A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
If you’re among the people in Albany wondering why there’s been no progress on the new pickleball courts at Linn-Benton Community College, this story is for you.
If they haven’t heard already, Albany pickleball players may be glad to know that work has started on converting the tennis courts at Linn-Benton Community College for their sport.
If everything goes as planned, in no more than seven years some 500 people working at Albany-area industries will have had specialized training on equipment bought with a grant from the Albany City Council.
It’s hard to think of a more direct form of “”economic development” than what the Albany City Council has now agreed to spend $2.9 million to support.