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Not Just For Seniors: Colorectal Cancer, the Cancer You Can Prevent!

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: Colorectal Cancer, the Cancer You Can Prevent!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Did you know that your risk of developing colon cancer increases as you get older? According to the Center for Disease Control, “More than 90% of cases occur in people who are 50 years old or older.” The Oregon Health Authority is touting colon cancer as “the cancer you can prevent” […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Metro Council Approves Major Grant to THPRD for New Beaverton Trail

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Metro Council Approves Major Grant to THPRD for New Beaverton Trail

by Bob Wayt The Metro Council has approved a $3.7 million federal grant to the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District for construction of a new, 1.5-mile trail near downtown Beaverton that will offer a variety of benefits to users. The Beaverton Creek Trail will run east-west and connect Hocken Avenue in Beaverton to the […]

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Business Spotlight: Northwest Style – Daily Reasons to Smile

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Northwest Style – Daily Reasons to Smile

By Stephanie Brandt Conveniently located in the thriving, active Tanasbourne district in Hillsboro, The Springs at Tanasbourne provides the perfect setting for healthy living, fun, continued learning, security, great dining and relaxation. Seniors will find peace of mind with continuing care that includes independent living, assisted living and memory care. The Springs at Tanasbourne is […]

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Business Spotlight: WB Adams Insurance

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: WB Adams Insurance

By BRG Staff We are an independent Property Casualty Insurance Agency representing many different insurance companies since 1988. We are currently licensed to write all lines of insurance in over 24 states. Our main office is located in Washington County off of Murray and Millikan in the heart of Beaverton, Oregon. We have a branch […]

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Business Spotlight: Sherman Family Properties

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Sherman Family Properties

By BRG Staff The Sherman family has been part of the Raleigh Hills community for over 55 years.  Our father, Bill Sherman, along with mother Dianne, began our business first as an insurance agency and later their interest turned to real estate.  We are proud to carry on their tradition as Sherman Family Properties. We […]

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Community Submission: A Slice of Wilderness

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: A Slice of Wilderness

By Joy Cote We had started coming to the Nature Park Interpretive Center just off of TV Highway and Millikan when our children were young.  They were still building the park at that time and we had the opportunity to not only watch our children grow, but the park as well. We went from walking […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: The Mourning Dove

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: The Mourning Dove

By Anne Harris Our dog was at his usual post this morning in front of the back deck slider watching “Squirrel-Vision,” a show we produce here in Beaverton just for him. For peanuts. Really. We provide peanuts and Mr. Twitchy-Tail devours them a few inches from Boots’ nose, protected from certain death by a door […]

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Sustainability: Climate Change Series, Part One: Causes and Science

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sustainability: Climate Change Series, Part One: Causes and Science

By City Sustainability Staff Is it climate change or global warming? Climate change and global warming both refer to the increase in overall, long-term global temperatures that have been occurring since the industrial revolution. “Global warming” is a term specifically referring to the overall long-term warming trends and predicted continued global warming into the future. […]

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Message from the Chief: Saving Lives with Naloxone

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: Saving Lives with Naloxone

By Chief Jim Monger Opioid drugs include illicit drugs like heroin and prescription pain relief drugs like morphine, Fentanyl, OxyContin, and Hydrocodone. These drugs are highly addictive and have led to an epidemic of overdose deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 500,000 people have died from overdoses between 2000 and […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Cyber-Seniors’ pair up with teens to hone their technolgy skills at Stuhr Center

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Cyber-Seniors’ pair up with teens to hone their technolgy skills at Stuhr Center

by Ravleen Kaur, Beaverton Valley Times At THPRD’s Elsie Stuhr Center, John Flood Sr. peered at his smartphone, his brow furrowed as he tried to fi gure out how to send his daughter a message containing a picture. Teen volunteer Sam Madsen – whose mother Karin Madsen is a THPRD program coordinator at the center […]

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