HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On the riverfront: What kind of development?

Written September 28th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With nothing more urgent on my plate, I stopped on the Albany riverfront Tuesday evening to look around. What I saw was nothing sensational or new, but it prompted me to say:


Cox Creek Path has new look: It’s clean

Written September 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Here’s an update from the east side of my riverfront beat, and it’s good news.


A new dwelling on N.E. Water Avenue

Written August 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Part of the 2100 block of Northeast Water Avenue in Albany is narrow and parallels the broad right-of-way of the Portland & Pacific railroad on the south side of the tracks. The street is on the bike route I often take along the Willamette riverfront. The last few times I noticed a new construction site, […]


Albany downtown: The riverfront next?

Written October 13th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

So what comes next for CARA, the central Albany urban renewal district? Mayor Sharon Konopa has an idea, and she mentioned it Saturday at the completion ceremony of the city’s two-year downtown streetscape project.


Boating news, and Millersburg fire deal

Written April 25th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

In other riverfront news, Albany-area boaters are still waiting for the new floating dock at Takena Landing, but the ramp at Bowman Park is once again clear of woody debris and OK for putting boats in and taking them out.


On riverfront: Cleanup possible

Written April 25th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s riverfront is my beat, and there’s a bit of potential good news on the north end of Denver Street. The owner of an abandoned house there has agreed to give the property to the city. So if everything goes according to plan, the city will be able to ban trespassing, clean the place up […]


 
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