Alleged machete assault suspect located in Portland

UPDATE  Friday evening: The suspect and vehicle have been located in Portland. ---------------------------- The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an Amity man who allegedly ...

Amity city administrator resigns

No reason given; council talks succession on March 1

Sheriff's office takes two Salem residents into custody

Two Salem residents were arrested by Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office deputies in Amity Monday, Jan. 16, one on the high school grounds and the other in the nearby rural area of Hopewell. As a result ...

Amity City Councilors sworn into office

Denis Saucier and Caleb Shields were sworn in and began their four-year terms on the Amity City Council at the Wednesday, Jan. 4, meeting. They will serve through December 2026. Melissa Bojorquez, April ...

Amity City Council votes to accept election results

The Amity City Council unanimously voted in its Dec. 7 meeting to declare official the results in the November election. “It was an interesting election year,” City Recorder Natasha Johnson ...

Two 'Nutcracker' ballets planned

Two versions of the most popular Christmas ballet, “The Nutcracker,” will be presented this month in McMinnville. The fairytale ballet is set to the music of Russian composer Tchaikovsky. ...

Cities plan tree lightings, parades

Yamhill County cities are planning tree lightings, Christmas parades and other holiday events. Amity, Lafayette, Sheridan and Yamhill have events scheduled tonight. Amity’s Christmas parade will ...

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Fifth grade teacher Ryan Wells shows his pleasure in getting doused with a bucket of ice water. Doing the honors is fifth grader Sophie Bingman.
Cooper Lamb cheers on the pourers.

Amity kids go cold on their teachers

Dousing teachers with ice water serves as reward for meeting fundraiser goal

Friends will fundraise for new library

Friends of the Amity Public Library will be fundraising to pay for things (furniture, computers, etc.) that cannot be covered by Community Development Block Grant funding. There’s also hope the community ...

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Amity Public Library Director
Anne Jenkins hopes to gain
support for a new facility
that is “an inclusive and
welcoming space for all age
groups.”

Book it ... Amity makes a push for a new library

This is how Amity Public Library Director Anne Jenkins might describe the building to someone who’s never visited it. “It’s old. It wasn’t built as a library. It was built as a ...

Amity man draws jail sentence related to sexual contact

Deedar Singh, who subjected three Amity Market co-workers to unwanted sexual contact over a four-month period of time last year, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree sexual abuse and two counts ...

Subject threatens to shoot deputy

A Newberg man allegedly told a Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office deputy that he planned to shoot him in the face during contact at Maud Williamson Park Friday night. Additionally, he made ...

Aid and assist hearing scheduled for Tombleson

An aid and assist hearing for Alex Tombleson of Amity was held at 4 p.m. Monday in Yamhill County Circuit Court with Judge Jennifer Chapman presiding. There were previously three county residents at the ...

Amity City Council meet rescheduled

The monthly Amity City Council meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, has been postponed. It will be held at the same time on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The meeting will include a public hearing ...

Art Harvest will take visitors into studios

Painters, sculptors and other creators open their studios starting Sept. 30