A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On a ride, when all you see is geese

Written December 26th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Most days, riding the bike around Albany, I see something at least mildly interesting or noteworthy along the way. On other days, not so much.

Deputies investigate straw fire on Riverside

Written October 10th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

When I read online about the fire of the big stack of straw southwest of Albany Monday, I wondered what could have caused it. So far the cause is undetermined, and Linn County detectives are trying to find what it was.

Off Riverside Drive, a huge wall of straw

Written August 28th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Riding the bike along Riverside Drive southwest of Albany the other day, I could not help but be impressed by the massive amount of grass straw that’s stacked on a field south of the road.

Report released on fatal bike crash

Written September 10th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The accident that killed an Albany bicyclist on Riverside Drive on Aug. 23 remains “under investigation,” according to a police traffic crash report the Linn County Sheriff’s Office released on Friday.

In fatal bike crash, waiting for the cause

Written August 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

One week after an Albany bicyclist died in a collision with a motor vehicle on a widened section of Riverside Drive, Linn County sheriff’s detectives are still trying to determine exactly how it happened.

Out on Riverside Drive, there’s this

Written December 16th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Out on Riverside Drive, about half a mile from Oakville Road, this is what you see: Three great big stacks of stuff covered with tarps to protect them from the winter rain.

Benton: UP won’t allow bikeway underpass

Written April 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

It’s hard to say whether the long-planned but never built Albany-Corvallis Bikeway in Benton County is still a possibility, especially now that the Albany portion has to be reconsidered.

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