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...

District won't provide staff member handler for service dog aiding autistic boy

District won't provide staff member handler for service dog aiding autistic boy

The McDonalds want their son John Scott to attend school with his dog Kai Scott and Jennifer...

Community center closes in on opening date

Community center closes in on opening date

The new cultural arts/community center will open sometime in February Work is continuing at a...

City begins looking at future inclusion of Sherwood West

City begins looking at future inclusion of Sherwood West

A total of 1,300 acres are expected to become part of the city over the next 50 years The city of...

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January 26, 2015

One word - funding - chimes loudest at forum

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…
January 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…
January 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…
January 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…

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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: 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: SUBMITTTED - Three Albertsons supermarkets in Tigard and Sherwood are poised to become Haggens after an acquisition of 146 stores across Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Arizona
Dec 25, 2014

Haggen takes over Albertsons stores in Tigard, Sherwood

by Geoff Pursinger
Grocery store chain plans to acquire 146 stores on West Coast Haggen Food and Pharmacy is about to make a major comeback. The Washington-based grocery store chain announced Friday that it will…
Dec 17, 2014

Thornton, McGuigan honored by mayor

by Ray Pitz
Two Sherwood residents were recently honored as part of the mayor’s annual recognition award. On Dec. 16, Mayor Bill Middleton honored Alice Thornton and Phil McGuigan, who have been extensively…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Jim Burton turns a piece of wood to create a Christmas ornament on a lathe in his Sherwood garage. Wood to create the bowl came from a 120-year-old cedar taken down in Sherwood this past summer.
Dec 17, 2014

Historic Sherwood cedar tree lives on in woodworker's art

by Ray Pitz
Pieces of a 120-year-old tree are transformed into bowls and ornaments A Sherwood woodworker is ensuring the legacy of a 119-year-old cedar tree taken down last summer on Southwest Second and…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tim Esau went door-to-door in Tigard last year to put an anti-transit petition on the ballot in Tigard. Now, hes set his sights on all of Washington County.
Dec 09, 2014

Anti-light rail bill could head to county vote

by Geoff Pursinger
Petitioner calls for Washington County residents to have say on Southwest Corridor Plan The man who brought about sweeping changes in the way the city of Tigard handles light rail is at it…
Bill Middleton
Dec 08, 2014

Mayor pushes for measure that would require voter approval on…

by Ray Pitz
If sent to voters and approved, measure would kick in July 1, 2015 Sherwood Mayor Bill Middleton hopes to send voters a measure that would allow them to vote on future city fees and taxes.…
Krisanna Clark
Jan 01, 2015

State finds 'insufficient evidence' that mayor-elect made false…

by Ray Pitz
The Oregon Secretary of State receives letter that YMCA board members used 'board member' and 'board of trustee' designations interchangeably The Oregon Secretary of State’s Election Division…




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