Sherwood digs out from most amount of snow in seven years

Sherwood digs out from most amount of snow in seven years

The city called out its big equipment as young people enjoyed 5 to 7.5 inches of the white stuff

Snowfall shuts down all schools, library, city offices, delays trash pickup

Snowfall shuts down all schools, library, city offices, delays trash pickup

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Removal of 12 Old Town monument/street signs to begin soon

Removal of 12 Old Town monument/street signs to begin soon

Twelve of the large concrete structure will be taken down along First Street.

Sherwood chief credits officers with helping to save trooper's life

Sherwood chief credits officers with helping to save trooper's life

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Sherwood woman critically injured in fire last week dies

Sherwood woman critically injured in fire last week dies

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Yeah, that second winter storm that blanketed the city was nasty

Yeah, that second winter storm that blanketed the city was nasty

Sherwood schools shut down for two days as students take to the streets for loads of sledding fun

Planning Commission approves construction of Hampton Inn, city's first hotel

Planning Commission approves construction of Hampton Inn, city's first hotel

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District eyes 50 acres of land off Elwert Road for new high school

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KORT CHIROPRACTIC & CONCUSSION CARE - Russell Kort, DCFor the past year, I have written numerous articles about concussions and collisions.

I have listed many adverse effects related these types of injuries. Symptoms such as loss of balance, focus, energy, sensitivity to light and sound, slips in eye movements, digestive issues, depression, anxiety, headaches, migraines, neck and back pain, and so much more.

In the past year, something amazing has happened in my practice. We have developed protocols that have changed the way I treat patients.

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WILSON ORTHODONTICS - Dr. C. Todd WilsonThis Holiday season, take time to reflect on the ways you are blessed in your lives. Enjoy spending time with your family and loved ones, as that time is precious above all.

As we move forward into the New Year, be sure to acknowledge the people who make sacrifices on your behalf. And, importantly, ponder the ways that you might return to those who give to you.

I am ever grateful to the Sherwood community for being a part of my practice’s family. It is a great honor and a privilege to have been entrusted with providing orthodontic care to so many over the years.

As such, I have always believed that providing orthodontic care is only part of my responsibility. A big part of my obligation as a professional is to give back to the community. That I do by supporting a multitude of community events, school fundraising efforts, athletics, the arts, and more.

Our Rewards Program also emphasizes this, offering kids points for participating in community service.

Each year I provide free orthodontic treatment to a number of people who have high orthodontic need but who otherwise could not afford treatment. This is one of my most rewarding endeavors, witnessing the positive changes this brings in the form of improved health and self-image.

I recognize how others help me, and I strive to give back. I encourage us all to look for more opportunities to ‘pay it forward’ in the coming year. Happy Holidays!

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Sherwood, OR 97140

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Newberg, OR 97132

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NEW SMILES DENTAL - Dentists Nathan Doyel, Benjamin Aanderud and Richard McKinney.Are you one of the many Americans who don’t seek dental care because you don’t have dental insurance?

Having healthy teeth and gums can affect your self-esteem, how well you eat and sleep and even affects your overall health. Unfortunately, most dental insurance plans have a maximum yearly benefit of $1,000, which hasn’t changed since the 1960s!

That means that your dental premiums probably only cover routine cleanings, fluoride and X-rays, which leaves you to pay entirely out of pocket for any other treatment. And that’s only if you’re one of the 64% of Americans who have dental insurance through your employer.

While we accept most dental insurance plan payments at New Smiles, we’ve also seen the need for an alternative. As open-enrollment season for dental insurance approaches, we’d like to offer our patients the option of our New Smiles Dental Membership.

At New Smiles, we offer membership plans that are comparable to the cost of most group dental plans. For example, a basic membership is only around $30/month and will cover twice-yearly exams, cleaning and X-rays, an emergency exam, a smile consultation and 15% off ALL other dental procedures, including cosmetic procedures with NO maximum benefit!

Don’t let inadequate dental insurance prevent your family from getting the care that you need. This upcoming year, consider New Smiles Dental Membership as an alternative to your current plan. Call our office today at 503-925-9595 for more information.

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Sherwood, OR 97140

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KORT CHIROPRACTIC AND CONCUSSION CARE - Russell J. Kort, D.C.In recent articles, I have written about concussions and the effects they have on the brain.

Balance issues are common side effects of a concussion. These symptoms are most noticeable when our eyes are closed. Think about it. How often do you blink per day? The average is 28,800 times. However, if you are experiencing sensitivity to light or sound, that number could be much higher.

Balance is the key to life, and if your balance is altered with every blink of your eyes, your quality of life will be compromised. Falls are one of the top five causes of death of people over 50.

Most of us take balance for granted. Imagine for a second if every time you blink you thought you were falling. Do you think the muscles of your neck and back will be loose and relaxed? NOT A CHANCE!

People with balance issues are plagued with neck and back issues. This is because the brain is working constantly to stabilize them against the ravages of gravity.

If the source of the problem is not addressed, then the problem will never go away.

At Kort Chiropractic and Concussion Care, we have unique and proven solutions for balance and other brain and spinal issues.

Dr. Kort is the pioneering physician utilizing Acoustic Brain Body Exercise as a fundamental treatment program to improve and enhance the lives of those we touch.

Call today for a complimentary consultation with Dr. Kort.

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20407 SW Borchers Drive, Suite 201

Sherwood, OR 97140

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WILSON ORTHODONTICS - Dr. C. Todd WilsonAs time passes, as a society, we are placing more and more value on having straight, cosmetically ideal teeth. That is not a bad thing for sure. It is definitely more the norm than the exception to have braces now.

In the not-far-distant past, your dentist was more likely to dismiss your orthodontic needs as “cosmetic” or “optional.” I treat a lot of adult patients who were told they did not need braces as kids. In more recent times, dentists are much more aware of the long-term benefits of having orthodontic treatment and are much more likely to recommend it.

But what exactly is the benefit? Is it just about having straight teeth?

Definitely not. In fact, I recommend treatment for primarily bite-related, or functional reasons. Cosmetics are sort of a side effect, if you will, of having the teeth aligned in the proper bite position.

An orthodontist is trained to place your teeth in proper position in the bite, down to fractions of a millimeter. This is important as the enamel of your teeth, though super-strong, is weaker under certain types of forces. In general, having a proper bite will lead to less wear on your teeth, less dental work over time, less tendency for periodontal disease and healthier jaw joints.

Is it OK to want braces just to get your teeth straight? Sure! But be sure to also consider the health benefits to your teeth and jaw structures.

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17680 SW Handley St., Suite 202

Sherwood, OR 97140

3100 Haworth Ave., Suite 210

Newberg, OR 97132

503-925-1566

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NEW SMILES DENTAL - Dentists Nathan Doyel, Benjamin Aanderud and Richard McKinney.Leo Buscaglia said it well: “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

At New Smiles we do believe in the power of nice and how a smile really can make a difference. For a loved one who hides their smile due to dull, stained, broken or missing teeth or unhealthy gums, how about give the gift of a smile? Here are just a few ideas:

New Smile in a Day – Our innovative “New Smile in a day” procedure brings hope to those who are concerned about the appearance of their teeth, but fearful of dental work or lack the time for repeat visits. Patients will walk away with entirely functioning, long-lasting teeth.

Electric toothbrush – For those who don’t brush consistently, thoroughly, who have dexterity challenges and/or who have dental work that makes teeth-cleaning difficult or who just want to preserve their dental work-- an electric toothbrush would be a welcome gift. Some of the best-selling models are Oral B & Philips Sonicare.

Whitening -- Professional whitening is the only way to safely and successfully obtain noticeable and rapid results. Easy custom fit trays to wear during the day or night make a whiter smile possible. At New Smiles, new and continuing patients receive this gift FREE.

Happy Holidays from New Smiles!

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17680 SW Handley St., Suite 101

Sherwood, OR 97140

503-925-9595

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WILSON ORTHODONTICS - C. Todd Wilson, DDSAs we approach Thanksgiving each year I, like many of you, take time to reflect on what I’m thankful for.

First, I am thankful for all of you who have been a part of my practice family over the past 15 years. I sincerely appreciate the opportunity to provide orthodontic care for you. I take great pride in what I do, and it’s very gratifying to see all of those beautiful smiles out in the community.

My gratitude for this opportunity motivates me to continue to give back to the community by sponsoring community events, school fundraisers, athletics, the arts, and the list goes on.

Second, it is extremely important to me that you have a positive experience as members of my practice family. This is an area I understand can always be improved upon, and we constantly strive to do better.

It stands to reason that a practice that has focused on providing excellent care and treating people with kindness and respect would get very busy over time. This presents ongoing challenges.

I want to make sure that we are always meeting your expectations in this regard, so I encourage honest and ongoing feedback. I don’t take it lightly that you have choices as to providers. My goal is to provide the best possible care with the best possible outcome in every situation.

Thanks again to all of you. At the end of the day, for me, it’s about treating others as I want to be treated.

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17680 SW Handley St., Suite 202

Sherwood, OR 97140

3100 Haworth Ave., Suite 210

Newberg, OR 97132

503-925-1566

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KORT CHIROPRACTIC AND CONCUSSION CARE - Russell J. Kort, DCMy first career as an EMT-I on a paramedic unit helped me understand and evaluate injuries associated with auto collisions – an invaluable skill in my chiropractic career.

When you are involved in a collision, there are many forces exerted on your body. Forces such as seatbelts, air bags and other impacts to your car play a role in stopping your movement and creating injuries to you and your passengers.

Did you know that 17 percent of all concussions (TBIs) are the result of car accidents? We know that and therefore evaluate all MVA patients for concussions.

Many people involved in collisions are more concerned about the damage to their cars than damage to themselves.

STOP! Your vehicle saved your life. It did not prevent you from being injured. Urgent Care checks to see if you have any life-threatening injuries.

At Kort Chiropractic and Concussion Care, we look past the obvious. We examine all aspects of your brain and body. With this information, we develop a comprehensive brain-body program to get you back on track.

The best part is, you’re covered by Oregon law for your care following a collision. This means your insurance company cannot tell you who you can see for treatment. In most cases, there are no out-of-pocket expenses to you and your occupants.

You owe it to yourself and your passengers to seek care from a physician who looks past the obvious.

It is this attention to detail that sets Kort Chiropractic and Concussion Care apart from the rest.

Kort Chiropractic and Concussion Care

20407 SW Borchers Drive, Suite 201

Sherwood, OR 97140

503-625-5678

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NEW SMILES DENTAL - Dentists Nathan Doyel, Benjamin Aanderud and Richard McKinneyHas fear kept you or a loved one from visiting the dentist? Have you lost the hope that you could ever have the youthful smile you once had?

For many patients, fear has lead to neglect and an overwhelming breakdown of their oral health.

Moreover, if you have several missing teeth, are in pain, have difficulty chewing, are embarrassed to smile or are unsatisfied with your denture, New Smiles is here to help.  The innovative “New Smile in a day” procedure brings hope back and allows us to restore your smile in one procedure.

Quality dental implants feel and function like natural teeth and are the standard in permanent tooth replacement.  

“New Smile in a day” means just that: You will walk away with entirely functioning, long-lasting teeth. After a comprehensive exam and thorough planning (all done in-office), our doctors use the most advanced technology and training to restore your smile. You do not need to visit multiple doctors, multiple times.

At New Smiles, our doctors are available to discuss all of your options and costs, then design a plan with you that will bring back confidence and health comfortably in an efficient, timely manner. 

The "New Smile in a day" approach has proven that when you change your smile, you change your life.

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17680 SW Handley St., Suite 101

Sherwood, OR 97140

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NEW SMILES DENTAL  - Nathan Doyel, Benjamin Aanderud, Richard McKinneyDo you have headaches or grind your teeth at night?

A night guard is a great solution to those problems. But beware! Not all guards are created equal.

Mouth guards at department or sporting goods stores are primarily used and recommended during sports to protect the teeth from major injury. Softened in hot water at home, boil-and-bite mouth protectors are made from thermoplastic material and are then placed in the mouth and shaped around the teeth. Because they are not designed for night use or to prevent grinding, they could do more harm than good.

Custom-fabricated mouth guards, called night guard appliances, are primarily worn at night. They are individually designed and prevent damage to teeth due to grinding and clinching, which many patients don’t even realize they do. Through an examination, our dentists will be able to diagnose whether a night guard would be beneficial by discussing your symptoms, such as sensitive teeth, headaches, jaw tightness and jaw popping or clicking and by noting if your teeth show wear patterns or signs of fracturing.

Night guards can help relax the muscles and stop costly damage to your teeth and jaw. An effective night guard should be comfortable, durable, easy to clean, and should not restrict breathing. The process is simple and takes a few minutes at two short visits.

Give us a call to find out more. Let’s lessen your pain, protect your teeth and help you get a better night’s sleep!

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Sherwood, OR 97140

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COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY - The Washington County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro remain covered in snow and ice Tuesday morning.
January 17, 2017

Tuesday: Ice storm extends weeklong deep freeze

by Mark Miller
Beaverton and Tigard-Tualatin schools lose their ninth instructional day to winter weather this year.
January 16, 2017

'Can't Take It with You' set for four nights at Sherwood Center for the Arts

by Ray Pitz
Performances are set for Jan. 20 and 21; Jan. 27 and 28
January 16, 2017

OTC chair seeks greater oversight of ODOT

by Paris Achen and Nick Budnick
In a letter to the governor, Oregon Transportation Commission Chairwoman Tammy Baney asked for independent staff person, involvement in ODOT director's performance review.


TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Marcus Merritt, 12, helps his friends Aiden and Finn Kelly shovel their grandpa's driveway in Sherwood after last week's snowstorm.
January 16, 2017

Monday: Snow and ice sticking around as heavy rains loom

by The Times
UPDATE: Freezing rain is in the forecast for Tuesday, raising the specter of worsening road conditions, power outages and property damage before warmer weather arrives.
January 15, 2017

Flood watch issued for Washington County

by Dana Haynes
Warm temperatures could melt snow and ice, leading to flooding.
WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Louis Robert Jarvis, Jr.
January 14, 2017

Man flees after being fired on at King City apartment

by Dana Haynes
The Sheriff's Office seeks Louis Jarvis, Jr., who broke into the residence.
TIMES PHOTO: MARK MILLER - Although sidewalks and major roads outside Beaverton City Hall have been cleared, snow and ice remains thick on parking lots and some side streets.
January 13, 2017

Friday: Westside starts the morning in single digits

by The Times
Overnight low temperatures were extremely cold as the region endures its fourth day of icy and snowy roads.
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Aidan Kelly, 11, dumps snow from a wheelbarrow as he and his brother, Finn (not pictured) and their neighborhood friends help shovel their Grandpa John Hunter's driveway.
January 12, 2017

New day, same problem, as more closures and late openings announced for Friday

by The Times
As of Thursday night, some 1,300 PGE customers remain without power.
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A commuter makes his way across Beaverton Wednesday morning.
January 11, 2017

Governor declares storm emergency

by The Times
The snowstorm, which continued into Wednesday, brought the largest snow totals of the decade to the Portland area.
January 11, 2017

Power out at Washington County offices

by Dana Haynes
The public is asked to postpone any business with the county until the county facilities in downtown Hillsboro can open with full electrical power.
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A church sign in Beaverton on Wednesday morning says it all. The region was hit with its fourth winter storm in the past month on Tuesday, and this one was the biggest yet.
January 11, 2017

Wednesday: Schools closed, WES disrupted, chains required as snow blankets region

by Mark Miller and Mandy Feder-Sawyer
The most snowfall in the Portland area since 2008 has caused widespread shutdowns and outages.
TIMES PHOTO: MARK MILLER - Snow piled up across the region into the night on Tuesday, blanketing this deck in Beaverton's Sexton Mountain neighborhood.
January 10, 2017

Here comes the snow again: Beaverton, Tigard-Tualatin schools among evening closures

by The Times
UPDATE: The Beaverton School District has canceled Wednesday classes as National Weather Service forecasters predict up to half a foot of snow.
January 10, 2017

No elevated levels of lead found in Sherwood Charter School water outlets

by Ray Pitz
The test, conducted in November, showed no lead in 16 of 18 fixtures
PHOTO COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. - The caption for this Sheriff's Office photo, taken this weekend, reads, 'Please drive slow. This vehicle had snow chains on and still lost control. Non injury.'
January 09, 2017

Closures continue for Monday

by The Times
Portland-area roads remain icy and slick Monday morning and travelers should be extremely careful.
TVF&R - Firefighters from TVF&R and the Dundee Fire Department battled a blaze Sunday, Jan. 8.
January 09, 2017

Blaze damages house in Newberg

by Dana Haynes
While both occupants of the house were uninjured, a dog died in the fire.
PHOTO COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Washington County Sheriff's deputies responded to a crash on Highway  8 at 331st. on Saturday.
January 06, 2017

Caution urged, closures announced as winter weather arrives

by The Times
Snow and possibly ice are forecast for Saturday, Jan. 7.
COURTESY OF CITY OF SHERWOOD - Here's a architectural rendering of the footprint for the planned Cedar Creek Plaza proposed by Deacon Development. It will include an assisted living facility as well as restaurant and retail space.
January 05, 2017

Assisted living, retail space application submitted for Hwy. 99W/Edy Road

by Ray Pitz
Plans are to also locate a health club, restaurants and other retail space at the site.
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Phil McGuigan has received this year's Mayor's Citizen of the Year Award. He has served as president of the Sherwood Robin Hood Festival Association since 1998.
January 04, 2017

McGuigan named Mayor's Citizen of the Year

by Ray Pitz
Phil McGuigan has served as president of the Sherwood Robin Hood Festival Association since 1998.
COURTESY OF JENNIFER KUIPER - Judge Jack L. Morris swears in Mayor Krisanna Clark in Nov. 3. Clark won a bid for reelection in November.
January 04, 2017

Mayor, members of the council are sworn in

by Ray Pitz
Mayor Krisanna Clark along with Councilors Dan King, Sean Garland and Kim Young take oath on Jan. 3.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SUZANNE BONAMICI - U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, left, is sworn into the 115th Congress by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Her daughter, Sara Simon, holds the Bible.
January 04, 2017

Bonamici begins third full session in Congress

by Dana Haynes
Northwest Oregon's congresswoman was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in a 2012 special election.
PHOTO BY ADAM WICKHAM - Supporters hold up glow sticks at Monday nights vigil for wounded State Trooper Nic Cederberg, who was shot on Christmas night during a homicide investigation in Sherwood.
January 03, 2017

Slideshow: Hundreds attend North Plains vigil for fallen trooper

by Geoff Pursinger
A candlelight vigil for wounded Oregon State Trooper Nic Cederberg drew hundreds of supporters to North Plains on Monday night in support for his recovery. Braving biting cold and icy conditions, more than 300 people turned out at the Jessie Mays…
PHOTO COURTESY OF OREGON STATE POLICE - State Police Trooper Nic Cederberg
January 02, 2017

Officers who fired weapons in Christmas incident identified

by Dana Haynes
Those officers include three from the Sherwood Police Department along with members of OSP, Hillsboro and Tualatin departments
PHOTO BY DANA HAYNES - Snow greeted the New Year for residents in the West Hills on Sunday. Temperatures are supposed to stay close to, or below, freezing for several days.
January 01, 2017

New Year greeted with round of 'Cold' Lang Syne

by Bryan M. Vance, OPB
Forecasters: Temperatures will hover right around 32 degrees through Wednesday.
COURTESY OF GOOGLE MAPS - The Sherwood School District is looking to purchase 50 acres of land off Elwert Road for a new high school, which could open by 2020. The old high school would then be used as a single middle school.
January 01, 2017

Sherwood School District eyes 50 acres of land off Elwert Road for new high school

by Ray Pitz
If all goes as planned, the new school could be up and running by 2020
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - An initiative petition is circulating throughout the city, asking to bring to the ballot a measure allowing Sherwood residents to decide who would run the YMCA if another operator was chosen by the city.
December 30, 2016

Petitioners for YMCA vote to gather this weekend at Cannery Square Plaza

by Ray Pitz
If passed in an upcoming election, Sherwood residents would get final say on who runs the recreational facilty.

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by Pamplin Media Group
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COURTESY PHOTO - Trooper Nic Cederberg, left, with his wife Hayley Shelton, a Portland police officer, in an undated photo provided by the Oregon State Police.
Dec 29, 2016

Vigil set for trooper shot on Christmas

by Conrad Wilson, OPB
Trooper Nic Cederberg underwent a third surgery on Wednesday. The surgery went well, according to state police.
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Dec 28, 2016

How to help the victims of Christmas night shooting

by Geoff Pursinger
Update: Fundraisers for victim's daughter, step-son and state trooper, collect thousands in donations in two days. Candlelight vigil set for Monday night in North Plains.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Captain Bill Fugate with Oregon State Police addresses a group of reporters during a press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 27.
Dec 27, 2016

State trooper shot multiple times has 'long road to recovery'

by Geoff Pursinger
Trooper Nic Cederberg, of North Plains office, one of several police officers called to homicide investigation in King City on Christmas night.
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State police call wounded trooper a hero for 'risking his life'…

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Dec 26, 2016

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Chris Kautzky, aka XILE, recently made an appearance at NW Growlers in Sherwood. His latest video is "Never Give Up," which highlights Mascots for a Cure, which features local team mascots in their efforts to brighten the lives of children with cancer.
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Musician fights cancer with a video and help from a few famous…

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Dec 21, 2016

Garbage rates increased by just under $1 per month

by Ray Pitz
The new rates approved by City Council are a 4 percent increase
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Dec 21, 2016

Council pays tribute to Brouse and Henderson

by Ray Pitz
The pair are given plaques during their last council meeting
COURTESY OF GALLINGER-LONG FAMILY - Alexander Gallinger-Long mugs for the camera as part of a YouTube Christmas video featuring himself and other members of his family.
Dec 21, 2016

Christmas music video highlights Sherwood businesses and…

by Ray Pitz
The video was produced by Zack Gallinger-Long along with a bunch of help from his family
COURTESY OF SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Sherwood police, along with help from the Tigard, Tualatin and King City police departments, chased two boys throughout the city after they stole a car from a Sherwood resident. They were apprehended six hours later.
Dec 20, 2016

Sherwood police chase, apprehend pair of car thieves five hours…

by Ray Pitz
Despite putting police through a long chase, two young, wet and cold suspects are given food, hot drinks and Walmart socks at the end
GAZETTE FILE PHOTO - The Sherwood City Council will decide Tuesday whether to increase garbage rates by a little less than $1 per month.
Dec 19, 2016

Council to consider 4 percent garbage rate increase Tuesday

by Gazette staff
If approved, it would mean an increase of about 95 cents more each month
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Feb 01, 2017

School district hires transportation supervisor

by Gazette staff
Sandi Miller most recently worked for the Eugene School District The Sherwood School District has hired Sandi Miller, who will serve as the District’s Transportation Supervisor. “We are thrilled…
COURTESY PHOTO: SHERWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT - Jim Rose, head of operations and technology services at Multnomah Education Service District, is moving to a similar job at Sherwood School District.
Dec 19, 2016

Former head of MESD takes post in Sherwood

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The new position will have a key role in $247 million in bond money.
COURTESY OF SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Sherwood police, along with help from the Tigard, Tualatin and King City police departments, chased two boys throughout the city after they stole a car from a Sherwood resident. They were apprehended six hours later.
Dec 17, 2016

Sherwood police chase, apprehend pair of car thieves after…

by Ray Pitz
The pair, one who may be only 13, were caught trying to board a bus in Old Town
Dec 15, 2016

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by Ray Pitz
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PHOTO COURTESY OF TVF&R - A home on the 23000 block of Mansfield Street was destroyed Wednesday night. Both inhabitants survived and were hospitalized.
Dec 15, 2016

House destroyed by fire in Sherwood

by Dana Haynes
Two people escaped and were hospitalized as the blaze destroyed the home.
COURTESY OF TVF&R - A Sherwood home was significantly damaged and one occupant sustained life-threatening injuries during a Dec. 14 fire.
Dec 15, 2016

Sherwood fire significantly damages home, one resident suffers…

by Ray Pitz
The Mansfield Street home had no working smoke detectors, two were taken to the hospital
Dec 14, 2016

City Council notes: Recommendation to increase city manager's…

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood City Council could increase City Manager Joe Gall's salary by $8,000; Smockville Brew House operators named
COURTESY OF TVF&R - Santa arrived promptly at 1 p.m. in Rehab Unit 333 and was greeted by cheers from families gathered in Station 33's apparatus bay.
Dec 13, 2016

Santa pays visit to Sherwood fire station, kids get rides aboard…

by Gazette staff
Families flocked to TVF&R Station 33 Saturday to catch a glipse of the 'man in red' while getting their first ride in a fire engine
COURTESY OF THE BEAVERTON SCHOOL DISTRICT - Construction of the new high school is expected to be completed in August 2017, a month before it opens its doors to students.
Dec 13, 2016

Mountainside High is name of new Beaverton high school at…

by Ravleen Kaur
School mascot is The Mavericks; colors will be black, siolver and light 'Columbia Blue.'
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Oregon's incoming Secretary of State Dennis Richardson spoke to the Washington County Business Council on Tuesday. Richardson said that he is planning to focus on the Secretary of State's role as auditor to look into state projects and said he'd like to make the state more transparent, but reforming FOIA requests and putting more public documents online.
Dec 13, 2016

Secretary of state-elect Richardson ready to press for…

by Geoff Pursinger
Former lawmaker tells Washington County business owners he'll wield state audits to keep projects and agencies on track.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Maddie Green, an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Laurel Ridge Middle School, practices her solo before two church performances earlier this month.
Dec 13, 2016

Singing helps Sherwood girl gain confidence, find her voice

by Gazette staff
Maddie Green performs solos as the third-century saint, Sankta Lucia, complete with a crown of lit candles
COURTESY OF SHERWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT - Here is some of the property police believe three men had taken from vehicles as part of a crime spree.
Dec 12, 2016

Three arrested after stolen guns, property found in vehicle

by Ray Pitz
Police suspect the trio could be tied to as many as 100 thefts from vehicles
COURTESY OF AMBER GARDNER - While Sherwood proper received a dusting of snow and ice Thursday and Friday, higher elevations received a bit more as evident in this photo from Friday morning, shot up above 600 feet.
Dec 12, 2016

Sherwood comes through last week's storm relatively unscathed

by Ray Pitz
Although the city had snow and ice, all roads remained opened Thursday and Friday but a repeat may be in store