Adult foster care cooking fire displaces 11

The July 22 incident resulted in the temporary displacement of those living in the Mansfield St. home because they were unable to cook meals.

Bill to raise state smoking age to 21 passes House

After the Senate agreed to a minor language change, the bill was sent to Gov. Kate Brown's desk for a signature.

Sherwood to vote (again) on recreational marijuana

A group of petitioners collected enough signatures to get a measure on the November ballot that would repeal a current ban on recreational

Robin Hood Festival - now it its 64 year - kicks into gear…

The annual event, whose main events occur in the Old Town area and Edy Ridge Elementary School, is set for this weekend

Handel's franchise plans grand opening

The ice cream franchise, which was founded in Youngston, Ohio, will host the event Aug. 8 through 12 at 21300 Langer Farms Parkway

House member sets town hall in Sherwood

Rep. Richard Vial set to discuss legislation, budget and more with constituents at Aug. 1 event.

Decorative portable toilets prove a hit at wine festival

With four businesses agreeing to pay $250 each as part of a scholarship contest, The Hungry Hero Dessert Co. wins the King of the Throne trophy with…

Roadwork to shut 175th Avenue from Scholls Ferry Road to…

The road closure begins July 5 and will continue through Aug. 3 in order to make roadway improvements along the heavily traveled Beaverton…

Laurel Ridge associate principal named to new Sherwood High…

Adam Mitchell, who most recently served as associate principal and instructional coach at Laurel Ridge Middle School, moves to a position to support…

Jake Healea named new Sherwood Middle School associate…

Healea served in the capacity of assistant principal at both Lakeridge Junior High and Lakeridge High School as a teacher on special assignment in…

Police foundation 'Steak Out' raises $30,000 to benefit…

The Sherwood Police Foundation included a barbecue-style dinner complete with a live and silent auction held May 20 at Sherwood Center for the Arts

OSP honors nine officers who helped save Trooper Cederberg…

In a ceremony held in Sherwood Tuesday, Oregon State Police Superintendent Travis Hampton presented awards to the officers, including three Sherwood…

Fried named Prep Soccer Player of the year

Fried's Sherwood teammate, senior Lindsay Howard, was also a finalist for the Female Prep Soccer Player of the Year honor. Camille Weaver of Summit…

Commission approves construction of 25 townhouses on Oregon…

The Sherwood Planning Commission approved the townhouses -- which will include six separate buildings that feature 1,372- to 1,751-square-foot square…

City moves to sell district land for new high school

On Tuesday, the Sherwood City Council will look at selling the school district 15 acres of land along Elwert Road at $130,000 an acre for new high…

Sherwood wins creativity award for Grand Floral Parade…

This is Sherwood's third entry in the annual parade's mini-float division and the city has never come home without an award, winning the top prize…

More than 400 SHS students call it a high school career

Hundreds packed into Sherwood High School's Aaron J. Contreras Memorial Stadium for 81st annual graduation ceremony held on a rainless June 10…

Hundreds flock to Old Town Sherwood for Cruisin' Sherwood

The weather cooperated for the most part with sunny skies welcoming event-goers by early afternoon on Saturday as more than 400 cars filled downtown…

SLIDESHOW: Sherwood High School grads head into the future

Students, their families and friends celebrated as 417 seniors earned their diplomas Friday evening at the high school.

Sherwood teen found safe in city Saturday

Sherwood police report that Effie 'Nikki' Shaha-Walberg, who has been missing since Sunday, was discovered in Sherwood city limits Saturday; mother…

With 6,106 acts of kindness, Sherwood's St. Francis…

The good deeds were recorded by the school's 134 students since Dec. 2

Franchise fee dispute between city and Clean Water Services…

At issue was payment of franchise fees by the storm- and wastewater services agency; city agrees to contribure $507435.

Police seek missing/endangered Sherwood teenager

Effie 'Nikki' Shaha-Walberg left her residence Sunday and was last seen in downtown Portland on Monday

Former co-owner of newspaper dies

Randalyn Clark and her husband, Steve Clark, owned and ran the weeklies from Beaverton, Tigard and Tualatin, as well as Lake Oswego and West Linn, in…

Councilor King announces resignation due to address change

Dan King served a full four-year term and has been elected to the council twice since then.

Local middle-school bands march to Junior Parade awards

More than 30 middle-school bands marched in the annual parade on Southeast Sandy Boulevard in the Hollywood neighborhood.

Get your motor runnin' for Cruisin' Sherwood set June 10

The annual car show features classic and custom cars from throughout the region, gathering in Old Town Sherwood

Franchise fee dispute settlement between city and Clean…

Council will meet Tuesday to see if a $507,435 contribution to water upgrade project will resolve issues around right-of-way fee

Applicant requests 25 townhouses along Oregon Street

The Sherwood Planning Commission will house a public hearing on the issue on June 13.

Local educators react to Trump decision on Paris agreement

One PSU professor says withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement sends dangerous signal

Bob Terry seeks Washington County board chairmanship

District 4 commissioner has had long civic involvement and county experience, seeks seat open by pending retirement of Andy Duyck.

Tualatin's Clark Lumber moving to Sherwood location

Business devastated by fire last July is still holding annual car show and BBQ

Washington County mayors talk community projects,…

The mayors of Beaverton, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville got together to talk about their partnerships.

Sherwood mini float builders hope third time is a charm as…

The city is defending it's championship title in the Grand Floral Parade's mini-float division.

Five proposals submitted to city to run Sherwood YMCA

Among those is a proposal from the YMCA of the Columbia-Willamette, which currently runs the city's rec and aquatic center.

Hackers stole customer data from Oregon Chipotle restaurants

Nearly 30 Chipotle restaurants across the state were hacked in March and April, with potentially thousands of credit card data stolen, according to…

City, district mull how high school might change future…

Traffic and congestion were some of the concerns brought up during a joint work session on May 23

Saturday proved foamy - as in 2.5 million gallons worth -…

More than 2,500 walkers and runners participate in 5K Foam Fest at Sherwood Forest Equestrian Center

Libraries halt fines for overdue children's books

Library officials said they hope the change removes a 'barrier' to low-income families checking out materials, especially as summer reading…

Robin Hood Festival: Meet this year's Robin Hood royalty

Whitney Groeger was crowned this year's Maid Marian on May 8

Eagle Scout project creates new obstacle course for…

Irma, Sherwood police's K9, gets a brand new course for herself and other Washington County police dogs

Symposium Coffee's felled tree inspires Sherwood…

The weeping cedar, which was removed following the April 7 windstorm, was catalyst for Melanie Dobson's 'Catching the Wind.'

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream set to open June 14

The Ohio-based franchise, the first in the state, will feature ice cream made fresh daily

Sherwood Rotary Club spreads message of peace…

It funds and dedicates peace poles at facilities to serve as visual reminders of harmony and respect

Metro seeks comments on new high school May 24

The regional government in charge of land use and urban growth boundary expansion wants public imput

Storytelling event planned in Beaverton

County will observe Older Americans Month, Mental Health Awareness Month with session at city library.

Saturday is for the birds at Tualatin River Bird…

The annual event is held at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge off Highway 99W. Parking for the festival is off-site in west Tualatin.

Washington County budget a step closer to final…

Citizen panel OKs $1.2 billion spending plan for coming year, forwards it to county commissioners for adoption June 20.

Measure sought to repeal city's recreational…

Signature gatherers have until Nov. 17 to collect names to place on a future ballot

Hiland wins seat on Sherwood School Board

Incumbents Eric Campbell and Patrick Allen return to their seats unchallenged

Washington County passes sheriff's levy

Measure 34-272 extends patrols, investigations and other services in urban unincorporated areas through 2023; five-year rate is unchanged.

'Days for Girls' sewing, assembling feminine…

Volunteers and donations are needed as the nonprofit group seeks to get menstrual products into the hands of girls in Tanzania and Honduras this year.

Commission approves assisted living along Edy Road,…

The back of the assisted living complex will face Edy Road while access to the retail portion is through a right-turn-only entrance along Highway 99W

Amazing Kids honored for making communities better

Former Blazer Brian Grant speaks at Monday awards celebration held at OMSI

Police Foundation to host 'Steak-Out' BBQ…

The barbecue is the foundation's first fundraiser since its founding in 2014

Washington County gets $1.2 billion spending plan…

Budget proposes a few additions; public hearing and approval set for May 18, after which board of commissioners will adopt final version June 20.

Refinancing results in $920,000 in savings to water…

City manager says the news means there will be less pressure to increase water rates

Wyden presents U.S. flag to Holocaust survivor

Wiener, who has given three lectures in Sherwood, said his Sept. 24, 2016, public appearance would be his last.

Tualatin's Clark Lumber moves to Sherwood location

The business that was devastated by a fire last July will soon locate on Tonquin Road.

Wyden: Resist GOP health care overhaul

Oregon Democrat cheered at Hillsboro town hall, says key is to build opposition quickly to House bill so that Senate Republicans scrap it.

Bonamici: Congress needs more bipartisanship, less…

Oregon Democrat contrasts GOP health-care bill, now headed to Senate, with five-month budget agreement that foiled many of Trump's priorities.

Woodhaven Park hosts grand reopening, unveiling a…

The revamped park also includes added basketball courts and an expanded Tonka Truck sandbox.

PERS increases, city taking over senior center…

The Public Employees Retirement System is expected to increase by $350,000 in the upcoming fiscal year

Ceremony honors Officer Jason Goodding whose name…

Former Sherwood resident Jason Goodding is honored as the 183rd officer killed since the 1880s.

Banners to honor military set for installation…

Plans are to have numerous banners up the week of the Fourth of July

Middleton Pioneer Cemetery needs volunteers to…

Volunteers will spiffy up the facility fromn 9 to 11 a.m. on May 20.

Amazing Kids inspire community and local businesses

The Pamplin Media Group hosts its annual Amazing Kids Event this coming Monday, May 8, at OMSI.

Assisted living, 6-building retail commercial and…

Plans are for a 3-story assisted living complex along Edy Road and Madeira Terrace; retail/restaurant access will be along Hwy. 99W

Registration open for ASIST suicide prevention…

The event, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sherwood and Washington County Public Health, is set for May 11 and 12

Robin Hood Festival gets new president

Susan Danz replaces Phil McGuigan who held position since 1999 and remains on the board

Whether coordinating blood drives or helping…

The Sherwood High School sophomore was recently selected as Pamplin Media Group's Sherwood representative as an 'Amazing Kid'

Former Sherwood resident donates model replica of…

The model was created by David Foss, an award-winner Sherwood model builder

Body of George Fox student found in Sherwood

Police say suicide is likely cause of death for Daniel Mellers, 21.

Police Foundation to host 'Steak-Out' BBQ…

Tickets are available now to purchase online for the event set to honor Sherwood's finest

Hearing set for Sherwood High zone change

The district seeks to build one of the largest high schools in the state.

Wittig sworn in as newest Sherwood officer

Bethany Wittig, an Arizona State University grad in criminal justice, is latest to join department

'Bat Appreciation Day' comes to the Tualatin Public…

An educator from the nearby Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge dispelled some common bat myths and talked about the biology and habits of the…

Massive meal preparation hopes to produce 3,000…

The massive undertaking is set for April 29 at four area churches creating enough food to feed 300 families

Bonamici addresses issues ranging from healthcare…

The U.S. representative called a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico 'an awful waste of time'

Little Free Library sets up shop on Redfern Drive

Rebecca King, along with her daughters Kaia and Isla, create small library at the end of their street

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream coming to Sherwood

Chain was named in National Geographic's '10 Best of Everything.'

Sheriff makes case for Washington County levy

Measure 34-272 on May 16 ballot would extend tax rate for patrols and other services in unincorporated urban communities for five years starting in…

Two die, one injured in Saturday collision

Linda Louse Stockinger of Tualatin died, along with Marc Geoffrey Sloan of Bellevue.

Fourth Annual Six-Word Story contest winners…

Best out of 88 submitted stories is: 'Broken mast, listing to starboard. SOS'

Panera Bread to open in Sherwood April 24

The new restaurant is expected to create more than 50 new jobs

Housing, transportation, water supply top…

Chairman Andy Duyck, in his next to last State of the County address, says the year starts with a strong economic base to meet big challenges.

Andy Duyck says he will step down as Washington…

Departure of 24-year board veteran, including two terms as leader, will leave a vacancy to be filled countywide in 2018 election.

Carnie Wilson's 'Love Bites' picks Sherwood for…

Carnie Wilson, creator of the bite-sized bakery business, is the daughter of Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson

Egg Hunt for Hope Raises over $23,000 for Lorie…

Annual event brings scores of residents to the Sherwood High School field in an event that has raised more than $100,000 for families affected with…

High winds scour region as storm system moves in

More than 160,000 PGE customers were without power at one point Friday morning, as numerous road closures were reported.

Daughters of the American Revolution host 100th…

The event, held at Sherwood's Pleasant View Cemetary, also paid tribute to the 34 WWI veterans buried there

New Sherwood officer, who graduated from Sherwood…

Officer Colton Waker was sworn in as the newest member of the Sherwood Police Department, selected as the top candidate from a pool of up to 100…

Council reluctantly approves annexation of 92.3…

Councilors said they felt compelled by state law to accept bringing the land into city limits.

Council approves addition of assisted living and…

A total of 20 assisted living rooms and 73 independent dwelling units will be added to The Spings off of Oregon Street

New SHS is starting to take shape

Community members get first look at site concept master plan during April 3 forum

Daughters of the American Revolution to hold World…

Event is set for Thursday, April 6, at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Sherwood

Portrait: Heroes in our communities

For its annual magazine, the newspaper staff takes a look at the people who make our communities unique.

Portrait: Heroes in our communities

Annual magazine focuses on those who shine in the communities of Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood

Three school board seats on ballot in May election

Newcomers Amber Dahl and Michael Hiland are running for Position 3; incumbents Eric Campbell and Patrick Allen are running unopposed

Update: Morgan Road closure at Tonquin Road…

Grading work had been set for April 7-10 but has to be rescheduled

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