HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Grazing on the courthouse lawn, a llama

Written October 1st, 2022 by Hasso Hering

This llama and his master — he seemed more like his friend — are frequent visitors to Albany. But Saturday I met them for the first time.


On the riverfront: What kind of development?

Written September 28th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With nothing more urgent on my plate, I stopped on the Albany riverfront Tuesday evening to look around. What I saw was nothing sensational or new, but it prompted me to say:


Box on the roof: City sets public hearing

Written September 24th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Eventually — maybe one of these years — the oldest former church building in Albany might again get a steeple. But in the meantime it has only the base on which, once upon a time, its steeple sat.


Two Madison intersections get new color

Written September 20th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Three years ago there was a story on this site about putting green paint on bike lanes on Madison Street, a first in Albany at the time. Now this has been done.


Cox Creek Path has new look: It’s clean

Written September 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Here’s an update from the east side of my riverfront beat, and it’s good news.


What will replace trees on 2nd Avenue?

Written September 7th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

A year and a half ago, the City of Albany took out nine trees on Second Avenue behind the Oregon Department of Human Services building, just east of Lyon Street, and planned to replace them.


Update on Waverly Lake, and more …

Written September 6th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Well, I stopped at Waverly Lake on Tuesday evening, wondering if there had been any change in the infestation of algae or some kind of water weed.


 
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