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Beaverton Teen Talk: The Blossoming of Generation Z

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: The Blossoming of Generation Z

By Jordan Hart (Grade 8) Since the beginning of recorded history the word “generation” has divided people into classes of age. Although some are revered as wise and powerful such as generation X, millennials and post-millennials, or gen. Z, are in my opinion frowned upon by modern day society. They are deemed lazy and irresponsible. […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Feminism Isn’t Just White, Its Intersectional

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Feminism Isn’t Just White, Its Intersectional

By Emery Hanel (12th Grade) 2017 has marked the beginning of an era, an era of young women who will, as Hillary Clinton advised them, never doubt that they are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world. We live in a nation with a non-inclusive administration, plain and simple. […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: $25,000 Awarded to BEF

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: $25,000 Awarded to BEF

By BEF Staff Beaverton Education Foundation is honored to announce that the Spirit Mountain Community Fund has awarded the Foundation a grant of $25,000 for use in expanding BEF Camp Achieve Summer program. This grant will be awarded during the Spring Grant cycle at the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Tribal Governance Center in […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Launches Pilot Program to Save Lives, Leveraging Off-Duty Professional Firefighters, Technology and Defibrillators

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Launches Pilot Program to Save Lives, Leveraging Off-Duty Professional Firefighters, Technology and Defibrillators

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Each year, approximately 350,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur outside a hospital in the United States. Nearly 90 percent of these events prove fatal, and the chance of survival decreases by 10 percent with every passing minute without CPR. Though survival rates in the Pacific Northwest exceed the national average, […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Spring Check List

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Spring Check List

By “Handyman“ Bob Strong Now that spring has almost sprung, it’s time to get our homes ready for all the weather that is going to be thrown at it, including lots more rain, wind and eventually a baking sun. Start with a complete walk around the house, checking for and correcting anything on this list […]

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Earthquake: Drop, Cover & Hold on Tips

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Earthquake: Drop, Cover & Hold on Tips

By CERT Team When you begin to feel an earthquake, DROP to the floor and get under a sturdy piece of furniture like a desk or table. Stay away from windows, bookcases, pictures and mirrors, hanging plants, and other heavy objects that may fall. Be aware of falling materials such as plaster, ceiling tile that […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Thinking of Buying or Selling Real Estate on Your Own?

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Thinking of Buying or Selling Real Estate on Your Own?

By Ken Reetz If you’re buying or selling a home it might cross your mind to handle the process alone, without a Realtor. It’s been done before and it works out fine more often than not. Having a professional to guide the process and manage the risk is preferred by most, but here are a […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Selling a Car on Craigslist

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Selling a Car on Craigslist

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Thank you to everyone who wrote in recently. There were many subjects I could use for this month’s story but I decided to go with the situation local resident Paige Dumas. (not real name) experienced when trying to trade in her old car. Paige emailed me […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Revisiting Your Spring Break Safety Plan

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Beaverton Police Department: Revisiting Your Spring Break Safety Plan

By Police Staff Spring vacation for school age children marks the first time they’ve had substantial time off from school since the winter break. There were a few “snow breaks” thrown in this year but everyone hopes that spring like weather will allow more outdoor activity. For adults this is a precursor for summer vacation. […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Tim Rose, Employed

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Tim Rose, Employed

By Dirkse CC Team What did you do Labor Day of 2016? Ask Tim Rose, from Aloha that question and he will tell you he started his new job in the Maintenance Department at Top Golf in Hillsboro. Tim is a 22 year old with Autism Spectrum Disorder who graduated in June of 2016 from […]

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