Amity Council lacks quorum to meet

AMITY — The Amity City Council could not conduct official business at its Wednesday night monthly meeting, including adopting the 2019-20 budget, because a quorum was not present. Only Caralyn Miller ...

Amity High to graduate 59

AMITY — Fifty-nine Amity High School seniors will graduate at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the football stadium. Jonathan Mather is the valedictorian. Sadie Lehman and Jesslyn Schulze are the salutatorians. Joel ...

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McMinnville Christian Academy teacher Tara Hessell, center, talks to her students about the importance of Memorial Day  and how to show respect
for the flag. Students in all grades are setting out 5,924 flags today,
representing every Oregonian killed in service to their country. Flags
will be on display through Memorial Day in front of the school at 325
N.W. Baker Creek Road. Veterans will hold a public ceremony at the site at 1:30 Monday afternoon.

Memorial Day activities planned

The American Legion United Veterans Honor Guard, accompanied by the Legion Riders and the American Legion Auxiliary, will conduct Memorial Day ceremonies in six locations Monday, May 27. The groups annually ...

Leppin wins Amity board race

AMITY - Jennifer Leppin led Steve Vanderzanden for Position 3 on the Amity School Board in Tuesday’s special district election balloting. Leppin received 294 votes, 53.3 percent, to 258, 46.7 percent, ...

Dayton has 3 new school board members; Yamhill, Dayton money requests passing

Dayton, Amity and Willamina will have new school board members, according to final unofficial results of Tuesday's election released about 10:30 p.m. by the Yamhill County Clerk's Office. And voters in ...

Grant workshop offered May 28

The Oregon Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that is a major funder of grants across the state, will offer a grant workshop Tuesday, May 28, in Amity. Open to anyone from Yamhill County, ...

Reach the Beach goes through Yamhill County Saturday

Three segments of the American Lung Association’s annual Reach the Beach “Cycle for Air” fundraising bike ride will start in Yamhill County Saturday morning. About 3,000 riders are expected ...

Amity Elementary library due a makover

AMITY — The Amity Elementary School library will be reconfigured into a multi-purpose room. The school board approved spending $13,700 at this month’s meeting to complete the job. Rich Parr ...

Two vie for Position 3 seat on Amity board

AMITY - Jennifer Leppin and Steve Vanderzanden hope to fill the shoes left on the Amity School Board with the departure of Barbara Rowe, who is not seeking a new term after a total 20 years of service ...

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Amity hires city administrator

AMITY - The Amity City Council approved hiring Michael Thomas as city manager at Wednesday night's monthly meeting. Robert Andrade, Ryan Lehman and Caralyn Miller voted in favor of naming Thomas. Joshua ...

Discussion focuses on Amity water project

AMITY — The Amity City Council will hold a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at city hall to discuss the water system improvement project. The scope of the project, new intake, water ...

Amity board approves expenditures

AMITY — The Amity School District will spend $26,166 to gravel a parking area on the south side of the football stadium and $10,000 to pave the track and field long jump pit. Both expenditures ...

Amity motorist sent to prison on negligent homicide plea

Admitted to smoking marijuana two hours before driving

Three seek Amity administrator position

AMITY — The field of applicants to become the next Amity City Administrator has been narrowed to three. A community meet-and-greet with the candidates will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, ...

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 ...

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