News-Register file photo##The Fanning farm was resplendent in yellow during 2014’s Amity Daffodil Festival, an event organized annually by Amity High’s hospitality, tourism
and recreation class. This year’s
festival will be held March 21-22.

Out & About: Amiable Amity

When you live in a community whose very name signifies friendship and cooperation, you have a lot to live up to. But Amity’s dedicated and enthusiastic citizen volunteers have always been up to the ...

Motorcyclists injured in crash

AMITY — Two motorcyclists from Forest Grove were injured about 2 p.m. Sunday when the Kawasaki they were riding was rear-ended by a 1990 Dodge sedan on Highway 99W in the area of Rice Lane. The ...

Amity man victim of hit-and-run

DAYTON - An Amity man, found lying in the southbound ditch southwest of Dayton along Highway 233 late Sunday night, was the victim of a hit-and-run driver, according to the Oregon State Police. The victim ...

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Amity senior Caitlan Dumler (5) attempts a jumpshot over a Rainier player in the Warriors’ 57-42 victory over the Columbians Friday at North Bend High School. Dumler finished the game with 12 points.

Amity girls 4th at state

NORTH BEND - It was a bumpy road, and maybe not the one they would have chose, but at the end of their journey through the state tournament bracket, the Amity Warriors survived and with a trophy to show ...

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Amity senior Colby Graham rises for a layup in the Warriors’ 40-26 loss to Dayton in the 3A state quarterfinals at North Bend High School Thursday.

Warriors endure early tourney exit

COOS BAY – For two consecutive games in the Class 3A state tournament, the Amity boys basketball team’s normally potent offense failed to appear. Amity was held to just six points at halftime ...

Amity seeks Green4Growth grant

AMITY — The Amity City Council gave staff the go-ahead Wednesday night to apply for a Green4Growth grant funded by Waste Management Inc., operator of the Riverbend Landfill. Each of the 10 Yamhill ...

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From left, Shawnie Spink and Maddie Shirley celebrate the Pirates  victory over Vale in Friday s semifinal game at Marshfield High to advance to the State Championship game Saturday.

Day Two: Class 3A state basketball championships

Dayton boys, girls make 3A state title games; Warriors girls headed to consolation final; Amity boys eliminated by Creswell in morning session

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Sheridan senior Justin Acuff (in yellow and blue) pinned Hoyer Deleon of Nyssa in 2 minutes, 53 seconds in the 3A 138-pound quarterfinals Friday, Feb. 27 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Acuff pinned all of his opponents on his way to the Class 3A 138-pound state title, his third.

State Wrestling: Acuff, Reyes, Howard triumph at Class 3A

PORTLAND – Vale 138-pounder Javier Gonzalez stood by the scorer’s table, his face a bloody mess, and surely wondered if anyone had caught the license plate number of the freight train that ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Amity’s Victoria Howard attempts a three-pointer in the No. 5 Warriors’ 57-52 victory over No. 12 Umatilla Saturday.

Amity girls overtake Umatilla in first round

AMITY - Victoria Howard had watched enough of the Sidney Webb show. Webb scored 19 points points to stake visiting Umatilla to an eight-point halftime lead in a first round OSAA Class 3A Girls’ ...

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mity junior Lance Nelson made a half-court shot at the first-half buzzer as the No. 9 Warriors upset No. 8 Rogue River Friday night in Rogue River.

Nelson, Amity boys upset Rogue River

ROGUE RIVER – The Amity Warriors needed a good game to advance over Rogue River in Friday’s OSAA Class 3A State Championship first round game. They played more than a good game – they ...

School board filings are due by March 19

People interested in seeking school board positions in one of Yamhill County’s seven districts need to file by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19. About half of each board’s positions will be filled ...

Amity's girls overtake Umatilla in the first round

AMITY - Amity overcame an eight-point halftime deficit and outscored visiting Umatilla, 9-1, in the closing minutes to defeat the Vikings, 57-52, in a first round OSAA Class 3A Girls' Basketball Tournament ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Dalton Donaldson of McMinnville (in red singlet) grapples with Lake Oswego s Patrick Conroy in the Class 6A 152-pound bracket. Conroy defeated Donaldson by decision, 6-4.

Grizzlies set table for stellar Saturday

Class 3A seeded wrestlers hold strong; Dayton suffers setback

News-Register File##Willamina junior Kasey Anderson (21) was named Class 3A West Valley League Player of the Year by the coaches, while Amity junior Lindsay McShane (32) earned first-team all-WVL honors for her performance in 2014-15.

Anderson, Bernards lead WVL all-leaguers

Spink, Hop named Coaches of the Year

Christopher  Topher  Bernards

Search continues for missing Amity man

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office continues to actively work a missing person's report related to the disappearance last September of Christopher "Topher" Bernards of Amity. The 34-year-old Bernards, ...

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