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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Albany seeks to improve riverside trail

Written December 22nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Albany city officials have an idea for an improved walking and biking trail along the south side of the Willamette River. The “multi-use path” would follow the route of an existing dirt track that links Bowman and Simpson parks.


Opening up Vine St. along canal? Not really

Written December 11th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

For a moment there, it looked as though the City of Albany was making progress in opening up, for public use, sections of the Vine Street right-of-way alongside the Santiam Canal.


The explanation: Why this canal was dry

Written November 14th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

It was something you don’t see very often: Albany’s Eighth Avenue Canal was dry, or almost dry, instead of carrying its usual minimal flow.


Where bike path ends, solution in the works

Written May 2nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If you ride your bike south on the Periwinkle Bikepath, you come to a dead end at Queen Avenue, where the path stops in the middle of the block. This may change soon.


Citizen gets action: A dark corner is lit

Written October 1st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

This is a story about a citizen noticing a problem, calling it to public attention, and thus launching a process that ended up getting the problem fixed.


Questioning a simple thing, and the answer

Written August 23rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

While the world seems to be headed down the drain in many complicated ways, I had a question the other day about a much simpler and straight-forward type of drain.


Street sign update: That typo is no more

Written March 16th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Last week we had a bit of fun with an accidental misspelling on the street sign at 27th Avenue and Park Terrace. Now, the typo has been fixed.


 
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