HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On Gibson Hill, repaving due this summer

Written April 19th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With any kind of luck, North Albany commuters should find the going much smoother on Gibson Hill Road by the end of summer 2022.


More details on new traffic cameras

Written February 14th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

There’s more to the new traffic cameras ODOT has installed on Spring Hill Drive at Highway 20 in North Albany. I learned this today from Angela Beers-Seydel, ODOT’s  public information officer for this area.


Up in the December sky, men at work

Written December 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

When there’s work that has to be done at the top of a cell phone tower, someone has to go up there and do it.


No controversy: Two developments get city’s OK

Written November 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

In what was pretty much a formality, the Albany Planning Commission has approved a 22-unit apartment complex on Southeast Salem Avenue and a 23-lot subdivision on Northwest Gibson Hill Road.


Now that the ‘hazard trees’ are gone …

Written November 7th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Last month Benton County had a lot of Douglas firs removed from the natural area at the corner of Crocker Lane and Valley View Drive in North Albany.  So let’s do a quick check and see what the place looks like now.


In North Albany woodland, reducing the risk

Written September 30th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The Benton County parks department is about to start cutting down more trees in what it calls the North Albany Natural Area, and it wants people to know why this has to be done.


Small district’s water service is assured

Written September 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Customers in the Dumbeck Lane Water District got reassuring news Wednesday. Arrangements have been made for continued water service after their small district outside the urban growth boundary in North Albany goes out of business this fall.


 
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