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Native Plant of the Month: Golden Chinkapin

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Golden Chinkapin

By City Landscape Staff Common Name: Golden Chinquapin Binomial Name: Chrysolepis chrysophylla Soil Type: Dry Sunlight: Part shade to Part sun Form/Growth: Can vary in size from small shrub to 150’ tree Plant Type: Tree or shrub Foliage: Leathery, evergreen leaves. Flowering: Yes. Unique in several ways, the Golden Chinquapin is an especially beautiful part […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: BEF receives WE Award!

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: BEF receives WE Award!

By BEF Staff On Thursday, May 10th, the Beaverton Education Foundation, along with the BSD Future Ready team received the Beaverton School District’s WE Award for Outstanding Community Partnership for their work on iX18. “When we were approached by the BSD Future Ready team about iX18, the Foundation was thrilled to help!  It was wonderful […]

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Community Message: June is a good time to get outside and meet your neighbors

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: June is a good time to get outside and meet your neighbors

By Rev. Jeff Binder When I was little, I remember the excitement that came with the first weeks of June: summer had arrived and school was done for the year! It was time to play outside and play outside we did! My friends and I would approach each day with simple joy, gathering at each […]

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Health & Happiness: Make May more about mom

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Make May more about mom

By Dr. Bryen Bell Sunshine, flowers, and the end of school! May is an exciting time full of sunshine and adventures. This month also brings a day dedicated to showing our love and appreciation for all of the moms in our lives. Often, Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to treat our moms to something […]

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Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig It’s the subject of many magazine articles on how to blast it away, but what is “belly fat” and why is having too much of it bad for you? Find out why holding extra weight in your mid-section can be detrimental to your health, and some simple ways you can reduce […]

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Senior Life: Choosing a Care Facility, Part 1

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Life: Choosing a Care Facility, Part 1

By Joy Cote We decided that my Dad needed to move closer so I could be his health care advocate. Overwhelmed, and not knowing how to look for the kind of place that my Dad would need, I decided to make a list of needs and wants in a new living space. Here is a […]

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Beaverton Police Department: BPD welcomes 7 new officers

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: BPD welcomes 7 new officers

By Police Staff The Beaverton Police Department (BPD) is pleased to welcome seven officers to the department. Jacob Kartchner is a lateral police officer from Hawaii and started here with BPD on March 5. Jonathan Basulto, Cindyjo Boungnavath, Joshua Croissant, Michael Gaskell, Kyle Sahnow, and Jacob Severson are all new officers and their first day […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Fire Camp for young women ages 16-20

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Fire Camp for young women ages 16-20

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Young Women Have Chance to Explore a Career as a Firefighter Applications are being accepted for the 10th annual Portland Metro Fire Camp for women ages 16 to 20. This free fire camp will be offered twice this summer on two weekends. Participants will learn what it takes to […]

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Pets are People Too: Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dog Bites

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dog Bites

By KPTV Staff When the weather heats up and the sun (finally) shines, more and more people are out and about with their dogs. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year that we typically see an increase in dog bites – most which would have been entirely preventable by the dog’s owner. Dog bite […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

By Dirkse CC Team Do you remember your first job, how scared you were, how nervous it made you to put yourself out there and talk about yourself? Imagine interviewing when you experience a disability that affects your ability to process questions and communicate quickly and effectively; job interviews would certainly be a nightmare! This […]

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