HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Homeless camps on Albany paths: An update

Written May 27th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The homeless camp on the Dave Clark Riverfront Path featured in Friday’s story had been cleared by Friday afternoon.


A new addition on the Dave Clark Path

Written May 27th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

There have been improvised homeless camps along the Willamette River in Albany for years, but not up on the Dave Clark Riverfront Path — until now.


Portable toilets: City’s survey ends today

Written May 11th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Over the weekend I rode the bike through Monteith Riverpark. The restrooom situation there reminded me that the Albany City Council is not yet done with portable toilets.


A day’s report: High water and sunshine

Written May 7th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If anyone had plans for a Mother’s Day picnic at this shelter in Albany’s Bryant Park, well, those plans had to be changed.


Watching a big bird at Periwinkle Park

Written April 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

On a leisurely ride down the Periwinkle Bikepath Saturday, a great blue heron caught my eye. So I stopped a few minutes to watch.


On Albany’s riverfront, there’s a delay

Written April 8th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

So what’s happening on Albany’s much anticipated riverfront redevelopment project this year? Nothing, that’s what. And the city puts part of the blame for the delay on Putin’s war against Ukraine.


On Cox Creek Path, the scenery has changed

Written April 6th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The Cox Creek Path in Albany is about one-third of a mile long and runs from Simpson Park to Salem Avenue. It used to be a scenic segment of Albany’s system of walking and cycling paths. This spring the nature of the scenery has dramatically changed.


 
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