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Community Spotlight:

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Community Spotlight:

Years of cuts to education have hurt our local Beaverton schools.  Over the last five years, our schools have cut a total of $142 million. At the same time, our Beaverton School District has cut administration and tightened its belt. Now, our schools face another round of cuts with the new state budget proposal. That […]

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Aloha Business Association: Message from the ABA President

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Aloha Business Association:  Message from the ABA President

May is here. We have an important election this month.  Are you registered to vote? You will receive your mail-in ballot soon, so be ready. We are electing our community leaders for the next four years on several special district boards: Parks, Water, Fire, School! Your Vote Matters! Our ABA members present at our April […]

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Business Spotlight: Power Brain

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight:  Power Brain

Empower Your Kid’s Brain & Body By Deni Howley Interactive Power Brain Training Not just another Kumon or Score. Through imaginative games and physical activities suited particularly for each student’s special needs, children of all ages benefit from improved stamina and enhanced confidence at the Power Brain Training Center at the corner of Murray and […]

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Oregon Battle of the Books

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Oregon Battle of the Books

Beaverton Schools Take 1st & 2nd Places! By Wendy Owen Two Beaverton schools battled it out Saturday for the elementary state championship at the Oregon Battle of the Books. It took a tie-breaking final round for Findley third-graders to pull ahead of William Walker fourth-graders, who placed second. Findley’s team included Suhani Jain, Kanthi Karumbunathan, […]

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Beaverton Farmer’s Market

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Farmer’s Market

From the Market Master The Summer Market is upon us. As usual, it will open on Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11. The market will blossom from its Winter Market line up of 45 vendors to its full size of 120 vendors. You will find old friends and new, as well as several new market amenities. […]

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Enjoy the experience of AromaTouch Therapy

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Enjoy the experience of AromaTouch Therapy

My journey into essential oils took me to DoTerra. These pure therapeutic grade oils earned my respect after learning about their batching process. Dr Hill and associates only produce the purest form from the natural environment and if there is even the slightest discrepancy, the whole batch is thrown out and they start all over […]

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New Business Spotlight: Ruby Fresh Market

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Business Spotlight:  Ruby Fresh Market

Our philosophy is to sell the best tasting produce at the best price.  If it doesn’t taste good, we won’t carry it.  We focus on local produce, highlighting Oregon and Washington product.  If produce is not available locally, we buy the freshest produce from wherever it’s in season.  Produce is our family’s life.  It has […]

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Beaverton First Friday!

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton First Friday!

Pacific Continental Bank Kicks Off 2nd Season, May 3 (5-7pm) The Beaverton Downtown Association (BDA) brings back First Friday for a second season beginning May 3, 2013! Businesses in the downtown core will be open for extended hours the first Friday of each month from May through October 2013. The monthly event will include live […]

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History Center Presentation Death & Mourning Habits in the 1800s

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
History Center Presentation Death & Mourning Habits in the 1800s

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 (7:00pm) Rebecca Ross has been a Civil War reenactor for 22 years. Her focus has been on civilian life, with a primary interest in how death and mourning habits were handled by men and women during the 1800s. Rebecca has researched undertaking and embalming to do an undertakers impression at reenactments. […]

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Beaverton Historical Society: What Would $1.00 Buy in 1905?

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Beaverton Historical Society: What Would $1.00 Buy in 1905?

By Ann Koppy The first “dollar stores” opened in the mid-1980s but the concept was pioneered decades earlier. The “five & dime” variety emporiums that originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries sold a little of everything for nearly everyone. Among them were Newberry’s, Sprouse Reitz, and Woolworth’s. Many readers will remember locally-owned […]

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