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Health & Happiness: Seasonal Affective Disorder

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Camille Keith As we move into fall the days are getting shorter. You may notice you are spending more time inside. Living further north means we have a higher risk of seasonal affective disorder. If you start to notice the signs of seasonal affective disorder you can take steps to reduce your symptoms. When […]

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Business Spotlight Story: Steinitz Chess Academy

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight Story: Steinitz Chess Academy

By Larry Ball Five years ago, after his retirement from a marketing career, Larry Ball started the Steinitz Chess Academy in the back room of his Northeast Portland home. He started with just a few students but now teaches as many as forty kids each week from a half dozen Metro area schools. Those kids […]

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Beaverton City News: Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, A Dream Is Closer to Reality

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, A Dream Is Closer to Reality

By City Staff Beaverton’s future home for the arts has a new name! Patricia Reser Center for the Arts will provide more access to arts, entertainment and educational programming to residents and visitors. It also will serve as a much-needed resource to regional arts groups, and enhance the cultural and economic vitality of Beaverton, Washington […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Where to find one-level living

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Where to find one-level living

By Kimberly Shute Ranch, Atomic Ranch, Rambler are names commonly used when talking about one-level homes. Originating in the 1920’s they became popular during the 1940’s – 1970’s. And as ‘baby boomers’ have transitioned, and are transitioning, into their second and third half of life these styles of homes have resurged with popularity.  I myself […]

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Travel Beaverton and Beyond: Destination Wedding or Honeymoon: Luxury Beach Resorts in Jamaica, Exclusive report

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton and Beyond: Destination Wedding or Honeymoon: Luxury Beach Resorts in Jamaica, Exclusive report

By Joyce Bates Flying into Jamaica to see all the renovations at the popular Sandals Resorts, which were done over a course of a few years, was worth the long layovers from the west coast. As we head into wedding and honeymoon season, here is a snap-shot of your next honeymoon destination or perhaps even […]

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Connecting People, Parks & Nature: Pickleball—The Next Big “Dill”

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Connecting People, Parks & Nature: Pickleball—The Next Big “Dill”

By Eric Apalategui Dozens of people sporting visors and athletic gear swarm THPRD’s stadium court, where familiar jokes and “great shot!” compliments punctuate quick volleys. But there isn’t a tennis ball in sight. What’s the big “dill,” you might ask? It’s pickleball. The mostly retirees who reserve courts at the Babette Horenstein Tennis Center (BHTC) […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Steve Irwin and his family’s impact on my life

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Steve Irwin and his family’s impact on my life

By Lani Garcia (12th Grader) Steve Irwin, aka The Crocodile Hunter, was a legendary conservationist that inspired people around the world to love and care about all animals. While he unfortunately passed away before I got to discover his show, The Irwin Family is following in his footsteps and reaching out to a new generation. […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Western Hemlock

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Western Hemlock

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Tsuga heterphylla Soil Type: Prefers moist, acidic soil Sunlight: Very shade-tolerant Plant Type: Medium to large tree Form: Cone to cylindrical shape Foliage: Evergreen Fruit/Flower: Cones The largest species of hemlock and the state tree of Washington, the Western Hemlock is a common and beautiful tree in the Pacific […]

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Pets are People Too: County gives new Kevlar vests for Animal Services Officers

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: County gives new Kevlar vests for Animal Services Officers

By Jennifer Keene Many people don’t realize that Washington County Animal Services Officers interact daily with one of the most dangerous and aggressive species on the plant – other humans. While a big part of their job is certainly capturing animals in order to hopefully reunite them with their owners, officers are also responsible for […]

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Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): Gratitude! Is it dead?

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): Gratitude! Is it dead?

By Spencer Rubin Someone in the community recently asked me for a huge favor. It was a monstrous donation of time and resources on my part. Always loving to help when I can…I very willingly obliged. After hours of prep…hours of application…and a few hours of break down/clean post event…I…GOT…NADA! I did not donate my […]

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