A question about a poorly lighted South Albany intersection, potentially dangerous to pedestrians using the crosswalk these dark winter nights, has not fallen on deaf ears at City Hall. Instead, Albany Public Works is working on a fix.
The DEQ announced on Monday it had issued its plan for reducing mercury pollution in the Willamette River. Whatever other merits this may have, it also gave me a pretext for using this photo of the river I took last month.
In the timber lawsuit brought against the state by Linn County and many other rural taxing units, an Albany jury last week awarded the plaintiffs $1.1 billion. If the verdict stands up on appeal, how would the state pay?