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Cover Story: Introducing the new Cedar House Media

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Cover Story: Introducing the new Cedar House Media

Cedar House Media has been around for over 15 years providing a fantastic local and independent place for Printing & Graphic Design services in the Beaverton area. Recently they have been investing in new equipment and new employees and are becoming known for an even wider array of large format and graphic services. Frequent visitors […]

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Pets are People Too: Unusual Animals Are Reunited at Bonnie Hays

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Unusual Animals Are Reunited at Bonnie Hays

By Jennifer Keene The Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter is Washington County’s lost and found for pets. Most of the time, that means dogs and cats with the occasional bunny or guinea pig. As more and more people in our community license their dogs, microchip their pets, keep their cats safe at home, and generally be […]

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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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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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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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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: ISO Rerate can save TVFR patrons money on Insurance Premiums

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: ISO Rerate can save TVFR patrons money on Insurance Premiums

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue The Insurance Services Office (ISO) helps establish industry standards used by most insurance companies to determine fire premiums. All insurance companies who utilize ISO were required to recognize Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s improved ratings by February 1. Property owners in TVF&R’s service area should talk with their insurance […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton retiree wins HGTV contest for new home in Tennessee

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton retiree wins HGTV contest for new home in Tennessee

By KPTV Staff A Beaverton retiree has a new home in Tennessee, thanks to HGTV. Magne Jensen’s name was picked from more than 65 million entries in the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway. Jensen’s prize package is valued at more than $600,000 and includes a remodeled and furnished bungalow-style home in Knoxville, Tennessee, plus $50,000 provided […]

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Flower Power: Flower secrets revealed, Valentine’s Day hints for next year

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Flower Power: Flower secrets revealed, Valentine’s Day hints for next year

By Keith Hill Valentine’s Day is a big deal.  Just over 54% of Americans celebrated Valentine’s Day this year.  Those in love will have spent $2 Billion on flowers according to the National Retail Federation.  Roses are naturally the most popular flower type with 250 million roses produced for this one day.  The average amount […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird feeders: to feed or not to feed

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird feeders: to feed or not to feed

By Donna Wiench, Portland Audubon Before going to work for Portland Audubon two years ago, I liked watching birds, but hesitated to put a feeder outside my window. Why make birds dependent, I mistakenly thought. Fortunately, at Portland Audubon, one of my go-to colleagues for bird related information is Dan Van den Broek, our adult […]

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Community Message: Spirituality in a Global Age

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Spirituality in a Global Age

By Minister John Shuck In 2017 we celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. In the 1500s, the Reformers were responding to the political changes of pre-modern Europe. The changes we face now are far beyond what could have been imagined by Luther or Calvin. The rise of modern science and technology, the human […]

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