“Years in Business”

I can’t believe we are already in 2019!! I hope you had a WONDERFUL Holiday season!!!

It is that time of year -time for Years in Business!!!!! Woo Hoo!!

At the end of January  “Years in Business” will come out and I know everyone loves this section.

It is a chance to let everyone know how many year’s you have been in in business in our community.

It is only $29 – and all I  would need from you is:

Name, Number, Address , Website and the years you have been in business –

Let me know if you would like to be a part of it.


Toni Ashby

Forest Grove News Times

Hillsboro Tribune

Media Sales Manager

Office 971-762-1167

Mobile 503-347-7399

2038 Pacific Ave., P.O. Box 408

Forest Grove , OR 97116

Email; tashby@fgnewstimes.com

Fax; 503-296-2828

Japanese Culinary Literacy

Making Sushi with Chef Maki:
A Presentation and Sampling

Saturday, January 12th, 2018
1:00-3:00 pm

The latest presentation in the North Plains Public Library’s Culinary Literacy Series is entitled Japanese Culinary Literacy, Making Sushi with Chef Maki.

Not only will Sushi Chef Maki demonstrate how to make a sushi roll but will teach how to create beautiful artistic sushi, as well.  Attendees will be treated to sampling of the sushi as well as a delicious Tofu Miso Soup made by library volunteer, Emi Graham. Please join us Saturday, January 12th, 2018 at 1:00-3:00 pm for this Culinary Literacy event! This library event will be at the North Plains Senior Center, 31450 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133.

Admission is free but a reservation is required for this event.  Please call the North Plains Public Library to reserve your spot: (503) 647-5051



Needed: Holiday Gift Shop Donations @NPES!

Every year the North Plains Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) gathers donations for the children’s Holiday Gift Shop. Each student has an opportunity to visit the Gift Shop and select an item for two special adults in their life.

This year they have 391 students, so they need to obtain 782 new gifts. Following is full information.

The donation deadline is this WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH. With the increase of students this year, the PTO really needs your help.

If you have specific questions, please contact the School directly at 503-844-1630.

Win Crab Feed Tickets!

The next Regular Chamber Membership meeting is:

Date:        Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time:        12:00 noon

Location: Conference Room

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Station 17
31370 NW Commercial St.
North Plains, OR 97133

You will be receiving an E-vite today so you can RSVP.

Our Featured Speakers:


Carolyn McCormick, Washington County Visitors Association, and Mike Cafferata, Forest Grove District Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry

The Chamber has received many inquiries about how the Salmonberry Trail will affect North Plains. Over the past decade, the 86-mile Salmonberry Trail has been thoroughly mapped, heading east from the coast to Banks, Oregon. Carolyn and Mark will have maps available for review and talk about the long-range plan for the Trail.


Everyone attending the meeting will be included in the drawing.

Certificate for two dinners at the Annual Crab and Steak Dinner January 19th.

A full agenda packet will be sent to you later this week.

The regular Membership meeting occurs on the second Tuesday of every month at noon.

Win an Oregon Wine Escape!

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Winter is one of the best times to visit Oregon wine country. After the final grape clusters are plucked from the vines, the whole tempo slows down, revealing a more intimate side of wineries.

That’s why we’re giving away a special Oregon wine getaway to celebrate cellar season in the magical Willamette Valley.

The prize includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare for two with Alaska Airlines
  • A three-night stay at the new Atticus Hotel
  • Dinner at Steamboat Restaurant
  • Dinner at an acclaimed Willamette Valley restaurant
  • A personalized tour through Oregon’s award-winning wineries
  • One pair of Danner boots

This opportunity won’t last forever. Enter before December 15, 2018 for your chance to win.





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Holiday Coloring Book & Advertising Opportunity

Below is a Holiday Advertising opportunity. Please contact Toni Ashby at the Forest Grove News-Times directly if you are interested.

The holidays are fast approaching and we have a beautiful coloring book coming out for children in the paper as an insert on December 12th .

Holiday Coloring Book

Here are the black and white advertisement sizes available:

1/8 page $ 115.00

¼ page $200.00

½ page $345.00

Full page $600.00

We can design an ad or you can submit one – Let me know if you would like to meet and go over this.

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!


Toni Ashby
Media Sales Manager
Forest Grove News Times
Hillsboro Tribune

Office 971-762-1167
Mobile 503.347.7399
Fax: 503.296.2828
2038 Pacific Ave., P.O. Box 408
Forest Grove , OR 97116

Email: tashby@fgnewstimes.com

Pamplin Media Holiday Gift Guides 2018

Good Afternoon –

I know it seems far away but it is really around the corner- I am sending you the information on our upcoming gift guides.


There is a discount if you are in both guides .

Let me know if you would like to meet and go over this , as always I look forward to working with you .

We are  happy to design your ad at no additional cost , it is always included in the ad buy.

Thank you for your time ,

Toni Ashby

Forest Grove News Times

Hillsboro Tribune

Media Sales Manager

Office 971-762-1167

Mobile 503.347.7399

2038 Pacific Ave., P.O. Box 408

Forest Grove , OR 97116

Email: tashby@fgnewstimes.com

Fax: 503.296.2828