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Pets are People Too: Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dog Bites

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dog Bites

By KPTV Staff When the weather heats up and the sun (finally) shines, more and more people are out and about with their dogs. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year that we typically see an increase in dog bites – most which would have been entirely preventable by the dog’s owner. Dog bite […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers, Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out via email and telephone. I appreciate the opportunity to be of assistance for all of your vehicle and automotive needs and questions. I received a call from a retired gentleman who was curious as to […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

By Dirkse CC Team Do you remember your first job, how scared you were, how nervous it made you to put yourself out there and talk about yourself? Imagine interviewing when you experience a disability that affects your ability to process questions and communicate quickly and effectively; job interviews would certainly be a nightmare! This […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Let food be your medicine

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Let food be your medicine

by Hilary Greenebaum, PhD My husband, Howard’s, heart attack started us on a whole food, plant based journey. I’m grateful for the opportunity to make adjustments to our lifestyle before it was too late. The Heart Attack that launched a new life! It was April 2005, a slushy, cold spring in Colorado. To make a […]

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Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

By Camille Keith April showers bring May flowers. This common saying is often used as a reminder that better things are to come. It also helps remind us that we often have to experience something we don’t like to get a result that we do want. Instead of thinking of a challenge as a problem, […]

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Senior Living: Engage at every age

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Engage at every age

By Rhonda Kay Leonard President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May as Older American’s month in 1963. This month we celebrate the contributions older Americans make to Beaverton and surrounding communities. According the US Census Bureau, 12.7% of Beaverton’s population was age 65 or older in 2016, up from 10.7% in 2010. People in this age […]

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City News: Beaverton named award finalist, All-America City

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
City News: Beaverton named award finalist, All-America City

By City Staff The National Civic League has announced its list of finalists for the 2018 All-America City (AAC) Award. Beaverton was selected as one of 20 finalists, and the only Oregon city to make this year’s list. This year’s award, which will ultimately be given to 10 cities, celebrates and recognizes communities that engage […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Reviewing Multiple Offers, 3 Seller Tips

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Reviewing Multiple Offers, 3 Seller Tips

By Kimberly Shute We talked last month about navigating a multiple offer scenario for buyers, now I’m sharing some tips for sellers. Multiple offers may seem like a seller’s dream, but without preparation, it can create an entirely new set of obstacles. Figure out what is important to you. Offers can vary by more than […]

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Community Submission: Rotifer the Rat, A true story

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Rotifer the Rat, A true story

by Judith Liggett The beginning of Rotifer’s life was inauspicious. As a matter of fact, the first time Carol met him, he was being held by the tail pursuant to being flushed down the toilet. This was not because Rotifer was a research rat. He had been bought by the manufacturer of the copper enamel […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Fitness in the Park, Walk with Me, updated trails map…all are free from THPRD

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Fitness in the Park, Walk with Me, updated trails map…all are free from THPRD

by Bob Wayt In the summer of 2017, THPRD introduced a series of free Fitness in the Park and Walk with Me events. They were designed to bring high-quality health and wellness opportunities – the same kind residents get at THPRD facilities – to neighborhoods. Response was positive, so the district is bringing the events […]

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