Paul Daquilante/News-Register ## Amity Fire District volunteers work the griddles, preparing pancakes, sliced ham and eggs at Sunday morning’s annual pancake breakfast.

A flippin’ good time in Amity

It’s 5:30 a.m. Sunday, and Amity is awakening. Waking up to the aroma of pancakes on the griddles and bacon slices sizzling nearby. The Amity Fire Department volunteer force is stirring ...

Amity fills city council vacancy

Cody Goings, a lifelong Amity resident, was appointed to the city council Wednesday night. He fills a vacancy created when Ryan Lehman was named mayor in early April. Joshua Clark resigned as mayor a ...

Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office@@Law enforcement personnel converge upon the North Trade Street (Highway 99W) area of Amity Wednesday afternoon to resolve a disturbance at a residence. An arrest was made.

Amity resident causes disturbance

An Amity man allegedly discharged a firearm multiple times inside his residence Wednesday morning while believed to be under the influence of drugs. Carlos Rivera Grijalva, 41, was booked into the ...

DEQ issues three fines over river water quality concerns

Penalties go to landfill, city of Dundee, Amity quarry   The state Department of Environmental Quality has fined Riverbend Landfill, the city of Dundee and owners of an Amity quarry for separate ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register ##  Amity May Day Queen Hazel Hoff signs the lyrics
of Ed Sheeran’s “Supermarket Flowers,” a favorite song of her mother’s, the late Traci Hoff.

May Day, a new way

While smaller and different, the Amity High School May Day tradition returned in style after a pandemic hiatus. The student-driven event was as colorful as ever despite being staged in the gym, ...

Photo courtesy Amity Fire District##A rural Amity residence was destroyed Wednesday night by a two-alarm fire. Three dogs perished in the blaze.

Fire destroys rural Amity home; three dogs perish

A two-alarm fire destroyed a home and its contents in rural Amity late Wednesday night. Four occupants safely escaped, but three dogs perished. The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. at  9751 ...

Lehman named Amity mayor

Ryan Lehman enjoyed a clear path to being appointed Amity mayor at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting. He was the sole applicant for the position and was seated on a unanimous vote. He will serve ...

A few Easter egg hunts spring up

The Easter Bunny will be hippity-hopping through Yamhill County on Saturday, hiding candy-filled eggs and other surprises for children to find in several cities. Because of continuing pandemic restrictions, ...

Carlton, Amity firefighters will deliver Easter eggs

Two fire departments, Carlton and Amity, will bring Easter eggs to children, rather than hosting a group egg hunt. In Amity, families with children 12 and younger can sign up for the second egg hunt delivery. ...

Candidates file for May election

Several school board races will be contested in the May 18 election. McMinnville has two open positions that are contested, one by the incumbent and two others, the other by the incumbent and one challenger. Newberg ...

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March of Daffodils planned

While COVID-19 will prevent Amity from celebrating its longstanding daffodil festival for the second consecutive year, a March of Daffodils monthlong event will help welcome the spring season into full ...

Deadline near for county school, fire board filings

The deadline to file for election to area school and fire boards is Thursday, March 18. Voters will decide in the May 18 election. Ballots will arrive in mailboxes at the end of April. Several positions ...

Amity pro tem Mayor Ryan Lehman

Amity mayor resigns

Amity Mayor Joshua Clark, who ran unopposed in last November's general election and took office Jan. 1, resigned before the start of Wednesday night's regular city council meeting. He told councilors ...

Amity woman injured in double-fatal crash on 101

An Amity woman was injured and a Newberg man escaped injury in a double-fatal motor vehicle crash on Highway 101, near Hebo, last Thursday morning, according to the Oregon State Police. OSP gave this ...

Amity water system operating normally

The city of Amity lifted water restrictions Friday afternoon; three reservoirs (tanks) were full and the water system was operating normally, according to City Administrator Michael Thomas. The Valentine’s ...