A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
A cloud of dust caught my eye from two blocks away on Wednesday, so I rode the bike to the corner of Fourth Avenue and Calapooia Street. There was dust because a man on a big machine was beginning to excavate the corner lot.
This week it looked like the long-contested redevelopment of this downtown Albany corner could finally begin. But not quite yet.
The northeast corner of Fourth Avenue and Calapooia Street in Albany has been in the news for years, but not lately. So how about an update?