Responders assist three OD victims

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office received a report at 9:39 p.m. Sunday that three adult males had overdosed on an unknown substance at a home in the 4100 block of South Whiteson Road, south of ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Post-ceremonial celebrations often call for impromptu group photos, like this one Saturday on the field at Amity, be they current graduates or friends and family.

Amity grads overcame a chaotic freshman year

Amity High School’s graduating seniors walked across the stage set up on the football field on Saturday, June 8, on a warm and sunny afternoon. The class of 53 students was surrounded by friends ...

Amity, Dayton, Sheridan, Y-C graduations planned Saturday

Amity High School Amity High School will graduate its Class of 2024 at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the football stadium. Brennan Hake is valedictorian of his class. Carter Northrop is salutatorian. Members ...

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##Common Cup owner Jeannie Coelho, right, helps customer Stacy Peairs of Tigard, who owns property outside Amity and enjoys coming to the Marketplace while on a break from yardwork.

Common Cup adds ‘on the go’ Marketplace option in Amity

More and more is happening in the Amity Commons businesses. Common Cup waffle and coffee bar, 516 S. Trade St., has expanded to Common Cup Marketplace, in the space that was formerly Fred’s Bistro, ...

Amity launches process to update comprehensive plan

The city of Amity is seeking applicants for a Citizens Advisory Committee that will help guide the process of updating the city’s comprehensive plan. The city has contracted with Healthy Sustainable ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Joleen Benuche makes a cactus pinch pot in her art class at Amity High School. With her are fellow ninth-graders Grayson Goings, center, and Felipe Acosta Castro. Next year, Amity students will have fees waived for classes such as this one in ceramics.

Amity School District waives all student fees

Metal shop? Art class? No charge. Play on a sports team? No fee. Amity School District has eliminated all classroom, activities and athletic fees for the next four years. In a move to alleviate financial ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Amity Superintendent Jeff Clark, right, talks with crew members from Triplett Wellman Contractors in what will be the main entry to the new grades 6-8 middle school, under construction on the north side of the campus.

Construction projects transform Amity schools

At Amity School District, the theory of school construction is giving way to the practical realities. The school’s north parking lot has become a work zone as the first of two floors of a new middle ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Brody Horne, Myles Ojua-Nice and Matthew Hansen of the boys dance team perform under the direction of math teacher Nate Ninteman.

Photo Gallery: Amity's May Day tradition

The 99th annual May Day celebration, held Friday, May 3, combined pageantry and frivolity in the Amity High School spring tradition.

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##rom atop a fire truck, Amity Fire District volunteers Tommy Dawson, standing, and Daniel Loop, turn a hose Friday on remains of a Perrydale barn leveled by fire on Thursday night.

Blaze destroys century-old barn

Twenty-nine Amity Fire District firefighters responded, among 80 total personnel, to a fire that destroyed a barn in Perrydale on Friday night. Amity fire chief Ian Yocum said the 8:30 p.m. fire was phoned ...

County fire departments get wildfire grants

Seven Yamhill County fire departments received grant funding from the Oregon State Fire Marshal last week aimed at providing additional staffing during wildfire season. Departments were eligible to receive ...

Commissioners approve Amity zone change

Yamhill County Commissioners approved a zoning amendment in order to keep a small business from moving out of Amity. On Thursday the board unanimously upheld a planning commission recommendation to approve ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##River Hiatt, 5, of McMinnville checks out the different daffodils being judged at the Oregon Daffodil Association show during Amity’s annual spring festival.

Photo Gallery: Amity's Aura

Daffodil Festival turns town a sunny shade with flower show, art, plant sale and activities

Amity council to consider purchase of downtown building

At its Wednesday, April 3 meeting, the Amity City Council will consider a request from City Manager Nathan Frarck to begin negotiations for the purchase of the property at 412 S. Trade St., at the corner ...

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A.J. Custer and Sadie Best of McMinnville High School’s Leo Club fill plastic eggs with candy for the annual Lions Easter egg hunt. Leos is a junior version of the McMinnville Lions Club, which will sponsor the event for children at 10 a.m. sharp Saturday, March 30, in Discovery Meadows Park. It’s one of many Easter egg hunts planned in cities around Yamhill County this weekend. The Easter bunny should have good weather for hiding eggs — Saturday is forecast to be sunny with highs in the 60s. But kids should wear sturdy shoes for the egg hunts anyway, as the grass still may be damp Saturday morning.

Weekend hopping with egg hunts

Easter egg hunts are planned Saturday — with a handful scheduled Sunday — in various venues around Yamhill County. Unless indicated, they are free. They include: McMinnville: The McMinnville ...

Drugs, rape top long list of charges against local man

A local man with an extensive criminal record is facing an array of felony charges related to separate cases, including selling fentanyl, dumping the dead body of a woman who overdosed on drugs, ...

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