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Health & Happiness: Returning to outdoor recreation comes with risk to our little ‘peeps‘

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Returning to outdoor recreation comes with risk to our little ‘peeps‘

By Dr. Bryen Bell April has sprung, bringing events like National-Public Health-Week (4/4-4/10), National-Playground-Safety-Week (4/25-4/29), and Every-Kid-Healthy Week (4/25-4/29). With the return of pleasant sunshine and warm sunny days, our zeal for spending more time outside and active can be felt in our hearts, and undoubtedly in our younger ‘peeps’. However, returning to outdoor recreation […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Mysterious smell and liquid coming out of my defrost vents

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Mysterious smell and liquid coming out of my defrost vents

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Riccardo is a server at a restaurant my wife and I frequent here in Beaverton. He called me recently saying he had a strange smell coming from the vent of his older Domestic vehicle when he turned on the defroster. Riccardo mentioned that when warming up his vehicle after […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Are YOU a Rock Star?

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Are YOU a Rock Star?

By Dirkse CC Team When you think of Rock Stars who do you think of; The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, or maybe Elvis Presley, the “King of Rock and Roll”?  They all may be considered worthy of the Rock Star status but what did they do to deserve it?  Don’t get me wrong, they are […]

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Senior Living: Planning for Aging in Place

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Planning for Aging in Place

By Patty Bennett, Beaverton Committee on Aging Aging in place is a term used to describe living in the home of your choice as you age, while being able to get any support or assistance you may need to stay safe and independent. The idea behind aging in place is simple: Plan and prepare the […]

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Senior Living: Combating Loneliness

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Combating Loneliness

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Anyone can feel lonely. It’s not surprising, perhaps, that people are at greater risk for loneliness as we age.  Some risk factors include living alone, experiencing strain in family relationships, lack of transportation to places one wants to go, inability to walk without assistance, having difficulty hearing and participating in conversations, […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: So, you’ve found a baby bird…

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: So, you’ve found a baby bird…

By Donna Wiench, Portland Audubon It seems that nature has conspired to make babies of all kinds uniquely precious and appealing to us human types.  Seeing a vulnerable baby we oooh, aaah and if there’s a need, eagerly lend a hand.  But when seeing a baby bird, our instincts to “help” are typically not so […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Multiple Offers, 5-Key Tips for Buyers

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Multiple Offers, 5-Key Tips for Buyers

By Kimberly Shute It used to be rare for sellers to get multiple offers on their home. Thanks to historically low rates, increased affordability and low inventory; multiple offers are becoming the norm. For buyers, your first offer is extremely important, as you won’t always get a second chance. Find out what is most important […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature, Sign up for summer fun starting April 21; plant sale is set for April 28

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature, Sign up for summer fun starting April 21; plant sale is set for April 28

by Bob Wayt Online and phone registration for THPRD’s summer classes, camps and activities will be open to in-district residents starting April 21 from 8 am to 6 pm. Patrons registering by computer for the first time must establish an online account in advance at www.thprd.org/activities. Those registering by phone should call 503-439-9400 April 21-24 […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo to study pika populations after Eagle Creek Fire

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo to study pika populations after Eagle Creek Fire

By Oregon Zoo Staff Every summer, Cascades Pika Watch — a collaboration of organizations and individual pika researchers convened by the Oregon Zoo — hits the trails to monitor pikas in the Cascade mountain range. This year, thanks to a Citizen Science grant from the U.S. Forest Service, the group has a special mission: to […]

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Flower Power: It is Tulip Season again in Oregon!

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Flower Power: It is Tulip Season again in Oregon!

By Keith Hill The Tulip has come a long way from its natural beginnings in Persia in the 10th century. Tulips were first cultivated for their size and color to beautify the grounds of the Sultans. Even the name, Tulip, is thought to come from the Persian word for Turban which they resembled.  The large […]

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