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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: What Kind of Winter Will We Have?

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: What Kind of Winter Will We Have?

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) With the colder months finally here, there’s one big question that always pops up. What kind of winter are we going to have? Will it snow a lot, or not at all? I hear my classmates giving their predictions, and there are many different opinions on this topic. A lot […]

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Beaverton Police Department: New Distracted Driving Law

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: New Distracted Driving Law

By Police Staff October 1st brought with it rain and cooler weather. It also brought a newly revised distracted driving law. We at the Beaverton Police Department urge people to put down their distracting electronic devices and focus on driving. The revised distracted driving law can be found in Oregon Revised Statutes 811.507 and is […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Spread Holiday Cheer for Children in Need

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Spread Holiday Cheer for Children in Need

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are dedicated to responding to the fire and emergency medical needs of the community at a moment’s notice. This holiday season, firefighters are asking community members to help them come through for less-fortunate children as well. For more than three decades, the KGW […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: BPD Officers Served Up Burgers & fries in support of a great cause

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: BPD Officers Served Up Burgers & fries in support of a great cause

By KPTV Staff Beaverton Police Department officers participated in the annual “Tip-A-Cop” event at the Red Robin restaurant off Southwest Canyon Road. The officers from Beaverton assisted Red Robin staff in taking care of customers. In return, the tips they received went toward Special Olympics Oregon. Special Olympics Oregon provides year-round sports training and athletic […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Jenny, Employed at Carina’s Bakery

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Jenny, Employed at Carina’s Bakery

By Dirkse CC Team Blind since birth, Jenny Howell navigates from her home in Hillsboro to her short-term Work Experience as a Cashier at the newly opened Carina’s Bakery in downtown Beaverton.  One might not think of a blind person as a Cashier, however you don’t know Jenny!  After graduating from Century High School in […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Maintaining Your Car’s Battery During Cold Weather

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Maintaining Your Car’s Battery During Cold Weather

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers, Over the last week or so with the weather getting colder, a few of our residents have emailed about having a dead or low battery in their cars. Here is some useful information about auto batteries. Freezing temperatures can affect your car battery. Dead or dying […]

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THPRD: Connecting People, Parks & Nature: Park district is honored for support of people experiencing disabilities

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
THPRD: Connecting People, Parks & Nature: Park district is honored for support of people experiencing disabilities

By Bob Wayt The Edwards Center has presented THPRD with its Employment Award for more than three decades of providing job opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities. The announcement was made in Portland as part of the Edwards Center’s 11th annual awareness-building and fundraising luncheon. According to Georgia Lampros, development director for the Edwards Center, […]

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Health & Happiness: Holiday Greetings from Your Body

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Holiday Greetings from Your Body

By Claire Darling Dear Friend, You speak of self-care. Do some! I know. You want to stay up late singing Carols, writing holiday cards, vacuuming the house, but your body, (that’s me) needs serious SLEEP so I can whack the viruses that go around. You want to eat this cookie but I’m already busy balancing […]

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Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 3: Habits 15-25

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 3: Habits 15-25

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 10 more. Challenge yourself to practice these habits: Ask for […]

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Senior Talk: Emergency Preparation, Get Ready Now

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senior Talk: Emergency Preparation, Get Ready Now

By Rhonda Kay Leonard As winter months approach, bad weather is bound to hit. Bad weather can lead to power outages and impassible roads. Now is the time to get ready! FEMA recommends getting ready in three easy steps: Get a kit: Basic supplies should include water, food, battery-powered or hand crank radio, flashlight and […]

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