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Beaverton City News: Beaverton: The Best of Oregon Gets Even Better

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: Beaverton: The Best of Oregon Gets Even Better

By City Staff Residents of Beaverton know they are in the right place. Our city is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We certainly couldn’t get where we are today without investing in the city we call home. The $150 million Urban Renewal Plan provides infrastructure support such as streets, roadway […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Aging in place or move?

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Aging in place or move?

By Kimberly Shute Moving is one of the five most impactful experiences we will have in life. As we get older, it becomes even more stressful physically, emotionally or both. So, when in the later years of life, how do we know it is time to move to a condo, senior community or stay in […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Major renovation of Cedar Hills Park begins; site to reopen in fall of 2019

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Major renovation of Cedar Hills Park begins; site to reopen in fall of 2019

by Bob Wayt Construction is now underway on one of the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s largest bond measure projects, the redevelopment of Cedar Hills Park. The project will create a long list of amenities for the public: multipurpose synthetic turf athletic field, splash pad, play equipment, multipurpose sport courts, sand volleyball and bocce […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: The officer Nextdoor, Officer Jeremy Shaw wins award

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: The officer Nextdoor, Officer Jeremy Shaw wins award

By KPTV Staff A Beaverton Police Department officer is being recognized for his online engagement with the community. Nextdoor is a neighborhood social network site used by more than 175,000 neighborhoods. While many people use it to discuss things happening in their neighborhood from lost dogs to yard sales, it has also become a place […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Kids Urban Nature Overnights at the Zoo

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Kids Urban Nature Overnights at the Zoo

By Oregon Zoo Staff As a 10-year-old, Bricenda Avila was new to camping when she joined the Inukai Boys & Girls Club for one of the Oregon Zoo’s Urban Nature Overnights. Now 17, Avila is leading the trips herself. “It’s the best thing ever,” said Avila. “Growing up, my family wasn’t the camping type, but […]

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Pets are People Too: Give Your Cat the Best Summer Ever

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Give Your Cat the Best Summer Ever

By Jennifer Keene Consider a Catio to help your best feline friends enjoy this summer to the fullest. What is a catio? A catio is an outdoor enclosure for cats to safely enjoy fresh air, optimal sunbeams and the sights and sounds of nature all year round, while protecting them from cat fights, disease, cars, […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Protecting sharks: it’s the right thing to do

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Protecting sharks: it’s the right thing to do

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) The 30th annual Shark Week on Discovery Channel and National Shark Awareness Day took place last month, but that doesn’t mean we should forget about these misunderstood predators. Thanks to movies like Jaws and 47 Meters Down, sharks have to deal with the consequences of being portrayed as monsters who […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Common Snowberry

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Common Snowberry

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Symphoricarpos albus Soil Type: Prefers Moist Sunlight: Ideal in Shade Plant Type: Flowering Shrub Form: Erect Main Stem with Side Shoots Foliage: Deciduous Fruit/Flower: Yes, Both The white “berries” of the Common Snowberry makes this shrub a popular ornamental with people. Though they’re small (around a centimeter wide), the […]

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Community Message: Look for the signs of beauty

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Look for the signs of beauty

By Minister John Shuck And your Lord inspired the bee, saying, ‘Build yourselves houses in the mountains and trees and what people construct. Then feed on all kinds of fruit and follow the ways made easy for you by your Lord.’ From their bellies come a drink of different colors in which there is healing […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Student Elina

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Student Elina

Elina is a super student because she was chosen to be an inspirational student speaker at the annual Kumon Instructor’s conference for Kumon North America. She is a reading program completer and should be completing the math program by the end of the summer, all before going into high school! About Elina Elina is a […]

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