🌱Food Donation Truck Stolen + Thieves Take Urn + Dumpling Week!

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Happy Thursday, Beaverton! Let's get you all caught up on what's happening locally to start today off on an informed note.

First, today's weather:

Fog in the a.m.; partly sunny. High: 47 Low: 27.

Here are the top stories today in Beaverton:

  1. Police are looking for a truck that someone stole from a Beaverton church Sunday night. The St. Vincent DePaul delivery truck was used by the St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church to distribute food throughout the community. Click over to the article to see a picture of the missing vehicle. (750 KXL)

  2. An Aloha woman recently suffered a home invasion, and she says the thief stole her late husband's ashes. Karin Bishop came home on January 19 and realized things were amiss. Among the items taken was a small blue heart-shaped urn that contained her husband's remains. Police are asking for help with the investigation. (KOIN)

  3. A local man stated his thoughts on safety in Beaverton and Hillsboro as compared to Portland. Stephen Dougherty shared his view of the suburbs in response to a recent article discussing campaign funding for the Washington County DA. (OregonLive)

  4. A former Nike employee alleges he was fired for refusing to upload his proof of vaccination to a third-party website. Dex Briggs, who worked for the company for 22 years, says he's been a victim of identity theft in the past and didn't feel comfortable using the online verification portal that was provided. Read about his frustration at KATU.

  5. Dumpling Week is almost here! The event, organized by The Oregonian, will run from January 30 through February 5. Look forward to 30 restaurants offering all different iterations of dumplings, including spots in Beaverton. (OregonLive)

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Today in Beaverton:

  • Family Storytime at Home - Register to attend a virtual story session with your little, hosted by the Bethany Library. (10:30 AM)

  • Hiring Event - The City of Beaverton hosts an opportunity to step onto a new career path. Head to the YMCA at 9685 SW Harvest Court. (9:30 AM - 1:00 PM)

  • One Book, One Beaverton: Women & Activism in the 21st Century -Enjoy a panel discussion featuring local activists via Zoom. Register to get the link. (6:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • The Beaverton Farmers Market will be back soon! The popular shopping event returns Saturday, February 5th! Click over for an updated schedule. (Instagram)

  • FYI: The Community Clothing Swap is on its way! Expand your wardrobe or clean out your closet. Click the link to learn the dates and get more info. (Facebook)

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Ash DeMello

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This article originally appeared on the Beaverton Patch

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