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Northwest Oregon: Hello, December, hello snow

Northwest Oregon: Hello, December, hello snow

Many of the suburbs awaken to snow on Dec. 1, with travel warnings at higher elevations; Portland may be next.
Merritt Paulson to sell Portland Thorns

Merritt Paulson to sell Portland Thorns

The owner says the search for new leadership will not be rushed, and he hopes the team will stay at Providence Park.
Won't you be my neighborhood watch? Survey finds many…

Won't you be my neighborhood watch? Survey finds many…

Oregon Values and Beliefs Center finds trust is high among citizens who live nearby one another.
New Washington County districts take effect at end of 2022

New Washington County districts take effect at end of 2022

The redistricting, triggered by population changes shown in the 2020 U.S. Census, has concluded.
Cops, Jiffy Lube partner on slowing catalytic converter…

Cops, Jiffy Lube partner on slowing catalytic converter…

As thefts rise across the country, law enforcement is hopeful the paint and engraving service will slow crime.
Tim Rosener looking forward to new role as Sherwood mayor

Tim Rosener looking forward to new role as Sherwood mayor

The mayor-elect will push for coveted road projects, wants the city to be prepared for pursuing grant opportunities.
Try our sporty World Cup crossword!

Try our sporty World Cup crossword!

Our World Cup crossword is the perfect thing to keep busy between matches this year.
Drought lingers across Oregon as water year starts

Drought lingers across Oregon as water year starts

Every drop is needed to reverse what has been a painfully long drought dating back to November 2019.
Close calls and financial flame-outs marked 2022 election

Close calls and financial flame-outs marked 2022 election

Control of Congress and the Oregon Legislature were decided by a handful of tight races.
Washington County formally appeals flavored tobacco ruling

Washington County formally appeals flavored tobacco ruling

A judge pronounced the county's ban on flavored tobacco products unenforceable in September.
Survey: Mental health, housing and addiction services needed

Survey: Mental health, housing and addiction services needed

Oregonians agree on necessity but divided over who should provide all of the services they believe will help.
Providence, OHSU shift to crisis care at pediatric units

Providence, OHSU shift to crisis care at pediatric units

As RSV cases rise in infants and young children, health care providers announce crisis care standards at some sites
Shop Local with our holiday crossword!

Shop Local with our holiday crossword!

Our Shop Local crossword is the perfect thing to relax with this holiday weekend, before the shopping frenzy begins.
Sheriff, others file suit to block new gun restrictions

Sheriff, others file suit to block new gun restrictions

The Pamplin Media Group has previously reported on the ongoing opposition of many sheriffs to Measure 114.
Sherwood chamber encourages shopping local during holidays

Sherwood chamber encourages shopping local during holidays

The more money spent locally means $68 of $100 stays in the community, according to business experts
Sherwood fifth grader named 2023 Oregon Kid Governor

Sherwood fifth grader named 2023 Oregon Kid Governor

Lea Andrus received the special honor from Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan on Friday, Nov. 18, at Hawks View school.
Staffing levels at Washington County Jail 'critically low'

Staffing levels at Washington County Jail 'critically low'

The collective bargaining arm of the sheriff's office staff say this has impacted morale and safety at the facility.
Can Oregon schools rebound from pandemic with fewer…

Can Oregon schools rebound from pandemic with fewer…

Education leaders tout small wins, but latest report highlights chronic absences and enrollment declines that threaten funding
Three people dead following homicide in Washington County

Three people dead following homicide in Washington County

Police say the suspect in a double homicide suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and later died.
PMG special report: Oregon sheriffs balk at new gun measure

PMG special report: Oregon sheriffs balk at new gun measure

Pamplin Media Group roundup: Voters passed the measure but some sheriff's call it unconstitutional.
After vanquishing election rivals, Kotek faces new challenge

After vanquishing election rivals, Kotek faces new challenge

Most recent Oregon governors have had experience as public executives. Kotek was speaker of the House for nine years.
Democrat Andrea Salinas wins 6th District congressional seat

Democrat Andrea Salinas wins 6th District congressional seat

She edges Republican Mike Erickson; Oregon now has four women in Congress, three of them newcomers.
Democrats in blame game over Oregon congressional loss

Democrats in blame game over Oregon congressional loss

Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer beat Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner in the 5th district.
Sherwood band boosters host Nov. 17 bingo

Sherwood band boosters host Nov. 17 bingo

The event, planned at Sherwood Middle School, will raise funds to purchase instruments, banners and more.
Friday noon: Gun regulation backers claim victory in Oregon

Friday noon: Gun regulation backers claim victory in Oregon

Meanwhile, a health care measure is leading with votes evenly split, and two others are passing easily.
Kotek sets priorities even as Drazan declines to concede…

Kotek sets priorities even as Drazan declines to concede…

Oregon's next governor says it's time to start work; Kotek lead grows even as Republican says she awaits totals.
SALUTE TO VETERANS: Marines gave Sherwood man an education

SALUTE TO VETERANS: Marines gave Sherwood man an education

George Carrillo went from banking to social services, with a stop on the Oregon political stage this spring.
SALUTE TO VETERANS: Tough love inspired Sherwood veteran

SALUTE TO VETERANS: Tough love inspired Sherwood veteran

Sherwood native Darrell Crawford was given choice: go to juvenile detention or join the military.
Battle over WashCo habitat protection continues through…

Battle over WashCo habitat protection continues through…

The Treekeepers group wants county planners to delay new developments in wildlife areas until new rules are written.
Sherwood school board approves massive budget cuts

Sherwood school board approves massive budget cuts

Several staff positions were cut, and three furlough days will be added to the calendar this school year.

Man stabbed by police at Hillsboro hospital booked…

Man stabbed by police at Hillsboro hospital booked…
Police say Joshua Wesley attacked a deputy during intake a hospital and was stabbed during the altercation.

Kotek claims victory in race for Oregon governor

Kotek claims victory in race for Oregon governor
Democrat leads GOP's Christine Drazan by 3 percentage points; Drazan has not conceded; Betsy Johnson has.

TriMet considering 2024 fare increase

TriMet considering 2024 fare increase
Board members are concerned about the need for financial stability and inflationary cost increases.

Wednesday: Kotek maintains small lead over Drazan…

Wednesday: Kotek maintains small lead over Drazan…
Democrat and Republican win where their parties usually win statewide; Betsy Johnson, with 9%, concedes.

Women to hold half the elected mayoral seats in…

Women to hold half the elected mayoral seats in…
Lueb of Tigard and Wenzl of Forest Grove round out a dead split between women and men as city heads in Washington County.

Democrats poised to keep majorities in Oregon…

Democrats poised to keep majorities in Oregon…
The chambers have been run by the GOP and Democrats, and even tied, in recent decades; here's what the 2023 lineup means.

Sherwood plans Veterans Day event for Sunday

Sherwood plans Veterans Day event for Sunday
Guest speaker is Angelica Pilato, retired Air Force veteran and author of the Vietnam memoir 'Angel's Truck Stop.'

Chavez-DeRemer holds lead in redrawn 5th…

Chavez-DeRemer holds lead in redrawn 5th…
The former mayor of Happy Valley stays ahead of Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner as of Wednesday morning.

Chavez-DeRemer holds lead in redrawn 5th…

Chavez-DeRemer holds lead in redrawn 5th…
The former mayor of Happy Valley stays ahead of Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner as of Wednesday morning.

State measures: Gun safety close, health care trails

State measures: Gun safety close, health care trails
Closest margins are for 114 and 111; moves to curb legislative walkouts and remove slavery have strong support.

Portland Community College bond passes

Portland Community College bond passes
Voters in three of five counties approve $450 million for state's largest community college network

Democrats retain control in most WashCo legislative…

Democrats retain control in most WashCo legislative…
Republicans have flipped Senate District 16 and House District 31, while Democrats gained Senate District 13.

Stephenson claims win for Oregon state labor…

Stephenson claims win for Oregon state labor…
Portland civil rights lawyer has big lead over former Bend legislator Cheri Helt for the nonpartisan office.

In Oregon, Election Day no longer means announcing…

In Oregon, Election Day no longer means announcing…
A change in Oregon law means results in most races may not be known until Wednesday, or possibly longer.

Metro's Measure 26-225 passing

Metro's Measure 26-225 passing
All about the Metro levy: Here's what you need to know about Measure 26-225 this election.

Wednesday: Dems likely to keep majorities in Oregon…

Wednesday: Dems likely to keep majorities in Oregon…
No races changed significantly overnight; if the numbers stay about the same, expect D's to set the agenda in 2023.

Democrat Kotek keeps small lead in race for governor

Democrat Kotek keeps small lead in race for governor
Ex-House speaker is ahead of former House GOP leader Christine Drazan by about 1 point; Betsy Johnson concedes.

Last-minute voting in Oregon: Don't dally at…

Last-minute voting in Oregon: Don't dally at…
Postmarks count on Nov. 8 election day but in-person delivery cuts off at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Annual Sherwood Holiday Festival set for Dec. 3

Annual Sherwood Holiday Festival set for Dec. 3
The annual event, sponsored by the Robin Hood Festival Association, includes a parade and tree-lighting.

Wyden re-election bid aided by national GOP…

Wyden re-election bid aided by national GOP…
Republican opponent is a perennial candidate who defended the Jan. 6 riot and has raised little money.

Cold case cracked as suspect arrested in 1974…

Cold case cracked as suspect arrested in 1974…
Steven Paul Criss, 65, of Aloha was arraigned this week after being linked to the murders of two Aloha teens 48 years ago.

WashCo in Oregon's top third for tourism recovery…

WashCo in Oregon's top third for tourism recovery…
The county visitors association says the upward trend has continued through 2022.

In-person Give n' Gobble returns to Sherwood…

In-person Give n' Gobble returns to Sherwood…
The event is a fundraiser for Helping Hands Food Bank, a Sherwood-based food pantry.

Operation Green Light will support veterans next…

Operation Green Light will support veterans next…
The effort will illuminate some buildings with green light, raising support and awareness for veteran issues.

Sherwood student's Nike design benefits children's…

Sherwood student's Nike design benefits children's…
Emerson Harrell, along with other young people, designed shoes auctioned for Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Saturday volunteer search doesn't turn up missing…

Saturday volunteer search doesn't turn up missing…
The search included 70 volunteers hoping to find Miles Stanton, a 21-year-old man who has been missing since Oct. 20.

Survey: Oregonians down on state economy as…

Survey: Oregonians down on state economy as…
The perception that the economy is worse than a year ago could spell trouble for Democrats on Nov. 8.

Video, more details released on hospital stabbing…

Video, more details released on hospital stabbing…
The Washington County Sheriff's Office made body camera footage available of the Oct. 24 incident.

Sherwood Elks Hoop Shoot set for Nov. 19

Sherwood Elks Hoop Shoot set for Nov. 19
The event, open to those ages 8 through 12, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Francis Catholic School

Tigard Trader Joe's opens to enthusiastic fans

Tigard Trader Joe's opens to enthusiastic fans
Eighty or so people lined up outside before 8 a.m. Friday, hoping to be the first to buy specialty goods at the new store.

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