News-Register file photo##Bram Yoffie, right, a miller and bread baker, and Wesley Stoller, a farmer, planned to use the historic granary on Stoller s farm near Amity to sell bread from farm-grown heritage grains.

A dream lost in litigation: Pair’s plans for bakery, flour mill fall apart

Two entrepreneurs who hoped to open a local flour mill and bakery outside of Amity have neither the time, patience nor money to battle an opponent who appealed county approval of the plan to the state ...

Sheriff's office carries out drug bust at Amity home

An Amity man and woman were arrested following execution of a search warrant Wednesday morning at highway-front property known for suspicious behavior. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office, which ...

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Marcus Larson/News-Register##Community members and officials from McMinnville Economic Development Partnership and McMinnville Industrial Promotions attend the Colvin Court Extension ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 22. The extension will mean more land for manufacturing buildings, including the new Casteel’s Custom Bottling plant that broke ground that day.

Along the Street: Bottling operation breaks ground on expanded Colvin Court

McMinnville Economic Development Partnership, McMinnville Industrial Promotions and the City of McMinnville recently celebrated the extension of Colvin Court. The 440-foot road extension will allow greater ...

County opens COVID relief grant for businesses, nonprofits, agencies

Yamhill County is offering grants to businesses and nonprofit organizations that support individuals and families "most affected by the emerging health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19." The ...

Apparent suicide claims life of Amity middle-schooler

UPDATED, Wednesday, Oct. 28, noon: A glowstick celebration of life for Olivia Long, the 13-year-old Amity Middle School eighth-grader who died last week of an apparent suicide, according ...

Who governs us: In Yamhill County, cities seek to broaden leadership

After a summer of protests and conversations prompted many residents of Yamhill County to reflect on race and equity in life and work, the fall election season poses an interesting question: Who governs ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Bram Yoffie, a miller and bread baker, and Wesley Stoller, a farmer, plan to use the historic granary on Stoller s farm near Amity to sell bread from farm-grown heritage grains.

Farm to breadbox: Amity pair overcomes opposition to grow grain, mill flour, bake loaves

If all goes well, farmer Wesley Stoller and baker Bram Yoffie plan to sow winter wheat this month, and begin the work of cleaning and restoring a historic granary on Stoller’s farm and building a ...

Amity flour mill gets go-ahead after lengthly negotiations

A proposed grain farm, mill and bakery outside Amity received unanimous approval from Yamhill County’s three commissioners on Thursday. Baker Bram Yoffie and Wesley Stoller, owner of Chatanika Farms, ...

Amity resident assaulted, robbed; suspects arrested

Two Amity men were arrested after a 20-year-old man was bound behind his back with a phone charging cord and masking tape, and assaulted and robbed early Monday morning, police said. Daniel John Larmay, ...

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Amity resident assaulted, robbed; suspects arrested

An Amity resident was bound behind his back with electrical cord and tape, assaulted and robbed early Monday morning. Two suspects were taken into custody. The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office identified ...

Amity will resume water shutoffs in October

Amity will resume water shutoffs for non-payment in October. The city council approved a shutoff plan at Wednesday night’s meeting, choosing an option suggested by city administrator Michael Thomas ...

Amity extends state of emergency

The Amity City Council has extended its COVID-19 state of emergency declaration through mid-February 2021. City staff had recommended the council extend only through the Wednesday, Sept. 2 meeting, which ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus in July.

Filing deadlines approach for candidates in city races

Deadlines are approaching for filing for Yamhill County city offices. Candidates must file this month to run for mayor or city council openings. The last date for filing varies by city. To run for a ...

Flour mill dispute resolved in tiny cookie details

A dispute over a proposed flour mill, bakery and farm stand outside Amity has been resolved with an agreement between opponents and the applicants, who asked county commissioners to return the decision ...

Amity flour mill hearing back on

A hearing on a proposed flour mill and farm stand outside Amity, postponed from June, is scheduled for Thursday before the Yamhill County Commissioners. The county had approved Bram Yoffie and Susan Stoller’s ...

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