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Health & Happiness: Start 2018 with a Few Good Habits

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Start 2018 with a Few Good Habits

By Dr. Bryen Bell Daily stress has slowly begun to rescind, unwanted presents have been returned, and there isn’t another office party on the calendar for months – the holidays are over and its time to focus on yourself. The New Year is the perfect time to leave bad habits behind and make sweeping changes […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Rescued Sea Otter Pup Finds New Home

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Rescued Sea Otter Pup Finds New Home

By Oregon Zoo Staff A small but boisterous sea otter pup, orphaned last fall along the California coast, has taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo. The pup, rescued in late October by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s sea otter care team, was stranded in Morro Bay Harbor when he was less than 2 weeks old. Unable […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Northern Maidenhair Fern

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Northern Maidenhair Fern

Binomial Name: Adiantum Aleuticum Soil Type: Very moist to wet Sunlight: Full to part shade Form/Growth: Palmate leaves Plant Type: Perennial shrub Foliage: Semi-evergreen Flowering: No One of the most iconic images to00 the Pacific Northwest is the lush foliage of ferns growing in the shady understory of a verdant forest. Among the most common […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Jeeda, She’s a Very Super Kid!

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Jeeda, She’s a Very Super Kid!

December’s super student is Jeeda. Jeeda is nine years old and a 4th grader at Cooper Mountain Elementary School. Jeeda is a super kid because she is working one year above grade level in math and working towards getting above grade level in reading. She was recently recognized by Kumon North America as being an […]

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Literary Corner: Long Winter Nap

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Long Winter Nap

Blue and red lights illuminated the underbellies of snow-filled clouds. Fat flakes streaked from sky to pavement, lining Clyde’s ears and nose with cold and wet. He sneezed grouchily from his hiding place beneath the hedge. People rushed in and out of the blue house. He was pleased he’d managed to escape before they’d arrived, […]

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Come to Beaverton’s New Year’s Eve Party! Loud at the Library

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Come to Beaverton’s New Year’s Eve Party! Loud at the Library

By Library Staff What is the one place where you can dance under a disco ball, play mini-golf, drink beer and wine, nosh on some tasty snacks, play a game of Monopoly with your family, curl up in a cozy chair with a good book, and possibly witness a marriage proposal? Give up? The Beaverton […]

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Non-profit Spotlight: Kinship House

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Non-profit Spotlight: Kinship House

By BRG Staff Kinship House is a non-profit that was founded in 1996 and provides outpatient mental health services to foster and adopted children and their families. We specialize in championing children and families with target interventions during all stages of foster care, reunification, and adoption.  In over twenty years of providing mental health services, […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: What’s New on Oahu?

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: What’s New on Oahu?

By Joyce Bates The Island of Oahu is brimming with fun-filled activities for everyone to enjoy. Visitors can explore Hawaii’s special culture and iconic history, or choose from a wide variety of outdoor and indoor activities to energize the spirit. Marvel at Hawaii’s amazing humpback whales on board a whale-watching boat. Truly a dedicated whale […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Need Sleep? Don’t Turn Anything On!

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Need Sleep? Don’t Turn Anything On!

By Spencer Rubin I typically have no issues falling asleep. But recently, one evening, I just could not drift off. I started to reach for my phone, to jump on social media to pass the time. But…then I stopped. I lay back and stared at the ceiling. I thought about a couple of fun projects […]

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Health & Happiness: Water is Life, Essential to Our Health and Well-being

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Water is Life, Essential to Our Health and Well-being

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Water is life. It brings the lush green to our land and, just as important, it is essential to our health and well-being. Water plays an important part in all our bodily functions and it can bring quick relief for many symptoms. Drinking water can relieve headaches, reduce kidney stones, […]

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