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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

by Lani Garcia (11th Grader) It’s that time of the year again! School is starting, and everyone is going to ask each other what they did over the summer. While I spent my summer camping and hanging out with friends, I also spent time learning about something I’ve been very curious about and in the […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Drive Safely, Kids Back to School

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Drive Safely, Kids Back to School

By Police Staff September is back to school month. Approximately 41,000 students will be commuting to and from schools in the Beaverton School District. You will see an increase of pedestrians and bicyclist on our roadways. Those pedestrians and bicyclists are some of our most vulnerable commuters due to age and life experience. The Beaverton […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Talk to Your Kids About Fire and Life Safety

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Talk to Your Kids About Fire and Life Safety

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue It’s that time again — when Beaverton students will head back to class. And for many students, this may be the school year where they will be trusted to be home alone after school. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue encourages parents and caregivers to review fire and life safety […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Tad Byrd, Employed!

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Tad Byrd, Employed!

By Dirkse CC Team Do you remember your first paid job? The excitement (or fear) of earning a paycheck, learning new skills and meeting new people? What was your motivation? A car, living on your own, or showing you could become independent from Mom and Dad? For Tad Byrd, a 21-year-old from Aloha, these were […]

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Eat Right Get Well: Body Image and Energizing your Self Esteem

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Eat Right Get Well: Body Image and Energizing your Self Esteem

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Body-esteem is linked to self-esteem; the worth we assign ourselves. As much as one-third of your self-esteem is related to how positive or negative your body image is. And negative body image is a predictor for weight regain. So developing ways to trade negative, judging thoughts about your weight for positive, […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: Striving to Support Beaverton Students

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: Striving to Support Beaverton Students

by BEF Staff Since 1988, our donors have helped BEF invest over $3.0 million in grants for 1,300 programs and projects that would not have existed without community support. This help inspired and encouraged students at all 51 Beaverton schools last year. During the 2016-17 school year, BEF was able to assist 26,463 students with […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Dealership Recovers Stolen Cars With the help of this new app

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Dealership Recovers Stolen Cars With the help of this new app

By KPTV Staff A Beaverton car dealership got two vehicles back that were stolen from their lot thanks to a smartphone app. The app called Halo was created by a Portland company to give drivers information about their cars and service reminders, but it can also track down the exact location of a vehicle. That […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Protecting the Clear Coat

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Protecting the Clear Coat

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson I recently received a call from Steve, here in Beaverton. Steve mentioned that his previous car had started to lose the clear coat off of the paint and was wondering how to prevent this on the new vehicle I just helped him purchase? The quick answer is to wash […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Loneliness

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Loneliness

By Suzanne VanSlyke There are many types of changes our aging population experience; some have been expected, some have not. Memory lapses, diminished strength, and balance concerns continue to be the most expected changes. Recent studies show that many older adults are experiencing an equally concerning change, one that creeps up on you – it’s […]

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Community Submission: Richard Hazelton

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Richard Hazelton

By Creekside Village Staff If you were to visit Creekside Village in Beaverton, you would see the evidence of Richard Hazelton’s creativeness everywhere. The resident artist has an abundance of paintings that decorate the hallways on each floor. Richard shared that he is “painting memories.” Even though Richard is best known for his outstanding coastal […]

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