HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Main Street circle: Just landscape it

Written February 4th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Since it was completed last September, the new roundabout on Albany’s rebuilt Main Street has been tempoarily marked with orange plastic while the city tries to decide whether to get fancy with decorating the place. Nobody asked me, but I would put in a tree and some low-maintenance shrubs and forget about anything that costs tens […]


What the hell, it’s only money!

Written October 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

It’s nice to be reminded now and then, and especially just before an election, how casually public money is being thrown around at various levels of government. Three examples spring to mind.


 
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