SnowCreekMeadows.com - Finest Goat Milk Soap

HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Edgewater Village: A push to finish

Written April 21st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Edgewater Village, the subdivision on Albany’s formerly industrial riverfront, is making arrangements to step up the pace of home construction after the Albany urban renewal board approved a change in its loan agreement with the developers.

Posted in: Uncategorized

On the highway Sunday afternoon

Written March 18th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Here’s what I was talking about a few days ago, when I was singing the blues about trucks on the interstate passing each other and taking their sweet time about getting back in the right lane.


Plastic bags: Take 2, so to speak

Written March 8th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

There it was, an ugly pimple on the face of the broad green bosom (in Tom McCall’s memorable phrase) of the Albany countryside: A discarded plastic grocery bag, limply pulsating in the breeze.

Posted in: Uncategorized

Queen & Geary: The numbers

Written January 30th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If you want to waste four minutes of your life, check the video of this intersection, the only one in Albany where cameras watch for drivers running the yellow or red lights. You’ll see no violations during this short span, but during all of last year the cameras sprang to life more than 6,000 times.

Posted in: Uncategorized, Videos

Cities to pursue composting

Written January 18th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Here’s an update on the Jan. 15 story reporting on the preferred alternative for solving the pesky problem of what to do about undigested solids produced at the Albany-Millersburg Wastewater Treatment Facility — the sewage plant, in other words.

Posted in: Uncategorized

City receives more marijuana tax

Written January 13th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Albany has received its second distribution of marijuana taxes, and the amount, while nothing to sneeze at, is underwhelming in comparison to city finances overall.

Posted in: Uncategorized

Riverside update: Closure set soon

Written December 8th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Things are moving along on the Linn County project to widen a section of Riverside Drive outside of Albany. Part of the road will be temporarily closed so the Knife River company can install more driveway culverts before tackling the paving part of the job next year.

Posted in: Uncategorized

Crocker: ‘As quickly as possible’

Written December 7th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

North Albany residents in the surrouonding neighborhoods are wondering when the Crocker Lane reconstruction is going to be finally finished. The answer I got was that the contractor’s crew is working to get done as fast as they can.


Downtown car store: My memories

Written August 19th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

From trash to apartments: Maybe

Written August 10th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

If apartments are ever built on this Albany riverfront site between Bowman and Simpson parks, at least the perennial trashing of the property will come to an end.

Posted in: Uncategorized

 
Cycle around town!
Copyright 2018. All Rights Reserved. Hasso Hering.
Website Serviced by Santiam Communications
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!