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Zoo News is Good News: African Spurred Tortoises

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: African Spurred Tortoises

Zoo Welcomes Dozer And Shelly By Oregon Zoo Staff Two huge African spurred tortoises named Dozer and Shelly are settling into their new digs at the Oregon Zoo — and despite the tortoise’s slowpoke reputation, keepers say these behemoths really get around. African spurred tortoises — also known as sulcata tortoises — are the largest […]

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Lose Fat Efficiently With Strength Training and Healthy Eating

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Lose Fat Efficiently With Strength Training and Healthy Eating

By Curves/Jenny Craig What’s the first thing people do to drop pounds? Cut calories by eating less. And the second? Burn calories by exercising more. And all because fewer calories leads to fewer pounds, right? Right—to a point. Research shows that restricting calories can reverse your fortune if you overdo it. Consuming too few calories […]

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Vendor Spotlight: It’s a Rawesome Life

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Vendor Spotlight: It’s a Rawesome Life

Welcome to our rawesome life! Who we are: “Once I turned raw vegan I started making delicious desserts for myself that my friends and relatives kept devouring. So I decided to share these nutritious delights, as well as promote this amazing lifestyle, with the rest of the world. I pray that every individual will attain […]

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Travel: Beaverton & Beyond: Set Your Sights on Southeast Asia

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Travel: Beaverton & Beyond: Set Your Sights on Southeast Asia

Part 1 Backpackers and other adventure travelers have long known the charms of Southeast Asia, but increasingly, countries such as Vietnam and Cambodia are attracting more mainstream travelers with their intoxicating cultural mix. From storied temples and charming villages to lush countryside, rice fields and pristine beaches, the region is endlessly captivating to new and […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Is your Business Running a Sprint or Marathon Race?

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Is your Business Running a Sprint or Marathon Race?

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin Recently, I really enjoyed watching the NCAA Track & Field Championships! What amazing athletes! What incredible performances! As I watched 2 races in particular, I got to thinking about the journey called marketing…as well as the journey through life. I came to the conclusion that more than ever, everyone is […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Arthur Byron Clement, 1885 – 1959

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Arthur Byron Clement, 1885 – 1959

by Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian He was a business owner, farmer, municipal official, husband, father, and brother-in-law. His parents and siblings were distinguished residents of early Beaverton, but their story isn’t well-known in city history. This is what we have learned Arthur Byron Clement (usually identified as A.B. Clement) was born in Wisconsin in 1885 […]

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Take 5 to Survive

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Take 5 to Survive

By CERT Team If you find it difficult to set aside time to prepare for emergencies, you’re not alone. Rather than viewing emergency preparedness as an insurmountable task, consider what you could accomplish in just 5 minutes with this list of recommendations. 5 MINUTE PROJECTS Discuss how your family will re-unite if an emergency separates […]

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Build You Own Dream Ring: Part 2

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Build You Own Dream Ring: Part 2

By Kaaren Bedi Last month we reviewed all the elements that come together to design your dream ring. Now let’s look at the processes it takes to make the physical ring. Once you have finalized the elements they are sketched for approval. The gems and metals selected, the real work begins. Depending on the final […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Renee McCue, Employed

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Renee McCue, Employed

By The Dirkse CC Team Have you ever thought about the person who assembles the mail you receive? At the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce, 21 year old Renee McCue who experiences autism, quickly and accurately folds, stuffs, seals and labels fliers to be mailed to local businesses. She recently graduated from The Beaverton School District’s […]

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Opening Up a Piece of History

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Opening Up a Piece of History

By Fox 12 Staff A time capsule sealed 78 years ago was opened as part of the celebration of the 100th senior class to graduate from Beaverton High School. The time capsule contained newspapers, coins, class photos, report cards and other assorted items from 1938. The search for the time capsule was an adventure all […]

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