Written April 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering
People meandering around Albany, on foot or on the bike, for something to do during these Days of Corona don’t have many sights to attract their attention. So how about watching the goings-on at construction sites?
Written March 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
Citing the coronavirus emergency, the State Fire Marshal’s Office today allowed customers to pump their own fuel at Oregon gas stations if they don’t enough attendants. But in Albany the word had not gotten around everywhere.
Written March 27th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
On Day Five of Oregon’s partial corona shutdown, the mid-valley weather made outdoor recreation less inviting, Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa indefinitely extended the city’s state of emergency, and the city announced that the council will be asked to consider a loan program to help local businesses until federal aid arrives.
Written March 23rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering
Even skateparks such as Albany’s had to close Monday under Gov. Kate Brown’s order to “stay home, save lives.”
Written March 13th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa has signed a paper declaring a “local state of emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.” The city council will meet Wednesday to ratify the resolution.