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KPTV Fox12 Oregon News: Beaverton Receives High Honors

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV Fox12 Oregon News: Beaverton Receives High Honors

By Fox 12 Staff Money magazine picked Beaverton as one of the best places to live in the U.S. in 2016. Beaverton came in at number nine on Money’s list of the 50 best small cities in America. The list was put together using more than 60 factors including taxes, education, community amenities and accessibility […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Birdwatching in Winter

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Birdwatching in Winter

By Anne Harris Did you know that winter is among the best of times to watch backyard/balcony birds? #1) Food sources are scarce this time of year and they will flock to your Birdie Bistro, and #2) no leaves! Even drab, year-round Beaverton buddies are more visible on the trunks and branches of deciduous trees […]

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Sustainability: Stay Warm This Winter

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sustainability: Stay Warm This Winter

By City Sustainability Staff As the weather gets chillier, the city wants you to know about all of the resources available to you to help you stay cozy this winter. Did you know that Washington County provides weatherization assistance to income-qualified residents at no cost? Weatherization improvements may include windows, ventilation, insulation, air/duct dealing and […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Kinnikinnick, Manzanita

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Kinnikinnick, Manzanita

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Soil Type: Well-drained, moist to rather dry Sunlight: Full sun to light shade Form/Growth: Evergreen shrub Foliage: Deciduous Flowering/ Fruiting: White to Pink flowers and brownish red fruit This slow-growing ground cover is one of the best all-around native evergreen shrubs. The City of Beaverton uses the […]

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Something’s in the Attic: Rodent Control

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Something’s in the Attic: Rodent Control

By Guaranteed Pest Control Sanitation, exclusion, traps and baiting are the keys to a comprehensive rodent control program. As the weather turns to fall and rats and mice seek warmer shelter inside homes, pest management professionals need to be ready for the inevitable increase of calls from customers about animals in their attics. Our company, […]

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Message from the Chief: Tips for Winter Driving

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: Tips for Winter Driving

By Chief Jim Monger Regardless of your experience in driving in wintery conditions, there are some situations that you just can’t control and accidents can happen. As we head into winter, here are some tips from AAA for winter driving that can help to keep you, your passengers and others on the road safe. Check […]

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7 Sentence Scary Story: Contest Winner – Three Down, Two to Go

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
7 Sentence Scary Story: Contest Winner – Three Down, Two to Go

by Christopher Xanthos, Grade 6 Once, there was a little girl shopping with her mom to look for toys when the girl saw one doll that she really wanted. It had a pink dress and it held up two fingers on its right hand as if it was making a peace sign. As they were […]

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Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Aleena, Super Kid

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton’s Super Kids: Meet Aleena, Super Kid

Southridge High School junior Aleena K. is really good at math. So good in fact that she has recently completed the Kumon math program which ends with college level differential calculus. Aleena K, you are a super kid, keep up the good work! About Aleena Aleena is an active member of Speech and Debate, Choir, […]

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Literary Corner: Liars and Defilers

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Liars and Defilers

The Toxic Sphere Saga Continues! “Toxic Sphere, Volume 2: Liars and Defilers” is published. I was blessed to have two amazing events happened in parallel. My first book in the Toxic Sphere series, “Our Goodwill Ship,” won a CIPA EVVY Award. The novel took second place in the Action and Adventure category.  Shortly after I […]

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Food for Thought: Tips to Ensure Your Holidays Are Happy

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: Tips to Ensure Your Holidays Are Happy

By Celia Lambert, PhD By now we are well into the holiday season. Our thoughts of meal planning, parties, family gatherings, gift exchange, travel and extra financial burdens can become overwhelming. If you are filled with anticipation and anxiety, excitement and maybe some depression, you are not alone. It is common to suffer from the […]

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