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KPTV: Students form first special needs color guard in NW

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
KPTV: Students form first special needs color guard in NW

A team local of students are hoping to make their mark on a national stage. The Beaverton STARS are a special needs color guard team made up of students from middle schools and high schools in the Beaverton School District. Organizers said they are the first special needs color guard group in the Pacific Northwest. […]

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Heroes save father of two who collapsed at gym

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Heroes save father of two who collapsed at gym

By FOX 12 Staff A 52-year-old father of two with no history of heart problems was running on a treadmill at a Beaverton gym when everything went dark. Chris Augustine went into cardiac arrest at the Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center on April 19. “I don’t remember any symptoms at all prior to going down,” […]

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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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KPTV: A new memorial in the Beaverton area honors a local soldier killed in action.

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
KPTV: A new memorial in the Beaverton area honors a local soldier killed in action.

Army Private First Class Andrew Keller was 22 years old when he died during combat in August 2012. Enemy forces opened fire on his unit in Charkh, Afghanistan. Keller was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, according to the Department of Defense. Prior to serving, he attended Southridge […]

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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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1,500 ladybugs get new home at Beaverton school

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
1,500 ladybugs get new home at Beaverton school

By FOX 12 Staff Some children screamed and many giggled as dozens of students at one Beaverton school went outside for a hands-on Earth Day experience. The youngsters at Touchstone School learned about ladybugs in honor of Earth Day and then the kids got a chance to see the insects in action. More than 40 […]

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BHS students raise money while honoring classmate

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
BHS students raise money while honoring classmate

by FOX12 Staff Beaverton High School students raised money for a good cause while honoring a beloved classmate who courageously battled cancer. The school hosted its “Week of Wishes” starting Feb. 11 with various activities aimed at raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. It concluded Friday with the school’s ninth-annual “Jam the Dam!” event. It […]

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Oregon’s first all-curling facility open for business

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Oregon’s first all-curling facility open for business

By FOX 12 Staff A sport played on the ice is heating up in popularity in Beaverton. The Evergreen Curling Club hosted a grand opening in January for its new location at 10950 S.W. Fifth St., Suite 155. According to the club’s board members, it’s the first all-curling facility in Oregon, and the second on […]

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A ring’s journey from Afghanistan to Beaverton

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
A ring’s journey from Afghanistan to Beaverton

By FOX 12 Staff Rings in our culture signify many important events like graduations, weddings and special achievements, just to name a few. For one local soldier, however, the ring he wears signifies something different. And to understand the incredible journey of this ring, you have to go to Afghanistan. The ring was lost by […]

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