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Business Spotlight: Independent Living & Living Independently

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Independent Living & Living Independently

By The Tiber Group Important Elements to an Active Life Aging is a concept we are all familiar with, more than simply growing old it is the inevitable changes that seem to challenge us the most as we move ahead in life. One of the most important elements is ensuring that we continue to live […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Caregiver Support in Oregon (Part 1)

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Caregiver Support in Oregon (Part 1)

By Lou Weisberg More than 20 million people in the United States are providing unpaid assistance to older adults with care needs (excluding those living in nursing homes). Nearly a quarter of caregivers are now millennials, and about one third of caregivers have a full-time job. Additionally, the overwhelming majority of care for older relatives […]

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Community Submission: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

By Dr. Byren Bell Everyone knows the feeling. Your muscles tighten up, each breath is shorter than the last, and your blood starts to boil. Task after task, list after list, it feels like you don’t even know what to do or where in the world to start. Stress and anxiety are nearly unavoidable in […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Why Live in Beaverton?

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Why Live in Beaverton?

By KPTV Staff Money magazine has picked Beaverton as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The annual rankings for 2017 featured Beaverton at number 12. The rankings are based on places with populations between 10,000 and 100,000. After different factors were taken into account, there were 2,400 qualifying locations. Those places […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo Awards $25,000 in Grants for Northwest Conservation

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo Awards $25,000 in Grants for Northwest Conservation

By Oregon Zoo Staff California condors, western pond turtles, Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits and other species native to the Pacific Northwest got some much-needed help recently as the Oregon Zoo Foundation awarded $25,000 among six regional conservation efforts through its Future for Wildlife grant program. “The Pacific Northwest Future for Wildlife program works locally to […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Ravens vs Raptors

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Ravens vs Raptors

By Anne Harris I looked out the window today to gauge the weather on one of my last mornings in Beaverton, when two starlings (sturnus vulgaris) on the roof next door caught my attention. Starlings rarely perch. They stand around like people do and this pair appeared to be having a conversation, looking around, heads […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Common Name: Oceanspray, Cream Bush, or Iron Wood

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Common Name: Oceanspray, Cream Bush, or Iron Wood

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Holodiscus discolor Soil Type: moist to dry Sunlight: Full sun to part shade Plant Type: Deciduous shrub Form: Multi branch, arching Foliage: Deciduous Fruit/Flower: white flowers Grows from three feet up to twenty feet tall in the right situations. These shrubs grow mostly in the coast range from Sierra […]

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Message from the City: Homeowners’ Association Conflict? Dispute Resolution Center Can Help

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Message from the City: Homeowners’ Association Conflict? Dispute Resolution Center Can Help

By City Staff In 2001 the state legislature revised the Planned Community Act and the Oregon Condominium Act to mandate that homeowners’ association boards and residents offer mediation as a way to resolve their issues before taking one another to court. Over the past 16 years the Dispute Resolution Center has helped HOA boards and […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Caitlin & Michael, Super Kids!

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Caitlin & Michael, Super Kids!

Congratulations to October super kids, Caitlin and Michael. Caitlin is working three years above grade level in Reading and Michael is working two years above in Reading! About Caitlin Caitlin is 10 years old. She is a fifth grader at Nancy Ryles Elementary. She’s a very loving, caring and curious person. Caitlin loves playing tennis, […]

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Literary Corner: Nightmare Hotel

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Nightmare Hotel

“Hello, this is the Nightmare Hotel. How may we frighten you today?” “Oh, um…my brother texted me this number?” “Ah, yes. Daniel Eaton, I presume?” “Yeah. This is, uh…this is a hotel?” “Correct. We provide a range of services, from jump-scares to torture chambers. We’ve received numerous industry awards, and enjoy a four-point-five rating on […]

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