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Dance Like a Star!

Ever watch your favorite dance show and think, “I wish I could do that!”? You don’t need to know how to dance before you show up at a dance studio, which is a common...
Five Tigard mayors (l to r): Thomas Brian (1987-88), Craig Dirksen (2004-2012), John L. Cook (2013-18), John E. Cook (1984-86) and Gerald Edwards (1989-94).

Mayor John L. Cook: ‘It was important to get involved in everything’

John L. Cook, who is retiring at the end of the year after serving as Tigard’s mayor for six years, knew he wanted to go into politics when he was a kid growing up...

Kathy Norris Crochets over 200 Blankets for Veterans

  Kathy Norris started crocheting blankets called afghans for Military Veterans over nine years ago. For one lap blanket, it takes her 72 hours to complete and 45 minutes to crochet a single row....

Medicare: Getting your money’s worth

Thankfully, all of the political ads are over for this year and on December 7th, most of the ads regarding Medicare Insurance will end as well.   It’s good that there is a lot...

Food Variety For Your Cats & Dogs: Is It The “Spice of Life”?

If you have a dog or cat, it’s likely that you have heard somewhere that once you find a food that works for your pet that you shouldn’t change it. I heard that a lot...

Diabetes in Cats and Dogs

Learning your dog or cat has diabetes can be overwhelming. The learning curve is steep and there is often a sense of urgency, particularly if your pet was sick at the time of diagnosis....

Shelter at Last!

After a long wait, students at Mary Woodward Elementary finally parked their bikes under new covered parking last month.  The two structures were built over the school’s existing bike racks and represent an incredible...

Tips to Reduce OR Eliminate Heel Pain

By Dr. William F. Faddock, DPM and Sylvia Doctor, Board Certified Pedorthist If you wake up in the morning, step out of bed and feel excruciating heel pain, you are not alone. Millions of people...

More Than Lupus helping this Holiday Season

By  Kelli Roseta, More Than Lupus “The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if...

Be A Hunger Hero: Volunteers Needed at Bethlehem House of Bread

For many, December signals a time of reflection and an opportunity to look ahead to the New Year. If you’ve been looking for a meaningful way to get involved in your community, consider being...