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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Heroic teen saves teammate’s life

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Heroic teen saves teammate’s life

By KPTV Staff It was a heroic effort by a couple of teens on the lacrosse team at Westview High School. During practice, Colby Clay collapsed after being hit in the chest by a ball. Ben Wu, his teammate and a senior who’s planning to go into the medical field, jumped into action. “His gasping […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Jonah Carrasquer, Employed!

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Jonah Carrasquer, Employed!

By Dirkse CC Team Jonah Carrasquer is a 21-year-old Athlete who recently participated in the 2018 USA Special Olympic Games in Seattle Washington where he earned a Silver medal in both the 200 and 400 Meter dash.  He also graduated in June from The Beaverton Community Transition program where he learned valuable life skills designed […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Enjoy the health benefits of swimming, it’s never too late to learn

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Enjoy the health benefits of swimming, it’s never too late to learn

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Swimming offers many health and fitness benefits. It works your entire body, enhances your cardiovascular conditioning, builds muscle strength and endurance, and improves your posture and flexibility. It’s also a low-impact exercise that protects your joints from stress and strain, making it an activity that can be enjoyed at […]

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Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): Your customers are your fans, treat them well

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): Your customers are your fans, treat them well

By Spencer Rubin Last Month, I took my son and wife to a Portland Timbers MLS Soccer Game.  It was sunny, warm and a perfect night to enjoy time together at a sporting event. As we entered the stadium, I handed my ticket to the ticket taker, who had zero eye contact.  She took the […]

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Beaverton Police Department: 21st Century Policing and Social Media

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: 21st Century Policing and Social Media

By Police Staff In a survey conducted by PEW Research Center in January 2018, 68% of American adults say they use Facebook and 73% say they use YouTube. The number of people using social media as a news source continues to grow and law enforcement must continue to adapt how we interact with our community. […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Broken radiator story

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Broken radiator story

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers Thank you to all who have called and written in about last month’s article regarding how to buy a new or used vehicle. Since the hot weather has arrived, I have received calls about radiator issues. Here is one such story. A slow green drip […]

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Health & Happiness: Time-restricted feeding vs intermittent fasting

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Time-restricted feeding vs intermittent fasting

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Have you been watching what you eat and exercising consistently only to feel frustrated when you’re still not seeing the results you want? The reason could be related to when you’re eating. If you’re trying to lose weight, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about what you eat. But […]

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Senior Living: Fall Prevention

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Fall Prevention

By Rhonda Kay Leonard The statistics are shocking: “One in four American’s over the age of 65 fall each year” and “falls are the number one cause of hip fractures”, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Sadly, falls were reported the cause of death for 27,000 Americans in 2014. Assessing fall risk […]

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Health & Happiness: Inspired by Nature

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Inspired by Nature

By Camille Keith During the longer days of summer there are more opportunities to spend time outside. Being immersed in nature often leads to a feeling of awe. Awe has been defined as being in the presence of something vast that transcends our understanding of the world. Experiencing awe has been shown to help us […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Aging Can Be Difficult

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Aging Can Be Difficult

By Suzanne VanSlyke As we age, we face many challenges, some unexpected. As a nurse case manager, I provide expertise in helping define individual issues, beginning the process of resolving each problem expeditiously, working with the health care team, the clients and loved ones to craft a care plan that works for them, now and […]

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