A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Bowers Rock: Taking a look inside

Written November 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

As promised, here’s a look at some of the changes I saw Saturday when I paid one of my occasional visits to Bowers Rock State Park on the Willamette River west of Albany.

What a tiger and bike have in common

Written October 18th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

So, a tiger is about 6 feet long, is it? Good to know, I guess, but the social-distancing plea on this sign may be at least a little misleading.

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Like the air now, Cox Creek Path is clean

Written September 20th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Now that we have clean air again, the bike took me down the Cox Creek Path in Albany on Sunday, and the air wasn’t the only thing that’s been cleaned up. The path was too.

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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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