National Night Out events planned

When National Night Out started in 1984, organizers asked people to turn on their porch lights and use the event as a springboard for getting to know their neighbors and local police officers. Not only ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##A map of the area in which the shooting occurred is displayed at the press conference.

Exhaustive investigation followed officer-involved shooting

The Yamhill County Major Crime Response Team gathered on the Amity Elementary School grounds shortly after 27-year-old Kelly Sutton Jr. died Saturday, July 7, as the result of an officer-involved shooting ...

Two deputies cleared in officer-involved shooting

Kelly Sutton Jr. warned Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office deputy Stephanie Sulak to “stay away” from him or he would kill her partner, YCSO Sgt. Sam Elliott. During the course of an intense ...

Paul Daquilante/News-Register##Yamhill County District Attorney Brad Berry released his findings Friday morning related to a Saturday, July 7 officer-involved shooting in Amity.

DA Berry rules Amity officer-involved shooting was justified

NEWBERG - Yamhill County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Sam Elliott and deputy Stephanie Sulak were justified in shooting Kelly Sutton Jr. six times, resulting in the death of the 27-year-old Amity resident on ...

DA will discuss Amity officer-involved shooting

The Yamhill County District Attorney’s Office will release information at 10:45 a.m. Friday related to the Saturday, July 7, officer-involved shooting in Amity. Two sheriff's office deputies were ...

Amity council approves public safety fee

AMITY — The Amity City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night triggering a public safety fee beginning Thursday, Aug. 2. Ordinance 656 underwent a second reading and was approved on a 4-0 vote. There ...

Amity council moves on public safety fee

AMITY — A public safety fee ordinance underwent a first reading by the Amity City Council Wednesday night. The dollar rate is anticipated to be adopted at the August council meeting. The rate the ...

Amity board approves funds for four summer projects

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending about $123,000 at this month’s meeting on projects to be completed this summer at each of the district’s three schools. Project and cost ...

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Amity High graduates Faviola Alba and Kyndra Knuth walk under a large balloon archway as they enter the graduation ceremony.

Amity seniors instructed to own their future

AMITY — John Stearns and Amity High School’s seniors assembled for the final time Saturday afternoon. “Don’t ever forget what a special place this is,” Stearns told the 2018 ...

Amity High School will graduate 64 seniors

AMITY - John Stearns, Amity High School's industrial tech teacher, is leaving after 12 years for what Superintendent Jeff Clark called an "amazing opportunity" in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Before he ...

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Amity Police Chief resigns; public safety fee OK'd

AMITY — Police Chief Chris Bolek has resigned after less than five months on the job. He committed to remain with the city until the end of the year to assist with the transition to a new chief, ...

Chris Bolek

Amity Police Chief resigns; public safety fee OK'd

UPDATE/June 7: AMITY - The Amity City Council approved a $10 public safety fee on a 4-1 vote Wednesday night. The council took about 3 1/2 hours to hear from more than 40 citizens, listen to a presentation ...

Amity board approves HVAC proposal

AMITY — The Amity School Board Wednesday night accepted a proposal from Northwest Control Company of Portland to purchase control panel software for the HVAC systems at the high school and elementary ...

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