A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Return to Sunrise Park, a four-minute tour

Written April 13th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Over the last three years I’ve made a few visits to Albany’s Sunrise Park while the place was being rebuilt to better serve the neighborhood. Last week, on my way somewhere else, I stopped by again and was impressed by what it has become.

Nice thought, but safety comes first

Written September 25th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

This improvised addition showed up at the east end of Albany’s riverside Dave Clark Path. Today it featured a notice zip-tied to the bench that made me stop to take a look.

What’s the deal on natural area?

Written December 1st, 2015 by Hasso Hering

In 2009 the city of Albany bought 27 acres of former farmland on the south side of East Thornton Lake for $2.25 million. There once was the thought of building a parking lot and paths so people could enjoy the place as the East Thornton Lake Natural Area. But that prospect has retreated into the […]

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