SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on

When the new school year kicks off this month, probably no one at Sherwood High School will be...

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

Hunting at Tualatin wildlife refuge? It's darn likely

By Nico Hamacher, Newberg Graphic news intern SHERWOOD — The Tualatin River National...

'Les Mis' enchants

'Les Mis' enchants

Weather perfect at Stella Olsen Park for performances “Les Misérables” became a...

Sherwood Walmart opens to fanfare, cars flood lot all morning

Sherwood Walmart opens to fanfare, cars flood lot all morning

The Sherwood Walmart opened shortly after Wednesday morning ceremonies Following a year of...

Starbucks opens, others to follow suit in Parkway Village

Starbucks opens, others to follow suit in Parkway Village

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August 22, 2014

Five charter amendments headed to voters

by Ray Pitz
Five charter amendments will make their way to voters in November, the Sherwood City Council determined on Aug. 5. That’s down by two from an original list as the majority of the council voted…
August 21, 2014

Officer back on duty after city finds he violated no policies

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Police Department announced Aug 20 that Officer Adam Keesee did not violate department policy and was officially placed back on duty following a six-month investigation by the…
August 20, 2014

Tualatin refuge proposes youth hunting program

by Gary Allen
Program to foster conservation, responsibility and enjoyment of the outdoors; comments being taken By Nico Hamacher, Newberg Graphic news intern SHERWOOD — The Tualatin River National Wildlife…
August 19, 2014

Council, mayor's race getting crowded

by Ray Pitz
Local attorney most recent to file Two mayoral candidates and seven candidates vying for seats on the Sherwood City Council have officially filed to run in the November election. Krisanna Clark,…
Julie Blums
August 15, 2014

City wins finance reporting award second year in a row

by Ray Pitz
For the second 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…
August 13, 2014

Sherwood to get a taste of Italy Aug. 15

by No author
Ferragosto Sherwood hits Cannery Square The Italian national holiday, Ferragosto lands on Aug. 15, marking the start of Italy’s vacation period. You will find most businesses closing up shop and…
Jim Patterson
August 11, 2014

Former Sherwood manager named to OSU foundation

by Ray Pitz
Patterson was with the city from 2004-2011 Jim Patterson, a former Sherwood city manager, has been named the Oregon State University Foundation’s new senior associate athletics director/senior…
Kevin McIntosh
August 07, 2014

New vice principal named at SMS

by No author
Kevin McIntosh named to the position Sherwood School District recently named Kevin McIntosh as Sherwood Middle School’s new associate principal, replacing Michael Fisher. Originally from Oregon,…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Josiah Kelley, 5, of Sherwood, center, says hello to McGruff the Crime Dog during Sherwood’s National Night Out held Aug. 5. at Sherwood's Cannery Square Plaza.
August 06, 2014

First-ever Sherwood National Night Out a success

by No author
Event included McGruff the Crime Dog and an FBI special agent The Sherwood Police Department’s National Night Out proved a big success Tuesday night as residents flocked to Cannery Square Plaza…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - Starbucks officially became the first retailer to open in the new Parkway Village at Sherwood and it didn't take long before residents found out.
September 01, 2014

Starbucks first merchant to open in Parkway Village at Sherwood

by Ray Pitz
Walmart plans on opening its superstore on Aug. 13 Starbucks officially became the first business to open in Parkway Village at Sherwood. The national coffee chain opened Tuesday, a week before…

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Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF JOSH PARTEE - Cannery Square Plaza will be the site of Tuesday night's National Night Out sponsored by the city of Sherwood and the Sherwood Police Department.
Aug 05, 2014

National Night Out activities set Tuesday at Cannery Square Plaza

by Ray Pitz
Food, fun and McGruff the Crime Dog will all be on hand The city of Sherwood and the Sherwood Police Department will celebrate Sherwood National Night Out tonight (Tuesday, Aug. 4) at Cannery…
Sep 01, 2014

Clark files for mayor's seat, three throw hats in for council…

by Ray Pitz
Deadline to file for positions is Aug. 26 A mayoral candidate and three candidates vying for seats on the Sherwood City Council have officially filed to run in the November election. Krisanna…
Photo Credit: JAIME VALDEZ - Sherwood historian June Reynolds watches as crews works to cut down a 119-year-old Lebanon cedar tree in Old Town Sherwood. Reynolds and others have protested the trees removal and have threatened legal action because of it.
Jul 30, 2014

End of an era for Sherwood tree

by Geoff Pursinger
Century-old cedar may have posed safety risk, but some Sherwood folks stood up for its preservation The cedar tree on Southwest Second Avenue in Sherwood was planted when Grover Cleveland sat in…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - In the town of Ambonidray, Madagascar, where Kara Leavitt served, she helped the townspeople build five wells, which were funded in part by the Sons of the American Legion at Sherwood Argonne Post 56, and here some grateful kids hold up a thank you sign.
Jul 29, 2014

Madagascar is eye-opener for SHS graduate

by Ray Pitz
Kara Leavitt spends two years in the program Kara Leavitt took a path less traveled following her graduation from Sherwood High School in 2007: After earning a degree in biology/animal science…
Jul 29, 2014

Aug. 2 Relay for Life schedule set

by Ray Pitz
The 10th annual event begins at Sherwood High School This year’s Sherwood Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, begins Aug. 2 at Sherwood High School. Here’s a schedule of…
Jul 27, 2014

Washington County considers ending development tax discount

by Kendra Hogue
Board hearing planned in August; some see confusion with vehicle fee Washington County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously decided July 15 to move forward with an amendment to remove a…
by: GAZETTE FILE PHOTO  - Patrick Allen
Jul 26, 2014

Council to mull up to seven charter changes for November ballot

by Ray Pitz
The measures could be sent to the November ballot Up to seven changes to the city charter — ranging from sending any consideration of Sherwood City Council compensation to voters to allowing the…
by: WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT - Philip James Greene
Jul 23, 2014

Man arrested, charged with theft in disappearance of over…

by Ray Pitz
Philip Greene is accused of taken over $114,000 pounds of metal A 62-year old Newberg man was recently arrested, charged with a variety of counts of theft in connection with the removal of at…
by: COURTESY OF MADELINE GARLAND - Nathan Doyel as Jean Valjean, and Matt Flanagan as Inspector Javert head up Sherwood Foundation for the Arts' production of 'Les Miserables.'
Jul 23, 2014

Les Miserables completely sells out all three nights

by Ray Pitz
The Sherwood Foundation for the Arts' “Les Miserables” has completely sold out all three performances, which begin Thursday night. The musicial, the largest show the organization has ever…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - This 115-year-old Cedar of Lebanon is slated to come down next week due to damage caused by a storm (see missing branch) two years ago.
Jul 21, 2014

Historic 115-year-old Cedar of Lebanon to come down

by Ray Pitz
Private property owners are removing it because of storm damage (This corrects an earlier version of a story that the city plans to remove this tree. The removal is being done by private…




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