Amity City Council meeting postponed

The Amity City Council meeting, scheduled for 7 o'clock tonight at the community center, has been postponed until Wednesday, April 8, at the same time and location. City Administrator Michael Thomas said ...

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A gnome is well hidden in the Downs’ front yard. The couple hopes seeing the whimsical creatures will bring the day for people taking walks.

Gnomes, teddy bears brighten walkers' paths

In McMinnville, Carlton and other cities across Yamhill County and the U.S., people are posting not just online, but also in their windows. Some have placed teddy bears or other stuffed animals in view ...

Salt Creek Bridge weight limits set

The Oregon Department of Transportation is placing weight restrictions on the Salt Creek Bridge, west of Amity on the Bellevue-Hopewell Highway (153), effective today. The most recent bridge inspection ...

Yamhill County schools offer take-home meals during closure

With Oregon schools closing for a two-week spring break — twice as long as usual, due to concerns about coronavirus — some districts will continue to offer meals for students. McMinnville ...

Amity plans training burn

The Amity Fire District and neighboring agencies will conduct a fire training exercise on Sunday, March 15, in which they will burn a donated property. Residents are advised that flames and smoke will ...

Daffodil Festival canceled

Organizers have canceled Saturday’s Amity Daffodil Festival. The free event at the Amity Community Center was to feature a flower show and competition, an art show, plant sale, vendor booths and ...

Daffodil Festival blooms in Amity

Yellow blossoms will take center stage in Amity during the city’s annual Daffodil Festival. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the Amity Community Center adjacent to ...

Amity farm, McMinnville forge received county start-up grants

Two new county businesses have received $25,000 start-up grants from Yamhill County. County commissioners announced the awards to Chatanika Farms of Amity and Vesuvian Forge of McMinnville at their weekly ...

Amity administrator receives pay raise

The Amity City Council approved a 2 percent pay increase for Administrator Michael Thomas at Wednesday night’s regular meeting. The $1,300 annual raise is retroactive to Feb. 5, and brings his annual ...

Oregon announces first presumptive case of coronavirus

Oregon anounced its first presumptive case of novel coronavirus Friday evening. An adult resident of Washington County experienced symptoms of COVID-19 beginning Feb. 19, and a sample was collected ...

Dollar General takes step toward opening Amity store

Amid controversy, planning commission approves site plan

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Amity fire victim Chris Brown and his partner, Jackie Anderson, are staying temporarily at the McMinnville Motel 6 after flames engulfed their manufactured home last week.

Amity fire victims lost everything, even beloved pets

Chris Brown knows all too well the impact a tragic occurrence can have on one’s life. “My cousin was the second one shot at Umpqua Community College,” he said, recalling the morning ...

Amity administrator receives favorable review

The city council gave Amity City Administrator Michael Thomas a favorable review and lifted his six-month probationary status at the Wednesday, Feb. 5, regular meeting. Mayor Michael Cape initiated the ...

Amity Elementary returns to school

Amity Elementary School students and teachers were back in their classrooms Wednesday after missing Monday and Tuesday because of a boiler malfunction. An actuator failed, according to Superintendent ...

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Amity blaze destroys two manufactured homes, vehicles

A pair of fires that might have started in a wood stove destroyed two homes Wednesday in a blaze northeast of Amity that created a smoke plume that was visible for miles.  Crews and equipment from ...

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