The Albany Budget Committee Monday heard a presentation on the complications and unfairness of Oregon’s property tax. Let’s not forget that the system is what it is because citizens tried to protect themselves from skyrocketing bills.
In case it matters, and maybe it does in local politics, Democrats have a slight edge in Albany registrations over Republicans. But both major parties are running behind the number of Albany voters signed up as nonaffiliated.
It had been some time since the bike took me along Pirtle Drive in the farm country south of Albany. So until Friday I had not seen the long fence topped by barbed wire on the former industrial site where Dirk Olsen of Olsen Honey Farms has set up his apiary. Why the fence, I […]