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Beaverton shopper makes surprise gold coin donation

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beaverton shopper makes surprise gold coin donation

By FOX 12 Staff A generous Beaverton shopper recently donated three rare gold coins to the Salvation Army at a Beaverton Fred Meyer store. The South African coins, minted in 1982, were discovered while people were sorting through donations during the holiday season. Each of the coins, called Krugerrands, is worth around $1,500. “Our sorter […]

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Beaverton History

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beaverton History

A Criminal and His Crimes Chester Clark, alias Chester Conley, alias Leo Hartman had a reputation as a career criminal whose trail of felonies, misdemeanors, and assumed names spanned three states. It appears his first Oregon offense was stealing two men’s suits when he was 17. A Multnomah County judge in 1910 imposed a sentence […]

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A Poem… About Clarity

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Poem… About Clarity

Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive! TWAS 5 DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS…WHAT WAS I THINKING… I HAD TO BUY GIFTS…BUT I’D RATHER BE DRINKING! IT BEGINS IN THE LOT…HOW CROWDED AND HAIRY! FOR A SHOPPING MALL ROOKIE…IT’S FRIGHTENING AND SCARY! ALL THROUGH THE MALL…SHOPPERS WERE RUNNING…CAREENING! TWAS CRAZY AS USUAL… WITH YELLING AND SCREAMING! BUT ALAS, […]

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Cover Story

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cover Story

Exploring the Delicious Goodness in Your Own Backyard Hidden culinary gems are plentiful around the city of Beaverton; you just need to know where to look. From wine and beer to dining experiences that parallel those found in Portland, these finds are right in your own backyard. Beaverton’s dining scene often gets overshadowed by Portland’s […]

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Mayor’s Message

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mayor’s Message

As we step into the New Year, it’s a good opportunity to take a look back at all the great things that have happened in our community during 2013. We’re seeing signs all around us that Beaverton has weathered the recent economic downturn with businesses flourishing and unemployment rates lowering. Building permits and inspections have […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: 2013 – My Best and Worst Mommy Moments

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: 2013 – My Best and Worst Mommy Moments

By Maureen Wilson A year of Christmas letter reflection really doesn’t say it all; although we love hearing about the accolades of everyone’s children and all the vacations that were taken, a true recap could be caught in the daily quotes of our kiddos. Looking back, I found a few funny moments and a few […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Diet?

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Year’s Resolution: Diet?

95% of All Diets Fail. Now What? By Larry Elzinga, MD With the average American reporting a 5 to 10 pound weight gain between Halloween and New Years, it’s not surprising that, January is all about trying to undo the damage of the “anything goes” attitude. In fact, 40% of us make a New Year’s […]

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You otter see this! Zoo river otter Tilly has a 2nd pup, Ziggy

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
You otter see this! Zoo river otter Tilly has a 2nd pup, Ziggy

By Oregon Zoo Staff Tilly, a North American river otter, and her 2-month-old pup, Ziggy, have been making quite an impression on visitors to the Oregon Zoo’s Cascade Stream and Pond habitat. Though they’re not always on exhibit, the pair has been making appearances in a den box that zoo visitors can peek into, offering […]

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Care and Feeding of Your Home: Humidity During the Winter

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Care and Feeding of Your Home: Humidity During the Winter

By Bob Strong During these cold months, the humidity level inside your home may be extremely low. Dry air can cause a sore throat, dry skin, static electricity, warping and splitting of furniture, doors, and hardwood floors, and cracks in plaster and drywall. Keeping the indoor humidity at the proper level will improve the well-being […]

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Busy Beavers: Outstanding Students at BHS

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Busy Beavers: Outstanding Students at BHS

Introducing Seth Temple By Hailee Meacham and Laila Mottaghi Beaverton High School does a great job at creating ample opportunities for students to express themselves. At Beaverton, we have a student leadership class that helps to create a better community through new ideas, fundraising, and encouraging other students to participate in school activities. This year, […]

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