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Sharing the Arts: Professional Actor Finds Value in Beaverton’s Community Theatre

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Sharing the Arts: Professional Actor Finds Value in Beaverton’s Community Theatre

“Once we had the first rehearsal [for School House Rock] I said, ‘This is what I’m supposed to be doing. This feels right. I’m supposed to be a performer.’” And Brittain Jackson couldn’t be more right. “Following my dreams and passions is my only way of living,” he continued, “I can’t do anything else.” His […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Ryan Guthrie, Employed with the Portland Timbers!

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Introducing Ryan Guthrie, Employed with the Portland Timbers!

By Dirkse CC Team Have you ever been “Employee of The Month”?  Ryan Guthrie, a 21-year-old from Beaverton recently received that honor before he hit his 90-day mark; not many of us could achieve such accolades so quickly.  As a person with Down Syndrome, Ryan has overcome many barriers including finding his first job.  Once […]

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Beaverton City News: Public Safety Center Takes Shape

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: Public Safety Center Takes Shape

By City Staff Beaverton’s public safety center is making progress. Design and plans for the city’s new and first-ever dedicated building for our Police Department and Emergency Management Operations should be complete by late-August, with construction activities beginning around that time. In July, the Planning Commission approved the land use application for the facility and […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: New Center for the Arts

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: New Center for the Arts

By KPTV Staff The Beaverton Arts Foundation received a $13 million donation by Pat Reser through the Reser Family Foundation. The money will go toward its new center for the arts, providing nearly one-third of the $46 million dollars needed for the project. Today also marked the announcement of the official name of the facility, […]

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Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): What’s your extra?

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): What’s your extra?

By Spencer Rubin 2 Miles! That’s my extra.  It doesn’t sound like much, but it adds up! It’s not about the length…as much as it’s focused on the effort and the habit. I am at my health club a minimum of 4 times per week.  I prefer boot camps and fitness classes rather than just […]

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Health & Happiness: School backpack safety concerns

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: School backpack safety concerns

By Dr. Bryen Bell It’s back-to-school season, and one of the essential items for a returning student is a backpack. Nowadays, very few schools allow students to leave their school supplies in a desk or locker. Children are expected to carry what feels like 40-pounds of paper, pencils, books, and various supplies from class to […]

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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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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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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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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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