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

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids: Highlighting local kids who excel at school

By South Beaverton Kumon This month’s Beaverton Super Kid is Ciera W., a 7th grader at Conestoga Middle School. Ciera is a Super Kid because through Kumon (sponsors of this column), she is studying above grade level and faithfully does her work everyday! Ciera actually started below grade level but after 18 months of hard […]

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Senior Art & Poetry Contest Winner: Support the library, purchase a postcard of Starry Night by Donna Stimpson

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Senior Art & Poetry Contest Winner: Support the library, purchase a postcard of Starry Night by Donna Stimpson

By Michael Wong In September 2014, the Beaverton Resource Guide held an art and poetry contest for local seniors. 12 winners were chosen by a diverse group of judges that included the Beaverton Arts Foundation and Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate. Sponsored by the Beaverton Library Foundation, all proceeds from the sale of these post […]

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Ben The Super Lab is Gone!! Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ben The Super Lab is Gone!! Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

A pretty rough weekend recently for our family. 12 years old…with a tumor and who knows what else…Ben fought hard! There was no quit in him, and to the end, he still wanted to play. What an amazing attitude…what an amazing animal! I still can’t believe he’s gone. We spent every day together, and now […]

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2014 Senior Art & Poetry Contest Winners

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2014 Senior Art & Poetry Contest Winners

Support the Beaverton Library Foundation In the Fall of 2014, the Beaverton Resource Guide held the 1st annual Senior Art & Poetry Contest and below are the winners. Postcards ($1) and posters ($10) of each winning entry are available for purchase with proceeds going to the Beaverton Library Foundation. In addition, one winner will be […]

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Remembering Beaverton 100 Years Ago

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Remembering Beaverton 100 Years Ago

By Beaverton Library Foundation Excursion came! First electric train over the PE&E tracks January 24, 1914 issue of The Owl Last Saturday morning, a large crowd of Beaverton citizens gathered at the S.P. Depot to welcome the first electric train excursion over the PE&E. tracks, and at 8:45am, mid the cheering of 400 throats, and […]

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Beaverton Historical Society Presents: Tall Tales

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Historical Society Presents: Tall Tales

By Ann Koppy They’re a part of American folk literature that we’ve heard from childhood. Some are based on the exaggerated exploits of real historical figures such as Annie Oakley or Buffalo Bill Cody. Others are real whoppers–Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan, among them. These are tall tales and Oregon has its share. Paul Bunyan […]

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Business Spotlight: Women In Travel, A Trend Worth Following

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Women In Travel, A Trend Worth Following

By Anne Berry Women today are getting out and exploring the world more than ever. Women-only travel groups are on the rise, and more and more women are interested in travel experiences that have a positive impact on the world. Yet, many women still feel like travel isn’t an option for them. Safety is always […]

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Senior Citizen Advisory Committee: Looking forward to a happy new year

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Senior Citizen Advisory Committee: Looking forward to a happy new year

By Laurel Reilly Our committee is excited as we look forward to the New Year filled with more information concerning the physical, social and economic well being of older adults in our community. Looking back on 2014 Before looking forward, here is a quick overview of our activities and speakers in 2014. January-SMART (Start Making […]

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Speeder Spotlight: January brings us a new year, a fresh start

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Speeder Spotlight: January brings us a new year, a fresh start

By Jolene Guptill We generally start making a list of our New Year’s resolutions. A list of things we want to be, do or even quit doing along with figuring out how to be successful at carrying them out. Here are a few simple resolutions to help jump-start your list. Go for regular walks in […]

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Busy Beavers at Beaverton High: Introducing junior Amberlie Ezell

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Busy Beavers at Beaverton High: Introducing junior Amberlie Ezell

Do you remember what you received for your seventh birthday? Not many above the age of ten do. Beaverton High School junior Amberlie Ezell, on the other hand, could never forget it. She still vividly recalls receiving a pink .22 cricket gun from her father, and has hardly put it, or its successors, down since. […]

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