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Healthy Homes for a Sustainable Beaverton: Opportunities for low to moderate income families

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Healthy Homes for a Sustainable Beaverton: Opportunities for low to moderate income families

Economic security, environmental stewardship, and community health are all equally important in order for Beaverton to be a sustainable community. This is why the Sustainability Division works hand in hand with economic development and social service programs. Here are a few opportunities offered through the City of Beaverton for low to moderate income families to […]

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Club Med Resorts – Site Inspection Report

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Club Med Resorts – Site Inspection Report

This is my second visit to a Club Med – one was an adults only and the latest one, November 2013, was at Club Med Sandpiper Bay, FL. As a travel agent, I did my research in advance on this property and didn’t expect too much from a All-Inclusive family resort based in the USA. […]

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Beaverton’s Native Plant of the Month: Mock Orange

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Native Plant of the Month: Mock Orange

The binomial/scientific name for Mock Orange, Philadelphus lewisii, originates from the Pacific Northwest explorer, Meriwether Lewis (of the Lewis and Clark expedition), who collected the plant in 1806. Native Americans have also long used Mock Orange for a variety of purposes; the hard wood was ideal for furniture and tools, while the leaves and bark […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Happy Birthday PulsePoint!

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Happy Birthday PulsePoint!

Oregon’s first CPR smartphone app One year ago TVF&R was the first fire department in Oregon to implement PulsePoint – a free CPR smartphone app. The PulsePoint app enables subscribers who have indicated they are CPR trained to be alerted to a cardiac arrest event simultaneously with TVF&R’s Firefighter EMTs/Paramedics. The app alerts citizens within […]

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Who Exactly is Your Competition?

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Who Exactly is Your Competition?

Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive! Delight the weird. The Super Bowl is over (Congrats Sea Hawks…and Sea Hawk Fans…but what a DUD of a game). And soon…so will the talk…the hype…and perhaps (for now) the anointing of Peyton Manning as the best quarter back in the history of football. Mr. Manning, as incredible as […]

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The Allure Of Antique Jewelry

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Allure Of Antique Jewelry

There is truly something special and indefinable about antique and vintage jewelry. Is it the history, the craftsmanship, the unique design? Yes! to all of the above. Whether it’s for an engagement ring or just a special gift, there are a few things to know about antique and vintage jewelry before you make it yours. […]

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Fanno Creek Trail: A true community connector

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fanno Creek Trail: A true community connector

A rutted footpath once followed a creek through the Tualatin Valley, guiding generations of native peoples on migrations between the falls of the Willamette River and the Oregon Coast. In 1847, immigrant Augustus Fanno followed this path. Finding rich soils along the unnamed creek, Fanno claimed the land. Later, railroad builders chose this time-tested route […]

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Aloha Business Association

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Aloha Business Association

Happy Spring everyone! I am so thankful for the wonderful water we are blessed with as our neighbors in California are not quite so fortunate. Here in Aloha we are served by the Tualatin Valley Water District. (www.tvwd.org) They do an excellent job of providing quality water resources for our 49,000 citizens along with an […]

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Business Spotlight: Troy A. Noland Agency

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Troy A. Noland Agency

Our vision is to provide the best value and experience for every customer we are privileged to serve. For a local, honest insurance agent, please visit the Troy Noland Agency. With 64 years of combined office experience, we are sure to offer the best protection for your assets, find the discounts you are entitled to […]

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THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

Lowami Hart Woods reopens; visitors can get close to nature by Bill Evans, THPRD THPRD has reopened the Lowami Hart Woods Natural Area following a major renovation that yielded more than a half-mile of paved and soft-surface trails, on-site parking and other amenities to make the site more accessible to neighbors, trail users and nature […]

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