Chris Bolek

Amity names Bolek police chief

AMITY - Chris Bolek, who has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, most of it with the Newberg-Dundee Police Department, has been named the new Amity Police Chief. Dan Brown will retire ...

Dollar store focus of Amity planners

AMITY — The Amity Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Dec. 19, at city hall to consider a zone change in anticipation of a Dollar General Store planned for construction on South Trade ...

Three apply for Amity police chief position

AMITY — Three applicants are seeking the position of Amity Police Chief. Two currently live and work in Yamhill County and the other is from out of state. Dan Brown will retire Dec. 31 after almost ...

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Candle lit vigil for Honey Mae Cosgrove and Nevaeh Applegate.

Community remembers fire victims

AMITY — A wave of panic swept over Domonic Hill early last Tuesday. The 11-year-old Amity resident was joined by his mother and four siblings outside their burning motor home on the east side of ...

Vigil set for fire victims

AMITY — A candlelight vigil for Honey Cosgrove and 8-year-old daughter, Nevaeh Applegate, victims of an early Tuesday house fire, will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at City Park, on Fifth Street. The ...

Amity fire claims mother, 8-year-old daughter

AMITY — A mother’s heroic attempt to save her daughter from their burning motorhome turned tragic early Tuesday. The two perished as flames consumed their residence, about a mile south of ...

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A mother and her young daughter were killed in a fire about one mile south of Amity early Tuesday morning.

Mother, 8-year-old daughter die in Amity fire; vigil set

UPDATE: Thursday, Nov. 16: AMITY - A candlelight vigil for fire victims Honey Cosgrove and her daughter, 8-year-old Nevaeh Applegate, will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at City Park, located on Fifth Street. The ...

Amity to maintain own police department

AMITY — The Amity City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to continue operating its own police department instead of contracting with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. Between 75 and 100 ...

Amity will keep its police department

AMITY - The Amity City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to continue operating its own police department rather than contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. Between 75 and 100 citizens ...

Amity to make policing decision

AMITY — The Amity City Council will decide at a meeting set for 7 p.m. Wednesday to either continue operating its own police department or contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. The ...

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Amity water gets clean bill of health

UPDATE: Friday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m.: Following an assessment of reservoir water levels, it has been determined that water restrictions are not longer necessary, according to Amity City Administrator Justin ...

Amity Police Chief to retire; city may contract with county

AMITY — Dan Brown, a former lieutenant with the McMinnville police, is planning to retire after almost 15 years as Amity Police Chief. His last day will be Dec. 31. The city may respond by joining ...

Amity water supply receives clean bill of health

AMITY -  Edge Analytical, an environmental testing laboratory in Wilsonville, notified Amity city officials Wednesday morning that results of a bacteria water test were negative. A computer malfunction ...

Amity's head librarian retiring

AMITY — Head Librarian Alice Wicks is planning to retire at the end of the month, Amity City Manager Justin Hogue announced at Wednesday’s city council meeting. Wicks has worked at the library ...

Amity Elementary due new play structure

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending $20,000 on a new elementary school playground structure at last week’s meeting. Cascade Recreation Inc. of University Park, Washington, was ...

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