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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Labor Day in Albany: Trash pile has moved

Written September 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

This, a garbage dump on a public trail, is still the exception in Albany. What can be done to keep scenes like this from multiplying as they have in other cities in Oregon and up and down the West Coast?


On Periwinkle Path, a big pile of trash

Written August 29th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

On Facebook last week, someone posted photos of a mess on the Periwinkle Bike Path in Albany. The mess was still there Sunday afternoon, when I went to take a look.


That urban ‘vandal’ has buck teeth

Written April 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Somebody was alarmed by what she had seen near the north end of Albany’s Periwinkle Bike Path, and she wanted something done.


Bikepath system grows, a little

Written November 20th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s Periwinkle Bike Path has a new extension, thanks to Lowe’s. The path offers a shortcut of sorts, and I sampled it on Friday afternoon.


A wild idea for Periwinkle Path

Written September 10th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

As part of the big home improvement center it is building in Albany, the Lowe’s company is extending the Periwinkle Bike Path all along the eastern boundary of its site. When it’s done, the path will dead-end on Ninth Avenue. And that brings me to a wild idea.


Albany briefing: A bike path issue

Written July 30th, 2013 by

Thirty-six years after the Periwinkle Bike Path was built, now would be a good time to fix a problem that keeps it from being quite as useful as it could be. The 1.7-mile path extends from Oak Street in central Albany to Grand Prairie Park in the southeast. Another four-tenths of a mile takes the rider […]


 
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