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October 2014 Kids Corner: Addison Moore

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
October 2014 Kids Corner: Addison Moore

This month’s Kids Corner features Addison Moore (age 5), Preschooler at Young Learners Preschool off Cornell Rd. Mermaid If you were a mermaid I’d make a wish to be a mermaid too… So I could swim and play with you!

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: When Seconds Count… Part 2

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: When Seconds Count… Part 2

By Bob Strong When I was a Boy Scout in the 1950’s, one of the merit badges I earned was called Electricity. The Electricity merit badge was designed to teach youngsters the theory, applications, and hazards of electrical service in our homes. The only element of the merit badge qualification that I remember vividly is […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Moving On to a New Stage

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Moving On to a New Stage

By Maureen Wilson My mama always said that life is just a bunch of stages, and whichever one you’re in always feels like it’s never going to end…until you’re long past it and suddenly realize it’s over, and then there’s nothing left but the pining. As with most things my mama says, I’ve discovered this […]

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Vendor Spotlight: Simington Gardens

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Vendor Spotlight: Simington Gardens

Simington Gardens is a small family farm located in Aurora Oregon. We grow certified Organic vegetables year round and currently are cultivating about eight acres with six people full time, two part time and are in our seventh year of production. This year, we have a 150 member farm share program, where participants pick up […]

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Recipe of the Month: Crock Pot Apple Butter

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Recipe of the Month: Crock Pot Apple Butter

Here is Assistant Market Master Sue Poff’s recipe for Crock Pot Apple Butter: 5-6 lbs of apples*, peeled and sliced 2 qts. apple cider 1 t.cinnamon, ¼ t. cloves a pinch of salt Combine ingredients and cook on high for 1 hour. Turn crockpot to low for the next 10-12 hours. Take off lid, add […]

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Message from the Market Master: So Long to Summer, I’m Ready for Fall!

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Message from the Market Master: So Long to Summer, I’m Ready for Fall!

Because of our unusually warm spring and summer, most growers report that their crops have been a few weeks ahead of schedule all season long. So when I heard whispers of pumpkins ready for harvest, I considered issuing a unilateral ban on them in the market until I was ready to let go of summer. […]

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Beaverton, This Decade 100 Years Ago: The Bank of Beaverton is Robbed… Twice!

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Beaverton, This Decade 100 Years Ago: The Bank of Beaverton is Robbed… Twice!

By Julie Nielsen Woman Stops Robbery The Bank of Beaverton suffered its first robbery attempt in May 1911, just a year after it opened in a wood-plank building on Broadway Street. Conjuring imagery of the Wild West that is difficult to imagine on the streets of Beaverton as we know it today, three men stole […]

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New Business Spotlight: Longevity Acupuncture Clinic

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Business Spotlight: Longevity Acupuncture Clinic

Longevity Acupuncture Clinic is founded by Dr. Yubin Lu, Ph.D., who has consistently practiced Chinese medicine and acupuncture in both China and USA for 28 years. The clinic, located at 14455, SW Allen Blvd, Suite 101, is a full service Chinese medicine clinic that offers acupuncture, Chinese herbs, Tuina, dietary therapy for a great variety […]

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Sharing Memories: Halloween at My House

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Sharing Memories: Halloween at My House

By Carolyn Best, SCAC Not much thought was put into Halloween at my house. Every year we would stand in line as my Mother grabbed old sheets, cut three holes, and pulled them over our heads. We were Ghosts again! Out the door we would go with all of the neighborhood gang. Tommy from across […]

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Speeder Spotlight for Seniors: Help Your Family and Neighbors, Get to Know the CERT Program

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Speeder Spotlight for Seniors: Help Your Family and Neighbors, Get to Know the CERT Program

By Jolene Guptill Last month was Emergency Preparedness Month. The information is endless and can be overwhelming. You may be thinking, where do I even start. The best way is just to pick one item or task and start there. You will be ahead of most by just beginning. Here are a few starting points […]

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