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Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids: Highlighting local kids who excel at school

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids: Highlighting local kids who excel at school

By BRG Staff Nyla Chanchaleune is a 3rd grader at Hiteon Elementary. Nyla is a super kid because she is working three years above grade level in Math and two years above grade level in reading. She is a vivacious 8 year old that loves having fun and hanging out with friends and cousins. Cheerleading […]

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New Family Room at Murray Scholls Library: Join Mayor Doyle for our grand opening event

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Family Room at Murray Scholls Library: Join Mayor Doyle for our grand opening event

By Library Staff Saturday, April 11, noon Join Mayor Doyle, Beaverton City Library staff, and the Beaverton community for a celebration of the newly expanded and renovated Murray Scholls Branch Library. This Grand Opening will take place on Saturday, April 11th at Noon at 11200 SW Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102. The library invites adults, […]

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Care & Feeding of Your Home: Spring Checklist for your home

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Care & Feeding of Your Home: Spring Checklist for your home

By Bob Strong Now that spring has sprung, it’s time to get our homes ready for all the weather that is going to be thrown at it, including lots of rain, wind and eventually a baking sun. Start with a complete walk around the house, checking for and correcting anything on this list that applies: […]

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New Business Spotlight: Decorus Motivational Seminars

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New Business Spotlight: Decorus Motivational Seminars

By Parisjat Umsheid Motivational Seminars and Events Parisjat Umscheid has been a stay-at-home mom for the past 12 years and has always had a passion for bringing people together to make Beaverton the best community possible. In 2011, she organized a Murrayhill Family triathlon along with a fun scavenger hunt that brought families together and […]

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Literary Corner: Introducing local author C.N. Sky

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Literary Corner: Introducing local author C.N. Sky

By CN Sky Synopsis The Toxic Sphere saga paints a picture of what could happen if we as a society don’t protect our freedoms and our planet. Toxic Sphere: Volume 1 – Our Goodwill Ship begins in a time of economic collapse. Cadonan citizens by the millions lose their jobs and homes. Anger burns in […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Ponderosa Pine

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Native Plant of the Month: Ponderosa Pine

By City Landscape Staff The best way to determine a ponderosa pine from the many other types of pine trees is by counting the needles they are usually in groups of three and extra-long (9 to 11 inches). Another way of identifying is the bark, when young the bark is blackish in color, when they […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: connecting people, parks and nature: District celebrating its 60th anniversary of dedicated service

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: connecting people, parks and nature: District celebrating its 60th anniversary of dedicated service

by Bob Wayt, THPRD For most public agencies, March 4, 2015 was just another date. Not for the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District. Sixty years ago on that date, voters in the Beaverton area approved a taxing structure for the district, and THPRD was officially born. The vote capped a two-year campaign led by […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: What a history detective can learn from a simple photo

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: What a history detective can learn from a simple photo

By Ann Koppy A Man and His Dog in Front of a Shop, 1916 At first glance, this image of an unidentified man petting a dog while sitting on wooden steps isn’t unusual. But by looking closely at the photo, we can find an abundance of captivating local and regional history. The business is George […]

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With Spring Comes Flowering Trees: It is springtime in the Pacific Northwest.

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With Spring Comes Flowering Trees: It is springtime in the Pacific Northwest.

By Jared Lane Springtime means that many of our multitude of trees are beginning to decorate our streets and yards with their bright spring flora. Over the next few weeks, we will be treated to one of the best displays of floral color that we’ll see all year. Here are some flowering trees to watch […]

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Beaverton Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee: Age-Friendly Cities Program

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Beaverton Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee: Age-Friendly Cities Program

By Regina Ford Alan De La Torre, Ph.D., spoke to the Beaverton Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee in December regarding the Age-Friendly Cities project of the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr. De La Torre, a Research Associate at the Portland State University Institute on Aging, has been instrumental in Portland’s involvement in the project. In 2006, […]

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