A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
Various projections show that Albany’s population will grow from about 55,000 now to 72,000 or even 78,000 in 20 years. One question that might be worth asking: Is that a good thing?
In Adair Village, the transformation of the countryside south of Ryals Avenue into suburbia is well under way, as I could not help noticing as I drove by there on Monday last.
Our busybody state government has, you will not be surprised to learn, a “Global Warming Commission.” Its motto is “Keep Oregon Cool.” If only it could.