DEQ makes suggestions for contaminated soils cleanup

DEQ makes suggestions for contaminated soils cleanup

Agency plans another meeting in the fall The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has a...

Sherwood ranked No. 6 by Money magazine

Sherwood ranked No. 6 by Money magazine

If this sounds familiar, it's because the city had a No. 5 ranking in 2013 Sherwood has again...

Sherwood High class helps create custom guitar, case for Paul Allen

Sherwood High class helps create custom guitar, case for Paul Allen

Other area high schools are involved as well Paul Allen, the owner of the Portland Trail Blazers...

Voters to determine whether they want Brookman Road property

Voters to determine whether they want Brookman Road property

Voters will get a chance to determine whether they’d like to annex almost 102 acres into...

Investigators sift for clues to cause of railroad trestle fire

Investigators sift for clues to cause of railroad trestle fire

Three days after it began, smoke still rises from the smoldering remains of the Portland &...

A story in photos: Sherwood fire destroys train trestle

A story in photos: Sherwood fire destroys train trestle

The Sherwood fire that has engulfed a train trestle and the fields surrounding it continued to...

Robin Hood Renaissance revelry: Over 60 years of Sherwood tradition

Robin Hood Renaissance revelry: Over 60 years of Sherwood tradition

Renaissance revelry and modern cheer collided during Sherwood’s Robin Hood Festival. A...

Sherwood's Latest News

September 02, 2015

City to decide whether to allow early recreational pot use

by Ray Pitz
Joint work session between the City Council and Police Advisory Board was held Tuesday The Sherwood City Council will soon take up the question of whether to allow early sales of recreational…
August 27, 2015

Heine asks court to order Bank of Oswego to pay his legal fees

by Gary M. Stein
Former Bank of Oswego President and CEO Dan Heine filed a federal complaint this week against the financial institution he founded, asking the U.S. District Court to order the bank to pay the…
COURTESY OF OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY - Here's the area where the Ken Foster Farms site is located. The area is contaminated as the result of leather hides being buried in the area from 1962 to 1971.
August 25, 2015

DEQ to lay out plans to clean up contaminated Sherwood dumping…

by Ray Pitz
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will hold a meeting on Thursday on its proposed cleanup options for the contaminated Ken Foster Farm site in Sherwood. The meeting is set at 6:30…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The 50th anniversary of Rich and Carol Heinichen of King City was recently celebrated.
August 20, 2015

Around Sherwood: Blood drive set, 50th anniversary marked, golf…

by Ray Pitz
Medications drive set for Sept. 26 Do you have unwanted medications around your home? Saturday, Sept. 26 is the day to properly dispose of them at the Sherwood Police Department, 20495 Borchers…
August 18, 2015

Police seek Catholic priest in hidden camera case

by Geoff Pursinger
Priest allegedly had receipt for camera found in Sherwood church toilet, police say. (CORRECTION: This corrects an earlier version of this story by replacing an incorrect fact printed online and…
COURTESY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY LAND USE AND TRANSPORTATION - Those planning to travel on Tualatin-Sherwood Road Friday at the train crossing near Oregon Street will be detoured. An alternative route includes 124th Avenue, Oregon Street and Langer Farms Parkway (all shown in green).
August 17, 2015

Tualatin-Sherwood Road shut down near Oregon Street Friday,…

by Gazette staff
Despite the destruction of the P&W trestle, work on railroad crossing Despite the burning of the Portland and Western Railroad train trestle just off Oregon Street last week, a planned closure…
Haggen plans to close dozens of stores across the country over the next 60 days, including its Tualatin location
August 17, 2015

Sherwood Haggen safe, but Tualatin supermarket will close

by Geoff Pursinger
Less than a year after opening new stores across the country, Haggen Food & Pharmacy announced it will be closing more than 25 stores, including some in Oregon. In a statement released Friday,…
August 15, 2015

Update: Motorcyclist killed on Upper Boones Ferry Road was…

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard Police have identified the motorcyclist killed after crashing into the base of a railroad crossing signal near Upper Boones Ferry Road on Friday afternoon. Police say Steven Lee Peters,…
RAY PITZ - This is what remains of the 600-foot-long train trestle in Sherwood as of 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Firefighters now are monitoring the structure and smoke.
August 10, 2015

Most of Sherwood train trestle collapses overnight, firefighter…

by Ray Pitz and Geoff Pursinger
UPDATE: Only one-third of the trestle remains Tuesday morning, firefighter apparently injured Only one-quarter of a wooden railroad trestle continued to stand Tuesday morning in Sherwood after…
PHOTO COURTESY OF D. SHARON PRUITT/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS) - Recently increased water rates will remain in effect, the Sherwood City Council determined on Aug. 4.
August 06, 2015

Council declines rescinding 4-percent water rate increase

by Ray Pitz
An increase in Sherwood water rates, which went up by 4 percent on July 1, won’t be rescinded, the Sherwood City Council determined Tuesday night. At issue was whether to eliminate the increase…

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GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Ken Alexander, a World War II veteran, was given a plaque from the Sherwood American Legion Aug. 5, thanking him for his military service. Mayor Krisanna Clark, right, presented Alexander with the award as Alexander's wife Shirley, left, looked on.
Aug 06, 2015

Sherwood American Legion honors veteran for service

by Ray Pitz
Members of the Sherwood American Legion honored World War II veteran Ken Alexander with a special plaque Wednesday, Aug. 5, honoring him for his service. Mayor Krisanna Clark presented Alexander…
COURTESY OF CITY OF SHERWOOD - Here's the Brookman Road area in aqua blue, which would be annexed if the Sherwood City Council decides to put the measure on the November ballot.
Aug 06, 2015

Council to decide if push to bring 84 acres into city limits…

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood City Council could decide Tuesday if it will ask voters to consider whether to bring 84 acres of property south of the community into city limits. On Tuesday, the council heard…
Jul 15, 2015

Schultz named Gladstone interim city manager

by Raymond Rendleman
Controversy aside, city projects have good potential Former Sherwood City Manager Ross Schultz was recently named as Gladstone's interim city manager. Schultz, who served as Sherwood city…
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Jul 26, 2015

Popular 'Killer Burger' coming to Parkway Village in Sherwood

by The Gazette
The restaurant is expected to open in Parkway Village in the fall Killer Burger, the popular burger chain that opened its first store in Portland in 2010, recently signed a lease to open its…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ladrue V. Cramer died Thursday after he lost control of his pickup truck and landed in a creek below Highway 18 in rural Lincoln County.
Jul 24, 2015

Sherwood man dies in crash near coast

by The Times
A 76-year-old Sherwood man died Thursday afternoon when his pickup truck lost control and went over a steep embankment in Lincoln County. Ladrue V. Cramer was pronounced dead at the scene of the…
GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Annie Ballard and Shauna Zobrist will soon compete in the Ironman 70.3 World Championship where they will swim 1.25 miles, bike 56 miles and run 13 miles.
Aug 01, 2015

Triathlon: Two area women will soon compete in Ironman 70.3…

by Ray Pitz
Two women with ties to Sherwood will soon compete in what no one can deny is one of the world’s toughest races - a grueling combination of swimming, biking and running all rolled into a single…
Jul 23, 2015

Woodhaven's huge garage sale set July 24 and 25

by Gazette Staff
The largest garage sale in Sherwood – the annual Woodhaven Neighborhood Garage Sale – has returned. This year’s event will run Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.…
Aug 01, 2015

Officer receives minor injuries after scuffle

by Ray Pitz
A Sherwood police officer received minor injuries after being assaulted by a 54-year-old Sherwood man on Monday. The incident began after officers were called to the Sherwood Safeway store…
COURTESY OF CINDY WESTFALL - Sleighbells reopens Friday and will stay open through the holidays. The store is located off of Chapman Road.
Jul 21, 2015

Sleighbells to reopen Friday, hosts big sale with fudge

by Ray Pitz
Facebook posts last winter seemed to suggest the store might be closing for good Despite rumblings last winter that Sleighbells, the iconic gift shop and Christmas tree farm, would be closing,…
Jul 21, 2015

Sherwood police officer assaulted in Safeway parking lot

by Geoff Pursinger
Sherwood Police arrested a man after he allegedly struck a police officer in a Safeway parking lot on Monday afternoon. Police were called to Safeway, 20685 S.W. Roy Rogers Road, at about 1:45…

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