A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

City OK’s crossing construction contract

Written September 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

For someone in a wheelchair, trying to cross the railroad track on Water Avenue to reach the Dave Clark Path is an arduous adventure if it’s possible at all.

A successor in Linn County clerk’s office

Written September 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

When I visited the late Steve Druckenmiller’s office in the Linn County Courthouse on Sept. 25, it was Chief Deputy Clerk Marcie Richey who showed me around.

Next year: Raising beams of Ellsworth Bridge

Written September 28th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Now and then, an over-height truck hits the cross beams on Albany’s Ellsworth Street Bridge and repairs have to be made. Now ODOT is getting ready to fix this problem by raising the beams.

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Council moves ahead with Obie plans

Written September 27th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

A plan to have Obie Companies of Eugene consider developing part of the Albany waterfront with mixed-use buildings is moving ahead.

Remembering Linn’s Steve Druckenmiller

Written September 26th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The walls of Steve Duckenmiller’s office in the Linn County Courthouse stir up a lot of memories of many years of local politics and national events as well.

On the riverfront: What crossings will cost

Written September 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council is getting ready to spend nearly $2.4 million on changes at 10 crossings on the rail line between Water Avenue and the Dave Clark Path, and you may be wondering why.

In a rest stop contest, the Indians win

Written September 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

For more than a decade now, travelers on I-5 have enjoyed the convenience of a large and well kept rest stop at Exit 99 in Canyonville. For that we can thank the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians.

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