Sherwood slates loads of Halloween events

Sherwood slates loads of Halloween events

YMCA, merchants throughout the city participating in Friday events Sherwood will be filled with...

Moulage magic: Boy Scouts to the rescue

Moulage magic: Boy Scouts to the rescue

A theatrical makeup artist and actor replicates grisly accident scenes On a recent warm October...

Pastor recalls couple killed in accident (along with their daughter) were loving parents

Pastor recalls couple killed in accident (along with their daughter) were loving parents

Memorial service planned for Sunday at Doubletree in Northeast Portland The parents who were...

 Bonamici tour reveals how SHS students are preparing for high-tech future

Bonamici tour reveals how SHS students are preparing for high-tech future

Congresswoman spends time at school on National Manufacturing Day Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici...

Sherwood council approves 10 percent tax on pot if it's legalized

Sherwood council approves 10 percent tax on pot if it's legalized

The city used the amount as a placeholder if marijuana sales are eventually allowed Sherwood is...

Refuge receives 211 comments on youth waterfowl hunting

Refuge receives 211 comments on youth waterfowl hunting

Plan could result in hunting of 200 of the estimated 280,000 waterfowl in region A public comment...

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October 29, 2014

Old Town gears up for trick or treaters

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There will be many Old Town Sherwood stops for Trick of Treaters this year, so get your goblin, super hero or princess ready to collect their goodies in the city’s historic business district.…
December 01, 2014

City earns prestigious budget presentation award

by Ray Pitz
The city of Sherwood has received notification from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada that the city has been awarded the GFOA Distinguished Budget…
October 27, 2014

Eleven vie for appointment to Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
Six of those also are running for election Nov. 4 Eleven residents have applied for a possible appointment to a seat on the Sherwood City Council. Naomi Belov, Anthony Bevel, Dean Boswell, Renee…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The annual Stuff the Truck, which benefits the Michael Grimm Foundation and the Chelsea Hicks Foundation, is planned for Oct. 31.
October 27, 2014

Stuff the Truck is coming to SHS

by Ray Pitz
Donations of stuffed animals, costumes and accessories are being sought for this year’s Stuff the Truck event set for Oct. 31 at Sherwood High School during the football game. The annual event…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
October 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Chipotle Mexican Grill opened last Thursday in Parkway Village in Sherwood.
November 01, 2014

Chipotle opens at Parkway Village in Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
The new Sherwood location joins 16 throughout the state Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened a location in Parkway Village in Sherwood (across the parking lot from Walmart) on Langer Farms Parkway.…
Krisanna Clark
October 15, 2014

Mayor's race heats up with separate complaints to state…

by Ray Pitz
Each candiate says complaints politically motivated An already contentious race between two Sherwood City Council members hoping to be the city’s next mayor just got more heated as separate…
October 10, 2014

League of Women Voters to review ballot measures

by Ray Pitz
A forum to discuss the seven ballot measures is set for Thursday The Sherwood Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Portland will present a Voters’ Forum on Thursday, Oct. 16, to…
October 07, 2014

Police arrest man for leaving kids in hot car while getting a…

by Ray Pitz
The Portland man was lodge at the Washington County Jail A 35-year-old Portland man was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with two counts of second-degree child neglect after leaving his…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Candidates for the upcoming mayoral and council races showed up at Sherwood High School Tuesday night as part of a candidate's forum.
October 01, 2014

Mayoral candidates answer questions about future police…

by Ray Pitz
A relatively quiet candidate’s forum drew Sherwood’s two mayoral candidates who answered questions ranging from the city’s economic future to views on whether the city should look into pursuing…

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Oct 01, 2014

SMS Harvest Festival, haunted house set for Oct. 18

by Ray Pitz
The 13th annual Sherwood Middle School Harvest Festival and Spook Alley Haunted House is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, at Sherwood Middle School. (The Sherwood Gazette printed an incorrect date in…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce and Sherwood High School's Youth and Government class are sponsoring Tuesday's forum.
Sep 26, 2014

Tuesday forum set for council, mayoral candidates

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood High School’s Youth and Government class along with the Sherwood Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting a voter’s forum Tuesday evening in an effort to help citizens learn more about…
Photo Credit: WASHINGTON COUNTY LAND USE & TRANSPORTATION - Here's what plans to extend 124th Avenue look like.
Sep 25, 2014

Extension of 124th Avenue (on Tualatin-Sherwood Rd) set

by Ray Pitz
The 1.3 mile roadway will begin this summer. If all goes as planned, Sherwood and Tualatin residents hoping to exit often-jammed Tualatin Sherwood Road will be able to jet over to Tonquin Road…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE  - A 50-foot-by-50-foot burn pile near a barn flamed up Monday night.
Sep 23, 2014

Burn pile flames up on Tooze Road

by Ray Pitz
Firefighters responded to a possible barn fire Monday night at 13980 S.W. Tooze Road in rural Sherwood. Crews from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reported seeing a column of smoke when they…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - This is a shot of the Tualatin side of 124th Avenue at the Tualatin-Sherwood Road intersection. Plans are to extend the road all the way out to Tonquin Road in an area that's being zoned for future light industrial growth.
Sep 22, 2014

Open house shines light on 124th Avenue projects

by Ray Pitz
Roadway would extend from Tualatin-Sherwood to Tonquin roads Want to learn more about Washington County’s 124th Avenue extension project and the Willamette Water Supply Program? Visit an open…
Sep 20, 2014

Vox Max Belgian hoists prize in river beer contest

by Kendra Hogue
Beer maker Ted Assur took the top prize last week in the inaugural challenge to create beer from Tualatin River water. Assur’s Vox Max Belgian earned the $150 prize and bragging rights for being…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Irma, a Belgian Malinois, and her handler, Officer Corey Jentzsch, stand outside the Sherwood Police Department when the K9 first joined the department. On Sept. 16, the Sherwood Police Foundation donated a ballastic vest to the K9 to keep her safe.
Sep 17, 2014

Irma the K9 gets bullet-proof vest, advisory board formed soon

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Police Department’s K-9 tracking dog just got a little bit safer thanks to the donation of a dog-sized ballistic vest. The vest, was donated to Irma (a Belgian Malinois) via her…
Robyn Folsom
Sep 17, 2014

Folsom to move outside city, will leave council

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood City Councilor Robyn Folsom has announced she will resign her position at the end of September as she moves to a new home located outside of the city limits. Folsom told the council of…
Sep 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…

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