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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Voters Will See TVF&R Annexation Measures on March Ballot

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Voters Will See TVF&R Annexation Measures on March Ballot

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Measures 34-280 and 34-281 Would Allow Newberg and Rural Area to Join TVF&R Beaverton-area voters will be asked in the March 13 election to consider whether to allow annexation of the city of Newberg and Newberg Rural Fire Protection District territories into Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s service area. […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight Story: Good Samaritan Ministries

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Non-Profit Spotlight Story: Good Samaritan Ministries

By Bethany Stroup Good Samaritan Ministries (GSM) is a faith-based counseling organization with headquarters in Beaverton, OR. The mission of GSM is to transform lives to further the Kingdom of God, where all walks of life can come to find love and acceptance. Over the years, GSM has developed into an organization that now has […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Public Safety Center Takes Shape

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Public Safety Center Takes Shape

By Police Staff Beaverton’s public safety center, the city’s new and first-ever dedicated building for our Police Department and Emergency Management Operations, is taking shape. Last year, the city partnered with Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc., FFA Architecture and Interiors, and Skanska USA Building, Inc. for design and construction. In addition, building planning and programming has […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What’s that Smell Coming from the Vents?

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What’s that Smell Coming from the Vents?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! In January near the first of the month, I received a call from Edward from Beaverton. Edward mentioned that he had noticed a musty smell in his newer GM SUV during the summer months while using his A/C and now that the weather has changed, the […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Ability Starts Here, Thank You Beaverton!

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Ability Starts Here, Thank You Beaverton!

By Dirkse CC Team As President/CEO of Dirkse Counseling and Consulting, I am proud of the accomplishments and dedication of my team and have gratitude for our community partners who strive daily to improve employment outcomes for individuals who experience disability. It is my belief that, “Creating an inclusive community requires community.” Hence, it is […]

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Beaverton Senior Life: Dementia & Senior Care Training Offered by award-winning senior care agency

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Senior Life: Dementia & Senior Care Training Offered by award-winning senior care agency

By Christina Lima A Beaverton agency specializing in the home care of people wishing to age in place will offer free classes in the proper techniques of caregiving. A growing field, caregiving has become increasingly complex as individual needs and settings vary, said Christina Foutch, clinical director of Home Matters Caregiving. “Lives are improved when […]

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Health & Happiness: Protecting our Parents

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Protecting our Parents

By Joy Cote Would you give a five-year-old control over your finances? This question was posed to me by a woman whose sister had Alzheimer’s. Her sister had drained her bank account giving away all her money to a phone scam, there was nothing that could be done once this had happened. I told her […]

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Beaverton Senior Life: Lessons Learned

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Senior Life: Lessons Learned

By Rhonda Kay Leonard I attended a funeral this week.  It was a beautiful experience.  I went away with a full heart, thinking about lessons learned from this man and other elders I’ve been privileged to know. Some lessons learned include: People don’t age on the inside. We reject the label, “senior”.  We prefer to […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: Beaverton students seek community support

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: Beaverton students seek community support

By BEF Staff Beaverton students, teachers, and the Beaverton School Foundation are looking for help fostering out-of-the-box thinking in the classroom. In March, students from all 53 Beaverton schools will be showing projects using of technology and creativity at a new Innovation Exposition. Innovation Exposition-or iX 2018 for short, will be free and open to […]

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Business Spotlight: Shutters Portland

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Shutters Portland

By Charles Gardella Shutters Portland, owned and operated by the Gardella family, represents the best quality interior and exterior window covering manufactures in a wide range of price points. Serving Oregon, Washington and the coastal communities, Shutters Portland has a reputation for providing solutions and design options for all types of window openings. You can […]

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