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Traffic Q&A

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Traffic Q&A

Q: Is it OK to cut through a gas station or parking lot in order to avoid having to wait at a crowded red light? A. Beaverton specifically prohibits crossing private property to avoid an intersection but there is no statute statewide. Q: When in a shopping center parking lot, I often see cars take […]

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The Beaverton Police Department: Authority and Jurisdiction

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Beaverton Police Department: Authority and Jurisdiction

Over the course of my law enforcement career, I have been asked questions about authority and jurisdiction many times. In today’s media and entertainment saturated environment, often these concepts are misunderstood. I remember watching movies and television shows where the authority of one agency ended at the city limits or county line. This is not […]

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Business Spotlight: BESThq: a Community Business Solution!

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: BESThq: a Community Business Solution!

Business Executive Sustainable Training Headquarters (BESThq), a small business incubator in the heart of Beaverton, is a welcoming hub for small businesses to rendezvous in their plot to take over the world (or Beaverton, at least!) Built on the founding principles of relationship, empowerment, and inclusion, the incubator and executive development center is the ideal […]

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The care and feeding of your home: When seconds count…

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The care and feeding of your home: When seconds count…

It was just a little before 7:00 AM when the phone rang. On the other end, an excited voice identified herself and asked, “How do I turn off the water to the house?” Having been their handyman for many years, I knew the layout of the home well and directed her to the correct valve. […]

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Zoo Breaks Ground On Elephant Lands Habitat

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Zoo Breaks Ground On Elephant Lands Habitat

Visionary new home for zoo’s elephant herd to open in 2015 Golden shovels were on hand, but the Oregon Zoo broke ground last month elephant-style: with a 30-ton excavator. Construction of the 6.25-acre Elephant Lands habitat — the most ambitious project in Oregon Zoo history — officially kicked off with massive displacement of earth, making […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen

A furry ball of energy, referred to by my family as ‘Gracie’, has turned my days upside down. That’s right teens; I got a puppy! I’m sure you’re all wondering if having a puppy is worth the loss of sleep, gnawed on toes, and accidents on the carpet. Recently, as Gracie yips nonstop while ruining […]

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The Senior Citizens Committee has been busy

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Senior Citizens Committee has been busy

On Tuesday, June 18, the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee reported on its activities to the Beaverton City Council. Here is a summary of what it has done in the past two years. The committee has sponsored three forums for the public, held in the Beaverton City Library, on senior financial health, Medicare, and housing options. […]

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Speeder Spotlight: Home Fitness Care

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Speeder Spotlight: Home Fitness Care

Home Fitness Care understands there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to exercise training. Their fitness care professionals invest the time to learn about you and your lifestyle, and always follow exercise recommendations provided by your physician or health care team. Whether you require balance and resistance training to enhance your mobility, need doctor-recommended […]

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Meet Larry Ferguson, Beaverton’s Car Guy

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Meet Larry Ferguson, Beaverton’s Car Guy

Looking for a car? Larry Ferguson has been in the automotive industry for over 25 years. His success and large number of repeat clients is directly contributed to excellent customer service, detailed product knowledge and the desire to make sure you walk away happy. He may not sell you a car, but you will walk […]

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Message from the ABA President

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Message from the ABA President

Summertime and the living is EZ – well for some maybe. We are still in our economic recovery period and family pocketbooks are tight. Now that kids are out of school, parents need quality child care that is affordable and safe; older kids need jobs to help them learn responsibility and some cash to help […]

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