‘Zombie Condo’ frustrates neighbors, Nike’s return-to-work plans


Have a nice day, neighbors! Welcome to your brand new copy of the Beaverton Daily on Thursday, October 7. Read on for news on obnoxious neighbors, plans to return to a local employer’s office, and some options for getting out (at least virtually) today.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Sun and a few clouds. High: 61 Low: 40.

Here are the best stories today in Beaverton:

  1. If you ever feel bad for your current neighbors, remember that at least they aren’t. “zombie condo” squatters. Jenny Young talks about a condo in a quaint resort in Southwest of Beaverton which became a real nuisance and danger to neighbors after the owner passed away about two years ago and squatters moved in. A resident says that he and his co-owners had to call the police on the squatters 175 times. They even had to put out fires on the spot. Learn more about the predicament on KOIN.com.
  2. With October 10, World Mental Health Day and National Mental Illness Awareness Week October 3-9, Beaverton School District is dedicate a week to mental health and suicide prevention. Leslie Rodgers, safety and wellness specialist for BSD, says she has watched both students and adults struggle more this year than previous ones. Find out more about these important district-wide efforts at KGW.com.
  3. Visit KATU to learn more about Nike’s plan to require COVID-19 vaccination for office workers. The mandate is in accordance with federal guidelines for companies with more than 100 workers. Nike’s statement also revealed plans to return to the office targeting Jan. 10, 2022.
  4. Two people went to the hospital Tuesday evening after a accident on highway 26 near Buxton. The the highway was closed in both directions while rescuers went to the scene. There is no information on the extent of the injuries. (KOIN.com)
  5. It’s unofficially official: Ashley Hartmeier-Prigg was elected to Beaverton Municipal Council Ext. 1 after the September 21 elections. Hartmeier-Prigg faced a second round with Jerome Sibayan after inconclusive results in May. The Beaverton City Council has approved Hartmeier-Prigg as interim city councilor until his victory is certified. (City of Beaverton)

From our sponsor:

  • The Murray Scholls Book Group welcomes adults to discuss Caste: the origins of our discontent by Isabel Wilkerson, via Zoom. (10:00 AM)
  • Preschool Story Time (virtual) – Head to the Zoom in the Beaverton City Library for books, nursery rhymes and songs for kids ages 3-6. (10:15 am)
  • Stay on top of your family’s mental health with help from Question, persuade, refer (QPR) Presentation on suicide prevention, hosted by Washington County Health and Human Services and BSD. Register to get the link. (6.30 p.m.)
  • Board games night for ladies – rainy day games organizes a friendly evening for women for table games. (7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.)

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  • Beaverton Municipal Library invites teens to prepare for the 19th annual art exhibition for teens. Children in Grades 6 to 12 are welcome to submit up to two works of art by artist. Bring the pieces to the main library from October 28 to 30. (Twitter)
  • Check Mayor’s Choice Winner for the Beaverton Arts Mix on Instagram: the exquisite Li Tie History never fades.

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You are now in the know and ready to start this Thursday. See you tomorrow for another update! If you like these newsletters, consider inviting some of your friends and neighbors to read them. You can send them this link to subscribe.

Ash DeMello

About me: After writing ecommerce copy for eight years, I’m very excited to become a News Curator for my local patch. If you have any tips or suggestions for an upcoming Beaverton Daily, I’m all ears. Contact [email protected] anytime.

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