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You otter see this! Zoo river otter Tilly has a 2nd pup, Ziggy

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
You otter see this! Zoo river otter Tilly has a 2nd pup, Ziggy

By Oregon Zoo Staff Tilly, a North American river otter, and her 2-month-old pup, Ziggy, have been making quite an impression on visitors to the Oregon Zoo’s Cascade Stream and Pond habitat. Though they’re not always on exhibit, the pair has been making appearances in a den box that zoo visitors can peek into, offering […]

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Care and Feeding of Your Home: Humidity During the Winter

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Care and Feeding of Your Home: Humidity During the Winter

By Bob Strong During these cold months, the humidity level inside your home may be extremely low. Dry air can cause a sore throat, dry skin, static electricity, warping and splitting of furniture, doors, and hardwood floors, and cracks in plaster and drywall. Keeping the indoor humidity at the proper level will improve the well-being […]

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Busy Beavers: Outstanding Students at BHS

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Busy Beavers: Outstanding Students at BHS

Introducing Seth Temple By Hailee Meacham and Laila Mottaghi Beaverton High School does a great job at creating ample opportunities for students to express themselves. At Beaverton, we have a student leadership class that helps to create a better community through new ideas, fundraising, and encouraging other students to participate in school activities. This year, […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Conquer Life!

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Conquer Life!

By Brigid Fitzpatrick Homework, school, jobs, sports, clubs, internships, studying, college planning, chores, socializing… Yikes! Being a teenager, with so much to keep track of, is one huge job. Our schedules are so full, it’s no wonder stress and high school go hand-in-hand. Trying to juggle your time and still enjoy yourself is hard, and […]

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Considering Yoga or Tai Qi? Try Qi Gong, Instead!

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Considering Yoga or Tai Qi? Try Qi Gong, Instead!

By Misako Yamamoto What is Qi Gong? Qi (‘Chee’) pertains to our vital life force, and Gong means to exercise. Qi gong is a form of meditative movement dating over 5000 years. Its foundations are deeply rooted within Taoist, Buddhist and Chinese Medicine philosophies. Combining flowing, gentle and easy to learn movements with breathing techniques […]

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Stunning Taggart’s Building Hosts New BESThq!

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stunning Taggart’s Building Hosts New BESThq!

By Jill White When Ron and Jill White opened the doors of BESThq in 2011, they dreamed of a holistic business community designed to make a difference. Two and a half years later, this dream became a reality when BESThq grew out of their office space on Griffith Drive and found the newly renovated Taggart’s […]

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Speeder Spotlight: Nino Cristoforo, Creekside Village

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Speeder Spotlight: Nino Cristoforo, Creekside Village

By Jolene Guptill One year ago, this month, Nino Cristoforo started as the Executive Director at Creekside Village. He came from the Assisted Living/Memory Care Industry, which made for an easy transition into the Creekside community. Nicco said it has been great working with a staff that thoroughly enjoys coming to work each day and […]

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About the Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
About the Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee

By Jim Brooks The Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (SCAC) is one of many City of Beaverton committees whose mission is to advise the City Council about needs in our community. The SCAC is made up of 11 community volunteers who are appointed by City Council at the recommendation of the Mayor. The committee meets the […]

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Wellness On Wheels: This Unique, One Of A Kind, Fitness Program Will Come To You

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Wellness On Wheels: This Unique, One Of A Kind, Fitness Program Will Come To You

By Ann Satterfield Our purpose is to bring fitness programming to “55 and better” district residents who are unable to come to the Elsie Stuhr Center for their fitness classes. We will deliver our proven, award-winning, functional fitness program to the community. Our fitness programs will travel to independent living facilities, low-income housing facilities, hospitals, […]

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The Fine Art of Customer Retention: From the Desk of Beaverton’s Car Guy

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Fine Art of Customer Retention: From the Desk of Beaverton’s Car Guy

By Larry Ferguson Knowing your customers beyond their vehicle is the first critical step to creating a retention program. Anyone in the sales or marketing understands relationship building both socially and professionally. Think about it. The customers that have been with you the longest are the ones that have interacted with you the most in […]

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