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...

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...

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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…
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…

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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…
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…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ  - More than 25 Sherwood residents showed up at the beginning of an open house for the Sherwood Dog Park on Monday.
Sep 09, 2014

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

by Ray Pitz
The Snyder Park facility would host parks for large and small dogs In a perfect world, Sherwood’s proposed dog park would come complete with lights, specific hours of operation, and rules and…
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

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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…

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