HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Neighbors hope to save park — by buying it

Written July 7th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Families living behind Albany’s Hazelwood Park, which the council has offered for sale, hope to save the wooded parcel by buying it and making it part of their yards.


Summer concerts: Getting in takes preparation

Written June 23rd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s free summer concerts in Monteith Riverpark were a popular attraction before they were cancelled last year because of Covid. This  summer we’ll see how things go when people have to pay for tickets and then go through an elaborate procedure to get in.


Why LBCC pickleball venue remains shut

Written April 20th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

We’ve had fine summer weather in April, but Albany’s new complex of pickleball courts at Linn-Benton Community College remains closed for two reasons. One, the courts are still not quite finished. And two — what else? — Covid.


Council puts Hazelwood Park up for sale

Written April 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Close neighbors told the Albany City Council Wednesday how much little Hazelwood Park means to them, so much so that they have taken to trimming the grass and keeping ivy from climbing the trees. Half an hour later the council voted 5-1 to put the park up for sale.


That urban ‘vandal’ has buck teeth

Written April 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Somebody was alarmed by what she had seen near the north end of Albany’s Periwinkle Bike Path, and she wanted something done.


Storm debris at Bryant; other parks worse

Written February 18th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Bryant Park in Albany has been closed to motor traffic for weeks, so there was no need for hurry in clearing away the wreckage left by the ice storm of Saturday last.


Pickleball conflict moot; courts not finished

Written November 11th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Should the public be allowed to use the new pickleball courts at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany during the Covid era?  That question has become moot for now because the courts won’t be finished this year.


 
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