A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Same story at Henderson Park: Slow supplies

Written August 8th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If you pass the 800 block of Calapooia Street, you’ll see that work has begun on the Albany Parks and Recreation Department’s project to update Henderson Park. But because of the usual suspect — supply chain issues — it will be a while before anyone plays on new equipment there.

A mystery: What happened to ‘Henderson Grove’?

Written March 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

For last week’s story on planned improvements at Albany’s Henderson Park, I went looking for the origin of that little park. I found that and a lot more, including a thread that led to a mystery that so far is unexplained.

Learning more about Mr. & Mrs. Johnson

Written October 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

There’s always more to a story, and yesterday’s piece about the Jackson County mountain named for Albany blacksmith Ben Johnson was no exception. As soon as it appeared, readers responded with additional details.

Why do turkeys cross the street?

Written September 5th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

For weeks now, residents in West Albany have been reporting on their frequent sightings of a flock of wild turkeys. This encounter Thursday suggests that motorists will want to keep an eye out for them as well.

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