Amity council to review grant for comprehensive plan update

Amity city councilors on Wednesday will review a grant agreement that will kickstart the process of updating the city’s Comprehensive Plan, which was developed in 1979 and has since only had a small ...

County planning commission to hear two Amity-area applications

Two hearings are on the docket for Thursday evening’s meeting of the Yamhill County Planning Commission. The Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in room 32 of the Yamhill County ...

Amity School Board will now meet Jan. 17

The Amity School board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m., in the district office, and not a scheduled earlier date. The board will discuss and, in all likelihood, vote on a 2024-25 student calendar ...

Amity Board will discuss school calendar

The Amity School Board is scheduled to discuss and vote upon a 2024-25 student calendar when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 in the district office. The board will also receive the 2022-23 audit ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Firefighter Mitchell Melton removes one of the handmade ornaments from a pole on Trade Street Wednesday. The decorations will go into storage and be back again in by late 2024.

Amity street ornaments stand for greater purpose

Amity’s old outdoor Christmas ornaments had seen better days. Two years ago, the Amity Volunteer Firefighters saw a way to refresh the street décor, and give some young people a positive ...

Amity City Council meets tonight

The Amity City Council will likely approve grant funding and will appoint council and committee members when it meets at 7 p.m. tonight at city hall. The city was awarded $2 million as a Coronavirus ...

##Nathan Frarck

Amity administrator earns council's praise

The Amity City Council lifted the probationary status of City Administrator Nathan Frarck at a special meeting Monday, Dec. 18. He requested an executive session in which to conduct his evaluation. When ...

Amity City Council holds special meeting

The Amity City Council will review Administrator Nathan Frarck’s six-month job performance when it holds a special session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 at city hall. The action will take place in ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Amity High students, from left, Braiden Gray, Zane Aldrich, Rosa Avila, Kya Hernandez, McKenzie Dirksen and Izabella Swendig rehearse a scene from “Aunt Maggity’s Dark and Stormy Night.” The horror comedy opens Thursday at Amity High School. AHS graduate Emma Connor is directing the production.

Comedy and chaos on Amity High stage

Amity High School’s drama club will present a family comedy, “Aunt Maggity’s Dark and Stormy Night,” Dec. 14 to 23. The show, written by Edith Weiss, begins when grouchy Aunt Maggity ...

Amity Day planning committee formed

Summer’s a time for celebrations in Yamhill County. There’s Carlton Fun Days, Dayton Old-Timers’ Picnic Weekend, Newberg Old Fashioned Festival, Sheridan Hometown Day and the ...

Machete attack sends Amity man to prison

An Amity many was sentenced last week to 10 years and five months in prison for attacking his brother with a machete earlier this year. Peter Huber, 34, of Amity pleaded guilty on Thursday, Oct. ...

##Marlo Keliiheleua

Fundraiser planned for Amity cancer victim

“Warriors Unite for Marlo’s Fight” is the theme of an Amity High School fundraiser to benefit 1988 graduate Marlo Keliiheleua who was diagnosed last September with what event organizers ...

Amity schools welcome two new principals

Amity School District principals, two of whom are in the first year leading their schools, reported a strong start to the year at the Wednesday, Sept. 20, board meeting. Enrollment numbered 766 ...

Former employee sues Amity Market

A former Amity Market employee is suing Baba Deep Singh 3, Inc., which operates the market, alleging sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. The plaintiff, Alexa Oakes, is seeking $500,000 ...

Image: ARCADIS##Amity High School is scheduled to get a new gymnasium as part of a bond measure that passed in May 2022. The current facility will become the middle school gym.

Amity schools about to undergo a major facelift

While Jeff Clark may not profess to be any kind of power lifter, the Amity School District Superintendent recognizes a heavy lift when he sees one. Polk and Yamhill County voters passed a 25-year, ...

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