A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Riverfront items: New access; park steps

Written May 18th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

And in other exciting news, the new crossing to the Dave Clark Riverfront Path at Montgomery Street in Albany has been opened for public use.

Up and down the new Riverpark steps

Written May 16th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Besides the new stage, playground and splash pad, another striking feature of Albany’s refurbished Monteith Riverpark is a concrete stairway that sweeps down — or up — the middle of the park’s grassy slope.

Waterfront Project: 2 months to grand opening

Written May 5th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

If you were looking for a shorthand progress report on Albany’s Waterfront Project, and even if you weren’t, City Manager Peter Troedsson provided one on Friday.

A riverfront place to take your grandkids

Written May 2nd, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The new playground in Monteith Riverpark is coming along, and now a couple of things I wondered about have been cleared up.

Looking in as Monteith Park is rebuilt

Written April 15th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Once again the construction gate was ajar and no one seemed to be around on Monday afternoon, so the bike and I snuck into Monteith Riverpark to look at how the park’s reconstruction was coming along.

Waterfront Project: Checking on stage etc.

Written March 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The new stage at Monteith Riverpark looks almost finished, and on Tuesday I took advantage of an open gate in the construction fence to walk in and take a closer look.

Riverfront project: Where things stand now

Written February 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The two river-viewing piers on Albany’s waterfront have been closed to the public for reconstruction since last spring, but now there’s a sign of some progress.

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