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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Game, set, match: THPRD, local economy are Davis Cup winners

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Game, set, match: THPRD, local economy are Davis Cup winners

by Bill Evans For three days in July, THPRD staged a Davis Cup quarterfinal event between the U.S. and Croatia before near capacity crowds in a temporarily expanded stadium built around Hardin Court at the Tualatin Hills Tennis Center. The event entertained thousands and illuminated the district’s potential as a major event host. “Coming here, […]

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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids, Mizuki and Kanako

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids, Mizuki and Kanako

This month’s super kids are 7 year old Mizuki Wong, a 2nd grader at Sexton Mountain Elementary school and 5 year old Kanako Wong who will be starting Kindergarten also at Sexton Mountain. Both Mizuki and Kanako are working 1 year above grade level in reading and math and that makes them super kids! Great […]

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Washington Square Opens 8 New Stores: Including Blue Nile and American Girl

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Washington Square Opens 8 New Stores: Including Blue Nile and American Girl

Washington Square, part of the Macerich portfolio of one-of-a-kind retail properties in top markets, today announced eight new stores joining the retail roster: American Girl, Blue Nile, Charleys Philly Steaks, Lululemon and Piercing Pagoda, in addition to Costa Vida, Pier 1 and Zoup! at the adjacent Washington Square Too. “With today’s announcement of eight new […]

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It is ‘All Hands on Deck!’ Visit Party Fair in Tigard on September 19

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
It is ‘All Hands on Deck!’ Visit Party Fair in Tigard on September 19

The crazy crew headed up by Pirate Jamie will be fully embracing this year’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day. They already have their ‘Pirate’s Cove’ section fully stocked and ready for the big event on September 19th. From party goods to costumes to toys there is everything you need to get your place ‘Ship […]

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School Bus Refresher: When You Need to Stop

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
School Bus Refresher: When You Need to Stop

Traffic – where to stop for school busses. You see a school bus with flashing amber and then red lights.  You got this, but then doubt sets in, so you brake, speed up, slow down, and just go!  Let us smooth your morning decision making a bit. On a highway with a painted center median, […]

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Broadway Street Festival: Coming Sept. 17

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Broadway Street Festival: Coming Sept. 17

Experience the history, uniqueness, and vibrancy of downtown Beaverton this September. Two blocks of Broadway Street will be closed to allow the community to walk amongst the downtown shops and enjoy the festivities on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 1-6 p.m. The event includes 20-plus vendors, a stage featuring four bands throughout the day, kids’ activities, […]

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The Future of Health Care in Oregon

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Future of Health Care in Oregon

By Christopher Levesque In January we begin the 4th year of the ACA, or Obama Care. The Act allows anyone to qualify for health insurance by removing the pre-existing clause and the projection was that with more people in the pool, the cost per person would come down. Unfortunately, the cost has gone up. Why? […]

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Jewelry Trends for Fall

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jewelry Trends for Fall

By Kaaren Bedi It’s the time of year when our favorite fashion magazines are bursting with all the latest trends for fall and winter 2016/17.   The latest trends in jewelry focus on the individuality of unusual materials and a fresh take on color. The Raw- raw diamonds and natural state stones Diamond slices, raw diamond […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Phillip Beers, Employed

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Phillip Beers, Employed

By The Dirkse CC Team Upon meeting Phillip Beers, a 21 year old graduate from the Beaverton Community Transition Program, one can’t help but smile.  His infectious grin and warm, friendly personality are contagious.  Phillip doesn’t let his intellectual disability hinder him from his goal to work and he readily accepted the position of Dining […]

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Pets and Disasters

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Pets and Disasters

By Beaverton CERT The best way to protect your family from the effects of a disaster is to have a disaster plan. If you are a pet owner, that plan should include your pets. It may be difficult, if not impossible, to find shelter for your animal in the midst of a disaster; so plan […]

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