HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Postscript: Why the hole was made so big

Written October 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If you read Monday’s story behind the 25,000-gallon tank being installed at the new Oak Grove School in North Albany, you may have briefly wondered why the excavation for it was many times bigger than the tank.


At Oak Grove, a big tank and bigger hole

Written October 15th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The sight of a mammoth tank at the Oak Grove School construction site in North Albany made me wonder what it’s for. I got the answer, but I’m still amazed at the varied and apparently ancient geology revealed by a huge excavation on the site.


Watching Oak Grove being razed

Written June 21st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The demolition of Oak Grove School in North Albany drew a small crowd this morning.


Take a last look at Oak Grove School

Written May 29th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If you want to take a last look at Oak Grove School in rural North Albany, better make it quick. The building will be demolished shortly, to be replaced by a much bigger one that’s scheduled to be ready in the fall of 2019.


Bike graduation at Oak Grove

Written May 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Thursday was graduation day for the fifth-graders at Albany’s Oak Grove School who took part in a weeklong “bike safety carnival.” With volunteer instructors and chaperones leading they way and bringing up the rear, several groups of half a dozen or more rode through North Albany neighborhoods and headed down busy Gibson Hill Road to […]


 
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