A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Flags at City Hall: Issue returns to life

Written October 11th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Albany may face a renewed discussion about what flags other than the traditional ones to display at City Hall.

Albany council to consider a flag policy

Written June 10th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Albany city officials have worked up a policy on displaying flags, a policy that allows for the gay-pride flag the city council voted to display for the month of June.

Council votes for ‘pride’ banner in window

Written May 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

If they look up, people wandering across the plaza outside Albany City Hall in June will be looking at a gay-rights or “pride” flag after all.

Move to hoist ‘Pride’ flag shot down

Written May 22nd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Looks like there won’t be a “Pride” flag on the pole in front of Albany City Hall next month after all.

Things have changed: A flag for June

Written May 11th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

With only one dissenting voice, the Albany City Council voted Wednesday to hoist a “pride flag” in front of City Hall during the month of June.

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