HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Council news: Here’s what may affect you

Written October 14th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The big news out of Wednesday’s Albany City Council meeting, in terms of its effect on residents? Not the verbal blast against Councilman Rich Kellum but the coming crackdown on people who put unrecyclable trash in their recycling carts.


Scale back the Albany riverfront project?

Written September 6th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you’re interested in the Albany Riverfront Project, or concerned about its future cost, you might want to tune in to the city council meeting Wednesday, Sept. 9


Albany council steps into Portland unrest

Written July 22nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The virtual meeting of the Albany City Council Wednesday night was about to end without anything noteworthy taking place. But then Councilman Rich Kellum brought up the recent riots in Seattle and then Portland.


Cumberland may figure in Albany election

Written July 14th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The preservation of Albany’s former Cumberland Presbyterian Church may become an issue in the city council elections this fall. A remark by Councilman Rich Kellum last week implied as much.


Another virtual ordeal; Cumberland deal OK’d

Written July 8th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Anyone else think conducting local government meetings “virtually” has been allowed long enough? Sitting through one of these online sessions is more taxing than you might think, and there are other problems as well.


Why the public has not panicked over corona

Written July 8th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany Councilman Rich Kellum wishes the media more often reported details about the corona crisis in addition to the daily toll of added cases and deaths. And there is more to report, all of it readily available in the data the Oregon Health Authority publishes online.


Covid may stop Albany Veterans Day parade

Written June 22nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

With big events around the world falling victim to COVID-19, it comes as no surprise that Albany’s Veterans Day parade this year may be called off as well.


 
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