the center in early December. The 15,000-square-foot facility will open in February.
Dec 29, 2014

Community center closes in on opening date

by Ray Pitz
The new cultural arts/community center will open sometime in February Work is continuing at a steady clip at Sherwood’s community/cultural arts center with plans to open the new facility…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Residents have until Jan. 5 to file for a vacant Sherwood City Council seat.
Dec 23, 2014

Applications being accepted for council seat

by Ray Pitz
Residents have until Jan. 5 to file Applications are now available for anyone who wants to apply to fill a partial term on the Sherwood City Council. Those applications are due by Jan. 5 at 5…
Photo Credit: COURTESY CITY OF SHERWOOD - The shaded areas show where up to 1,300 acres of property will eventually come into the city, part of plan to provide land for growth over the next 50 years.
Dec 21, 2014

City begins looking at future inclusion of Sherwood West

by Ray Pitz
A total of 1,300 acres are expected to become part of the city over the next 50 years The city of Sherwood is asking residents how they would like to see growth occur in a 1,300-acre portion of…

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