The generator in Albany’s Vine Street powerhouse has been quiet this fall, a period when normally it would have been running. But it may start up again in a matter of days and once again earning money from electricity sales.
It was in 1973 that that a group of seniors at Oregon State University had an assignment of designing bikeways for the city of Albany, and the Periwinkle Bikepath was the result. Now another group of students, from the University of Oregon this time, has taken on a similar challenge. It may be too much to expect a similar […]
The long-running dispute between Albany and Lebanon over the Santiam Canal is about to be settled, and the public works staffs and lawyers of both cities deserve the credit for working out the details.
The war of words between Albany and Lebanon over the Albany-Santiam Canal has calmed down, thanks at least in part to the public works professionals of both towns. As a result, it’s now possible to envision an agreement that meets the goals of each, and the hope is that the respective city councils see it that […]
The good old Albany-Santiam Canal is back in the news, as it frequently is, and money is the cause. Albany plans to bill Lebanon for a share of canal maintenance costs. And in a seemingly unrelated matter, a contractor and the city of Albany are trying to settle on the final payments for a repair job […]