A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

This time, the ospreys got there first

Written April 7th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

A year ago, a couple of ospreys were displaced from their nest on the Albany railroad bridge by a pair of Canada geese. This year the osprey evidently got there first.

A week later, checking on Water Avenue

Written March 5th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

After a few days away, the bike and I returned to my Albany riverside beat on Monday and found that much had changed since the week before.

My riverfront beat: Brush clearing on the bank

Written February 16th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

As you probably know, my bike rides in Albany take me along the Dave Clark Riverfront Path several times a week. So it’s hard not to notice that the vegegation along the top of the bank has been cleared.

All quiet on the riverfront

Written December 28th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The Dave Clark Path on Albany’s riverfront is never crowded, but Thursday it was even less so. Which caused me to whip out the camera phone to observe:

Linn County completes Wheelhouse purchase

Written December 18th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Linn County now owns the Wheelhouse, the four-story office building whose tenants on the north side have a commanding view of the Willamette River.

Day marked by, what else, riding the bike

Written November 19th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Several times a week I take the bike along the Dave Clark Riverfront Path in Albany. That’s what I did again on Sunday because I wanted to take advantage of the weather, which was exceptionally fine.

After a week, back on the Dave Clark Path

Written October 16th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

I was out of town for a while and had not been on the Dave Clark Riverside Path in Albany for more than a week. When I got back on it Friday, something on the path had changed and something else not.

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