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

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

By BRG Staff Harmony Rose Mai Harmony Mai is a 4th grader who is a super kid because she is working one year above grade level in both math and reading. During her free time she enjoys traveling the world with her family and writing in her journal about all the places she’s been to. […]

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Do You Have It Hard? Is Life Tough? Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Do You Have It Hard? Is Life Tough? Beaverton Business: BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE!

By Spencer Rubin A competitor moved in and has taken some of your business… An employee is stealing from you… Your traditional marketing is not working the way it used to… It’s more difficult than ever to find hard working employees… A crucial piece of equipment just broke down, and it will be VERY expensive […]

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Care & Feeding of Your Home: A few thoughts on fence repair

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Care & Feeding of Your Home: A few thoughts on fence repair

By Bob Strong As a handyman, I was asked from time to time to repair damaged fences and gates so I thought I’d share some of my observations from the past seventeen years. Wood or Metal First of all, the majority of fences I was asked to repair are wood and of those, the vast […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Bicycle Face, Wheelmen, and Bloomers

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Bicycle Face, Wheelmen, and Bloomers

By Ann Koppy Women and men in the 1890s encountered a new and frightening medical “disorder” that was said to cause long-lasting harmful effects to the body. Physicians warned the populace the condition, known as “bicycle face”, was especially harmful to females, although males weren’t immune. Clenched jaws, dark shadows under bulging eyes, flushed faces, […]

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Tree City USA: Beaverton awarded City of the year

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tree City USA: Beaverton awarded City of the year

By City Landscape Staff Arbor Day is always a special day in Beaverton. Arbor Day this year turned out to be especially rewarding, with a turnout of over 50 volunteers attending. There were groups from Portland General Electric, Rigert shade tree nursery, Girl scouts of America, And the Beaverton CERT team. All helped Friends of […]

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TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Window Falls: Stop at 4 Inches Campaign

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Window Falls: Stop at 4 Inches Campaign

By TVFR Staff As we welcome warmer spring and summer weather, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reminds parents, grandparents, babysitters, and all adults who care for children that window falls are preventable. Each year, window falls account for about eight deaths and more than 3,300 injuries to young children in the United States. In Oregon, […]

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Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee: Age-Friendly Cities Program

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee: Age-Friendly Cities Program

By Regina Ford Re-cap of Fun Over 50 Fair Over 300 people, including Mayor Denny Doyle, attended the Fun Over 50 Fair on April 11th at the Elsie Stuhr Center. It was a lively time of entertainment, exhibits, food and fun. The Beaverton Senior Citizens’ Advisory Committee would like to thank the many organizations that […]

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Busy Beavers at Beaverton High: Introducing senior Amelia Monfared

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Busy Beavers at Beaverton High: Introducing senior Amelia Monfared

By Hailee Meacham and Laila Mottaghi When students find an interest in a certain program, at first they usually dip their toes into the water and start with the basics. However, that’s not the case with Beaverton High School’s senior Amelia Monfared. Monfared, passionate about her studies in science, took the initiative and became an […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: What is religion to you?

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: What is religion to you?

By Ben Moreno Do you see it as a source of oppression or a source of hope? It’s such a delicate topic due to the dark history surrounding religion, such as wars fought “in the name of God,” or The Crusades of the 1400’s. Even today there are different types of wars still being fought […]

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Beaverton Police Department: 2014 Award Ceremony

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Beaverton Police Department: 2014 Award Ceremony

By BPD Staff Police and the public gathered in April to honor those Officers and civilians whose actions during the calendar year 2014 deserved special attention via certificates or medals. We have included a list of recipients as well as an edited version of their actions. Officer Jeremy Shaw On February 11th, 2014 Officer Jeremy […]

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