Category Archives: Beaverton

What is Cedar Mill?

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In some ways you could more easily approach this issue as, “What Cedar Mill isn’t.” It is not a city or town. It doesn’t have its own zip code. Its only official designation is “a census-designated place” on the census map.

Holiday News November 2022

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• Holiday resale
• Donate new items to homeless and at-risk teens
• KGW Toy Drive
• VGA Holiday Sale!
• Dia de Los Muertos Festival
• Skyline Grange Artisans Holiday Fair
• Holiday Bazaar at Beaverton High
• Big Horn Brass Welcome Christmas Concert
• Bethany Village Annual Tree Lighting
• Beaverton Winter Lights: Holiday Bazaar and Tree Lighting

Development News October 2022

• Peterkort Rock Gym
• Starbucks
• Cedar Hills Apartments approved
• Redevelopment of former Hall Street Grill
• Gas station next to a wetland up for consideration again

Community News September 2022

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• CASA for Children Needs Volunteers
• Powerful Tools for Caregivers
• Oktoberfest at Bethany Village!
• Oak Hills 1st annual fun run and music festival!
• Bottle & Can Drive
• Green Days Recycling Event!
• Nature Night: Cats Safe at Home
• Caring Discipline Series
• Beaverton Arts Mix!
• Cedar Mill Scouts Troop 207 Back to School BBQ
• Beaverton Welcoming Week
• The Reser presents Dakhabraka in Concert
• Big Horn Brass Fall Concert
• Share your fall tree color photos and win!
• Washington County Forum update
• It’s time to consider a Woodstove Exchange
• Parenting Workshops
• Cultivating Humility workshop
• Beaverton High School Band
Electronic Recycle Event
• Grave Matters cemetery tour
• Skyline Grange Garage Sale
• Safe Routes to School
• Multilingual volunteer trainers for Suicide Prevention Program needed
• Waste Prevention Educator position
• September events by Viva Village
• What are some back-to-school safety tips for myself and my student?
• Talk to Your Kids About Fire and Life Safety

Recycle+ coming to Beaverton!

On August 16, Beaverton City Council members unanimously approved resolution 4811 which will establish rates for optional expanded recycling services provided by solid waste and recycling franchisees who serve Beaverton residents.

Community News August 2022

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• NW Restart presents NW Creations Night Market
• Sunset HS Marching Band Bottle & Can Drive
• Beaverton Night Market
• Conflict Resilience Workshop
• Beaverton Flicks by the Fountain presents Encanto
• Bethany Village summer concert
• The Link of Pure Love
• Viva Village
• Sharing the road with farmers in Washington County
• TVF&R offers tips to prevent window falls
• WCSO investigates child predators

July 2022 Community News

• Beaverton Night Market
• Bethany Village Summer Concert Series
• Ask WCSO: What is the Sheriff’s Office’s response to drug abuse and overdose in our community?
• SAMBA can and bottle collection continues year-round
• Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) Seeks Volunteers for Rate Advisory Committee
• Celebrate the Fourth of July Safely
• Water District updates billing system
• Metro’s Rid Patrol cleans up illegal dumping
• Live Art, Entertainment, and Family Fun at La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival
• Viva Village news

CPO News June 2022

• June meeting: Civics for high school; District 2 update; Biggi appeal update
• Appeal against Leahy Estates development
• Cedar Hills multi-family housing development
• West Union gas station hearing cancelled, new design submitted
• May CPO 1 Meeting Notes

Community News June 2022

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• Celebration of Life for Mr. James
• It’s prep time. Let’s get ready for the wildfire season together.
• Join us “virtually” at the Washington County Public Affairs Forum!
• Metro funding for Westside Trail? Take the survey
• Civics for Adults
• Scavenger Hunt and Food Drive to support DVRC
• Meet Your Watershed Navigator
Legislative Town Hall
• Tualatin Valley Creates: Kaleidoscope from the Sea
• Fourth of July concert with Britnee Kellogg
• Museo Ambulante—Walking Museum
• Ask WCSO: My kids are good swimmers; is there still an expectation for them to wear life jackets?
• Retirement 101
• City of Beaverton events
• Gallery at The Reser
• Access to the arts: Cultural Coalition survey
• Beaverton Community Band Spring Concert
• Sunset HS Marching Band Bottle & Can Drive
• PlanetCon Fair offers recycling, gear swap, learning, and more
• Become a Master Recycler
• Cedar Hills Ready! presents: Emergency Water Filter Workshop
• Viva Village

Community News April 2022

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• Student Academic-Contests for Grades 1-12
• Ask WCSO
Neighborhood Ready? How to win friends and survive a disaster!
• SAMBA Can and Bottle Drive
• Summer childcare help from WCK
• Inside WashCo Shows
• Events at The Reser
• Old Wood Stove Turn-in Event
• Donate a bike to Free Bikes for Kids
• Registration for WashCo Bikes Saddle Up Summer Camps is now open!
• Driver’s Ed for Cyclists
• Legislative Town Hall
• State of the County 2022
• Artist Mingle
• Earth Care Fair
• Call for Beaverton Night Market Vendors
• Public Affairs Forum
• Viva Village April activities
• Everyday Choices Can Improve Your Odds

The Reser—a new venue for art and culture

Cedar Mill and area residents now have a nearby venue to visit to enjoy not only arts and cultural programs, but a performing arts center that offers rehearsal space, art galleries and an outdoor plaza that overlooks a sparkling pond. The Reser, situated near the Round between Cedar Hills Blvd. and Hall Blvd. has easy access to a MAX stop, plenty of parking, and shops and restaurants within walking distance to enjoy.

Community News February 2022

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• Just Like Flowers: a picture book for diversity
• Enter the Our Big Backyard Photo Contest!
• Inside Washington County Radio
Love rocks? Volunteer with Rice Museum!
• Washington County Public Affairs Forum!
• Garage Sales at Skyline Grange
• The Reser presents Grand Opening series
• Sunset HS Marching Band can & bottle drive
• SHS Climate Change Club recycling drive!
• ACMA February restaurant fundraising event
• Viva Village Monthly Calendar: February 2022
• Ask WSCO: What can I do to protect my car from thieves?
• Virtual Law Enforcement Career Day
• Cultural Coalition 2022 Grant Awards
• 55+? Join the Friendship Circle!
• TVC Artists Networking Event
• New indicator option for drivers with hearing impairments
• Tri-County supportive housing planning body accepting applications
• Be a vital link in the chain of survival for cardiac patients

Road News December 2021

Life Time roadwork

• Barnes/CHB intersection improvements
• Upper Saltzman—another PAC meeting, Open House, BCC briefing

Join an advisory board, represent your community!

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• Washington County Boards and Commissions
• Beaverton Advisory Boards
• THPRD Advisory Committees

Community News August 2021

• Clothes for Kids needs you!
• Want to make your business more sustainable?
• Nominate your favorite tree!
• Seasonal Rounds: Picturing Tribal Lifeways through Annual Cycles
• Become a member of Washington County’s Garbage and Recycling Advisory Committee!
• 10-week training for animal lovers
• Catio Tour!
• Less than a month away from La Strada dei Pastelli!
• Metropolitan Youth Symphony Registration
• Ask WSCO: There’s a problem with garbage and lots of parked vehicles near my home. Who do I call?
• Sunset HS Marching Band Can & Bottle Drive
• Curious how recycling works? • Become a Certified Master Recycler volunteer!
• Beaverton Resource Center has reopened
• Beaverton Night Market has a new location
• Portlandia Brass Ensemble
Clean Water News
• Water rates going up
• Viva Village Monthly Calendar—August 2021

Library News July 2021

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• Writers’ Mill Writing Workshop
Expanded hours at Beaverton City library
Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Library News
• Teens & Tweens
• Kids
• Adults
• Second Edition Resale Sidewalk Sale
• Library Book Sale

Life Time Fitness at Barnes & CHB

Excavation for infrastructure is underway now

With construction finally underway on the Life Time Fitness complex west of Cedar Hills Blvd. (CHB) south of Barnes Road, we have been receiving questions about this development and future plans for the remaining Peterkort properties in the vicinity. Here’s a brief review and a timeline of the Peterkort Master Plan.

Community News June 2021

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• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
• Advisory Committee looks at Ridwell
• Beaverton Symphony presents: An Almost-Sumner Concert
• Writer’s Mill
• Herzog-Meier Senior Scholarship Art Show
• Learn about safer cleaning products
• Tualatin Valley Creates
• Cedar Hills Ready! presents Barrel Survival: Community Cashes & Rain Barrel Storage
• Apply Now for the Beaverton Arts Mix! Virtual Art Show and Sale
• WashCo Radio
• WashCo Forum
• Teens: share pandemic stories for Girl Scout project
• Viva Village