A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Looking in as Monteith Park is rebuilt

Written April 15th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Once again the construction gate was ajar and no one seemed to be around on Monday afternoon, so the bike and I snuck into Monteith Riverpark to look at how the park’s reconstruction was coming along.

Digging deep: Rebuilding crossing at park

Written March 23rd, 2024 by Hasso Hering

My usual riverfront bike route goes past Albany’s Monteith Riverpark, where a contractor for the Portland & Western Railroad now is rebuilding the crossing at the entrance to the park.

Waterfront Project: Checking on stage etc.

Written March 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The new stage at Monteith Riverpark looks almost finished, and on Tuesday I took advantage of an open gate in the construction fence to walk in and take a closer look.

New phase starting in riverfront project

Written February 25th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Construction work on the Water Avenue rail line does not stop on weekends, as I could not help but notice on my regular bike route Sunday afternoon.

Riverfront project: Where things stand now

Written February 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The two river-viewing piers on Albany’s waterfront have been closed to the public for reconstruction since last spring, but now there’s a sign of some progress.

What’s up with Wells Fargo lot: An update

Written January 3rd, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Some day there may be a building there, but for now the former site of Wells Fargo Bank’s downtown Albany branch is serving the need for more parking slots.

E-bike store joins downtown scene

Written November 30th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

On Tuesday this week I was riding my bicycle on First Avenue toward Lyon when four colorful bikes on the sidewalk caught my eye.

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