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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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Pest Control: Odorous house ants

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pest Control: Odorous house ants

By Geary Lydell If you have never encountered ants in your home or business, count yourself among the lucky few. But if you are like most people, you’ve fought your fair share of battles against this pest. Odorous house ants also known as sugar ants, are a nuisance pest that can be seen marching across […]

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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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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Heat dangers to dogs and children

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Heat dangers to dogs and children

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) July is one of the hottest months in Beaverton, where temperatures can reach up and over 90 degrees. It’s easy to imagine fun days at the pool drinking cold lemonade, but we can’t forget about the dangers that this heat brings. Especially for dogs and children. Every summer there are […]

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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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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Graduating Students

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Graduating Students

Meet Charlotte L. I’m graduating from Early College High School at PCC. I will be attending Oregon State University in the fall where I plan on majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Meet Aleena K. I’m graduating from Southridge High School this year. In September I will be attending the Clark Honors […]

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Literary Corner: The Collector

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Collector

“Beautiful, isn’t it?” Carla sidled left, allowing the tweed jacket behind her to move closer to the Strad. “The Spanish Court,” Carla said. “One of only thirteen Stradivarius violas left in the world.” “Are you a collector?” “Unfortunately, no,” Carla answered. Then she noticed the man’s picture next to the plaque that named the viola. […]

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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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