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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: What’s wrong with ethanol fuel?

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: What’s wrong with ethanol fuel?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! This month’s article is all about the damage ethanol fuel can do to vehicles. Oregon gets the poorest quality fuel in the nation. It does not regulate the fuel it receives to retail and ethanol fuel simply adds to the list of problems that plague many […]

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Community Story: Find Love and Friendship at The Springs Living

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Story: Find Love and Friendship at The Springs Living

By Joyce Richter In Love…. “We lived in the same neighborhood and our kids grew up together,” says Blanche, a resident at The Springs at Tanasbourne retirement community. “Herb lost his wife to Alzheimer’s and I lost my husband to a heart attack.” The couple pauses to exchange a nod, then Blanche continues, “so a […]

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Business Spotlight: John’s Garage Door Repair

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: John’s Garage Door Repair

By John Huey Johns Garage Door Repair LLC specializes in providing experienced and licensed garage door service in the Beaverton and surrounding areas. He can usually work around your busy schedule including afternoons and weekends. He is licensed, bonded, and Insured in Oregon and Washington and offers quality parts at an affordable rate! John went […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Lowa Dilla, employed!

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Lowa Dilla, employed!

By Dirkse CC Team Lowa Dilla is a 21-year-old with a quiet, soft-spoken personality who enjoys basketball, bowling and soccer. Like many young adults, he also likes video games, music and is great with computers. However, Lowa was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and faced challenges with social interaction and communication skills, making it […]

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Senior Living: Protecting Our Parents: Part 2

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Protecting Our Parents: Part 2

By Joy Cote Power of attorney (POA) allows you to have access to your parent’s information, but that doesn’t mean you can’t ask generic questions before you receive the POA. When I sat down with my Dad and spoke to him about what he wanted to do with his money; I told him I was […]

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Senior Living: Simple Pleasures

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Simple Pleasures

By Rhonda Kay Leonard The daffodils are blooming in Beaverton; spring is in the air!  Budding trees and spring flowers remind us of life yet lived.  Out of baron winter the earth breaks forth into spectacles of color and beauty.  Spring arouses the senses: a feast for the eyes, fragrant smells for the nose, the […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Downsizing or Rightsizing?

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Downsizing or Rightsizing?

By Reese Policar, MBA, GRI, CRS Barb and Dave, a couple in their 80s, called me up one day and although they loved their home, Barb could no longer drive due to a recent stroke and Dave had other medical issues that prevented him from driving. Barb and Dave, still full of life and had […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Does it pay to have a pre-inspection?

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Does it pay to have a pre-inspection?

By Kimberly Shute In springtime, people often plan to sell their homes. With flowers blooming, weather transitioning and the feeling of rejuvenation in the air, it sets the tone. It also motivates homeowners to begin maintenance and repair projects that have been deferred. Which begs the question, should the sale preparation include having a pre-inspection? […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton retiree wins HGTV contest for new home in Tennessee

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton retiree wins HGTV contest for new home in Tennessee

By KPTV Staff A Beaverton retiree has a new home in Tennessee, thanks to HGTV. Magne Jensen’s name was picked from more than 65 million entries in the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway. Jensen’s prize package is valued at more than $600,000 and includes a remodeled and furnished bungalow-style home in Knoxville, Tennessee, plus $50,000 provided […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Thank you, Beaverton: Gift donations increase sharply, food drive next

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Thank you, Beaverton: Gift donations increase sharply, food drive next

by Bob Wayt Sure it’s March, and the holidays ended a couple months ago. But it’s never too late to share good news, right? And the results of THPRD’s annual holiday giving drive certainly qualify as that: The number of gifts collected from patrons and THPRD staff surpassed 600 – more than double the previous […]

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