Posts written by Hasso Hering

Sheriff: No evidence of homicide

There’s no evidence that a man found dead by the side of Bryant Drive outside of Albany died as a result of homicide, according to Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley.


N.A. Park poised for upgrades

Visitors at North Albany County Park may start seeing changes in the next few years based on a new master plan.¬†Developed over the last couple of years with lots of outreach to and input from the people in surrounding neighborhoods, the plan goes to the… Continue reading


Crocker project: A status check

This is the case of a deadline past and gone. The northern 2,100 feet of Crocker Lane was supposed to be turned into a fully developed city street with a new water line underground by Nov. 3. Looks like finishing the job will take a… Continue reading


City-owned site looking for a use

The Albany City Council has yet to decide what if anything to do with a block of vacant land it caused the BNSF railroad to hand over in 2013. But for now a previous benefit of the parcel — overflow parking at the popular Calapooia… Continue reading


Hope for saving Albany Hydro

Albany officials think there’s a way to keep operating the city’s electric generator while cutting back on regulatory expenses. Let’s hope they are right and Albany’s historic role in hydropower production can be continued and preserved.

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