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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Cyber-Seniors’ pair up with teens to hone their technolgy skills at Stuhr Center

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Cyber-Seniors’ pair up with teens to hone their technolgy skills at Stuhr Center

by Ravleen Kaur, Beaverton Valley Times At THPRD’s Elsie Stuhr Center, John Flood Sr. peered at his smartphone, his brow furrowed as he tried to fi gure out how to send his daughter a message containing a picture. Teen volunteer Sam Madsen – whose mother Karin Madsen is a THPRD program coordinator at the center […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Akshara, Super Kid

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Akshara, Super Kid

Akshara is seven years old and a second grader at Scholls Heights Elementary. Akshara is a super student because as a second grader she is working three years above grade level in math. Outside of Kumon this TAG student for math and reading enjoys reading and swimming. She is currently learning Indian classical music and […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Keep it Fresh and Smile!

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Keep it Fresh and Smile!

In Today’s Lightening Fast World… it’s more important than ever to keep things fresh. People get what they want… and they get it really, really fast!  People get bored quickly! So if you are a business manager or owner, you are not allowed to let your business get stale. OH… and while you’re keeping it […]

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French Onion Soup

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
French Onion Soup

This recipe is perfect for cold winter nights and you can always find a bounty of onions at the market! (In addition, if you’d like to make your own beef stock, you can also find beef soup bones for sale at the Market!) Ingredients 6 cups beef stock or vegetable stock 3/4 cup good quality […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Tahiti & Her Islands

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Tahiti & Her Islands

South Pacific Series This is a limited series on the islands of the South Pacific. Each month will feature one of the iconic islands of the beautiful South Pacific. Thanks to my special relationship with several south pacific wholesalers, we have the most comprehensive travel packages to any of the islands at great airfare and […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Your Guide to a Safe Protest

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Your Guide to a Safe Protest

By Emery Hanel (12th Grade) With newly elected Donald Trump as our nation’s president, there has been a spike in protests all across the nation, including your city. Looking to participate but don’t want to put yourself in danger? Here are some dos and don’ts for a protest. Do know your rights. As a citizen […]

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Beaverton Teen Talk: Snowdays vs. School Days: A Child’s Memoir

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: Snowdays vs. School Days: A Child’s Memoir

By Tyannah Mims My phone rings. “All District schools and facilities are closed,” says the automated voice. Snow day! I tell my mom and she says, “Okay. Turn your alarm off for tomorrow.” I am dancing around the house because I am so excited that I’ll get to live my Snow Day Schedule. 5:55am (School […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: You Can Be a Vital Link in the Chain of Survival for Cardiac Patients

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: You Can Be a Vital Link in the Chain of Survival for Cardiac Patients

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue As part of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s commitment to create safer communities, our team continues to work with community partners to strengthen the chain of survival for cardiac patients. TVF&R remains dedicated in its efforts to work with community groups to teach hands-only CPR, encourage law enforcement partners […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet DJ Brewer, Employed

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet DJ Brewer, Employed

By Dirkse CC Staf Have you ever honked or waved at the individuals holding signs in front of SuperPlay on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway?  If so, you just might have made their day!  Both D J Brewster and Wesley Grawburg faithfully wave the large sign designed to draw attention to the recently remodeled Bowling, Lazer Tag Arcade.  […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Home Remodeling Costs Will Soon Increase

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Home Remodeling Costs Will Soon Increase

By “Handyman” Bob Strong The cost of remodeling your home is about to go up – and, it could be significant. For many years, there has been a requirement to not bring asbestos containing materials to either of the Metro transfer stations. Enforcement began in earnest just one year ago, when Metro published this on […]

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