HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

City wants to raze old Wells Fargo branch

Written September 19th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Maybe it’s not too early to start thinking about what will take its place when and if the former Wells Fargo Bank branch downtown is razed.


What will replace trees on 2nd Avenue?

Written September 7th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

A year and a half ago, the City of Albany took out nine trees on Second Avenue behind the Oregon Department of Human Services building, just east of Lyon Street, and planned to replace them.


Landmarks OK’s three downtown renovations

Written August 7th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Plans to renovate or restore three downtown landmarks — well, two landmarks and one other building — can go ahead now that the Albany Landmarks Commission has given its approval.


The Birds: Shared scooters make Albany debut

Written April 27th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The Birds have arrived in Albany. The electric scooters, that is, that the California-based Bird company is making available for rent.


Downtown intrigue: A man of mystery

Written April 5th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Who is that man? That dapper looking figure keeping an eye out from the window looking out over Albany’s Broadalbin Street below?


 
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