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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

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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!

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

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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

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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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(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

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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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Beaverton Real Estate: Purchasing a Home from a Builder: It’s different and needs special care

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Beaverton Real Estate: Purchasing a Home from a Builder: It’s different and needs special care

By Ken Reetz The Builder’s Purchase Agreement will be much different than the Oregon Real Estate Purchase Agreement. It will be more one sided in favor of the Seller (Builder) and the Buyer will want to review the terms of a Builder Contract with due consideration. First, it’s also important to recognize that a builder […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Recently I was asked if I were to buy a pre-owned vehicle where would I buy it? Would I buy from a franchised dealer or a used car dealership that doesn’t sell new vehicles. I thought I would offer some information to our Beaverton Readers to […]

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Marks of Quality

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Marks of Quality

By Kaaren Bedi There is a variety of ‘marks’ on jewelry made around the world. They are a code that reveals much about the piece and the place it was made. What are often lumped together under the term ‘hallmarks’ are really a series of codes detailing the maker, the material used, the country of […]

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