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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The History Behind Daylight Saving Time

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The History Behind Daylight Saving Time

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) Twice a year, every year, we change our clocks. I already see that it’s been getting drastically darker earlier since the beginning of fall, and it’s going to continue to get darker. Because of Daylight Saving Time (that’s right, Saving is not actually plural!), we either “spring forward” or “fall […]

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The Joy of Heated Salt Water Serenity

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Joy of Heated Salt Water Serenity

By Tamara Knowles The joy of swimming in a heated salt-water pool…. The sensation of silky liquid movement running over your hands; pressing against a force that is at once both pliable and resistant as your feet drift above the pool floor. The sensation of being supported by a soft pillow of liquid as you […]

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Beaverton Police Department: November is a Month to be Cautious

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: November is a Month to be Cautious

By Police Staff QUIZ QUESTION: What famous statesman said “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”? Answer at the end of this article. November is full of notable events, activities, and proclamations from an historical standpoint. Don’t believe everything […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Firefighters Support Military Families and USO with Special Campaign

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Firefighters Support Military Families and USO with Special Campaign

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue This Veterans Day, you might see Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters and personnel around town wearing customized camouflage shirts. Our hope is that they will help raise awareness and support for the work of the United Services Organization, a nonprofit that assists troops through every step of their […]

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Community Submission: Health Insurance Open Enrollment begins Nov. 1st

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Health Insurance Open Enrollment begins Nov. 1st

By Christopher Levesque Open Enrollment ONLY comes once a year, November 1st through December 15th, 2017 for a plan effective date 01/01/2018. If you do not enroll in a QHP (qualified health plan) at this time you will not be able to enroll in an individual health plan in 2018, unless you have a “special […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

By Dirkse CC Team On Thursday morning, October 19th, 2017, more than 100 business professionals spanning 14 industry sectors gathered at NIKE WHQ for Amplify! – an event centered around National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Participants were inspired by the keynote speaker, Dr. Richard Pimentel, a nationally renowned expert on disability management, job recruitment, job […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton readers! Driving safely during the fall months requires more than just cautious driving behavior. Your car also needs some attention. Here are 10 practical tips to help get your car ready for fall. Check the brakes and tires. Inclement weather require good stopping power. That means good […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: THPRD earns accreditation as one of the nation’s best park providers

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: THPRD earns accreditation as one of the nation’s best park providers

by Bill Evans Talk about a September to remember: THPRD staff received confirmation late in the month that their park district is one of the best in the U.S. Approval by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) on Sept. 25 means THPRD is one of only 155 agencies nationally – less […]

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Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 2: Habits 7-15

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 2: Habits 7-15

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Curves is celebrating its 25th Birthday and the strong women who make it such a great community. In honor of the occasion, we’re sharing 25 habits that happy women practice. Last month we gave you six and for November, here are 9 more. Challenge yourself to practice these habits: Wake up […]

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Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

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Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Did you know that 80%-90% of all caregiving is provided by non-paid family members? United Homecare Services honors all those individuals who help their disabled friends, parents and neighbors with activities of daily living. Here are ways you care “Around the Clock”, this year’s theme designated by the Caregiver Action Network: […]

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