Written September 30th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
The Benton County parks department is about to start cutting down more trees in what it calls the North Albany Natural Area, and it wants people to know why this has to be done.
Written October 14th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
News about the effort to move and save Albany’s Cumberland Church prompted a reader to wonder what’s going on with the North Palestine Church, which was towed to Adair Village 10 years ago. The short answer is that it still sits where it was put, just south of the old officers’ club of Camp Adair, awaiting […]
Written October 1st, 2019 by Hasso Hering
On a ride up and down the hills of North Albany on Monday, I detoured into North Albany County Park to see how the cleanup was going after the recent logging there.
Written October 11th, 2018 by Hasso Hering
Benton County is nearly finished building a new trail through about 10 acres of woodlands at the southwest corner of Valley View Drive and Crocker Lane in North Albany.
Written November 13th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Visitors at North Albany County Park may start seeing changes in the next few years based on a new master plan. Developed over the last couple of years with lots of outreach to and input from the people in surrounding neighborhoods, the plan goes to the Benton County Board of Commissioners for approval in December.
Written April 7th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Benton County has completed a conceptual master plan for North Albany County Park, where more than a hundred “hazard trees” weakened by drought and bugs were removed last year. Friday’s windstorm felled a few more, laying them across a house near the entrance to the park.