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

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids: Highlighting local kids who excel at school

This month’s super kids features soon to be 6th grader Elina Deshpande. Elina is working an amazing three years above grade level in both math and reading! Introducing Elina Elina enjoys dance any time of the day and makes the living room in her house her practice place pretty much all the time. She is […]

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Hard is Good! In Fact, Hard is Amazing! Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hard is Good! In Fact, Hard is Amazing! Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin So I’m one of those crazy people that loves boot camp group fitness. Running, jumping, slamming ropes, flipping tires. It’s fun. Recently, a group of ladies joined the class…and they have been given the nick name of The 50-Percenters. They cut everything short. On one run we often take, they […]

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July Farmers Market Vendor Spotlights

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
July Farmers Market Vendor Spotlights

Vendor Spotlight: NW Cacti & Succulents First, what makes a plant succulent? These plants come from hundreds of plant families, being found around the world, in just about any climate. The defining characteristic is their ability to store water for the dry spells, which kill many an ordinary plant. These plants also have the ability […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: connecting people, parks and nature: Party in the Park returns on July 25 with more free fun

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: connecting people, parks and nature: Party in the Park returns on July 25 with more free fun

by Bob Wayt, THPRD Bring on the cake! Party in the Park, THPRD’s largest annual community event, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The extravaganza of free fun for people of all ages will happen Saturday, July 25, from 11 am to 5 pm at the Howard M. Terpenning Complex, 158th and Walker Road, […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Do You Remember?

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Do You Remember?

By Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian Vintage newspapers are informative and entertaining treasure troves of town happenings, long-gone place names, obituaries, and reactions to significant events. We recently came across columns in 1921 issues of the Beaverton Times in which the writer asked several nostalgic questions. We have reprinted and answered four. When was the first […]

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Advice to Remember this 4th of July: From your friends at TVF&R

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Advice to Remember this 4th of July: From your friends at TVF&R

By TVFR Staff Oregon law bans fireworks that fly, explode, or travel on the ground more than six feet — this includes bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers, and M80s. To be legal, purchase all fireworks at a licensed Oregon fireworks stand. Fireworks purchased by mail order or in the state of Washington or at Native […]

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A Heart to Serve: Many at TVF&R answer the call at home and abroad with the military

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Heart to Serve: Many at TVF&R answer the call at home and abroad with the military

By TVFR Staff Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Firefighter Paramedic Will Coker felt compelled to enlist in the Oregon Army National Guard following the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. “I knew our nation was going to need people to help, and I wanted to help,” Coker recalled of his reasons for joining the military […]

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10 Ways To Keep Your Cool This Summer: Care and Feeding of Your Home

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
10 Ways To Keep Your Cool This Summer: Care and Feeding of Your Home

By “Handyman Bob” Strong It’s starting to get hot out and it’s only going to get warmer over the next couple of months. And, while it’s tempting to simply turn down the thermostat on the air conditioning, there are some easy things you can do that will also help you keep your cool. 1. Keep […]

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Age-Friendly Cities Project: Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee

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Age-Friendly Cities Project: Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee

By Regina Ford A staggering seventy-eight million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 will retire during the next two decades. This presents the challenge for area leaders to develop a plan to make their cities friendly to people of all ages. After hearing the city of Portland was one of only two U.S. cities designated […]

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Partnering for a Safer Community: Sheriff News

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Partnering for a Safer Community: Sheriff News

By Sheriff Staff Bombs Bursting in Air? Good Neighbors and Fireworks Can Mix. I am Patrol Commander John Koch, and I want to wish you a fun-filled Fourth of July! Many of us celebrate the Fourth of July with parades, barbecues with friends, outdoor games, and fireworks after dark. Our patrol deputies have one pretty […]

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