Posted on: September 23, 2016

Beaverton Arts Mix! Features Chalk Draw, Quick Draw, Art Show and Sale

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton Arts Program invites the public to attend Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!), a four-day juried art show and sale. BAM! will be open daily from Oct. 6-9 at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth Street. This year’s BAM!...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Beaverton City Library Seven-Sentence Scary Stories Writing Contest for Teens

BEAVERTON, Ore. – In celebration of the spookiest month of the year, Beaverton City Library and the Beaverton Library Foundation are challenging teens in grades 6-12 to write a scary story using only seven sentences! The Beaverton Library Foundation is pl...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

City of Beaverton Designated StormReady by National Weather Service

BEAVERTON, Ore. –The City of Beaverton was recently assessed and found to be StormReady by the National Weather Service (NWS). Beaverton is the first city in the Portland metro area to receive this honor.

NWS warning coordination meteorologist Tyree W...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

City of Beaverton Invites Residents to Public Safety Neighborhood Forums

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton invites residents to a choice of three community forums to learn about public safety in our neighborhoods and receive information on Public Safety Center Bond Measure 34-250. The bond measure would provide a new pol...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Beaverton Named One of Top 50 Best Places to Live in America

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Money Magazine announced today that Beaverton has been named one of the Best Places to Live in America for 2016. This year’s list ranks the 50 Best Small Cities in America. Beaverton ranked number 9 on the list and was the only city in O...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Beaverton Civic Theatre Previews The Addams Family at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore.“How long has it been since we waltzed?” “Oh, Gomez, hours...” Thursday, Sept. 29, 7-8:30 p.m., join Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th St) for a spooky sneak preview of scenes from Beaverton Civic Theatre's fall production, "The ...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

City of Beaverton Hosts Fall Artist Workshops

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Arts Program is hosting artist workshops this fall presented by Jeffrey Howard at several Beaverton locations. This program is funded by the city of Beaverton and Oregon Community Foundation. All workshops take pl...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Beaverton Completes Canyon Road Alternate Bike Routes

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton has completed striping of an on-street bike network on two streets parallel to Canyon Road. The project provides safe, comfortable and low stress bikeways through Central Beaverton and the Creekside District without...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Fall Art Displays in Beaverton Feature Acrylics, Mixed Media, and a Special Sneak Peek Exhibit

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s arts program will showcase works this fall at several locations, including The Beaverton Building, Beaverton City Library main location, Murray Scholls Branch Library, Providence St. Vincent Hospital, Cedar Hills ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Beaverton City Library Hosts Be Your Own Boss Business Series

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Library will host “Be Your Own Boss 2016,” a free series in which attendees learn skills related to being successful, making their own money and getting in touch with today’s customers. Classes will be held on select T...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Take Part in September Library Card Sign-Up Month at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Library joins the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month in September. Today’s libraries are creative educational spaces for learners from birth to high school and b...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Farmington Road and Murray Boulevard Intersection Night Work Begins Sept. 5

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Night work will begin on Monday, September 5 and continue through October between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. at the intersection of SW Farmington Road and SW Murray Blvd.

Work includes installing upgraded sanitary sewer, storm drainage and wat...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Apply Now for Diverse Art Offerings Grant

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Arts Program is accepting applications for the diverse art offerings grant program.

This program supports unexpected art opportunities or events. Projects could include workshops, art classes, or art activitie...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Beaverton $100K Startup Challenge Returns

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The second annual Beaverton $100K Startup Challenge is now accepting applications from startups interested in taking their business to the next level. The challenge was first launched in 2016 by the City of Beaverton and the Oregon Techn...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Beaverton Police Captain Jim Monger Named Interim Beaverton Police Chief

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle has named 30-year Beaverton Police Department veteran Jim Monger as the city’s interim police chief today.

“I have every confidence in Captain Monger’s leadership abilities,” said Mayor Denny Doyle. “He has...Read on...