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Community Submission: No Squirrels Allowed

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: No Squirrels Allowed

By Guaranteed Pest Control Here in the northwest squirrels are one of the most common form of backyard wildlife and many people enjoy feeding squirrels to get a better look at the playful antics and acrobatic activities that make them a delight to watch. Unfortunately, just like other forms of wildlife, squirrels can cause serious […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zookeepers, Vets Rally To Save Life Of Rare Baby Fruit Bat

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zookeepers, Vets Rally To Save Life Of Rare Baby Fruit Bat

By Oregon Zoo Staff A tiny, critically endangered fruit bat that almost didn’t live past its first day is now a month old and well on the road to recovery at the Oregon Zoo. Keepers were thrilled when Sara, one of several Rodrigues flying foxes at the zoo’s “bat cave,” gave birth to a new […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: DIY Suet Cakes for Birds

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: DIY Suet Cakes for Birds

By Anne Harris Uh-Oh. In spite of coupons from the Beaverton stores that carry them and my affection for our avian diners, I ran out of suet cakes recently. Fortunately, I’d heard they can be made at home using pantry staples most people already have. A little research taught me a lot. A perfectly suitable […]

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Sustainability: Climate Change Series, Part Three: Climate Change Policy, Agencies and Plans

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sustainability: Climate Change Series, Part Three: Climate Change Policy, Agencies and Plans

By City Sustainability Staff Global: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty negotiated in 1992 to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”. Linked to the UNFCCC are the Kyoto Protocol (1997) and the Paris […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Oregon Grape

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Oregon Grape

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Mahonia aquifolium Soil Type: Can tolerate dry or poor soil Sunlight: Part to full shade Plant Type: Tall, erect, multi-stemmed, shrub Foliage: Evergreen Flowering: Yes The state flower of Oregon, the Oregon grape is NOT a true grape, but is actually related to barberry.  The Pacific Northwest native’s dark […]

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Business Spotlight: We Welcome You to Turtles Yoga & Wellness

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: We Welcome You to Turtles Yoga & Wellness

By Kimberly Armstrong Come and explore over 18 modalities of yoga under one shell. Our best compliment is having you enjoy your experience here at Turtles. You are surrounded by good company, great people and amazing instructors. We invite you to take a tour of the 4 beautiful studios, heated salt pool, and environment. Definitely […]

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Message from the Chief: Rose Festival Half Marathon

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: Rose Festival Half Marathon

By Chief Jim Monger On Sunday, May 28, the Rose Festival Half Marathon is coming to Beaverton! The race is charting new territory with its route throughout Beaverton featuring a unique mix of modern urban landscaping and ancient natural areas. This fast, scenic course begins at Southridge High School, then travels through the Greenway neighborhood […]

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GRIT. The Ducks Proved They Have It, Do You?

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
GRIT. The Ducks Proved They Have It, Do You?

As a University of Oregon Alumnus and avid sports fan, I have had serious heart palpitations during this season’s basketball season. While there have been many games where the Duck’s men’s basketball team easily had games in hand, I simply cannot remember a season with so many close call victories.  Many of them, coming from […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Allison, Super Kid!

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Allison, Super Kid!

About Allison Allison Y. is a 10 year old 5th grader, attending St. Stephens Academy, a Classical Christian School located in Beaverton, OR. She has been attending Kumon for Reading and Math since she was 5 years old. She enjoys swimming and has graduated from The Children of the Sea swimming school when she was […]

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Literary Corner: Zeus and Bo and Fred and Joe and Co: A Collection of Animal Writings from The Writers’ Mill

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Zeus and Bo and Fred and Joe and Co: A Collection of Animal Writings from The Writers’ Mill

About the Story One day local author Sheila Deeth visited a fellow member of the Writers’ Mill and met two wonderful dogs called Zeus and Bo. This canine pair became the inspiration for Sheila’s book of children’s stories, Tails of Mystery, published by Linkville Press in Southern Oregon. Lots of Sheila’s stories began their lives […]

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