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Beaverton receives Community Award

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton receives Community Award

By City Landscape Staff Beaverton is a City that prides its self on its street tree and Urban Forestry programs. Beaverton has been a Tree City USA for 22 years and has received a Sterling Tree City USA award for exceeding Tree city USA requirements for ten years. Beaverton’s Urban Forestry department is accredited through […]

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Sustainable Beaverton: Sustainability Tips for Summer

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sustainable Beaverton: Sustainability Tips for Summer

By City of Beaverton, Sustainability Lower your impact this summer by taking advantage of these green tips and tricks: Grilling – Use propane instead of wood or charcoal – it can burn up to 50% cleaner! Air conditioning – Turn up your thermostat a few degrees so that you are still cool, but you can […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Sitka Spruce

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Native Plant of the Month: Sitka Spruce

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Picea sitchensis Soil Type: well-drained Sunlight: Full sun tolerates shade Form/Growth: straight single trunk Foliage: Evergreen Flowering/ Fruiting: No Stretching from northern California all the way along the pacific coast through Canada. This evergreen tree loves the rocky well drained soils of the coast and higher altitudes. Growing upwards […]

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Message from the Mayor: City Budget

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Message from the Mayor: City Budget

By Mayor Denny Doyle The City of Beaverton’s Budget Committee will meet in May to review the proposed city budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The committee is made up of the mayor, the city council, and five community volunteers. Each year, city staff work diligently to prepare the annual budget […]

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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids Nadia and Naseem Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Super Kids Nadia and Naseem Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School

Congratulations to Nadia and Naseem for being super kids. Keep up the good work! About Nadia Nadia is five years old and is currently going to preschool.  She enjoys doing acrobats and ballet and is part of the EDC company dance team. Nadia is a super student because she is working 2 years above grade […]

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Aloha Community Farmers Market Opens Thursday May 5 New Farmers Market, to serve Aloha, Reedville, Cooper Mountain and Beyond

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Aloha Community Farmers Market Opens Thursday May 5 New Farmers Market, to serve Aloha, Reedville, Cooper Mountain and Beyond

At the lot at SW Kinnaman Rd and SW Farmington Rd, near Bales Thriftway in Aloha. Opening is May 5th 2:00pm-7:30– This new market will be on Thursdays from 3:00-7:30pm, Opening May 5th and closing September 15th. We are community members, local farmers and people who believe access to fresh local food is important. During […]

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Local Students Took A Break From The Books To Learn Some Life-Saving Techniques.

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Local Students Took A Break From The Books To Learn Some Life-Saving Techniques.

By KPTV Staff The American Heart Association, Beaverton School District and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue partnered to teach Five Oaks Middle School students CPR. The seventh and eighth grade students were taught how to recognize an emergency and then how to do hands-only CPR. Hands-only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended […]

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The Book Corner Celebrates 20 years

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Book Corner Celebrates 20 years

By Paula Gunning and Sharon Van Buren Beaverton readers will find the best prices in town for the latest books by popular authors and children’s books. Five rooms and two hallways are filled with books of every category. The Book Corner is the “little white house on the corner” of Fifth & Washington, across from […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation Helps Get FutureBus on the Road

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation Helps Get FutureBus on the Road

By BEF Staff Could we scale out the excitement of hands-on making experiences to ALL of our Beaverton students? We transformed an old school bus into a time machine that will lead us to the better tomorrow of learning. A mobile makerspace where kids can MAKE and TAKE and BREAK. We need a little more […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

by Ann Koppy Its medical name is influenza A (H1N1), but is better known as the Spanish flu. Ninety-eight years after its appearance, the 1918-19 pandemic is identified as the baseline against which all viral outbreaks are measured. It occurred in three waves and its numbers are staggering: 20,000,000-50,000,000 deaths worldwide, about 675,000 in the […]

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