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Sustainability: Solar Beaverton Campaign

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sustainability: Solar Beaverton Campaign

By City Sustainability Staff The sun is shining, the incentives are great and the Solar Beaverton campaign is nearing its August 15th deadline. This campaign is meant to provide interested Beaverton households with solar information and the opportunity to install solar PV at discounted group rates. Using residential solar lowers energy bills, can increase energy […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Common Name: Blue Elderberry

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Common Name: Blue Elderberry

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Sambucus nigra Soil Type: Moist to rather dry Sunlight: Full sun Form/Growth: Multi-stemmed Plant Type: Shrub or small tree Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: Yes The blue elderberry can be classified as either a shrub or a small tree depending on the size. They can usually grow anywhere from ten to […]

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Message from the Mayor

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Message from the Mayor

By Mayor Denny Doyle Summer is in full swing and this issue has lots of info on all of the events, including many new events in neighborhoods. Speaking of which, how cool is it that our neighborhood program is 30 years old? These amazing volunteers do so much for our city. They are the backbone […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Vrishank and Catherine

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Vrishank and Catherine

About Vrishank Vrishank is a Double Completer of Kumon which means he is doing college level work in reading and math while still being in the 9th grade at Sherwood HS. He is on the Varsity Swimming team and the Junior Varsity Track and Field Team. He is a member of the National Juniors Honor […]

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Literary Corner: The App

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The App

Graham Stratton fumed over the statement he’d just received in the mail. CFO of a Fortune 500 company and he’d fallen for the oldest trick in the book. Forty-five thousand dollars he’d invested using the Hoodwin app. It had promised a quick return, free stock trading, the convenience of a slick interface on all mobile […]

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Catalyst – The Newsletter: Don’t Blame Amazon

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Catalyst – The Newsletter: Don’t Blame Amazon

So, the other day, the Kids Action Company I own (Play.Fit.Fun) had an obstacle course set up at an event. A business owner I know was there and was complimenting me on the set up. With one of the challenges, we have canvas sand bags holding a piece of equipment down, and he asked me […]

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BFM Vendor Spotlights: Purple Cow & Vintyr Wineries

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
BFM Vendor Spotlights: Purple Cow & Vintyr Wineries

Purple Cow Winery Welcome to Purple Cow Vineyards where we strive to utilize uncommon varietals and techniques to give you a unique Oregon perspective on wine. We focus on educating ourselves and our customers in all areas of wine production whether grape growing or different methods of making wine to the history of the varietals […]

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Eat Right Get Well: 4 Mason Jar Salads to Bring on the Go

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Eat Right Get Well: 4 Mason Jar Salads to Bring on the Go

By Curves/Jenny Craig With so many fruits and veggies coming into season, it’s easy to make your menus more delicious and more diverse with a fresh salad! And, whether your greens will be a healthy side or a light meal…whether you’re taking them to work or on a weekend picnic…packing them in a mason jar […]

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Beaverton Teen Talk: Depression, Anxiety, and Suicide

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: Depression, Anxiety, and Suicide

By Tyannah Mims (Grade 9) Okay let’s talk about something important. I know this might be a really tough topic to talk about, but it’s something that people need to have on their minds. When it’s not on our minds, then we are not talking about it and that’s when we have a big problem. […]

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Straight Talk from the Deputy’s Desk: Marine Patrol Unit and Other Sheriff News

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Straight Talk from the Deputy’s Desk: Marine Patrol Unit and Other Sheriff News

By Sheriff Office Staff Warm weather means more time in the water. Our Marine Patrol Unit is dedicated to keep Washington County waterways safe and enjoyable for the community through education, environmental stewardship and proactive enforcement. Beer, Boats, Buoys and BUIIs: Tips for Water Safety This summer, remember that many of the same rules on […]

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