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Community Submission: Tips for Helping Your Child Succeed in School

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Tips for Helping Your Child Succeed in School

By Jennifer Means, ND, Lac My son, Eli, is 13 years old. He loves YouTube videos, on line games and music. Like any normal young teenager, he would much rather pursue these activities than do his homework. And often he will procrastinate with his homework until the last minute then “whip through it” only to […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Latest Bond Measure Refinancing Boosts Total Taxpayer Savings to $31 Million

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Latest Bond Measure Refinancing Boosts Total Taxpayer Savings to $31 Million

by Bob Wayt Almost eight years after voter approval, the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s $100 million bond measure has produced a plethora of new and improved parks, trails, natural areas and upgraded recreational facilities for residents throughout the greater Beaverton area. During that time, the district has also moved aggressively to take advantage […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is Recruiting Volunteers

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is Recruiting Volunteers

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is seeking a few good men and women who are willing to donate their time and serve their community as volunteers. This exciting opportunity gives members of the general public a chance to be part of their fire district’s mission to create safer communities. […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: What We’ve Achieved, Where We’re Headed

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: What We’ve Achieved, Where We’re Headed

By BEF Staff Thanks to you, our generous donors continued support of the Beaverton Education Foundation, there are funded academic enrichment programs for all of Beaverton’s 51 public schools! You devoted your time, expertise, and resources. That triumvirate offers students a chance at their own triathlon of learning, teaching, and sharing opportunities. Without strong financial […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Preparing for ‘The Big One‘

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Preparing for ‘The Big One‘

By “Handyman“ Bob Strong Growing up in Portland, I remember hearing about the “big one” that scientists were certain would strike some day. With each major earthquake that occurs somewhere else in the world, we are reminded that we are sitting on a significant fault line. It just makes sense then that it is not […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Beloved Polar Bear ‘Nora’ Moves In At Oregon Zoo

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Beloved Polar Bear ‘Nora’ Moves In At Oregon Zoo

By Oregon Zoo Staff Nora, the young polar bear who has captivated much of the country since her birth at the Columbus Zoo last year, has moved in at the Oregon Zoo. Columbus zookeepers took over the young bear’s care, raising the cub by hand after her mother began leaving her unattended in the den […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Mother (Nature) Knows Best

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Mother (Nature) Knows Best

By Anne Harris Did you know that woodpeckers are teaching scientists how to prevent concussions in humans? Perhaps you have wondered how these birds manage to drill holes in your house leaving only you with a headache. Experts leading the effort to save the lives of athletes and soldiers by redesigning their helmets think they […]

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Landscape and Urban Forestry: Leaf Drop-Off

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Landscape and Urban Forestry: Leaf Drop-Off

By City Staff Fall has arrived! Soon, you may find yourself spending a Saturday afternoon raking the leaves from your yard. To help with your clean up, the city is hosting leaf drop-offs every weekend between Oct. 30 and Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Public works crews and volunteers will be in […]

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Washington County: Recycling and Garbage Easier For Washington County Residents

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Washington County: Recycling and Garbage Easier For Washington County Residents

By County Staff Washington County residents can now receive reminders to set out their recycling, be alerted to service changes, and find out what to recycle and where. The Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling Program has released the new Garbage and Recycling Day tool to help residents find answers to common questions about curbside […]

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Sustainability: Rain Barrels Save Water

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sustainability: Rain Barrels Save Water

The Portland metro area gets about 37 inches of rainfall annually. Typically 90 percent of that rainfall occurs between October and May, a time of year when extra water is not needed to irrigate lawns or gardens. Capturing and reusing rainwater from roof runoff can reduce demand on the sewer system and reduce residential water […]

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