Amity Elementary returns to school

Amity Elementary School students and teachers were back in their classrooms Wednesday after missing Monday and Tuesday because of a boiler malfunction. An actuator failed, according to Superintendent ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##The early morning fire burned several vehicles, as well as two mobile homes.

Amity blaze destroys two manufactured homes, vehicles

A pair of fires that might have started in a wood stove destroyed two homes Wednesday in a blaze northeast of Amity that created a smoke plume that was visible for miles.  Crews and equipment from ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Wednesday morning s fire off Highway 233 resulted in a massive amount of damage.

Amity blaze destroys two manufactured homes, vehicles

Crews and equipment from multiple agencies responded shortly after midnight Wednesday to a pair of residential fires northeast of Amity. About a half dozen people escaped the structures unharmed. An ...

Amity Elementary returns to school

Amity Elementary School students returned Wednesday after missing Monday and Tuesday because of a boiler malfunction. An actuator failed, according to Superintendent Jeff Clark. A new part arrived Tuesday. ...

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Susan Karp, assisted by Edward Farrer, uses diagrams to express traffic concerns to the Amity Planning Commission related to the siting of a Dollar General store in Amity.

Amity delays Dollar General decision

Amity residents speak out against proposed store; decision delayed

Amity hosts State of the City address

AMITY — A State of the City address will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the Amity Fire District main station. Mayor Michael Cape and representatives of the of the school district and Yamhill County ...

Amity library hours changing

AMITY — The Amity City Council approved new library hours at this month’s regular meeting. It will be open every day but Sunday. Current hours do not promote the safety of employees, let alone ...

Amity planners to decide on Dollar General application

AMITY — “Well, here we go again,” resident Melissa Steele recently posted to an online petition called No Dollar General in Amity, Oregon. “The Dollar General saga continues ...

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Four-year-old Briggden Reed, at left, asks Santa for a T-Rex dinosaur
toy for Christmas during the Amity Christmas event on Friday. Amity
residents came out in droves to watch the tree lighting outside the
community center and visit Santa inside.

Lighting the season

Lighted trees are everywhere this month. Each community in Yamhill County has a tree lighting ceremony. Residents flock to community centers and parks to see the event, sing carols and warm up with hot ...

Administrator excited about Amity's progress

AMITY — Michael Thomas will complete his fifth month as Amity’s city administrator on Dec. 31. And he told the city council at this month’s regular meeting, in his administrative report, ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville firefighters use a ladder truck to hang the huge holiday banner across Highway 99W in south McMinnville Sunday morning. Banners on each end of town will greet travelers throughout the season. Below: Comcast lineman Mitch Evans of Independence places a Christmas wreath on a pole near Bi-Mart. Comcast has been helping with the installation of McMinnville’s holiday displays for more than two decades.

Local communities ring in the holidays

Santa’s Parade and the Upper City Park tree lighting ceremony that follows will help families jump start their holly, jolly holiday season in downtown McMinnville Friday afternoon. The parade starts ...

Amity passes city audit test

AMITY - The City of Amity received a "positive review" of its 2018-19 audit, completed by Grove, Mueller & Swank, P.C. of Salem, City Administrator Michael Thomas told the city council at this month's ...

Amity School District network system hacked; ransom was not paid

AMITY - Superintendent Jeff Clark reported to the Amity School Board at this month’s regular meeting the district was infected with a ransomware attack the weekend of Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 5-6. Ransom ...

New Amity councilor appointed

AMITY — Raylene Mitchell, a three-year city resident, was appointed to the Amity City Council at this month’s meeting. She replaces Joshua Simonson who resigned. “I love my community, ...

Meeker to speak at DAR meeting

Former Oregon State Treasurer Tony Meaker will speak Wednesday, Oct. 9, to the Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the Revolution. The meeting will start at 11 a.m. in the American Legion Hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic ...

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