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Wine drinking Amity planning commissioner denied reappointment

Amity City Council President Ryan Lehman raised the issue of Rob Kistler drinking wine during a recent Zoom Planning Commission meeting. As a result, the council elected not to reappoint him to the commission ...

Districts around the county planning for school return

After months of working on a variety of plans for returning to in-person classes before the school year, then converting to comprehensive distance learning instead, Yamhill County school districts expect to finally begin reopening school buildings this month.

 

Photo courtesy Amity Fire District##A Saturday morning fire destroyed both units of a duplex on Sherman Street in Amity. Only one minor injury was r eported.

Fire destroys Amity duplex

A Saturday morning fire destroyed a duplex in Amity. Residents of both units escaped unharmed, but the structure and contents are a total loss. Fire crews responded to the blaze at 206 and 210 Sherman ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Amity Mayor Michael Cape addresses residents after lighting the town’s Christmas tree earlier this month. Cape didn’t run for reelection this year and attended his final city council meeting as mayor on Dec. 2.

Not ‘just a place where people live’

Outgoing Amity mayor Michael Cape reflects on what makes a city a community

Amity burglary, assault co-defendant draws prison term

Jason Westfall received 35 months in prison for his role in the late September assault and robbery of an Amity man who said he was friends with the assailants. Westfall, 39, pleaded guilty to one count ...

Amity launches holiday season with tree lighting

The News-Register staff The city of Amity will host its Christmas tree lighting event at 6 p.m tonight. The Downtown Improvement Group, Amity Fire District, businesses and other individuals will welcome ...

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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