A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On Sunday afternoon, encounter in the rain

Written June 2nd, 2024 by Hasso Hering

What do you do if you find a couple of ducks hanging out behind your car in the parking lot of the Albany Fred Meyer? Ask them to hold still for a quick photo, of course.

A January ride: On the bike in the rain

Written January 27th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

For no particular reason, my bike ride along the Albany riverfront Saturday took me to Bowman Park, where the only thing to see was the rain-swollen Willamette River.

Checking riverside parks for high water

Written December 4th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The Willamette River at Albany was expected to crest at just under 20 feet in the early hours Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service, well below the flood stage of 25 feet.

Loooking out the window on a rainy day

Written November 1st, 2023 by Hasso Hering

When you’re sitting at your desk on the first of November and it rains, it’s nice to look outside and see a couple of feathered friends on an otherwise gloomy day.

October: Back to normal on the river

Written October 27th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

What a difference a little rain makes — at least in the level and flow of the Willamette River.

There’s good news in rain, for now

Written October 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

We got some heavy rain across western Oregon on Wednesday afternoon, as the video makes plain, and I was happy to notice that the National Weather Service predicted rain for northern California as well.

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