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Health & Happiness: The healing power of nature

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The healing power of nature

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC One of the basic tenets of naturopathic medicine is “Vis Medicatrix Naturae” or The Healing Power of Nature. This is the inherent self-organizing process of living systems which establishes, maintains and restores health. To me, this speaks to the intelligence of the vital force that strives for balance and health, […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Small acts of kindness by law enforcement officers

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Small acts of kindness by law enforcement officers

By Police Staff You’ve always been drawn to careers that let you give back to your community and serve others—but your current job doesn’t fit the bill. You want to spend your working years in a career that makes a difference and allows you enough flexibility to spend time with your family. You like the […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature THPRD employee uses CPR skills learned on the job to help save teammate’s life

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature THPRD employee uses CPR skills learned on the job to help save teammate’s life

by Amy Milshtein When Ben Wu’s Westview High School teammate collapsed on the lacrosse fi eld during practice on May 23, the THPRD lifeguard and swim instructor knew exactly what to do. And thanks in large part to him, 16-year-old Colby Clay is alive today. “I had just finished my lifeguard recertification a week earlier,” […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo welcomes baby colobus monkey

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo welcomes baby colobus monkey

By Oregon Zoo Staff The Oregon Zoo’s primate family grew by a pound a few weeks ago as colobus monkeys Violet and Kiku welcomed a new baby. The newborn colobus monkey is thriving and can already be seen peeking a pink face out from the safety of its mom’s fur. “Colobus monkeys make wonderful parents,” […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird sounds abound at Tualatin Hills

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Bird sounds abound at Tualatin Hills

By Donna Wiench, Portland Audubon On an early June morning, I joined a recently retired Portland Audubon colleague, Pam Meyers, for a walk at Tualatin Hills Nature Park. It was a beautiful, partly-cloudy, early June day, warm enough for shirt sleeves, but cool enough for comfort. After a mere 25 yards or so, Pam stopped […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Officer throws out first pitch

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Officer throws out first pitch

By KPTV Staff A Beaverton Police Department officer who was shot in the line of duty was honored by local families for his service to the community. Officer Scott Burke threw out the ceremonial first pitch of the season for the South Beaverton Girls Little League. The league invited Burke to toss the first softball […]

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Beaverton City News: Beaverton’s Neighborhood Program Selected as Finalist for Two National Awards

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: Beaverton’s Neighborhood Program Selected as Finalist for Two National Awards

By City Staff Five Oaks Triple Creek Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC) and Highland NAC have been selected for Neighborhoods USA, Neighborhood of the Year Awards for their creative efforts in communities. The Five Oaks Triple Creek NAC is a finalist for the Neighborhood of the Year Beautification Award for their restoration improvements in local parks. […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Birding on the fly

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Birding on the fly

By Donna Wiench, Portland Audubon The first time I went to Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve southwest of Hillsboro, was for an Audubon Society of Portland Birdathon outing. It was 7:00 am and raining hard. Still, without leaving the large covered porch, our group led by Jackson Bottom’s Education Director Steve Engel, identified about 25 species. […]

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Pets are People Too: Summer safety tips for pets & their owners

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Summer safety tips for pets & their owners

By Jennifer Keene Summer is our busiest time of year here at the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter. While we certainly don’t want to be bored, we’d love to prevent some of the things that put animals in danger. Pets on the Loose Our busiest day of the year is the 4th of July. Many pets […]

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Beaverton Education Foundation: BEF receives WE Award!

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Education Foundation: BEF receives WE Award!

By BEF Staff On Thursday, May 10th, the Beaverton Education Foundation, along with the BSD Future Ready team received the Beaverton School District’s WE Award for Outstanding Community Partnership for their work on iX18. “When we were approached by the BSD Future Ready team about iX18, the Foundation was thrilled to help!  It was wonderful […]

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