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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Phone scams when even breathing is hard

Written September 14th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Air made hazardous to breathe because of wildfire smoke means nothing to the creeps who want to steal your identity and your cash. The attempts at telephone scams just keep coming, and the question is why the phone companies don’t make them stop.

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Water for wildlife? Question answers itself

Written September 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

It’s nothing new that deer wander through our yard outside of Albany. They’ve been doing it for years. Now there are three or four does, with two fawns each, who come through every morning and night. I’ve worried about them. The ditch has been dry for months, and the river is too far, so where […]

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City parks and portables — just one question

Written August 30th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you’ve been wondering why Albany park restrooms have been closed this summer, the reason, like for so much else these days, is the new coronavirus.


Why West’s new courts are locked again

Written August 18th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The weekend before last, you could get in and practice your tennis on the new courts at West Albany High. Now you can’t because the place is locked up tight, and here’s why.

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The sound of fun on the water: pretty loud

Written July 19th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

On a ride Sunday afternoon, I stopped at Bowman Park, got off the bike, climbed a little hill for a better view, and watched a few minutes of the activity on the river below.

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Restoration grant request runs into trouble

Written July 15th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

A request for a $259,000 grant toward restoring the historic S.E. Young & Son Building downtown ran into trouble Wednesday when four Albany council members said they could not or would not approve.

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A double take at the sight of this sign at this site

Written July 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Thanks for the advance notice, but then perhaps this is a bit too far in advance?

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