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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Haley Vance ‘‘Ages Out” with her class and now works at Taco Bell

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Haley Vance ‘‘Ages Out” with her class and now works at Taco Bell

By Dirkse CC Team The young adults pictured are part of a group who participated in a graduation or “aging out” ceremony held on June 15th, 2018 at Cedar Mills Bible Church.  Like most graduates they were excited to celebrate their achievement with friends, family and teachers.  But these students have more than a diploma […]

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Health & Happiness: Slowing down for summer

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Slowing down for summer

By Camille Keith Summer is a time to relax and slow down. School is out, and many people think about taking vacations this time of year. Whether you are going out of town or not, this can be a time to destress. Instead of worrying about the past or anticipating the future, take time to […]

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Beaverton City News: NAC program wins two national awards

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: NAC program wins two national awards

By City Staff Five Oaks Triple Creek Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC) and Highland NAC have both been honored with Neighborhoods, USA (NUSA) Neighborhood of the Year awards for their creative efforts in our city. “I’m proud of Beaverton’s neighborhood volunteers and know they’ve done an exceptional job,” said Mayor Denny Doyle. “They are a great […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: The home inspection. Do I really need one?

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: The home inspection. Do I really need one?

By Uli Sommers Buying a home is likely the most expensive purchase people make in their life. There are many steps to be taken between finding the right home and finally holding the key in hand. A home inspection is a significant part of the purchasing process and while it adds to the overall cost, […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Senior move manager? Concierge Services that Reduce Stress!

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Senior move manager? Concierge Services that Reduce Stress!

By Kimberly Shute It is time.  Whether by desire, need or emergency, a move is occurring.  No matter the reason the same feelings arise:  paralysis, stress and strain. The thought of the laborious chore of packing, deciding what to take, what to do with the unwanted items, getting rid of those items, getting rid of […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature THPRD employee uses CPR skills learned on the job to help save teammate’s life

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature THPRD employee uses CPR skills learned on the job to help save teammate’s life

by Amy Milshtein When Ben Wu’s Westview High School teammate collapsed on the lacrosse fi eld during practice on May 23, the THPRD lifeguard and swim instructor knew exactly what to do. And thanks in large part to him, 16-year-old Colby Clay is alive today. “I had just finished my lifeguard recertification a week earlier,” […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo welcomes baby colobus monkey

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo welcomes baby colobus monkey

By Oregon Zoo Staff The Oregon Zoo’s primate family grew by a pound a few weeks ago as colobus monkeys Violet and Kiku welcomed a new baby. The newborn colobus monkey is thriving and can already be seen peeking a pink face out from the safety of its mom’s fur. “Colobus monkeys make wonderful parents,” […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird sounds abound at Tualatin Hills

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird sounds abound at Tualatin Hills

By Donna Wiench, Portland Audubon On an early June morning, I joined a recently retired Portland Audubon colleague, Pam Meyers, for a walk at Tualatin Hills Nature Park. It was a beautiful, partly-cloudy, early June day, warm enough for shirt sleeves, but cool enough for comfort. After a mere 25 yards or so, Pam stopped […]

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Pest Control: Odorous house ants

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pest Control: Odorous house ants

By Geary Lydell If you have never encountered ants in your home or business, count yourself among the lucky few. But if you are like most people, you’ve fought your fair share of battles against this pest. Odorous house ants also known as sugar ants, are a nuisance pest that can be seen marching across […]

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Pets are People Too: Dogs on parade!

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Dogs on parade!

By Jennifer Keene Celebrate the animal shelter Dogs on Parade is July 24th and it is the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter’s biggest night of the year! Held at the Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market in downtown Hillsboro, Dogs on Parade is a chance for us to connect with our community. Kim Maus from KPTV will once […]

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