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Health & Happiness: Are all calories created equal?

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Are all calories created equal?

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig For decades, nutritionists and other health professionals have focused on the importance of the calorie in weight loss – balancing the number of calories we consume with the amount of energy we burn. And while there is science and credibility behind this equation, recent research has found it may not be […]

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Senior Living: Celebrate the first day of Fall… by preventing falls!

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Celebrate the first day of Fall… by preventing falls!

By Rhonda Kay Leonard September 22: the first day of Fall Falls in the home are the most common type of injury among people age 65 and better. With just a few lifestyle tips and easy-to-do home modifications you will be well on your way to preventing accidents. Regular exercise and physical activity help lower […]

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Health & Happiness: Create balance

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Create balance

By Camille Keith Many people take vacations during the summer, but it’s important to make time to rest on a regular basis. The end of summer is marked by Fall Equinox, when day and night are equal. As nature moves toward balance, how can you create more balance in your life? Maybe you are trying […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: How to sell the family home

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: How to sell the family home

By Kimberly Shute Selling the home of an elderly parent is not an easy task. Whether it is due to a passing, or needing to move into an assisted living or memory care community, having to deal with years of accumulation (including furniture, files and generations of photographs) can be an emotional and daunting process. […]

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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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Native Plant of the Month: Big Leaf Maple Tree

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Big Leaf Maple Tree

By City Landscape Staff Binomial name: Acer macrophyllum Soil type: Fairly moist, well drained Sunlight: Full sun to partly shady Plant type: Single or multi-trunked tree Foliage: large deciduous 5 lobed leaves Fruit/Flower: brown, double winged, seeded samara/ small greenish- yellow cluster of flowers Big leaf Maple is a dense shade tree that is seen […]

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Flower Power: Why flowers? It’s the thought that counts!

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Flower Power: Why flowers? It’s the thought that counts!

By Keith Hill You have heard this idea before: it is often the act of just thinking about a person or event that matters most to the one its directed at. It turns out to be very true! So how can we show our thoughts in a way that conveys our feelings to the special […]

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PGE Update: Energy Tracker

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
PGE Update: Energy Tracker

By PGE Staff Where are you spending your energy dollars? Take control of your bill with our free and improved Energy TrackerSM tool. Hot weather could be driving up your electricity use this month. Or maybe you have summer guests or kids home from school. With our free Energy Tracker tool, it’s a snap to […]

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Pets are People Too: Back to school for pets

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Back to school for pets

By Jennifer Keene September is back to school time for kids everywhere and that often signals big changes for pets too. Pets in families with school aged children may benefit from having more attention during the summer and can feel the loss of that when things get back to normal in the fall. Here are […]

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