Haggen to begin converting Sherwood store on April 2

Haggen to begin converting Sherwood store on April 2

Store to close April 2, reopen on April 4 Haggen Food and Pharmacy, the Washington-based grocery...

Sherwood band The Macks release 'Nightcrawler' debut album

Sherwood band The Macks release 'Nightcrawler' debut album

Ever since he picked up the guitar at a young age, Sherwood High School senior Ben Windheim has...

City pushes forward in effort to create community vegetable/flower garden

City pushes forward in effort to create community vegetable/flower garden

Several sites are being considered Sherwood is scouting out a large plot of city land that could...

Sherwood Center for the Arts opens amid fanfare

Sherwood Center for the Arts opens amid fanfare

More than 500 people pack into the facility for its Feb. 28 grand opening More than 500...

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March 26, 2015

March 25 Highway 18 accident injures Sherwood residents

by Ray Pitz
Accident occurred near Slick Rock Road A serious crash was reported Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle driven by a Vancouver, Wash., woman crossed the roadway on Oregon Highway 18 near Slick…
March 24, 2015

Sherwood earns top financial reporting award

by Ray Pitz
For the third year in a row, the city of Sherwood has been awarded the certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Jeremy Crittenden, a Sherwood resident, works on repairs to the USS Ronald Reagan.
March 24, 2015

Around Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Navy news, mayor meets governor, Boljat sets summer art classes Sherwood man works on USS Ronald Reagan Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Airman Jeremy Crittenden, a Sherwood resident, is working on…
March 19, 2015

Memorial service set for fifth-grader who died unexpectedly

by Ray Pitz
A memorial service honoring the life of a 10-year-old Sherwood youth who died unexpectedly last Sunday is planned for Friday, March 20. The gathering is set from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bella Via event…
April 01, 2015

Man gets 25 years for sex abuse involving child

by Ray Pitz
(This corrects a previous version of this article) A former Sherwood resident was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to single counts of first-degree sodomy and first-degree…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Tony Budesilich is a 10-year-old Edy Ridge Elementary School  student who was recently diagnosed with a rare cancer, Ewing's Sarcoma. Two fundraiser to help the young boy have been set.
March 18, 2015

Thursday's Dutch Bros. proceeds to benefit 10-year-old with…

by Ray Pitz
The benefit is only good at the Sherwood Dutch Bros. The Sherwood Dutch Bros. Coffee kiosk will host a special all-day fundraiser Thursday, March 19, to benefit Tony Budesilich, a 10-year-old…
Dan King
March 10, 2015

King wins seat on Sherwood City Council

by Ray Pitz
Dan King edges out Beth Cooke and Kurt Kristensen Sherwood resident Dan King has once again been elected to the Sherwood City Council. King was handily edging out his two opponents, Beth Cooke…
Heather Cordie
March 10, 2015

Cordie bows out as Eugene superintendent finalist

by Ray Pitz
Cordie explained that the position was not the right "fit" Less than a week after it was publicly announced that Sherwood Superintendent Heather Cordie was one of three finalists being…
March 05, 2015

Three file for Sherwood City Council seat set for May election

by Ray Pitz
Three Sherwood residents have filed for a Sherwood City Council seat left vacant when Councilor Krisanna Clark became mayor in January. They include Renee Brouse, Alan Pearson and Ivonne…
FILE PHOTO - The renovation of the Sherwood Albertson's store, which will soon change to Haggen's, is expected later this month.
March 04, 2015

Haggen takeover of Albertson's begins this month

by Geoff Pursinger
Consider it an extreme makeover, supermarket edition. Later this month, several Albertsons supermarkets across the state will close, then reopen as Haggen Food and Pharmacy stores, including…

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Mar 03, 2015

"If I were mayor, I would..." contest open to Sherwood youth

by Ray Pitz
Students can submit in one of three categories Sherwood Mayor Krisanna Clark is inviting all fourth- through 12th-graders in the city to enter the Oregon Mayor's Associations’ "If I Were Mayor,…
Heather Cordie
Mar 02, 2015

Sherwood superintendent one of three finalists for Eugene job

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood Superintendent Heather Cordie is one of three finalists competing for a job as superintendent in the Eugene School District, the district announced Monday. Cordie is currently serving…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - Six Word Story contest is now open with entries due by March 28.
Feb 24, 2015

Six Word Story Contest comes to Sherwood Public Library

by Ray Pitz
There’s a literary legend that Ernest Hemingway, while having dinner with fellow writers of the famous Algonquin Round Table in New York City, bet he could write a story in just six words. They…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - The Sherwood Center for the Arts opens Saturday. First play performance is 'Mary Poppins' set for March 5, 6 and 7. It repeats on aMarcfh 12, 13 and 14.
Feb 26, 2015

Sherwood Center for the Arts grand opening set Saturday

by Ray Pitz
Music, live performances set for March The opening of the Sherwood Center for the Arts on Feb. 28 will christen the new theater space and stage with a variety of performances by local groups and…
Feb 25, 2015

Commission discusses best locations for medical marijuana…

by Ray Pitz
Sherwood planning staff is busy collecting answers to the possible questions residents may pose regarding the future siting of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, or if they even want…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
Feb 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF TWO KILTS - According to a Facebook post, Two Kilts owners Chris Dillon, left, and Alex McGaw will continue to brew their variety of beverages in the Sherwood Industrial Park off of Tualatin-Sherwood Road. Late last year, the brewery announced plans to leave Sherwood for a new location in downtown Hillsboro with Dillon saying they found the city of Sherwood to have some 'challenging' fees and attitudes about small businesses.
Feb 24, 2015

Two Kilts pulls plug on Hillsboro expansion, will stay put in…

by Doug Burkhardt
Easy come, easy go. It looks like the long-anticipated Two Kilts Brewing, which would have filled an empty storefront in the 300 block of East Main Street, will not be opening in downtown…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF TLS JOURNEY - TLS Journey, a Journey tribute band fronted by a female Filipino lead singer, is set to appear March 6 at Sherwood High School, part of a fundraiser for Dorenbecher Children's Hospital.
Feb 23, 2015

Around Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Journey tribute band comes to SHS, Sleighbells winter closure and other news Journey tribute band to benefit Doernbecher A Sherwood High School March 6 concert featuring a Journey tribute band…
Mar 11, 2015

Tri-Met service from downtown to Sunset Boulevard discussed

by Ray Pitz
Tom Mills, a senior planner for TriMet, will be speaking at the Woodhaven Homeowners’ Association meeting set for Tuesday, March 17, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The meeting, which will be held at the…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Most of the people who criticized a Sherwood School District Boundary Adjustment Committee recommendation to move selected cells of elementary students from Edy Ridge to Middleton live in the Heron Ridge subdivision.
Feb 19, 2015

Proposed boundary change has parents concerned

by Barbara Sherman
At the Feb. 11 Sherwood School Board meeting attended by dozens of parents, several from the Heron Ridge neighborhood located north of Roy Rogers Road spoke passionately and eloquently against a…




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