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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Scenery getting cleaned along Albany paths

Written August 4th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

There has been considerable progress in the cleanup of vagrant camps along two of Albany’s multi-use paths. You cannot help but notice this if you go past these places every few days.


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.


Labor Day in Albany: Trash pile has moved

Written September 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

This, a garbage dump on a public trail, is still the exception in Albany. What can be done to keep scenes like this from multiplying as they have in other cities in Oregon and up and down the West Coast?


Discovering Albany: the Cox Creek Path

Written June 6th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

From the Cox Creek Path, you don’t see the creek for which it is named, especially not late in the spring when the vegetation runs wild.


They don’t hear you coming

Written February 17th, 2013 by

It’s no big deal yet. No big deal, that is, until some pedestrian out for a stroll and lost in his music is run down by a bike. I’m talking, of course, about the dangers inherent in the use of ear buds while wandering along those so-called multi-use paths. “Multi-use” means only two things, really: On foot […]


 
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