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Bone and Joint Health: By Rhonda Kay Leonard

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bone and Joint Health: By Rhonda Kay Leonard

Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week begins October 12th. This observance week was created in order to bring to light the importance of musculoskeletal health and what can be done to prevent and care for these conditions. For adults over the age of 60, one minor fracture could be life-threatening. Here are some preventive […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Men’s Health, Our Age Old Stubbornness

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Men’s Health, Our Age Old Stubbornness

By Jeff Menzel “Just shake it off.” Since we were young boys the age-old adage of powering through an injury will simply make it go away is ingrained deep within our skulls. Men in particular have the misconception that an ache or pain, whether by injury or randomly developing oddity, will simply pass with time. […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Safety Tips for Driving in the Fall

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Safety Tips for Driving in the Fall

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The leaves on the trees change color, painting the landscape in a tapestry of reds, oranges, and yellows. Here in Beaverton we do have a large amount of trees, which can cause a number of […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Honoring the Service of K9 Alex

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Honoring the Service of K9 Alex

By Police Staff The Beaverton Police Department regrets to announce that K9 Alex was euthanized last month after an illness. Alex served our community and department exceptionally well with his handler, Officer Steve Anderson, for over 7 years. For those of you who did not know of their exceptional record of service, here is their […]

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Beaverton Police Student Academy: By Fox 12 Staff

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Student Academy: By Fox 12 Staff

A group of high school students interested in law enforcement completed a hands-on training program with the Beaverton Police Department. The summer academy spanned six days over a two-week period and gave high school students a chance to learn some of the tools of the trade for police officers. That included lessons on interviewing, report […]

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Beaverton Teen Talk: Senior Jitters

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: Senior Jitters

By Isabelle Cordova (12th Grade) “Finally, we’re almost done, aren’t you excited?” These were the words that I heard from almost every single one of my friends on my first day back to school as a senior. If you were any underclassmen, your words were probably something along the lines of, “Finally, only a few […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: A Chance to Raise Anti-bulling Awareness

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: A Chance to Raise Anti-bulling Awareness

By Emery Hanel (12th Grade) Hey Beaverton teens! It’s October, the month filled with pumpkin spice lattes, corn maizes, and Halloween spirit. But what a lot of you might not realize is that there is something else happening this October, and it’s way more important than the next pumpkin-flavored this or that, any trek through […]

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FOX Channel 12 News Highlight: Car Giving Away for a Great Cause

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
FOX Channel 12 News Highlight: Car Giving Away for a Great Cause

By Fox 12 Staff A Beaverton woman learned she won a brand new Toyota after her name was drawn as the winner of the Summer Car Raffle. Russ Humberston of Toyota of Beaverton made the call, telling the woman, “you’re the winner.” Nearly 2,700 people bought tickets for the raffle, and 100 percent of those […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue October is Fire Prevention Month, and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue wants to remind you to check your smoke alarms. It’s important to “hear the beep where you sleep” and make sure every bedroom has a working smoke alarm. The majority of people who die in a fire succumb […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Gardens across the park district yield food, build community

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Gardens across the park district yield food, build community

by THPRD THPRD’s popular community garden program not only offers participants fresh air, exercise and access to healthy fruits and vegetables, it builds community. “It really brings neighborhoods together, particularly those with diverse populations,” said Lindsay Lambert, who oversees the program for the park district. “It’s great to see the different foods that people from […]

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