Marcus Larson/News-Register##Sheriff  Sgt. Todd Whitlow answers the phone and does paperwork in his new Amity office, formerly the home to the city’s police department. Whitlow, who oversees contract cities, will remain in Amity during the first few month of the sheriff’s office transition into the city.

Sheriff's office begins patrolling in Amity

AMITY — The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office started patrolling in Amity last Saturday. “We’re excited and I’m excited,” Sgt. Todd Whitlow said at Wednesday night’s ...

Santa arrives in Amity

AMITY — Santa Claus will touch down in Amity tonight for the community’s parade and tree lighting ceremony. The parade will begin at 5:45 p.m. from the Amity Fire District on the south end ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Interim Amity City Administrator Chad Olsen spent six years in Carlton before retiring.

Amity turns to Olsen as interim administrator

AMITY - Chad Olsen took about a six-month break after retiring last May as the Carlton City Manager before deciding he was ready to return to work, albeit in a part-time capacity. The Amity City Council ...

Amity council approves sheriff’s office contract

AMITY — Amity’s police department will be a thing of the past at the end of this month. The Amity City Council approved a law enforcement services contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s ...

Amity will contract with sheriff's office

AMITY — The Amity City Council voted Thursday night to contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services rather than retain its own police department. Councilor ...

Amity will contract with sheriff's office

AMITY - The Amity City Council voted Thursday night to contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services rather than retain its own police department. Councilor Max Walker ...

Amity city administrator resigns

Hogue to move to county as business services director

Justin Hogue

Amity City Administrator resigns

AMITY - City Administrator Justin Hogue has resigned, effective Friday, Nov. 23. He said he has accepted a position with Yamhill County as the Business Services Director. Yamhill County Commissioners ...

Amity allocates $5,000 for consulting work

AMITY — The Amity School District will use $5,000 in Measure 98 funds to contract with Dean Mattson for consulting services related to the high school woods’ program, Superintendent Jeff Clark ...

Law enforcement decision stalls again in Amity

AMITY - The Amity City Council's decision to retain its own police department or contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office stalled again Wednesday night. Chris Bolek has resigned as chief, but ...

Law enforcement decision stalls again in Amity

AMITY - A decision related to whether the Amity City Council wants to retain its own police department or contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office stalled again Wednesday night. Chris Bolek resigned ...

Photo submitted by Laura Provenzano##Dallas resident Joshua Lee Wood is apprehended by Amity Police Chief Chris Bolek and State Trooper Bridget Kiger Wednsday morning.

Pursuit endangers Amity students; Dallas man arrested

AMITY — A Dallas resident, wanted by Arkansas authorities, who sped away from Amity Police Chief Chris Bolek, endangered the lives of Amity Elementary School students before being taken into custody ...

Amity police chief search stalls

AMITY — City Councilor Max Walker reminded his colleagues at Wednesday night’s meeting that Police Chief Chris Bolek has “graciously committed” to leading the department through ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Quinn Benjamin cuddles her pet rabbit, Stitch. She bottle-raised him.

No animal left behind

Amity youngster finds homes for pets

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MV Advancements wood shop March 2012.

MV Advancements closing wood shop

Amity plant provided work experience for 52 years

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