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Broadway Street Festival: Coming Sept. 17

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Broadway Street Festival: Coming Sept. 17

Experience the history, uniqueness, and vibrancy of downtown Beaverton this September. Two blocks of Broadway Street will be closed to allow the community to walk amongst the downtown shops and enjoy the festivities on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 1-6 p.m. The event includes 20-plus vendors, a stage featuring four bands throughout the day, kids’ activities, […]

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The Future of Health Care in Oregon

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Future of Health Care in Oregon

By Christopher Levesque In January we begin the 4th year of the ACA, or Obama Care. The Act allows anyone to qualify for health insurance by removing the pre-existing clause and the projection was that with more people in the pool, the cost per person would come down. Unfortunately, the cost has gone up. Why? […]

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Jewelry Trends for Fall

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jewelry Trends for Fall

By Kaaren Bedi It’s the time of year when our favorite fashion magazines are bursting with all the latest trends for fall and winter 2016/17.   The latest trends in jewelry focus on the individuality of unusual materials and a fresh take on color. The Raw- raw diamonds and natural state stones Diamond slices, raw diamond […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Phillip Beers, Employed

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Phillip Beers, Employed

By The Dirkse CC Team Upon meeting Phillip Beers, a 21 year old graduate from the Beaverton Community Transition Program, one can’t help but smile.  His infectious grin and warm, friendly personality are contagious.  Phillip doesn’t let his intellectual disability hinder him from his goal to work and he readily accepted the position of Dining […]

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Pets and Disasters

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pets and Disasters

By Beaverton CERT The best way to protect your family from the effects of a disaster is to have a disaster plan. If you are a pet owner, that plan should include your pets. It may be difficult, if not impossible, to find shelter for your animal in the midst of a disaster; so plan […]

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Reinvent Yourself in Healthy Aging® Month

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Reinvent Yourself in Healthy Aging® Month

By Regina Ford September is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Carolyn Worthington, editor of Healthy Aging® magazine, created the observance two decades ago to provide inspiration for adults over 50 to improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being. According to Worthington, […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: How is Your Social Life?

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: How is Your Social Life?

By Beverly Sali “Hello, my name is Terry. Would you like to go to a movie or out for dessert together?” It’s not necessarily a request for a “date,” it may simply be an offer to socialize. As we age, we start to lose close friends, it’s part of life. Although many friends are irreplaceable, […]

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Beaverton Police Department: The Beaverton Police Annual Report

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: The Beaverton Police Annual Report

By Police Staff The Beaverton Police Annual Report for 2015 is now done and available for public inspection. Access to the entire document is available at beavertonpolice.org under the “Annual Reports” tab. A hard copy can be obtained by contacting Mark Hyde at 503-526-2385. Let’s begin with a brief background on how the BPD is […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Driving on Hot Days Raises Overheating Risk

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Driving on Hot Days Raises Overheating Risk

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers With the recent increase in temperature outside, I have had emails and calls about engines overheating. Here are some of the causes & cautions. Your coolant is too low When your engine overheats, this is the first thing you should check. Ample coolant is vitally important […]

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New Business Spotlight: Birthing Stone, Grand Opening & Diaper Drive

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Business Spotlight: Birthing Stone, Grand Opening & Diaper Drive

By BRG Staff Birthing Stone celebrates their Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30am on September 16th and a Grand Opening party on September 17th with food samples from a local meal delivery service, face painting, and other family-friendly activities. During their Grand Opening, Birthing Stone is also hosting a diaper drive for […]

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