Category: News

NA rezoning? What happens next

Last week’s Albany Planning Commission hearing on a North Albany zone change ended without resolution because the commission voted to keep the record open for additional testimony. So what happens next?




The water rose, but not too high

Stopping by Bowman Park on the Willamette River on Thursday and again Friday, I was reminded once again of one of the chief benefits of the upstream dams.




CARA loan raises shelter’s costs

The Signs of Victory mission has received final approval of a five-year, $100,000 loan at 2.9 annual percent interest to help build a new Albany homeless shelter, but because of a state rule on wages the city contract is also driving up the project’s cost.




Waverly Duck: Repairs are ‘doable’

In the perhaps-less-than-earthshaking-news department, it looks as though Albany’s Waverly Duck could be back in its pond by May or June.




High school cell towers get city OK

Verizon Wireless customers in the neighborhoods around South and West Albany high schools can look forward to improved cell phone service now that the city planning staff has approved plans for new towers.




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