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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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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Recently I was asked if I were to buy a pre-owned vehicle where would I buy it? Would I buy from a franchised dealer or a used car dealership that doesn’t sell new vehicles. I thought I would offer some information to our Beaverton Readers to […]

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Marks of Quality

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Marks of Quality

By Kaaren Bedi There is a variety of ‘marks’ on jewelry made around the world. They are a code that reveals much about the piece and the place it was made. What are often lumped together under the term ‘hallmarks’ are really a series of codes detailing the maker, the material used, the country of […]

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Food for Thought: The Practice of Mindfulness

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: The Practice of Mindfulness

By Celia Lambert, PhD Thousands of large population based research studies have documented the physical, mental and emotional health benefits of the practice of mindfulness. Jon Kabat-Zinn launched Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. Since then the model has been adapted for schools, prisons and hospitals. Theses studies […]

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Community Submission: Detox: More Than Just a Fad Diet

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Detox: More Than Just a Fad Diet

By Katie Rewick, ND In some circles, the term “detox” is used to describe a fad weight loss diet, a protocol of deprivation and discomfort. However, in the world of Naturopathic Medicine, detox (short for detoxification) is considered a foundation of good health. It refers to the intricate and nuanced ways the body gets rid […]

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

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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Beaverton Committee on Aging: BCOA Spring Forum

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: BCOA Spring Forum

By Sky Johnson Beaverton’s Committee on Aging is hosting a public event on March 11th (from 12-2 pm) aimed at educating and empowering Beaverton’s aging population. Vendors comprised of local businesses, nonprofits, and civic organizations will be hosting tables and speaking on behalf of their services and commitment to enriching Beaverton’s aging population. Focus will […]

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Business Spotlight: Bricks & Minifigs

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Bricks & Minifigs

By BRG Staff Bricks & Minifigs Beaverton is a local mom owned toy store. We Buy, Sell, and Trade all things Lego. We offer bulk Lego pieces, individual Minifigs, New Sets, and Pre-owned sets. We specialize in discontinued and hard to find Lego products. Our friendly staff can help you find whatever it is you […]

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Business Spotlight: Uptown Market

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Uptown Market

By BRG Staff Brew Gooders Unite! Beaverton’s own Uptown Market Brewery & Bottleshop is pleased to announce the first in our Brew Good series of beers that will directly benefit charitable organizations. Saturday February 11th we will release Malcolm’s Millers Pilsner, with $1 from each pint going to the ALS Association of Oregon & SW […]

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