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Health & Happiness: Healthy Fats vs. Bad Fats: Part 2, How to Tell the Difference

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Healthy Fats vs. Bad Fats: Part 2, How to Tell the Difference

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig How To Spot Good & Bad Fats on Nutrition Labels Now that we know what bad fats and good fats are, how do you ensure you are getting enough of the good, healthy fats and staying away from the less healthy stuff? A great place to start is by reading the […]

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Health & Happiness: Sweet Dreams

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Sweet Dreams

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Sleep is not just some passive time out from life. While you sleep, hormones wash the brain and repair the day’s damage, ridding it of toxins, reducing inflammation and helping to process your daily stressors. If you don’t sleep, you are at a higher risk for heart disease, mood disorders, […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: What’s wrong with ethanol fuel?

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: What’s wrong with ethanol fuel?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! This month’s article is all about the damage ethanol fuel can do to vehicles. Oregon gets the poorest quality fuel in the nation. It does not regulate the fuel it receives to retail and ethanol fuel simply adds to the list of problems that plague many […]

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Community Story: Find Love and Friendship at The Springs Living

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Story: Find Love and Friendship at The Springs Living

By Joyce Richter In Love…. “We lived in the same neighborhood and our kids grew up together,” says Blanche, a resident at The Springs at Tanasbourne retirement community. “Herb lost his wife to Alzheimer’s and I lost my husband to a heart attack.” The couple pauses to exchange a nod, then Blanche continues, “so a […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Lowa Dilla, employed!

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Lowa Dilla, employed!

By Dirkse CC Team Lowa Dilla is a 21-year-old with a quiet, soft-spoken personality who enjoys basketball, bowling and soccer. Like many young adults, he also likes video games, music and is great with computers. However, Lowa was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and faced challenges with social interaction and communication skills, making it […]

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Senior Living: Protecting Our Parents: Part 2

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Protecting Our Parents: Part 2

By Joy Cote Power of attorney (POA) allows you to have access to your parent’s information, but that doesn’t mean you can’t ask generic questions before you receive the POA. When I sat down with my Dad and spoke to him about what he wanted to do with his money; I told him I was […]

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Senior Living: Simple Pleasures

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Simple Pleasures

By Rhonda Kay Leonard The daffodils are blooming in Beaverton; spring is in the air!  Budding trees and spring flowers remind us of life yet lived.  Out of baron winter the earth breaks forth into spectacles of color and beauty.  Spring arouses the senses: a feast for the eyes, fragrant smells for the nose, the […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Which is better, paper or plastic?

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Which is better, paper or plastic?

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) “Paper or plastic?” I’m sure you get that question every time you go to the grocery store. You may answer paper, thinking they must be better for the environment, right? But in reality, both plastic and paper bags are horrible for the environment. The case against paper. Paper bags contribute […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Saya, a Very Super Kid!

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Saya, a Very Super Kid!

Saya H. is a 13-year-old, 8th grader at Conestoga Middle School. Saya is a super student because she is working two years above grade level in Kumon and taking AGS 2, high school level math at Southridge HS while in Middle School. While not working on her Kumon math Saya is very active. She is […]

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Literary Corner Flash Fiction: No Trespassing

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner Flash Fiction: No Trespassing

“Come on, Amber,” Charlie said. “The sign is barely there. If they really wanted to scare us off, they’d have put up an electric fence or razor wire or something.” Amber peered into the brushy undergrowth, but the trees obscured her view. There was a track that led off into the gloom, like Charlie had […]

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