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­čî▒WashCo Tackles Possible Child Care Shortage + June Artist Mixes Up

Hi, Beaverton. I’m here with your Wednesday edition of the Beaverton Daily, filled with everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Read on for the latest news.

First, today’s weather:

Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 75 Low: 48.

Here are the top five stories of today in Beaverton:

  1. An education expert published the findings on the availability of childcare services to the Beaverton Valley Times in a recent opinion column. Katie Riley, who holds a doctorate in education and serves as Washington Kids County President, he said his organization’s research showed the potential for a severe childcare shortage in Washington County that would have have a negative impact on the economy if there wasn’t a great investment made early.
  2. A body found near Hillsboro airport two weeks ago has been identified. Hillsboro PD says the guy was Don Askey, who was reported missing in 2015. Authorities say the body was long dead. (
  3. A Washington County man faces federal charges for threatening a school in Sherwood last month. The district attorney’s office referred the case to United States Attorney’s Office because Oregon law does not include provisions for prosecuting such threats. The Washington County District Attorney’s Office identified the suspect as Braeden Richard Riess, 26 years old.
  4. Find out what the local PD has combined with the Beaverton Police Registry in the Beaverton Valley Times. Among the incidents to which the officers responded was a home invasion on Southwest 84th Avenue on June 8. Agents say a suspect entered a house through a locked door, then found himself at home, put on your landlord’s clothes, open your mail, and help yourself to a snack.
  5. To discover what’s new in the Beaverton area housing market with a roundup from the Beaverton Patch. Click to find a mid-century split level home in West Beaverton, a cool looking family home near Cooper Mountain, and more!

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  • Toddler Storytime (at Murray Scholls) – Variety of humans (2 and 3 year olds) are invited to Murray Scholls for songs, stories and activities. (10:15)
  • Network event in June: Artists mix – Tualatin Valley Creates offers the possibility for local artists to make connections. This month’s Mingle will be at Broadway Rose Theater Company (12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard). Register for FREE. (17:00 – 18:00)
  • $ 5, 4 bands – At the Lake Oswego garages (17880 SW McEwan) hosts live music from local talent. (18 – 23)

From my notebook:

  • Did you know that From 20 to 26 June is the national pollinator week? There are so many places to show appreciation for these important members of our ecosystems, but THPRD has a particularly nice one – take a walk past the agency Pollinator meadowlocated along the Rock Creek Greenway between the intersections of NW 185th Avenue and NW West Union Road. (Instagram)
  • Are you looking for a unique activity for the summer? Why not explore all WCCLS libraries? WCCLS offers a passport for the collection of a stamp from each library for a chance to win a prize! (Instagram)

You are all taken for today. I’m going to enjoy this glorious time. Everyone tomorrow for another update!

Ash De Melo

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