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Literary Corner: Infinite Sum

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Infinite Sum

About the Story Infinite Sum tells the story of one of those “one in four women” who are sexual abuse survivors. Sylvia was introduced in an earlier novel (Divide by Zero), but now she speaks for herself. An artist and mother, struggling to come to terms with why all her pictures come out red and […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Thank You, What a Surprise!

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Thank You, What a Surprise!

I received something in the mail the other day, and I barely recognized it. I had not seen one of these things FOREVER!  I almost thought they only existed in museums. What I received, I actually have boxes of (2 boxes to be exact). What I received, in actuality, is ssoo simple, and such a […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Bula! Welcome to Fiji: South Pacific Series

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Bula! Welcome to Fiji: 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 hotel package prices. […]

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Beaverton Teen Talk: The Blossoming of Generation Z

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: The Blossoming of Generation Z

By Jordan Hart (Grade 8) Since the beginning of recorded history the word “generation” has divided people into classes of age. Although some are revered as wise and powerful such as generation X, millennials and post-millennials, or gen. Z, are in my opinion frowned upon by modern day society. They are deemed lazy and irresponsible. […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Feminism Isn’t Just White, Its Intersectional

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Feminism Isn’t Just White, Its Intersectional

By Emery Hanel (12th Grade) 2017 has marked the beginning of an era, an era of young women who will, as Hillary Clinton advised them, never doubt that they are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world. We live in a nation with a non-inclusive administration, plain and simple. […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Spring Check List

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Spring Check List

By “Handyman“ Bob Strong Now that spring has almost sprung, it’s time to get our homes ready for all the weather that is going to be thrown at it, including lots more rain, wind and eventually a baking sun. Start with a complete walk around the house, checking for and correcting anything on this list […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Selling a Car on Craigslist

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Selling a Car on Craigslist

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Thank you to everyone who wrote in recently. There were many subjects I could use for this month’s story but I decided to go with the situation local resident Paige Dumas. (not real name) experienced when trying to trade in her old car. Paige emailed me […]

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Food for Thought: Make a Habit of Looking for the Positive

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Make a Habit of Looking for the Positive

By Celia Lambert, PhD Three psychologists at the University of Kentucky were conducting a large study on aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Researching personal letters, the psychologists scored them for positive emotional content, recording instances of happiness, interest, love and hope. What they found was that those people who expressed the most positive emotions lived up […]

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Not Just For Seniors: Colorectal Cancer, the Cancer You Can Prevent!

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: Colorectal Cancer, the Cancer You Can Prevent!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Did you know that your risk of developing colon cancer increases as you get older? According to the Center for Disease Control, “More than 90% of cases occur in people who are 50 years old or older.” The Oregon Health Authority is touting colon cancer as “the cancer you can prevent” […]

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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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