Mayoral candidates answer questions about future police services, economic growth

Mayoral candidates answer questions about future police services, economic growth

A relatively quiet candidate’s forum drew Sherwood’s two mayoral candidates who...

Residents weigh in on what they'd like in a dog park

Residents weigh in on what they'd like in a dog park

The Snyder Park facility would host parks for large and small dogs In a perfect world,...

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on

When the new school year kicks off this month, probably no one at Sherwood High School will be...

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

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October 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.
September 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.
September 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…
September 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.
September 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.
September 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…
September 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.
September 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
September 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…
September 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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Sep 10, 2014

Student removed from SHS after police find 'hit list'

by Ray Pitz
A Sherwood High School student who was in possession of a “hit list” has been removed from school until authorities further evaluate the situation. Police found a piece of paper titled, “my hit…
Aug 25, 2014

Around Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
SPD host 9/11 blood drive, drug take-back The Sherwood Police Department will host a 9/11 Commemorative Blood Drive on Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The drive will be held at the station,…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: DARLYN CHESTER - Community members rallied with banners, signs and balloons to welcome back Reynolds High School students Friday.
Sep 05, 2014

'We are Reynolds'

by Lisa K. Anderson
Three months after tragedy struck, students return to RHS Parents, grandparents, leaders and community members lined the streets of Cherry Park Road early Friday morning, offering messages of…
Photo Credit: COURTESY CITY OF SHERWOOD - Here's what a proposed dog park at Synder Park would look like. The area involved is three-quarters of an acre near the reservoir.
Sep 05, 2014

Open house set for proposed Snyder Park dog park

by Ray Pitz
Area would include three-quarters of an acre Residents hoping to weigh in on a proposed dog park in Sherwood's Snyder Park will get a chance during an open house on Monday, Sept. 8, in the…
Photo Credit: SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Sherwood High School students stand in front of the revamped patrol car of Kris Asla, the school resource officer at the school.
Sep 03, 2014

School resource officer's car gets some eye-catching graphics

by No author
The car includes the Dutch Bros', SHS mascot logos The patrol car of Officer Kris Asla, the school resource officer at Sherwood High School, now has a flashy new look thanks to the efforts of…
Sep 02, 2014

Two Sherwood candidates withdraw from race

by Ray Pitz
Naomi Belov and Patti Spreen say they are no longer candidates Two of the eleven candidates running for the Sherwood City Council have withdrawn their names from the upcoming ballot. Both Naomi…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
Aug 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
Aug 27, 2014

Walmart awards $164,000 to local nonprofits

by Geoff Pursinger
When the two new Walmart superstores opened in Tigard and Sherwood this week, shoppers from all over the region flocked to the locations, hoping to save a few bucks on everything from toiletries…
The Sherwood Gazette is seeking on 'amazing kid' in Sherwood.
Aug 26, 2014

Gazette seeks Amazing Kid nominees

by The Times
Winners will be announced Oct. 30 The Sherwood Gazette is calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging from elementary school kindergartners to high school seniors to be…
Aug 26, 2014

Sherwood City Council/mayor's race getting crowded

by Ray Pitz
Former Sherwood City Manager Ross Schultz throws hat in as well Two Sherwood city councilors are running for mayor, joined by eleven candidates who hope to secure one of three available seats on…



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