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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: You Can Be a Vital Link in the Chain of Survival for Cardiac Patients

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: You Can Be a Vital Link in the Chain of Survival for Cardiac Patients

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue As part of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s commitment to create safer communities, our team continues to work with community partners to strengthen the chain of survival for cardiac patients. TVF&R remains dedicated in its efforts to work with community groups to teach hands-only CPR, encourage law enforcement partners […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet DJ Brewer, Employed

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet DJ Brewer, Employed

By Dirkse CC Staf Have you ever honked or waved at the individuals holding signs in front of SuperPlay on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway?  If so, you just might have made their day!  Both D J Brewster and Wesley Grawburg faithfully wave the large sign designed to draw attention to the recently remodeled Bowling, Lazer Tag Arcade.  […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Home Remodeling Costs Will Soon Increase

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Home Remodeling Costs Will Soon Increase

By “Handyman” Bob Strong The cost of remodeling your home is about to go up – and, it could be significant. For many years, there has been a requirement to not bring asbestos containing materials to either of the Metro transfer stations. Enforcement began in earnest just one year ago, when Metro published this on […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Purchasing a Home from a Builder: It’s different and needs special care

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Purchasing a Home from a Builder: It’s different and needs special care

By Ken Reetz The Builder’s Purchase Agreement will be much different than the Oregon Real Estate Purchase Agreement. It will be more one sided in favor of the Seller (Builder) and the Buyer will want to review the terms of a Builder Contract with due consideration. First, it’s also important to recognize that a builder […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Recently I was asked if I were to buy a pre-owned vehicle where would I buy it? Would I buy from a franchised dealer or a used car dealership that doesn’t sell new vehicles. I thought I would offer some information to our Beaverton Readers to […]

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Marks of Quality

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Marks of Quality

By Kaaren Bedi There is a variety of ‘marks’ on jewelry made around the world. They are a code that reveals much about the piece and the place it was made. What are often lumped together under the term ‘hallmarks’ are really a series of codes detailing the maker, the material used, the country of […]

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Food for Thought: The Practice of Mindfulness

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food for Thought: The Practice of Mindfulness

By Celia Lambert, PhD Thousands of large population based research studies have documented the physical, mental and emotional health benefits of the practice of mindfulness. Jon Kabat-Zinn launched Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. Since then the model has been adapted for schools, prisons and hospitals. Theses studies […]

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Community Submission: Detox: More Than Just a Fad Diet

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Detox: More Than Just a Fad Diet

By Katie Rewick, ND In some circles, the term “detox” is used to describe a fad weight loss diet, a protocol of deprivation and discomfort. However, in the world of Naturopathic Medicine, detox (short for detoxification) is considered a foundation of good health. It refers to the intricate and nuanced ways the body gets rid […]

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Not Just For Seniors: Heart Health Month, Go Red!

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: Heart Health Month, Go Red!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Chances are you know someone with heart disease. The Oregon Health Authority reports that heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Oregon. That’s the bad news. The good news is that many of the risk factors of heart disease are controllable. The American Heart Association encourages us, “you […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: A Woman’s Work is Never Done: Part 7, Rest on Sunday

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: A Woman’s Work is Never Done: Part 7, Rest on Sunday

by Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian Pioneer women followed a regular routine for household chores: Wash on Monday. Iron on Tuesday. Mend on Wednesday. Churn on Thursday. Clean on Friday. Bake on Saturday. Rest on Sunday. Sunday is for Resting As the pioneers settled into their new homes in the wilderness, they followed their familiar Monday […]

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