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Senior Citizens Advisory Committee: Know the Signs

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Senior Citizens Advisory Committee: Know the Signs

Growing old is a life changing experience. We know it is inevitable yet we never plan for that phase of life. We only plan for happy times. Chances are you know a senior citizen, could be in your own family, a neighbor or someone you pass on an evening stroll. Do you know the signs […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here!

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here!

Summer, for some inexplicable reason, is the one season I try to convince myself that I’m still a 17 yr-old blonde (er, natural blonde) without a care in the world or children who need to be attended. I drive around with my windows down, 80’s music blasting, often forgetting to cook dinner (fro yo excluded), […]

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3 Dishes Restaurant Review: Monteaux’s Public House

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
3 Dishes Restaurant Review: Monteaux’s Public House

The first time I visited Monteaux’s; it was because of a review I read noting how tasty their hamburgers were. Upon this opportunity to review Monteaux’s for myself, I was excited to know I would possibly taste more delicious burgers. However, RC, Monteaux’s new head chef, had other ideas in mind. Chef RC is a […]

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Remembering Summer Fun in Years Past

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Remembering Summer Fun in Years Past

Jeannette Culver’s family has lived in Beaverton for generations and here are a few Summer highlights that her and her family members have done over the years: 1925: During the summer, it was fun looking for a good book to read at the Beaverton Library which was located in the city’s first brick structure, the […]

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Police partners and pals: An inside look at K-9 teams

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Police partners and pals: An inside look at K-9 teams

Beaverton police officer Anthony Bastinelli trusts his partner to have his back as they seek out bad guys in the line of duty. He also trusts his partner to play a friendly game of keep-away with his kids in the backyard. Bastinelli and officer Kahz form one of the Beaverton Police Department’s five K-9 teams. […]

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At Progress Lake, a fish tale that’s no whopper (honest)

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
At Progress Lake, a fish tale that’s no whopper (honest)

To really appreciate the new fish stocking pipe at Progress Lake, you have to understand the old delivery system. Because the fish arrive on an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife truck that must be parked at street level, high above the lake, THPRD Maintenance staff had to transport them down to the lake one […]

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Landscaping Decoration Can Mask a Creeping Fire

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Landscaping Decoration Can Mask a Creeping Fire

The recent heat wave is keeping your Cedar Mill-area firefighters busy and one of the biggest reasons may be sitting in your yard. Bark dust or mulch can add beauty and color to a landscape, keep weeds in check, control dust, and enrich the soil as it decomposes; however, it is also an organic material, […]

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Message from the Mayor

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Message from the Mayor

Another fiscal year is coming to a close. I’d like to thank our Budget Committee, City Councilors and Finance Department for their commitment to not raise taxes. This core team oversees a fiscally responsible budget year after year. What a year it has been! Since last spring, the Washington County unemployment rate dipped from 7.1 […]

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Literary Corner: Meet Kirstin Pulioff

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Meet Kirstin Pulioff

What do you want to be when you grow up? For Kirstin Pulioff the answer came after a winding path through the insurance industry, forestry management, becoming a stay-at-home mom and finally, a writer. “The one constant in my life has been writing,” says Pulioff. “I’ve been writing for kids before I ever had kids. […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here.

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Summertime: it’s finally here.

We start dreaming of this moment around Halloween, as soon as the novelty of the new clothes has worn off and the majority of school supplies are already lost or broken. But this summer I wasn’t feeling the thrill of anticipated freedom as I had in years past; this year there was a bit of […]

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