A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A noisy time at the farmers’ market

Written June 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”1Hd7uG1twJs”] What’s a little extra noise when you’re at the Albany Farmers’ Market?

Power failure: What caused it

Written May 1st, 2014 by Hasso Hering

A crew was working at Pacific Power’s Hazelwood substation in West Albany Thursday, installing a modern breaker to replace one that suffered a “catastrophic failure” on Monday afternoon, causing a widespread power outage in Albany and Corvallis. To learn more about the cause, I talked Thursday with Doris Johnson, Pacific’s Albany-area business representative, and James […]

No signals but no chaos

Written April 28th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

When a power failure hit the Albany area on Monday afternoon and knocked out all the traffic signals, motorists did what they usually do when this happens: Without being told, they took turns.

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