HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

This road: Let’s spell it like we say it

Written July 13th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you’re looking for a momentary diversion from politics, corona news, and Portland riots, how about this question: When did they change the spelling of North Albany’s Spring Hill Drive?


Gibson Hill: What is, and isn’t, happening

Written March 6th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

As a North Albany commuter, maybe you thought the construction on Gibson Hill had something to do with the forthcoming resurfacing of the road or even the plans for a signal at nearby Crocker Lane. If so, sorry to disappoint you. No, all the recent digging on the north side of Gibson Hill, west of […]


Albany, where roundabouts flourish

Written April 12th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Just to set the record straight, Albany has five roundabouts and the one under construction now is number six. I was wrong when I wrote, in a photo caption going with a story about the North Albany Road reconstruction project a few days ago, that it would be the fourth.


 
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