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, ...

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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 ...

Salem man drowns south of Amity

AMITY — A 27-year-old man who drowned last Thursday morning south of Amity has been identified as Daniel Silva-Reyes of Salem, according to Polk County Sheriff Mark Garton. The sheriff’s office ...

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Burned out Amity house has to go

AMITY — Residents consider the burned out house at 104 E. Second St. an eyesore. The Amity City Council determined at this month’s meeting what remains of the residence must be removed. The ...

Amity considering public safety fee

AMITY — The Amity City Council will discuss imposing a monthly public safety fee for residents when it meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2. Discussions on the state of the Amity Police Department ...

Officials begin to consider uniting local fire districts

The McMinnville City Council spent a Tuesday work session discussing the possibility of consolidating firefighting services with Sheridan and several other smaller communities in the county. Sheridan ...

Amity board approves sound system purchase

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending $15,888.26 on a new sound system at Wednesday night’s meeting. It was purchased from and will be installed by APEX Pro Audio & Lighting ...

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Council asked to act on burned out Amity home

AMITY – Some residents consider the burned out house at 104 E. Second St. an eyesore. They want the Amity City Council to do something with the property. The 828-square-foot, two-bedroom, one-bathroom ...

Amity council, citizens say 'no' to Dollar General

AMITY — Kris Bledsoe warned the Amity City Council Wednesday night what she thinks would happen if it were to approve a zone change, allowing a Dollar General store to be built on the north end of ...

Amity School Board talks safety

AMITY - Keeping students and staff as safe as possible was an issue Superintendent Jeff Clark discussed with the Amity School Board at this month’s meeting. Clark said there are ways to improve ...

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