HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A ride in the park while daylight lasts

Written November 4th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The bike and I went around Bryant Park in Albany Saturday afternoon. I wasn’t thinking of this being the last day of daylight saving time of 2023. Here’s what came to mind instead:


Biking around our nice place to live

Written July 31st, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Depending on where you go, there’s no shortage of sights to photograph when you go on a leisurely bike ride, as I did Saturday.  This trip took me to Takena Landing Park to check out a case of “theft from a tree,” the subject of a story here. But there was other stuff to see […]


Flooding in May? Well, yes, at Bryant Park

Written May 9th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Only a couple of days ago the Willamette and Calapooia rivers overflowed their banks a little in Bryant Park. On Monday the water rose higher and flooded the upper road and parking lot as well.


A day’s report: High water and sunshine

Written May 7th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If anyone had plans for a Mother’s Day picnic at this shelter in Albany’s Bryant Park, well, those plans had to be changed.


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.


It’s the season — for the rivers to rise

Written December 21st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Every time there’s heavy rain, the Albany rivers rise, and they did so this time as well. Anticipating this, the Albany Parks Department closed the gates to Bryant Park. You can still get in on foot or on a bike, as I did this morning. Other people did as well, walking with their children or […]


Group exercise in the Age of Corona

Written May 12th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

On a ride past Bryant Park, this view caught my eye: A whole bunch of people on the ground, doing leg lifts or something like that.


 
HH Today: A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
Albany Albany City Council Albany council Albany downtown Albany Fire Department Albany housing Albany parks Albany Planning Commission Albany police Albany Post Office Albany Public Works Albany riverfront Albany schools Albany Station Albany streets Albany traffic Albany urban renewal Amtrak apartments ARA Benton County bicycling bike lanes Bowman Park Bryant Park CARA climate change COVID-19 Cox Creek Cox Creek path Crocker Lane cumberland church cycling Dave Clark Path DEQ downtown Albany Edgewater Village Highway 20 homeless housing Interstate 5 land use Linn County Millersburg Monteith Riverpark North Albany ODOT Oregon coast Oregon legislature Pacific Power Portland & Western Queen Avenue Republic Services Riverside Drive Santiam Canal Scott Lepman Talking Water Gardens The Banks Tom Cordier Union Pacific urban renewal Water Avenue Waterfront Project Waverly Lake Willamette River


Copyright 2022. All Rights Reserved. Hasso Hering.
Website Serviced by Santiam Communications
Hasso Hering