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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature THPRD employee uses CPR skills learned on the job to help save teammate’s life

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature THPRD employee uses CPR skills learned on the job to help save teammate’s life

by Amy Milshtein When Ben Wu’s Westview High School teammate collapsed on the lacrosse fi eld during practice on May 23, the THPRD lifeguard and swim instructor knew exactly what to do. And thanks in large part to him, 16-year-old Colby Clay is alive today. “I had just finished my lifeguard recertification a week earlier,” […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo welcomes baby colobus monkey

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo welcomes baby colobus monkey

By Oregon Zoo Staff The Oregon Zoo’s primate family grew by a pound a few weeks ago as colobus monkeys Violet and Kiku welcomed a new baby. The newborn colobus monkey is thriving and can already be seen peeking a pink face out from the safety of its mom’s fur. “Colobus monkeys make wonderful parents,” […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird sounds abound at Tualatin Hills

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird sounds abound at Tualatin Hills

By Donna Wiench, Portland Audubon On an early June morning, I joined a recently retired Portland Audubon colleague, Pam Meyers, for a walk at Tualatin Hills Nature Park. It was a beautiful, partly-cloudy, early June day, warm enough for shirt sleeves, but cool enough for comfort. After a mere 25 yards or so, Pam stopped […]

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Pets are People Too: Dogs on parade!

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Dogs on parade!

By Jennifer Keene Celebrate the animal shelter Dogs on Parade is July 24th and it is the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter’s biggest night of the year! Held at the Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market in downtown Hillsboro, Dogs on Parade is a chance for us to connect with our community. Kim Maus from KPTV will once […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Cascara

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Cascara

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Rhamnus purshiana Soil Type: Moist to Dry Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Sun Spreads/Multiples: No Plant Type: Tall Shrub/Small Tree Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: Yes Cascara is native from northern California to British Columbia, as far east as the Rocky Mountains in Montana.  It grows in fairly dry to wet […]

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Community Message: Make Memories This Summer

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Make Memories This Summer

By Lead Pastor Doug Boyd When you hear the word “Memories”, what song, trip, special event or image immediately pops into your head?  For me, summer always takes me back to my childhood when our family would pile into our Oldsmobile 4 door sedan and drive to my grandparent’s house.  There we would spend the […]

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Teen Poetry Contest Winners

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Teen Poetry Contest Winners

The Beaverton Library Foundation sponsored prizes for the top three poems each for Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12). Poems had to adhere to the Haiku format. Poems in this form must be three lines with a 5 / 7 / 5 syllable count. Middle School Winners 1st Place – The Forest […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Officer throws out first pitch

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Officer throws out first pitch

By KPTV Staff A Beaverton Police Department officer who was shot in the line of duty was honored by local families for his service to the community. Officer Scott Burke threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the season for the South Beaverton Girls Little League. The league invited Burke to toss the first softball […]

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Health & Happiness: The benefits of spinal manipulation

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The benefits of spinal manipulation

By Dr. Bryen Bell It is common knowledge that back and neck pain is a symptom that the average American chronically experiences in their day to day life. Let me ask you this, how much does simply ignoring the pain and living with it actually affect our over-all health on the grander scheme? It’s no […]

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Health & Happiness: Tick Talk – Let’s talk about lyme disease

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Tick Talk – Let’s talk about lyme disease

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Perhaps you don’t believe that Lyme disease exists in the Pacific Northwest. And we can argue all day about whether it can cause chronic neurological and inflammatory disease. But hopefully, we can all agree that the best thing to do about Lyme disease is to prevent it. Springtime is the […]

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