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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Message on bridges: The rest of the story

Written May 26th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

So what’s this bridge work that ODOT is telling us about on message boards at Albany’s two Willamette River crossings? In short, it’s a matter of fixing damaged beams on the Ellsworth Street span.


Downtown landmark: Back to its beginning

Written May 23rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

One of downtown Albany’s remaining historic buildings is being returned to the purpose for which it was built more than a century ago.


A safety issue along the riverfront path

Written May 22nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Security is one of the subjects that will need attention as Albany contemplates adding various enhancements to the Dave Clark Path and other public property along the Willamette Riverfront.


Where downtown EV chargers will go

Written May 21st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The city of Albany has agreed to accept a $63,548 grant from Pacific Power for the installation of electric-vehicle charging stations on a downtown parking lot.


Explaining what we see outside the courthouse

Written May 21st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Why are they putting up all that scaffolding at the Linn County Courthouse this week? To gain access to the roof so the roof can be replaced, that’s why.


CARA gets a look at riverfront designs

Written May 20th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s downtown urban renewal advisory board got a preview Wednesday of various ways in which the city’s riverfront could be dressed up. Whether any of it ever gets done is uncertain, but the board members generally liked what they saw.


Landmarks says project is just too big

Written May 19th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Two years ago the Albany Landmarks Commission refused to allow the demolition of three dilapidated old houses at Fourth Avenue and Calapooia Street. On the Tuesday night the same commission turned down a plan for two new buildings on the site as too massive and tall.


 
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