HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A successor in Linn County clerk’s office

Written September 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

When I visited the late Steve Druckenmiller’s office in the Linn County Courthouse on Sept. 25, it was Chief Deputy Clerk Marcie Richey who showed me around.


Remembering Linn’s Steve Druckenmiller

Written September 26th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The walls of Steve Duckenmiller’s office in the Linn County Courthouse stir up a lot of memories of many years of local politics and national events as well.


About ballots mailed too late to be counted

Written September 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

One thing Albany-area voters don’t have to worry much about is that in our elections, a whole bunch of votes are discarded because they are sent off too late or get hung up in the mail. The number of such ballots turns out to be small.


CARA has pick of 3 offers to buy ex-bank

Written June 14th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s urban renewal board next week will be asked to choose one of three widely different offers to buy and redevelop the former Wells Fargo bank at Broadalbin Street and First Avenue downtown.


Deprived of a chance to vote? Not so fast

Written October 29th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Facebook last week reverberated with a complaint from a Lebanon mother that a particular set of circumstances resulted in her son being deprived of a chance to vote. I looked into it, and the upshot is that he can vote after all if he wants.


 
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