Starrett increases lead; Johnston, Wytoski headed to runoff; Amity, Dayton, Sheridan money measures passing

County election results are available online at Count_CumulativeReport (yamhill.or.us). Statewide election results are available at Oregon Secretary of State (oregonvotes.gov)   Starrett ...

Amity Market workers claim repeated abuse

Amity Market manager Deedar Singh’s alleged victims, all co-workers of his when they said they were subjected to his unwanted sexual contact, were 18, 51 and 40 years old, according to court records. ...

Fire destroys Amity pole barn

Multiple agencies responded Friday afternoon to a pole barn fire northwest of Amity, but they couldn’t save the structure or its contents. The fire was reported at 2:42 p.m. at 18220 Hook ...

Amity Market manager charged with unwanted sexual contact

The manager of the Amity Market, 520 S. Trade St., has been charged by the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office with 21 counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a Class A misdemeanor, alleging he engaged ...

Districts receive $1.9 million in Common School Fund money

Yamhill County public schools will receive almost $1.9 million from the Common School Fund in 2022, according to the State Land Board. Across the state, 197 school districts will share $64.2 million ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Custodian Jeff Buczynski  tends to the Amity Middle School boiler, which came off a ship, and is more than 75 years old. Plans for the building are yet to be determined, but no bond money would be used on the aging middle school property.

Amity School District will seek construction bond in May 17 vote

Amity Middle School Principal Mary Matocha acknowledges there is a rich feeling of nostalgia associated with the one-story Church Avenue brick building. “It’s an important and iconic piece ...

Decisions on charges still pending in Amity death

Alex Tombleson waits in Oregon State Hospital while the legal case surrounding the death of his father is at a standstill. Tombleson, 31, who surrendered to deputies following a Nov. 3 standoff after ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Panther Creek Bridge on Hill Road north of McMinnville is one of several bridges on the list for repair. The county plans to focus on rebuilding several badly degraded roads and replacing and repairing several bridges over the next year.

County eyes road, bridge upgrades

After hiring a company last year to review the condition of the county’s roads and bridges and come up with a five-year plan to maintain its current rating of 76 on the Pavement Condition Index, ...

Three appointees complete Amity council

The Amity City Council  became a complete six-member council with three new appointments last Wednesday night. The council had been reduced to three members prior to the start of this month's ...

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Amity man sentenced for assault and kidnapping

Alcohol and substance abuse, coupled with mental health issues, have sidetracked Daniel Larmay's life the past 10 years. The downward spiral came to a head in an incident in September 2020 when he and ...

Construction worker struck and killed in Mac identified

McMinnville Police have identified the construction worker who was struck and killed by a pickup the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 26, as Don Zapata, 60, of Amity. The incident occurred at Northeast Alpha ...

Amity City Council has two openings

The Amity City Council has two positions to fill and three applicants will seek the openings when the council meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Applicants are Melissa Bojorquez, Acie Dunlap and Denis Saucier. Former ...

Salem teen killed in Lafayette Highway crash

An 18-year-old from Salem was killed in a two-vehicle crash about 3 p.m. Monday near Hopewell on Lafayette Highway. The victim was identified as Jacquelyn Kinder, according to the Oregon State Police. A ...

Construction worker struck, killed in Northeast McMinnville identified

McMinnville Police have identified the construction worker who was struck and killed by a pickup the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 26, as Don Zapata, 61, of Amity. The incident occurred at Northeast ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Haley Vanderzanden enjoys moment of relaxation amidst her busy senior year at Amity High School. She loves spending time with her two best friends, sisters Tenley (left) and Riley.

Stopping by: Leading with kindness

Haley Vanderzanden has been learning — and demonstrating — kindness and good citizenship all her life. Her parents, Alicia and Steve Vanderzanden, taught her right from wrong when she ...

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