A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Bikepath system grows, a little

Written November 20th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s Periwinkle Bike Path has a new extension, thanks to Lowe’s. The path offers a shortcut of sorts, and I sampled it on Friday afternoon.

A wild idea for Periwinkle Path

Written September 10th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

As part of the big home improvement center it is building in Albany, the Lowe’s company is extending the Periwinkle Bike Path all along the eastern boundary of its site. When it’s done, the path will dead-end on Ninth Avenue. And that brings me to a wild idea.

Lowe’s says it will open in December

Written May 18th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

There was the usual assembly of local officials and company representatives to mark the start of construction Monday of Lowe’s Albany home improvement and garden center, and the company man I talked to was confident the builders would beat the Dec. 31 deadline to finish the job.

City to Lowe’s: Permit is ready

Written April 28th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

It looks like things are about to get going on the Albany site where Lowe’s plans to build a 125,000-square-foot home improvement and garden center. The city of Albany’s building permit for the project has been ready since Friday and on Tuesday was still waiting for a company representative to pick it up.

Albany’s new deal with Lowe’s

Written January 29th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Even though there are no signs of this on the ground, or because of this, Albany Councilman Floyd Collins wants the public to know that plans for the Lowe’s home improvement store at Ninth and Oak are back on track.

Lowe’s decision may come soon

Written April 4th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

  On Facebook and elsewhere, the questions keep popping up: Is the Lowe’s company going ahead with its long-pending plans to build a home improvement center at Ninth Avenue and Oak Street in Albany? And if so, when? The answers may be only days away.

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