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Business Spotlight: Camille Keith, MS, NCC. Mental Health Counselor

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Camille Keith, MS, NCC. Mental Health Counselor

By Camille Keith Counseling for Caregivers and Healers Do you feel like your life is out of balance? Are you a giving person, but starting to feel burned out? Let me help you restore balance and learn to set healthy limits. As a mental health counselor I recognize the importance of self-care. I enjoy working […]

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Business Spotlight: American National, Back to School Checklist

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: American National, Back to School Checklist

By Franchot Hutchinson It seems that our kids just got out of school, and already, we are thinking about Back to School. With thoughts of new clothes, backpacks and supplies, this is a good time to sit back and reflect on one of the most important items on the checklist, Life Insurance. I know with […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Disposing of Unused Medication

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Disposing of Unused Medication

By Jessica Brzuskiewicz What can we do with our expired, or unused medications? Proper disposal of medications helps keep them from entering the environment through wastewater or run off, and helps keep family, friends, or neighbors safe by preventing diversion. The Beaverton Police Department has a secure drop box for prescriptions and over-the-counter medications available […]

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Food for Thought: Give Yourself A Break!

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Give Yourself A Break!

By Ciara Sullivan, C.Ht, NLP Do you know the jingle? Some of you may be humming it already based on the title of this article… I know I am! Who’d have thought a candy bar commercial would have a great piece of advice for stress management and overall health?! Many people are provided breaks and […]

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Not Just For Seniors: Happy Feet Are Healthy Feet!

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: Happy Feet Are Healthy Feet!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Foot care is especially important for older adults because they may have poorer circulation and drier skin than younger people.  Foot care is absolutely critical for everyone living with diabetes, regardless of age. What does good foot care look like? Here are some recommendations from the American Diabetes Association to keep […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: The Hairy Woodpecker

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: The Hairy Woodpecker

By Anne Harris You may remember reading a few months ago about Beaverton’s friendliest bird, the downy woodpecker (Picoides pubescens), and maybe you’ve noticed this little guy at your feeder lately. Or have you? The downy woodpecker‘s markings are so similar to its cousin, the hairy woodpecker (Picoides villoses), that it is nearly impossible to […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Summer Memories from Beaverton’s Past, One family’s memories from the 1920s to the 1960s

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: Summer Memories from Beaverton’s Past, One family’s memories from the 1920s to the 1960s

By Jeannette Culver Jeannette Culver’s family has lived in Beaverton for generations and here are a few Summer highlights that her and her family members have done over the years 1925: During the summer, it was fun looking for a good book to read at the Beaverton Library which was located in the city’s first […]

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Community Submission: Rats on the Increase

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Rats on the Increase

By Geary Lydell In the last few years the rodent calls coming into our office, especially rat calls, have increased dramatically with both Norway and Roof rat infestations. Rat’s reproduce at a very rapid rate. A brown rat’s life cycle in an ideal environment would normally give birth to six litters a year consisting of […]

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PGE Update: Got AC? Run It Efficiently on Hot Days!

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
PGE Update: Got AC? Run It Efficiently on Hot Days!

By PGE Staff Q: Is it more cost effective to maintain a constant temperature with air conditioning or turn if off during the day while I’m at work? A: Whether you have air conditioning or a heat pump, here’s Portland General Electric’s advice to keep your cooling costs in check: Set the thermostat 10 degrees […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo Welcomes Two New Cheetahs, Changing their spots

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo Welcomes Two New Cheetahs, Changing their spots

By Oregon Zoo Staff An important changing of the guard took place this summer in the Oregon Zoo’s Predators of the Serengeti section. Mary Jane and Darlene, a pair of young female cheetahs from San Diego Zoo Safari Park, have moved in — while Ranger and Strike, the 7-year-old male cheetahs who formerly lived here, […]

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