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Care & Feeding of Your HOME

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Care & Feeding of Your HOME

DIY Air Conditioner Maintenance Temperatures may soon be heading north of TOO HOT! That means we’ll all be running our air conditioners 24/7 in an attempt to stay cool and that means we better check to make sure they can handle the load. So, what can we do as homeowners and Do-It-Yourselfers? Make sure the […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen

Join the Gardening Revolution! Most of us teens avoid yard work like a plague. Dirt is, simply put, dirty, and the star of the yard show. However, I believe starting a garden is a project worth the labor. Gardening may be extremely rewarding and an addicting experience too. So if you can get past the […]

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News from TVF&R

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from TVF&R

Oak Hills Fire Station Application Approved On May 15, a Washington County hearings officer approved Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s newest application to build a fire station at Evergreen Street and Thompson Road in Oak Hills. TVF&R originally submitted a land use application to the county, which was approved in August, 2011. Work to prepare […]

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Traffic Q&A with the Beaverton Police Department

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Traffic Q&A with the Beaverton Police Department

Q: Is it legal for two motorcycles to ride in the same lane side by side or two abreast? A: Yes, it’s okay for two motorcycles to share the same lane but no more than two (ORS 814.250). Q: When encountering a red light and I want to turn right at the intersection, do I […]

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News from the BPD

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from the BPD

What do the coming months mean to the average resident? School is out More kids out and about in parks, on neighborhood streets, near swim centers and frequenting playgrounds. For the last nine months we’ve grown accustomed to them being in school most weekdays from about 8A-230P. Motorists need to make mental adjustments for safety […]

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Literary corner: Getting to Know Anna Brentwood

| June 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
Literary corner:  Getting to Know Anna Brentwood

Anna Brentwood launched her debut novel The Songbird with Sapphire Eyes at an opportune time. The novel takes place in the roaring 1920’s, as does the highly publicized Baz Luhrmann film The Great Gatsby. Capitalizing on the coincidence, Brentwood piggy-backed on the movie premiere with an author appearance, book deal, and costume party at Cinetopia […]

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee

In Case of Emergency, Crucial Information You Should Prepare This topic applies to everyone, regardless of age, but it becomes more important as you age and your chances of being in an emergency situation rise. At any moment, any of us could experience an incapacitating emergency that would leave us hospitalized and unable to care […]

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News from KPTV channel 12

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from KPTV channel 12

Sports stars help shine light on MS awareness A legendary homerun hitter and a Super Bowl champion traded in their cleats for bowling shoes at a Beaverton charity event. Former All-Star baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. and Pro Bowl running back Jerome Bettis were among the athletes who took part in the Caddies 4 Cure […]

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THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

District is adding new dog parks at PCC, Winkelman Canines have already enjoyed a dip in THPRD’s Aloha pool in 2013. They’re about to get another tasty treat: two new off-leash dog parks. The sites will open later this year at opposite ends of the district: one at Paul & Verna Winkelman Park in Aloha, […]

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Beaverton Historical Society: June is Golden Grad month in Beaverton

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Historical Society: June is Golden Grad month in Beaverton

We celebrate our graduation from Beaverton High School over 50 years ago or more. We’re striking up the High School Band, bringing on the Rhythm B’s and the BHS Jazz Ensemble as we welcome Beaverton’s living history back to the high school cafeteria for lunch on June 19. What’s a Golden Grad? Beaverton High School […]

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