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Beaverton Bird Watch: Junco

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Junco

By Anne Harris This month’s bird blurb carries a message: A commonplace bird is no less deserving of our appreciation. A perfect example is Beaverton’s ubiquitous dark-eyed junco. This bird (Junco hyemalis) is a kind of sparrow around 5-1/2 inches in size. There are no fewer than seven sub-species of this type, including the Junco […]

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Beaverton Sustainability: Prevent Food Waste at Home

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Sustainability: Prevent Food Waste at Home

By City Landscape Staff Food accounts for nearly 30 percent of all household garbage going into the landfill. About 40 percent of the food grown in the United States goes uneaten, yet one in seven Americans lacks a secure supply of food. By making small shifts in how we shop, prepare and store food, we […]

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Steps to a Waterwise Garden

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Steps to a Waterwise Garden

Jen Nelson Sneed, Tualatin SWCD We all depend on water, and  it is an easy resource to take for granted most of the year in Oregon. But come August and September of each year, we are usually reminded that our water resources are limited and sometimes even scarce. Our water for drinking, home use, business […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Bitter Cherry

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Bitter Cherry

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Prunus emarginata Soil Type: moist Sunlight: Intolerant of shade Form/Growth: Upright single trunked tree Foliage: Deciduous Flowering/Fruiting: Yes, both Bitter cherry trees are found in clear cut areas or areas that have been cleared due to burning. The seeds of a bitter cherry are spread by animals and can […]

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Business Spotlight: Celebrating 1 Year of Math – Mathnasium of South Beaverton Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Celebrating 1 Year of Math – Mathnasium of South Beaverton Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary

By BRG Staff “This is a wonderful milestone for Mathnasium and the Beaverton-Tigard area. Since opening our doors in August of 2015, we have been privileged to help our students make sense of math, reduce their anxiety, and raise their grades and confidence. We pride ourselves on making math accessible and fun, and what a […]

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Business Spotlight: Killer Burger

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Killer Burger

By BRG Staff Burgers, Beer, Bottomless Fries! What is not to like about that? The one of a kind Burger Experience that is labeled a must try in Portland, made popular by the vibrant atmosphere and killer energy from the unique group of employees called the Killer Crew have made a home at the beautiful […]

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City Message: Community Watch Security Camera Registry Program

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
City Message: Community Watch Security Camera Registry Program

By City Staff The Beaverton Police Department (BPD) is expanding the neighborhood watch concept with a new Community Watch Security Camera Registry Program. You can help fight crime, identify suspects, and solve cases by voluntarily registering the location of your residential or business security camera. How does it work? When you register your business or […]

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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids Aia and Callum McInnes

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids Aia and Callum McInnes

Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School Introducing two super kids who  are doing fantastic in school. Aia is a super student because as a sophmore in ACMA, she completed the math program which includes differential calculus. Callum is super for working three years above grade level. About Aia Aia is a sophomore at ACMA […]

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Literary Corner: Liars, Inc.

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Liars, Inc.

About Liars, Inc. Published by HarperTeen in 2015, Liars, Inc. is a YA novel with a crossover adult audience. This dark, fun story should appeal to fans of traditional mystery books, as well as watchers of TV programs like How to Get Away With Murder and Pretty Little Liars. It all starts with one little […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Are You Becoming a Phone-Zombie?

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Are You Becoming a Phone-Zombie?

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin Recently, my wife was out of town, and it was up to me to get the kids to school. I got my high schooler to school, but along the way, the super highway that cuts through my neighborhood was packed with parents driving their kids as well. Know what I […]

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