Written September 10th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
The church that has owned and cared for the former Albany High School since 1964 is going to ask the city council to allow it to finish replacing 34 windows in the historic building’s façade.
Written September 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Four years after the last restaurant there closed, a new one is under construction at the corner of Bain Street and Santiam Highway S.E.
Written September 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Customers in the Dumbeck Lane Water District got reassuring news Wednesday. Arrangements have been made for continued water service after their small district outside the urban growth boundary in North Albany goes out of business this fall.
Written September 7th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
As drivers on Columbus Street south of Albany know, construction is well under way on the start of the Henshaw Farm subdivision, a big new housing development at the corner of Columbus and Ellingson Road. The one novel item I noticed Sunday was a bit of green pavement at the entrance to one of the […]
Written September 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
This, a garbage dump on a public trail, is still the exception in Albany. What can be done to keep scenes like this from multiplying as they have in other cities in Oregon and up and down the West Coast?
Written September 5th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
The sight of construction activity at a former gas station site on Pacific Boulevard raised the question of whether something was finally going to get built there. The answer, alas, is no.
Written September 4th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
The last few times I passed the CARA-sponsored electric-vehicle charging station in downtown Albany, the device was still shrouded in black plastic. But Saturday night, the plastic was gone and the thing looked ready to be used.