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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Austin (aka Super Kid!)

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Austin (aka Super Kid!)

Meet Austin Austin is nine years old and in the fourth grade at Sexton Mountain Elementary. When Austin started Kumon three ago he struggled with reading, but now after doing Kumon for three years Austin is excelling in reading at school and putting together his very own comic book called “Tin’s Adventures”. He is hoping […]

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Literary Corner: Infinite Sum

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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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KPTV Fox12 Oregon News: Beaverton High’s Next Musical

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV Fox12 Oregon News: Beaverton High’s Next Musical

By Fox 12 Staff Beaverton High School has received some high-profile support for the theatre department’s next musical. This year’s spring musical will be a production of “Catch Me If You Can.” It is scheduled to run from May 17-20. While students are hard at work putting it together, they received support from the pair […]

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Beaverton Farmers Market: Curried Potato Salad

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Farmers Market: Curried Potato Salad

We rely on potatoes to get us through the cold winter months, when the spring crops haven’t quite yet arrived. Potatoes grow year-round, and they can be stored for months. And contrary to what many people think, potatoes are quite good for you! They are high in starch, but are a great source of vitamin […]

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Glastonbury England – History and Mystery

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Glastonbury England – History and Mystery

Are King Arthur and Queen Guinevere really buried in Glastonbury? Why did Henry VIII of England loot and destroy one of the richest and most powerful monasteries in Britain and what happened to the contents of its vast library? Did Joseph of Arimathea visit Glastonbury and plant a thorn tree that blooms at Christmas? Welcome […]

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Discover the Tualatin Valley: Spring is in the Air!

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Discover the Tualatin Valley: Spring is in the Air!

Located on the eastern edge of the Tualatin Valley, the city of Beaverton is just minutes away from Portland and all of the attractions and amenities the city has to offer. Instead of fighting the traffic and paying to park, explore the fun and exciting treasures in your own backyard. You’ll be amazed what you […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo’s Condor Breeding Program Welcomes First Eggs of 2017

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo’s Condor Breeding Program Welcomes First Eggs of 2017

By Oregon Zoo Staff California condors at the Oregon Zoo’s Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation are laying the groundwork for species recovery one egg at a time. The first five eggs of the 2017 breeding season arrived at the center last month, and keepers hope to see more. Keepers also observed that the father of […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: $25,000 Awarded to BEF

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: $25,000 Awarded to BEF

By BEF Staff Beaverton Education Foundation is honored to announce that the Spirit Mountain Community Fund has awarded the Foundation a grant of $25,000 for use in expanding BEF Camp Achieve Summer program. This grant will be awarded during the Spring Grant cycle at the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Tribal Governance Center in […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Launches Pilot Program to Save Lives, Leveraging Off-Duty Professional Firefighters, Technology and Defibrillators

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Launches Pilot Program to Save Lives, Leveraging Off-Duty Professional Firefighters, Technology and Defibrillators

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Each year, approximately 350,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur outside a hospital in the United States. Nearly 90 percent of these events prove fatal, and the chance of survival decreases by 10 percent with every passing minute without CPR. Though survival rates in the Pacific Northwest exceed the national average, […]

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Earthquake: Drop, Cover & Hold on Tips

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Earthquake: Drop, Cover & Hold on Tips

By CERT Team When you begin to feel an earthquake, DROP to the floor and get under a sturdy piece of furniture like a desk or table. Stay away from windows, bookcases, pictures and mirrors, hanging plants, and other heavy objects that may fall. Be aware of falling materials such as plaster, ceiling tile that […]

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