Planners deny parcel division in Woodland Heights

The Yamhill County Planning Commission on Thursday denied applications to divide four parcels in the Woodland Heights subdivision. Because the parcels are in pairs located in different sections of the ...

Winery files federal lawsuit against marijuana processor

Following a years-long dispute at the county level over a marijuana processing plant next door to its vineyards, the Momtazi family this week filed a federal lawsuit against Richard Wagner, his parents ...

Woodland Heights hearing resumes Thursday

Yamhill County planning commissioners are set to decide Thursday whether a developer can divide four lots on Woodland Heights Road, to add more houses. The hearing is the only item on the agenda for the ...

Commissioners to hear winery appeal

Opponents say proposed operation too large for site

Fire quickly contained at Eola Hills Charter School

BALLSTON — Chase Emerson, principal and special education director of the Eola Hills Charter School, experienced a flashback to October 2013 when he saw smoke coming from a vent Tuesday morning. A ...

Fire extinguished at Eola Hills Charter School

AMITY - Multiple agencies responded about 10 a.m. Tuesday to a reported two-alarm fire at the Eola Hills Charter School, 9015 Community Club Road. Less than a half hour later, a "good knockdown" on the ...

Local inmate dies in DOC custody

UMATILLA — Eugene Sweigart, 75, of Amity, who was sentenced to 470 months - nearly 40 years - in prison in September 2002 in Yamhill County Circuit Court, died Friday, March 15 at an Eastern Oregon ...

Amity purchases high school boiler, bus

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending $199,400 on a new high school boiler at Wednesday night’s meeting. A $47,900 expenditure was approved for a used mini bus. There were four ...

Amity, McMinnville fire agreement set

Amity Chief Bruce Hubbard will have dedicated more than 40 years to the fire service profession when he retires July 1. “It’s time to get out and do something fun,” said Hubbard, the ...

How to submit testimony about Woodland Heights

How to submit testimony Parties have until 5 p.m. March 14, to submit additional written testimony on two applications for replatting lots in the Woodland Heights subdivision. They then have until 5 ...

Neighbors vehemently oppose smaller lots on Woodland Heights

Hearing on Amity-area subdivision gets heated

Amity, McMinnville fire merger imminent

AMITY — The McMinnville Fire Department is scheduled to assume oversight of the Amity Fire District on July 1. The intergovernmental agreement (IGA) was sparked by the pending retirement of longtime ...

Incident forces lockout at Amity schools

AMITY — Amity Elementary, Middle and High schools were locked out for a short time Wednesday because of law enforcement activity in the community, specifically on Rice Lane, where the elementary ...

Amity woman admits to marijuana use prior to fatal crash

Jessica Macken told Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies she smoked marijuana two hours before her 2002 Kia Sportage crossed the center line on Nusom Road NE in rural Silverton and crashed head-on ...

Amity schools' audit receives high praise

AMITY — Certified Public Accountant Steve Tuchscherer told the Amity School Board Wednesday night the district is “doing a great job of managing overall assets.” His recently completed ...

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