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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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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Summer Camping, I Suppose I Can Wait

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Summer Camping, I Suppose I Can Wait

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) This month, I want to write about camping. Why now, you ask? I mean, take a look outside. It’s rainy, cold, and not exactly the best camping weather. But if you want to reserve a decent spot at your favorite campground for the summer, then you need to start planning […]

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Community Message: Valentines for All

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Valentines for All

By Bethany Stroup The holiday of love is quickly approaching and many people in romantic relationships are searching for the perfect venue for their romantic Valentine’s date. I love Valentine’s day because the more love and kindness we celebrate, the more beauty enters the world. There are many people however without romantic partners who face […]

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Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Did you know that 80%-90% of all caregiving is provided by non-paid family members? United Homecare Services honors all those individuals who help their disabled friends, parents and neighbors with activities of daily living. Here are ways you care “Around the Clock”, this year’s theme designated by the Caregiver Action Network: […]

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Message from the Mayor: We are having a great year in Beaverton!

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Message from the Mayor: We are having a great year in Beaverton!

By Mayor Denny Doyle At City Hall we are in the homestretch of our annual budget process, when we review the past year’s accomplishments and plan for the year ahead. Our award-winning Finance Department does an outstanding job. I encourage you to come to one of our public Budget Committee meetings. There is plenty of […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: What a history detective can learn from a simple photo

| April 1, 2015 | 2 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: What a history detective can learn from a simple photo

By Ann Koppy A Man and His Dog in Front of a Shop, 1916 At first glance, this image of an unidentified man petting a dog while sitting on wooden steps isn’t unusual. But by looking closely at the photo, we can find an abundance of captivating local and regional history. The business is George […]

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Beaverton Health Matters: Five Steps to a Healthy Heart with Acupuncture

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Health Matters: Five Steps to a Healthy Heart with Acupuncture

By Dawn-Staff Crowther, LAc By integrating acupuncture and Oriental medicine into your heart-healthy lifestyle, you can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease by as much as 80 percent. Steps to prevention include managing high blood pressure and cholesterol, eating healthy, maintaining a healthy weight, physical activity, reducing stress, improving sleep quality and smoking cessation–all of […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Cleaning Refrigerator Coils

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home: Cleaning Refrigerator Coils

While we tend to take some appliances more for granted than we do others, I would argue that the refrigerator is the most abused and least appreciated mechanical servant in the average home. So long as it keeps our food cold and ice cream frozen, we just ignore it. But, just like all machines, this […]

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Business Spotlight: Virginia Garcia Beaverton Dental Clinic Opens at The Round

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Virginia Garcia Beaverton Dental Clinic Opens at The Round

As of April 10th, the Virginia Garcia Beaverton Dental Clinic has opened its doors to patients and is underway providing low cost oral health care to the Beaverton community. The clinic, located on the MAX line at The Round in Beaverton, is over 3,700 square feet and contains six dental operatories as well as an […]

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Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Be S-M-A-R-T

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Senior Citizen’s Advisory Committee: Be S-M-A-R-T

Do you love to read? Do you enjoy spending time with children? Would you like to share your love of reading with children? Join the SMART volunteer network and help a child become a better reader. SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) a one on one reading program, has been working in more than 200 […]

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