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Sunday video: Cavorting canines

Written July 27th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s new dog park wasn’t exactly overrun Sunday morning, but the dogs that were there seemed to enjoy themselves. Maybe they don’t usually get to run around in company with other dogs, so this might have neen something of a novelty for them.


Dog park: All it needs is dogs

Written July 24th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

On a ride around town today, I checked on progress at the new dog park at Timber Linn Park. I found the place ready to open but still locked up. when I got home in the afternoon, there was an email from Albany Parks Director Ed Hodney announcing that the dog park was indeed finished and that […]


Albany’s dog park about done

Written July 8th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If you’ve been waiting to exercise your dogs at Albany’s newly fenced dog park, the wait is almost over. How much longer? The answer at City Hall on Monday was “soon.” The fencing is finished, complete with three cage-like enclosures at the entrance, with gates to the outside as well as the inside. Glistening in the […]


Will dog park cancel Albany rally?

Written June 26th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s first fenced dog park is taking shape, but not without controversy. A representative of the Northwest branch of the Familiy Motor Coach Association has complained to the city that the dog park takes up space the association had used to park 100 motor homes during its rallies at the Linn County Fair and Expo […]


Albany dog park: The spot

Written May 25th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

What’s new on the plan to fence in an area for dogs at Albany’s Timber Linn Park? At last report, in this space on May 6, Parks and Recreation Director Ed Hodney said he had settled on Timber Linn as the place but had not yet chosen the specific corner of the park. Now he […]


An Albany park for dogs

Written May 6th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If I had a dog that needed room to run, I’d be more than passing interested in what the Albany Parks and Recreation Department is working on. Being dogless, alas, I was still curious about whatever happened as a result of a public meeting announced a couple of months ago. The meeting was to gauge […]


 
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