Category: News

Albany’s CARA: In search of direction

Albany’s downtown urban renewal district is working once again to define what it wants to do from now on, and how. Earlier this year the city council, acting as the governing board of the Central Albany Revitalization Agency or CARA, put several pending projects on… Continue reading




 
 
 
 

Next flood: Gates on Bryant Way

Next time high water sloshes across Bryant Way outside of Albany, it should be easier to keep drivers from getting into trouble there. Linn County Road Department crews on Monday were installing gates that can be closed to keep traffic out. The trouble comes in… Continue reading




 
 
 
 

City poised to lower restriping fee

Did you know that if you have a parking lot in the city of Albany and want to repaint the stripes, you have to have a city permit? Some businesses and striping contractors apparently didn’t know this either, and they don’t like it, the city… Continue reading




 
 
 
 

Canal work in progress

An Albany tidbit from the public works front: What’s that pipe doing in the Santiam Canal? It’s about to the carry as much of the canal water as it can, but that’s only temporary. The snapshot was taken Tuesday afternoon after a contractor had laid… Continue reading




 
 
 
 

Those blue containers?

Here’s a local tidbit for North Albany commuters: What’s in those blue containers we see parked off North Albany Road where a contractor recently completed drilling a hole under the Willamette River and pulled through a water pipeline from¬† the Albany side? The question came… Continue reading




 
 
 
 
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