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Brought to you by Holly Witte, Wine Connoisseur


Holly Witte

Good news! Every year we live by the weather in the vine­yard.

This year, the surprisingly warm April and May gave us an early start, which proved to be good news in the summer months - dry and warm but not hot. This produced an early har­vest and good weather for the harvest. Last year we finished harvest on October 4th. This year, we were essentially done by the third week in September, with the exception of some Pi not noir we are leaving on the vine to produce another vintage of Port-style wine and our Ries­ling, which always benefits from some extra time.

Plenty of warm afternoons and cool evenings allowed the Pinot noir to hang on the vine and for us to harvest it at its peak, rather than compromise because of bad weather. The yields are extra nice and, be­cause it’s an early harvest, there is little or no bird damage from the migrating species - starlings and robins. The juices taste good, the color is excellent in the pinot, the flavors are extraordi­nary.

When to harvest is based on ripeness and a guide to this is numbers: brix (level of sugar in the grapes) determines the alcohol content; acid for the nice fruit tastes and pleasant aromas; the Ph, which plays a role in the stability of the wine. Wine making is part science and part art.

Looks like good news all around for good wine next year.

Brought to you by Chris and Victoria Garfield, Real Estate Experts


Chris and Victoria GarfieldSo you are driving by a beautiful house for sale and you call the agent listed on the for sale sign. But this call goes to the listing agent, who represents the seller. This means the agent is working on behalf of the seller to get the highest possible price and best terms for the seller, not the buyer, who is you. Conversely, if you are the seller, your listing agent is your biggest advocate. You want your listing agent to get the best deal for you. Your listing agent will help you in many other ways, including coordinating the purchase process with inspectors, appraisers, title company agents and others, hosting open houses and verifying the buyer’s eligibility to purchase. In other words, the listing agent will make selling your home as easy as possible for you.

Better to call your own buyer agent, who you have chosen before you began house hunting. You have told them what you are looking for and your budget. A buyer agent works on behalf of the buyer, negotiating the best terms and price for the buyer. And the buyer agent services are free. Only the seller pays a commission so having an agent represent you is a win-win situation. They will be knowledgeable about the area and can guide you through the stress of buying a home.

Chris and Victoria Garfield at John L. Scott Marker Center in Forest Grove are able to represent you whether you are selling or buying. They know how to protect your interests and negotiate the best price and terms for you. Call them at 503-359-9100 to find out more about buying or selling a home.

John L. Scott Market Center

1936 Pacific Ave.

Forest Grove, OR 97116

503-359-9100

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Brought to you by Nate Boyd Insider Fitness Expert


Nate Boyd

It is here, finally. The Gym is proud to present: UNLIMITED ACCESS to our training and fitness equipment. We now have all access memberships, meaning we stay open 24 hours a day for our members. Workout any hour of the day or night on The Gym’s fabulous equipment. Lift weights at 2 a.m. or 11 p.m. Find the time that works best for you and your life. Simply sign up during regular business hours for your membership and YOU will be able to work on your fitness goals whenever it’s convenient. No more excuses, no more too late or too early, no more missing a chance to get in shape! Don’t forget we still have classes at The Gym! We have something for all fitness levels at many different times during the day. Classes are a great way to connect with other people who share your interest in a healthy lifestyle. They can freshen up your routine and motivate you to work harder if you are with other folks. Most of all, classes are fun! Call us here at The Gym to learn about our instructors and times. Lift weights, do cardio, stretch or drink whey. We have it all, for you, to be healthy, 25 hours a day!

The Gym

1901 Mountain View Lane

Forest Grove, OR 97116

503-359-9213

Brought to you by Dr. Scott Hein, PT, DPT, OCS, of Therapeutic Associates Forest Grove Physical Therapy


Dr. Scott Hein, PT, DPT, OCSAmerica is in pain. Current data indicates more than 100 million people in the US suffer from some form of persistent pain – despite a significantly increasing rate of injections, surgery, and opioid medications. The evidence for therapeutic approaches in treating people with pain is ever-increasing, resulting in treatments such as pain neuroscience education. This approach empowers those suffering pain by answering the question, “Why Do I Hurt?” Skilled education delivered to people in pain has shown dramatic responses in multiple studies. The more people know about their pain and what it really means, the less they have it. The mantra “Know pain, Know gain” reminds us of this impact.

 

Scott Hein, clinic director of Therapeutic Associates, Forest Grove Physical Therapy recently completed a new clinical certification!

Scott completed 6-months of intensive coursework to become certified as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist as of July 2016.

Completion of this program ensures that a Physical Therapist (PT) is utilizing the most up-to-date information and clinical advancements to assist patients in pain, and has demonstrated competency to do the following:

Become a certified, highly skilled, autonomous clinician with advanced proficiency in evaluation and treatment of chronic pain.

Make evidence-based practice an immediate reality in the clinic.

Enhance critical thinking and movement to improve a patient’s outcome of care.

Improve knowledge of current research related to the science of pain and how to treat it.

Please feel free to call the clinic to inquire more about what treatment approach Therapeutic Associates, Forest Grove Physical Therapy offers based on Scott’s work with the Therapeutic Pain Specialist program. Or if you’re in persistent pain, call the clinic today to schedule an appointment and get ready to move on with your life!

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Brought to you by Scott Palmer, Theatre Expert


Scott Palmer

For the past three years, Bag&Baggage (Hillsboro’s resi­dent professional theatre compa­ny) has been embracing the Hal­loween season with a series of terrifying, thrilling murder mys­tery plays. Dial “M” For Murder and Rope were two of our most successful theatrical productions ever, bringing chills and thrills to thousands of audience members throughout October.

This season is no different; Bag&Baggage is proud to pres­ent the Pacific Northwest pre­miere of a powerful, haunting, and gripping tale of three wives, three bathtubs, and one terrify­ing serial killer: The Drowning Girls.

George Joseph Smith, or The Brides In Bath Murderer as he was called by the British press in the late 1920s, was dashing, charming, and a vicious murder­er. Smith was found guilty in the 1920s of marrying three differ­ent women and then drowning them in their baths for the insur­ance money. The question was; How could these three healthy women, all in the prime of life, be murdered in their bathtubs and leave no signs of a struggle? How could Smith get these women to first marry him, then sign over their personal wealth, and then succeed in killing them without any suspicion? The Brides In The Baths were one of Britian’s most sensational murder sprees, and The Drowning Girls intro­duces audiences to the victims, and to the murder method, in a powerful, lyrical, and ultimately redemptive way.

Bag&Baggage is delighted to be the first company in the Pa­cific Northwest to produce the show, and hope you will join us for a night of murder most foul! The Drowning Girls runs from October 13 – October 31 at The Venetian Theatre. Infor­mation can be found online at www.bagnbaggage.org.

BAG&BAGGAGE

253 E. MAIN STREET

HILLSBORO, OREGON

503.345.9590

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Brought to you by Kevin Kuntz, Heating and Cooling Expert


Kevin KuntzWhen building your dream house, the heating and cooling systems are often an afterthought. Home builders can arrange them for you but wouldn’t it be nice to know the system you have in your home is properly sized and installed by experts? We will help you choose the best system for your home and install it to exacting standards.

At Hybrid all of our duct systems are installed by 10-30 year industry veterans. Quality counts in this area, not quantity. Without properly sized and installed ductwork the home will never be comfortable.

We install a minimum of two return air vents in homes no matter the size. Air movement is critical in comfort and equipment efficiency.

Furnaces are often installed before sheetrock, then used to dry out the home and keep it dry during construction. This voids every furnace manufacturer’s warranty. The furnace must not be used for construction dry out. OREGON code also does not allow the furnace to be put into operation until after the interior paint is complete. Hybrid adheres to code and warranty requirements during installation.

We screen all floor vents during construction and filter return air vents to prevent construction debris from getting into them. It’s not uncommon for us to pull out wood 2x4, plastic bottles, nails, and wood chips from the vents. If left unattended these items can reduce air flow and in some cases damage the ductwork.

Here at Hybrid Heating and Air Conditioning we only sell to residential custom new construction homes, where we are working one on one with the homeowner, to provide the best possible system for their budget.

HYBRID HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

230 W. BASELINE STREET

CORNELIUS, OREGON 97113

503.357.5663

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Brought to you by Janet Peters, Allstate Agent


Janet Peters, Allstate AgentIt's not easy to think about: What would happen if you were to pass away? When it comes to protecting your loved ones with life insurance, it's important to separate fact from fiction. Learn the truth about five life insurance myths — it may change your perspective and lead you to make informed decisions about purchasing a policy.

I'm single, or married with no children, so I don't need life insurance. Life insurance may help your loved ones pay off your debts (like some private college loans, for instance) if you pass away. Planning early helps protect your loved ones from burdensome expenses. I can't afford life insurance. Life insurance can be very affordable for many people, depending on the coverage you’re looking for. You can start with a policy that fits your budget, and you may be able to purchase additional coverage later on. I'm a stay-at-home parent with no income. I don't need life insurance. You may not bring in a paycheck but you provide services that cost tens of thousands of dollars each year, including child care, daily transportation, home maintenance and cooking. If you pass away, life insurance may cover these costs. My beneficiaries will have to pay taxes on the proceeds from my life insurance policy. Your life insurance benefits are income-tax-free and do not have to be reported, according to the IRS.

I don't need life insurance once my children are adults. Life insurance pays for final costs, estate taxes, paying off any debt, or leaving an inheritance.

No matter where you are in life, it's important to help protect your loved ones and your assets with life insurance. If you have any questions, reach out to Janet at Allstate.

JANET PETERS ALLSTATE INSURANCE

1951 OAK STREET, SUITE B

FOREST GROVE, OREGON

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Brought to you by Nell Rafalovich, PA-C, of Maple Street Clinic


Nell Rafalovich, PA-CAbout one-third of children and adolescents in the United States are either overweight or obese. At Maple Street Clinic, family is our focus, and keeping children healthy is a cornerstone of our goal. We encourage exercise and healthy eating at every age, but it is especially important for children to be physically active and be provided healthy meals and snacks for them to thrive.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests environmental factors contribute to the development of obesity in children, including increasing trends in glycemic index of foods, sugary beverages, larger portion sizes for prepared foods, fast food service, diminishing family presence at meals, decreasing structured physical activity, and less sleep. Television viewing is one of the established environmental influences on the development of obesity during childhood.

Tips for parents

* Make time to be active. School-aged youth should participate every day in 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity that is right for their age, enjoyable, and involves a variety of activities.

* Limit sedentary activities. Spend no more than 2 hours per day in front of a screen.

* Keep an activity log. The use of activity logs can help children and teens keep track of their exercise programs and physical activity.

* Focus on the positive. Praising participation over winning and encouraging positive behaviors are important, especially if a child is less active and interested in sports.

* Be a role model.

The Maple Street Clinic doctors and staff can help children to meet their health goals. Call us to schedule an appointment. 503-357-2136.

MAPLE STREET CLINIC

1825 MAPLE STREET

FOREST GROVE, OREGON 97116

503.357.2136

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Brought to you by Holly Witte, Wine Connoisseur


Holly WitteThe grapes on the vines look beautiful, plump and taste sweet. We love them…but so do the birds! Neighbors are preparing for the annual annoyance of propane cannons going off randomly.

What is going on? We are trying to save as much of the grape harvest for the wine and keep the starlings and migrating robins from feasting. In the last few years, a new approach has emerged: falconry. Those big, heavy and majestic birds that perch on the leather cuffed hand of their handlers are allowed into the vineyard to scare the heck out of the starlings and any other creature they can root out. The goal is to scare the scavengers, not kill them. Falcons can cover 500 acres.

It isn’t a perfect system. Rick Willis of Birdguard, a Sisters, OR company says, “With a falcon, if it’s at the North end, the starlings are at the South end.” The robins feed under the vines and aren’t bothered by the falcons. The falcon doesn’t see them and they don’t see the falcon and are not scared away. Birdguard uses electronic distressed bird calls. Cooper’s Hawks and Red Tail Hawks shrieking into the air are pretty terrifying, at least to human ears.

It’s not possible to completely eliminate the problem. Here’s what we did when there was too much loss: Jim decided there wasn’t enough for individual wines so he made a blend we called Mingle. That was 2008. It has been our most popular summer white ever since!

A Blooming Hill Vineyard & Winery

5195 SW Hergert Road

Cornelius, OR 97113

503-992-1196

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Brought to you by Nate Boyd, Fitness Expert


Nate BoydIf you didn’t read the June column about why you should go to The Gym in the summer (tsk, tsk!) this column is especially for you! You didn’t stay in shape, you drank too many summer beverages or you have been planted in front of the tube watching the Olympics and all those food commercials and eating, eating, eating! Now is the time to get back into shape for Fall.

If you can, schedule time with your trainer at the gym. Since your body isn’t used to strain right now, a trainer will make sure you don’t overstrain, your first time back, and since you are out of practice, can set a workout schedule that works for you.

Start with something easy, doing about ½ of what you were doing before you stopped. You are going to be sorry if you pedal for an hour on the exercise bike the first time you hop on. Those sore muscles are not going to inspire you to continue and it is hard to walk into The Gym if you can’t walk!

Do your cardio first. You will warm up those sluggish muscles and increasing your cardio fitness will make future workouts more productive.

Try something new and different this time. Being bored with a workout makes it more difficult to keep it up. Try racquetball or an elliptical machine. Take a new class. Your trainer can help you with suggestions for fun workouts.

Make sure your diet supports your fitness goals. This is a great time of year for fresh fruits and veggies. Salads, grilled vegetables, smoothies at the smoothie bar, yes! Pizza and chips in front of the television, no!

Don’t beat yourself up about your break, just set some realistic goals and get started.

THE GYM

1901 MOUNTAIN VIEW LANE

FOREST GROVE, OREGON 97116

503.359.9213

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Brought to you by Chris & Victoria Garfield, Real Estate Experts


Chris & Victoria GarfieldHere are some facts about the housing market in Forest Grove and the surrounding area.

Forest Grove Home prices have increased over 13%in the past year and Zillow predicts that they will rise another 5 ½ % in the next year. That is, on average, a $27,000 price per home increase! The cost per foot has risen from $156 to $184.

According to Redfin, a web based real estate company based in Seattle, Denver, Seattle and Portland lead the national market in housing prices, and our area is seeing that influence. The median price (that is the middle of the range, not the average price) of a home in Forest Grove is 350,000! In Banks it is $400,000 and in Gaston, the median price of a home is a whopping $622,000! It is important to remember that in Gaston and Banks, many homes are on acreage. Combine this with low interest rates and it is no surprise then, that the market is considered “very healthy”.

Chris Garfield, of John L. Scott Market Center says “On average, a home is on the market for 17 days. And in some cases, owners are getting offers for more than the asking price.”

In this market you need an experienced, knowledgeable professional who can help you navigate the ins and outs of a volatile market. John L. Scott is the Northwest's premiere office and home to many of the company’s most successful and productive agents. “Our entire team of brokers and staff is committed to providing excellent, professional service; they pride themselves on the highest level of service in the industry. The Market Center in Forest Grove has the best local agents, who live here and are committed to the community,” says Chris.

John L. Scott Market Center

1936 Pacific Ave.

Forest Grove, OR 97116

503-359-9100

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Brought to you by Scott Hein, PT, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapy Expert


Dr. Scott Hein, PT, DPT, OCS Maria Sanchez, Doctor of Physical Therapy, is involved with full-time patient care. She is continuously training in her field and has completed multiple manual therapy courses. Maria is passionate about one-on-one, specialized care for each patient. Maria graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Combined Sciences from Santa Clara University and received her Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from Creighton University. Maria worked as a physical therapist in acute care at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland before deciding to pursue a career in outpatient orthopedics. She has a special interest in geriatrics and aquatic therapy. Maria is also bilingual, speaking Spanish fluently. Maria enjoys running, hiking, yoga, traveling, and photography.

Haily Reckmann is our Front Office Coordinator. She is an insurance expert and can assist patients with their concerns regarding their insurance. She does this in a kind manner and is always ready and willing to help anyone in need. We also provide a patient portal so that you can manage your care online. You can communicate securely with your clinician via email to get medical questions answered in the comfort of your own home. You will be able to manage your appointments by scheduling the next one or view details of your past appointments. New patients can begin the initial paperwork process before arriving at our office. View statements and pay bills securely or Go Green – opt in for paperless statements. Research conditions and learn about current health topics that interest you.

Dr. Scott Hein and the staff are focused on you - from initial diagnosis to eventual recovery, and with each exercise, insurance billing help and word of encouragement in between, our aim is on healing and bringing you back to your best physical health.

THERAPEUTIC ASSOCIATES FOREST GROVE PHYSICAL THERAPY

2005 ELM ST. #200

FOREST GROVE, OR 97116

503-357-9810

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by Nancy Townsley
A unique running and walking event — a fundraiser for the Temporary Emergency Shelter at the Forest Grove United Church of Christ — is…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Forest Grove Lions Run/Walk for Sight raised $10,000 last year and Race Director Belinda Petshow hopes to net $12,000 this year to help improve vision for people in need.
Sep 14, 2016

Attention! Everybody outside this weekend!

by Pamplin Media Group
Aztec dancers, artful chalkers, hometown heroes, runners/walkers Every year, the third Saturday in September explodes with activity in…
E.J. HARRIS/EO MEDIA GROUP - A pristine gym in the newly finished Washington Elementary School in Pendleton. The new building provides the district with a facility making it easier to comply with the state's physical education mandate.
Sep 14, 2016

Bodies in motion? Schools seek delay in P.E. requirement

by Paris Achen
Schools not on pace to meet rules 10 years after mandate Oregon public schools have made no progress in the past decade toward…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Did this Gales Creek homeowner get tired of saying the same thing over and over to law officers?
Sep 14, 2016

We already have one

by (none)
Last week, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies got a late-night call about a dispute between some loggers and their neighbors in…
Sep 14, 2016

Poll: Corporate sales tax measure has big lead

by Jim Redden
Measure 97, the tax on corporate sales on the general election ballot, is strongly supported by voters, according to a new poll by DHM…
Sep 14, 2016

New partner improves Cornelius Place image

by Mark Kirchmeier
Momentum is picking up for the long-anticipated $16.4 million Cornelius Place project featuring a new library and 45 affordable senior…
Sep 14, 2016

New vehicle registration fee plan to get hearing`

by Pamplin Media Group
Board says $30 charge would offset maintenance funding shortfall The first reading of a county ordinance calling for a $30 annual…
Sep 08, 2016

Jimmy John's debuts in Cornelius

by Mark Kirchmeier
Former construction worker Alex Seabold got so tired of waiting in line for his lunch sandwiches that he decided to start his own…