ABOUT THE OAK HILLS ORACLE Welcome to the official website of The Oak Hills Oracle. The Oracle is a monthly publication serving the Oak Hills neighborhood, located near Beaverton, Oregon, in the area north of the Sunset Highway. The Oak Hills neighborhood was honored in 2013 to be named a nationally recognized Historic District. The neighborhood is bounded by Cornell Road on the south, West Union Road on the north, Bethany Boulevard on the west and NW 143rd on the east. Established in 1973, The Oak Hills Oracle is a privately-owned, independent publication that has been bringing local and neighborhood news and information to the well-established Oak Hills neighborhood for more than 40 years. The Oak Hills Oracle reports on the neighborhood's governing board, the Oak Hills Homeowners' Association (OHHA) and other offical OHHA business, but is independent and not affiliated with the board and does not necessarily represent the views of the board or its members.
The Oak Hills Oracle publishes 12 issues each year and is hand-delivered to all 650+ homes in the Oak Hills neighborhood on or before the 1st of each month.
The current issue of The Oak Hills Oracle is available now. Click here to read and download the SEPTEMBERissue.
•Community Garage Sale Note: The correct dates for the Garage Sale are September 8-9, 2017 as listed on the front page of the Oracle. Incorrect dates may have been given on other local sites.
Now you can also find the The Oak Hills Oracle on Facebook! Find news, updates and activities that happen between issues as well as the most recent issue of the Oak Hills Oracle.
Board member David Boyd and his family were honored at the Grand Opening
The Grand Opening of the new Oak Hills Recreation facilities went off as scheduled on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Residents packed the buildings and pool area despite near 100 degree temperatures to tour the new facilities, recognize the community partners who worked hard to finish for the start of the summer season, and honor the community volunteers who helped guide the project to completion.
Watch for photos of the Grand Opening to be posted in Photo Archives soon!
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ADVERTISING IN THE OAK HILLS ORACLE
Local businesses find most of their customers in nearby neighborhoods. The Oak Hills neighborhood is a well-established, family oriented neighborhood of 650+ homes in Washington County just north of the Sunset Highway. The community of mostly single-family, owner occupied homes is just the target group you are looking for. Advertising in the Oak Hills Oracle is reasonable and cost effective.
The Oak Hills Oracle accepts advertising in a variety of styles and sizes. Classified ads start at only $12.00 for one month for a 4 line ad (approximately 35 words). Display ads from business card size up to a full page ad are available. Inserting your own advertising flier or other material starts at $70 for a single flat sheet. Special rates are offered for inserts from non-profit service groups. Some design services available; design fees could apply.
•For additional details on advertising in the Oak Hills Oracle including ad sizes and prices, click on the Advertising tab at the top of this page Free classified ads are now available for subscribers to the Oak Hills Oracle for the household goods, etc. that you no longer need. Items must be $500 or less in value. Free classified ads can be submitted by email, mail or phone or dropped in the Oracle's white mailbox on Wooded Way. Items will automatically be dropped after one month, but if your item doesn't sell, simply resubmit for the following month. Items from home-based businesses are not eligible for free listings.
INSIDE EVERY ISSUE
Report on Oak Hills Homeowners Association monthly board meeting
Home of the Month: photo recognition of a home demonstrating pride of ownership in our community
Neighbors: a profile of new and sometimes not-so-new Oak Hills neighbors. Contact Colleen Shannon, firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-680-6002, if you have a neighbor to nominate for the column.
Growing Organically: tips on gardening with an emphasis on organic methods. Contact: Margie Lachman, at MargieRose2@gmail.com or 503-645-2994
Beaverton Schools calendar
News and information relevant to the Oak Hills neighborhood
GOOD DOG OF THE MONTH
If you are a responsible dog owner who is always careful to clean up after your pet, your dog is elegible to be the Oracle's Good Dog of the Month! Just send a photo of your Good Dog along with your name and address and your pet will be feaured in an upcoming issue of the Oracle and will also receive a personalized certificate honoring your dog as the Good Dog of the Month. Send photos to Micki Sparr, OakHillsOracle@gmail.com
Buster Says ... Thank you for being a responsible pet owner and always cleaning up after your pet!