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First grade teacher Ryan Wells gets a bucket full of ice water dumped on his head as part of the Amity Elementary celebration for their recent jogathon.

Amity principal, teachers are doused

AMITY — Danielle Ludwick asked for it, and the Amity Elementary School principal knew what was happening next. “Bring it on, bring it on,” she exhorted fifth-grader Angelique ...

Amity schools lead test results returned

AMITY — The Amity School District has received largely encouraging lead testing results from Alexin Analytical Laboratories of Tigard, according to Superintendent Jeff Clark. At the elementary ...

Amity achieves improved fire rating

AMITY — The Amity Fire District has improved its Insurance Services Office rating, thus improving its Public Protection Classification. As a result, district property owners could see a reduction ...

Amity mayor, councilor seek administrative job

AMITY — Mayor Michael Cape and City Councilor Joshua Simonson are two of five finalists for the Amity City Administrator position. Larry Layton is retiring, and his last day is Dec. 31. The ...

Amity promoting college readiness

AMITY — To encourage students to think about continuing their education beyond graduation, Amity High School will  being hosting special activities during Oregon College Application Week, which ...

Amity School Board revises goals

AMITY — The Amity School Board is working on a set of student achievement, stewardship and communication goals for 2016-2019. Its achievement goals are maintaining a graduation rate of 90 ...

Students to collect food

AMITY — Middle school leadership students will go trick-or-treating to collect food for others. The students will take part in a nationwide effort, “Trick or Treat So Tots Can Eat,” ...

Amity narrows manager field

AMITY — City Councilor Caralyn Miller said it wasn’t easy paring the original pool of 16 city manager candidates to the current group of nine. Outgoing Manager Larry Layton said the ...

Fundraiser slated for Amity woman

AMITY — A fundraiser is scheduled Saturday for Melissa Steele of Amity, who needs surgery to correct problems associated with an earlier procedure. The even will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at ...

Amity receiving city administrator applications

AMITY - Eight individuals have applied to become the next Amity City Administrator, current head Larry Layton told the city council Wednesday night. The position was originally posted Aug. 15. ...

Amity man dies in crash

AMITY — An Amity man died Monday night in a rollover motor vehicle crash occurring about eight miles east of Amity on Amity Road. The Oregon State Police identified him as Todd Andrew Hayes, 51. Troopers ...

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##An Amity resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday night about eight miles east of Amity.

Amity man killed in rollover crash

AMITY - An Amity man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday night about eight miles east of Amity on Amity Road. The Oregon State Police identified him as Todd A. Hayes, 51. Troopers gave this account: About ...

Amity seats uncontested

AMITY — Mayor Michael Cape has drawn no opposition in his bid for another two-year term. Four city council seats are up for grabs this year. They are currently held by Max Walker, Rudy van ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Amity firefighters show off the new medical vehicle.

Amity Fire District welcomes Medic 5

AMITY — The Amity and McMinnville fire departments have signed an agreement to provide Amity residents with an enhanced level of patient care and faster response times when ambulances are ...

Amity schools await lead-testing results

AMITY — Superintendent Jeff Clark told the Amity School Board Wednesday night that the district is awaiting lead-testing results. Samples were taken from each of the three schools, and all ...

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