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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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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

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

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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Not Just For Seniors: Heart Health Month, Go Red!

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Not Just For Seniors: Heart Health Month, Go Red!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Chances are you know someone with heart disease. The Oregon Health Authority reports that heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Oregon. That’s the bad news. The good news is that many of the risk factors of heart disease are controllable. The American Heart Association encourages us, “you […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: A Woman’s Work is Never Done: Part 7, Rest on Sunday

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: A Woman’s Work is Never Done: Part 7, Rest on Sunday

by Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian Pioneer women followed a regular routine for household chores: Wash on Monday. Iron on Tuesday. Mend on Wednesday. Churn on Thursday. Clean on Friday. Bake on Saturday. Rest on Sunday. Sunday is for Resting As the pioneers settled into their new homes in the wilderness, they followed their familiar Monday […]

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