Amity ordinance will fine water meter offenders

While water meter tampering incidents are rare, the Amity City Council took action at this month’s meeting to curtail residents’ illegal, often damaging, attempts to restore service shut off ...

Area schools report more than 100 cases

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., rang its bells 700 times Tuesday, once for every 1,000 Americans lost to COVID-19 since the pandemic started — 700,000 deaths. In Oregon, 3,867 people ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Parents and children protested masking requirements in Amity schools during a gathering Wednesday on Trade Street.

Masking issue fuels Amity rally

Caleb Hulett, a third-grader at Amity Elementary, said wearing a mask during the day at school makes him feel light-headed. Eight-year-old Caleb was standing alongside his mother, Jocelyn, at a rally ...

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Brothers Chase and Tyson Woodward use brushes and towels to cleaning up the lemonade stand they ve used many times in preparation for giving it a fresh coat of paint. The Amity brothers look forward to serving beverages that are  organic, freshly squeezed and sweetened with organic honey  on Lemonade Day Saturday.

Youngsters ready to make lemonade

More than 240 kids will set up lemonade stands; searchable list on Chamber website

Lemonade Day has searchable maps

Looking for a refreshing cup of lemonade? A searchable map on the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce website will lead parched customers to stands all over McMinnville and Amity on Saturday, Aug. 21 ...

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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