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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Colin, Super Kid

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Colin, Super Kid

Colin N. is 11 years old and a 6th grader at Valley Catholic School. Colin is a super student because he is working one year above grade level in both math and reading. Besides doing Kumon, Colin plays the clarinet and piano. He also enjoys swimming and has a black belt in Taekwondo. About Kumon […]

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Literary Corner: TRUST ME, I’M TROUBLE

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: TRUST ME, I’M TROUBLE

About the Book Staying out of trouble isn’t possible for Julep Dupree. She has managed not to get kicked out of her private school, even though everyone knows she’s responsible for taking down a human-trafficking mob boss—and getting St. Agatha’s golden-boy Tyler killed in the process. Running cons holds her guilty conscience at bay, but […]

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A Special Story about a Special Kid

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Special Story about a Special Kid

This is Y, Westside Youth Sports and The YMCA strive to provide quality programs for anyone who seeks them. Opportunities to Succeed We had a player in our league who was one of the smaller kids and spoke very little English, coaches would translate things through the parents during practice and games. He really tried […]

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City Opens Inclement Weather Shelter

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
City Opens Inclement Weather Shelter

The City of Beaverton will open an inclement weather shelter this month at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW Fifth St. The facility will provide free temporary shelter for 30 adults (age 18+) experiencing homelessness during severe cold temperatures. The shelter will be open Thursday nights from Jan. 12 to March 30, as well as […]

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Prepare for Disaster: CERT offers free monthly training

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Prepare for Disaster: CERT offers free monthly training

Become a “Map Your Neighborhood” Captain and Help Your Neighbors Organize and Prepare for Disaster On the third Tuesday of each month, Beaverton CERT offers a free training for anyone interested in working with their neighbors on disaster preparedness. The Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) program helps save lives, reduces the severity of injuries and trauma, […]

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Food Cart Pod Update

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food Cart Pod Update

The Beaverton City Council voted to change development rules to make setting up food carts easier and less expensive. The new rules become effective Jan. 12, 2017 and will allow food carts and collections of food carts called “pods,” to store fresh water and waste water in above ground tanks while retaining public health and […]

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Pacific Continental Bank: A True Partner to Oregon Business

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pacific Continental Bank: A True Partner to Oregon Business

Pacific Continental Bank of Eugene, Oregon, is a community bank that operates 15 offices in the markets of Eugene, Portland and Puget Sound. With $2.5 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest including our more than 20 years serving Beaverton. Pacific Continental […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Gratitude… We Survived!

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Gratitude… We Survived!

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin Tis the season. End of one year, and beginning of another. I am seeing the typical messages of excitement for a new year, and thankful that a lousy year ended. Was 2016 that awful? Even with all the political strife in our great country, and barring illness, life is pretty […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Off-the-Beaten-Path: Honeymoon Destinations for the Adventurous Couple

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Off-the-Beaten-Path: Honeymoon Destinations for the Adventurous Couple

Selfoss, Iceland Where else in the world besides Iceland can you scuba dive at the fault line between two tectonic plates? Nowhere. That unique activity is far from the only exciting reason to visit the Nordic nation of fire and ice. The former comes in the way of secret hot springs (found while hiking Reykjadalur […]

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Why Visit Scotland? Why Would Ye Nae!*

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Visit Scotland? Why Would Ye Nae!*

From the heather covered highlands, to waterfalls flowing into deep dark lochs, to the many islands teeming with wildlife, Scotland boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. It has an uncrowded landscape encompassing many layers of human history and culture. In Scotland, you can experience monuments that were built over five-thousand years […]

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