Sherwood High students protest for gun reform, gun rights

Students took part in national school walkout for gun reform, and counter-demonstrators supported the Second Amendment.

King City progresses with growth, with some opposition

The City Council approved a Concept Plan, but one resident wants to put it to a city-wide vote.

Sherwood Police Log: March 2018

Shoplifting and stolen property; domestic disturbances; hit-and-runs; arrests on outstanding warrants; and more.

Sherwood School District, developer in UGB-related dispute

As the Sherwood UGB decision looms, a dispute between landowners and the school district comes to a head.

Bowmen Pageant crowns first woman winners

Paige Cushing and Lexi Gribble took top honors at the annual Sherwood High fundraiser.

New Washington County Dairy Princess-Ambassador begins her…

Sherwood High student takes the title, educates others on the dairy industry.

Sherwood Community Briefs: April 2018

Sherwood Cruisers accepting scholarship applications; Two Kilts to hold family fun fest; and more.

Sherwood City Council to hold special meeting on UGB…

The council will vote on whether to withdraw its Letter of Interest to Metro on Monday evening.

Sherwood Chamber accepting annual award nominations

You can nominate a business or individual to receive a Spotlight on Sherwood Award.

Sherwood kid is pedaling to Azerbaijan

A Sherwood Middle School student will compete in an elite BMX world competition.

Two Sherwood Old Town businesses close after losing lease

The Painted Plate and Old Town Mercantile, two Old Town retail businesses, closed on March 31.

Inside Sherwood's first craft cidery

'When we say local, we mean it,' says the head of Xylem Cider Works in Sherwood.

Applications for Robin Hood courts, scholarships due in…

Planning for the annual Sherwood festival's 65th year is already in high gear.

Sherwood photographer captures local scenes

Joel Pruitt Thompson is a local photographer whose work was displayed at Symposium Coffee in March. Here's a selection of his work and a statement…

Sherwood teen leader works to prevent school shootings

Sherwood High junior, state association president Hailey Hardcastle creates nonpartisan student guide.

High school rep wanted for Sherwood Library Advisory Board

The city is accepting applications now; applicants must be Sherwood residents.

April and May events at Sherwood Center for the Arts

Upcoming events include an art walk in Old Town and a screening of 'An American in Paris.'

Sherwood City Council eyes smaller growth ask

The original 626-acre growth plan included in the letter of intent to Metro was pushed to the sidelines in a Tuesday work session, as councilors…

Sherwood PD hosts prescription drug take-back event

The department also will hold a free community traffic safety class in March.

Report: Knowing prices could slash health care spending

A report released Tuesday by two policy research groups found that giving patients, providers and insurers prices before health care decisions are…

Sherwood Police Log: February 2018

The Sherwood Police Department reported the following activity in the month of February.

Students at Sherwood High walkout, counter-demonstrate

Students protested school violence and advocated for gun control; counter-demonstrators supported Second Amendment.

'Party of the year' returns to Sherwood Center for the Arts

The murder mystery-themed annual fundraising gala is happening April 7 ; tickets are on sale now.

Mays apparent winner of Sherwood mayor race

Early results show Keith Mays leading Sean Garland by six percentage points.

Sherwood participation unclear in Wednesday school walkouts

Throughout nation, including Washington County, students protest lack of progress in ending gun violence in schools.

Graduates and Honorariums

A roundup of college successes for Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin and King City students.

Sherwood State of City recalls past, looks to future

Interim Mayor Lee Weislogel took the long view in his first, and last, State of the City.


Sherwood woman Eileen Cole remembered for beautiful garden, outgoing nature.

March events at Sherwood Center for the Arts

This month's events include a screening of 'North by Northwest' and a St. Patrick's Day performance.

Sherwood Police Logs: January 2018

A roundup of police reports and incidents in Sherwood for the month of January, 2018.

Metro's radical new idea for more housing

Five cities, including Sherwood, present ideas to create new neighborhoods.

Growth possibilities focus of Sherwood candidate forum

Rosener, Griffin, Garland and Mays took several questions in the hourlong session.

Another election comes to Sherwood

Sean Garland and Keith Mays both say they're runnning to restore faith in the Sherwood City Council.

Sherwood March School Briefs

Sherwood High grad joins distinguished club; school district launched a safety committee; and more.

From a Bowmen House to London City Hall

Sherwood High grad wins scholarship, explores contemporary architecture in Europe.

PHOTOS: Sherwood Cheer takes 5th in stiff competition

'I am so proud of them and their huge accomplishment,' says coach Mindi Armatas.

Sherwood City Council moves forward with skate park plans

Council member Tim Rosener's informal poll shows strong community support for the new skate park.

Sherwood joins police body camera program

The city partnered with Hillsboro and North Plains for a Justice Department grant.

Two workers hit by car in construction zone

The workers sustained what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Tualatin woman awarded for volunteer work in Sherwood

The Wells Fargo employee volunteers at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.

Airsoft gun sends Sherwood High into lockout mode

The rumor that a student may have had a weapon in the parking lot of the high school resulted in a lockout situation.

Public speaking can improve conversations

Sherwood Toastmasters offers an opportunity to improve public speaking skills.

Council approves agreement with YMCA

Sherwood City Council focuses on rebuilding relationships after a rocky run with YMCA.

Chamber offers trip to China

Informational meeting will be held in February for those interested in a trip to China.

The cuddling canine

Sherwood Police and the community welcome a comfort canine to the department.

Get ready for Robin Hood

Festival organizers are seeking volunteers for the popular annual Robin Hood Festival.

Sherwood Police Logs

Sherwood Police Department responds to a variety of calls in the month of December.

Foundation forks out $30,000 for felines

Petco Foundation has granted CAT organization large grant for veterinary care.

Open the Door for Three

Sherwood Center for the Arts will be hosting the only greater Portland area show.

New school on the horizon

Sherwood City Council approves a first and second reading of concept plan for the new high school.

Sherwood votes for agreement with YMCA

Tumult over earlier decision resulted in wholesale changes to City Council.

Capt. Mark Daniel named Mount Angel police chief

Mark Daniel, who has been with the city for eight years, started the Police Department's K-9 program.

Little girl makes a big difference

An elementary school student saw a need and reached out to classmates and staff to provide clothing to those in need.

Signs serve as a reminder

New signage urges drivers to slow down and be aware of pedestrians to promote safety.

Planning Commission approves family fun center

The commission gave the green light for a 92,899-square-foot entertainment and fun center on Langer Farms Parkway.

Hit-and-run driver in Sherwood turns himself in

Police say Shawn Driscoll of Newberg hit a pedestrian in a crosswalk near Sherwood High.

Mark Daniel, Mount Angel's new police chief,…

New chief Mark Daniel has over 30 years of policing experience, lives in St. Paul

No quorum moves commission vote on fun center to…

At issue was holding a public hearing on plans for a 92,899-square-foot entertainment and fun center.

Sherwood junior becomes state student president

Hailey Hardcastle's victory as president of the Executive Board of the Oregon Association of Student Councils is a first for Sherwood High

Griffin, Rosener appointed to Sherwood City Council

The pair replace Jennifer Harris and Sally Robinson who were recalled during the November election.

Four seek appointment to two seats on Sherwood…

Michael Conn, Russell Griffin, Steven Munsterman and Tim Rosener are seeking two temporary seats vacant from recall of Jennifer Harris, Sally…

Holiday Festival --parade and treelighting -- a…

The annual event drew hundreds to Old Town Sherwood where they ate hotdogs, visited with Santa and listened to school choirs.

Annual tree lighting festivities will ring in the…

Sherwood will come alive with Santa, singing and fun at the Holiday Festival Saturday, 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Cannery Square Plaza.

Kristen Delaney hired as new executive assistant…

Delaney, who has degrees in public administration and environmental science, formerly worked for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Newberg.

Kelly Price, known affectionately as the 'Can Man,'…

Kelly Price, who could often be found collecting cans around town for recycling, was the brother of longtime Sherwood resident Odge Gribbble

No quorum moves Planning Commission vote on fun…

At issue was holding a public hearing on plans for a 92,899-square-foot entertainment and fun center.

Price Avenue home sustains extensive smoke damage

Investigators are trying to deteremine the cause of a fire that occurred shortly before noon on Nov. 25.

Capt. Mark Daniel named Mount Angel police chief

Mark Daniel, who has been with the city for eight years, started the Police Department's K-9 program.

Thanksgiving: Ashton Stone defies the odds, heads…

After being plagued with countless medical problems he almost didn't survive, the 2-year-old is back in Oregon

SHS teacher on road to recovery with new kidney

Sarah Holtz also gained a new 'sister' in donor Carolyn Davidson, and they continue to stay in touch as they recover from their surgeries

Vial files for re-election in Oregon House District…

Vial, an attorney, was chief sponsor a bill that waived extra graduation requirements for homeless and foster students.

Sherwood resident's robotic cat 'Cuddles' brings…

Sherwood resident Julie Nader purchased a robotic cat, who she named Cuddles, almost a year ago for $100.

It's been a long wait but Smockville Brewhouse set…

The new restaurant/pub is located in the Sherwood Center for the Arts and will host a grand opening on Nov. 1.

Remembering those who served

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici was one of the honored guests at the Nov. 11 commemoration held in Sherwood.

From a tree lighting to a classic movie, Sherwood…

The holiday season kicks off with the annual Give n' Gobble Walk and Run to benefit Helping Hands Food Pantry

Police foundation donates five ballistic shields to…

The Sherwood Police Foundation donated the shields, noting that officers used an older ballistic shield when they approached a suspect the night Nic…

Sherwood woman named Mrs. Washington County

Nicola Lewis will now compete in statewide in the Oregon America Pageant set for March 17 in West Linn

Two dogs perish in early-morning fire in Sherwood

The animals were inside a home in the 22400 block of Southwest Meissinger Place when the blaze broke out.

Brouse wins seat on Sherwood City Council

Renee Brouse, who served as executive director of the Sherwood YMCA for more than a decade won handily in a 5-way race for a seat on the City Council

'Champions' learn about Legislature, School Board

Rep. Rich Vial and Director Mike Hiland visit MIddleton afterschool program and learn a few lessons themselves

Lee Weislogel named interim mayor of Sherwood

A former city councilor, he was president of Sherwood Main Street and now chairs its advisory board.

Sherwood voters just say no (again) to recreational…

A measure to allow recreational facilities in Sherwood was defeated for the second time in a year Nov. 7.

Rep. Vial to tour Middleton Champions program Monday

Oregon Rep. Rich Vial will tour Middleton Elementary School Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. to see the school's afterschool program.

2 wars, 2 close calls

Woodhaven's Rick Lowry is a veteran of the Korean War and World War II and would have served in Vietnam if it hadn't been for a call from a general

Pipeline project along 124th Avenue begins

In addition to installing pipeline along 124th Avenue as part of the Willamette Water Supply Project, a water treatment facility is planned just off…

Garland pulls out of interim mayor selection,…

Councilor Sean Garland said he will not seek the interim mayor position but will run for the seat in March; he's appointed council president pro tem…

Meeting set to select council president pro tem,…

Councilor Sally Robinson says she doesn't believe the meeting, which is set for Tuesday evening, is legal.

From bootleggers to car dealers Historical Society…

Reynolds, president of the Sherwood Historical Society, recently released a new book chronicaling Sherwood's history in the 1920s and 1930s.

Kelly Price, known affectionately as the 'Can Man,'…

Kelly Price, who could often be found collecting cans around town for recycling, was the brother of longtime Sherwood resident Odge Gribbble

Mayor gone. Two (maybe three) council seats open.…

A wide array of 'what if' scenarios make predicting outcomes difficult but wheels for some already in motion

American Legion seeks members, flags to recycle

American Legion Argonne Post 56 is seeking new members while reminding the community that old flags can be retired in a box in front of the Legion.

Police seek stolen Porsche, 'person of interest'…

Sherwood police hope to find and question a man who may have some knowledge of a burglary that occurred on Handley Street earlier in October.

Give n' Gobble registration is open

The annual fundraiser for Helping Hands, now in its 10th year, is set for 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Rick Lowry survived two wars, two close calls

Woodhaven's Rick Lowry is a veteran of the Korean War and World War II. He would have served in Vietnam, too, if it hadn't been for a call from a…

Oregon Symphonic Band to play Sherwood Center for…

The band, directed by Michael Burch-Pesses, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the program 'As We Were -- Music from OSB's Past.'

Helping Hands needs warehouse to store food for…

Free or cheap space is being sought by Helping Hands Food Pantryt to keep provisions for those living on the edge.

Hubbard man dies in Cipole Road hunting accident

Washington County sheriff's deputies said Creed V. Brattain IV accidentally shot himself at about 5:54 p.m. Oct. 20, while duck hunting in the 19200…

Sherwood West UGB expansion to be mulled

A Oct. 25 open house is set to look at the possible expansion of Sherwood West, 1,291 acres of urban reserve properties west and north of Sherwood…

'Stuff the Trailer' benefit for kids in hospitals…

This will be the seventh year for the 'Stuff the Trailer' event at Sherwood High School, held during the football game

Pipeline project along 124th Ave./Tonquin Road…

In addition to installing pipeline along 124th Avenue as part of the Willamette Water Supply Project, a water treatment facility is planned just off…

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