A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

City wants to vacate two riverside streets

Written May 8th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The Albany city staff will start proceedings to vacate two sections of city streets ending at the Willamette River, including one where the city has just spent a fortune on rebuilding an intersection and railroad crossing.

On the riverfront, a spiffy new intersection

Written December 23rd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Albany City Manager Peter Troedsson told readers of his Friday report to the city council that Water Avenue at Thurston Street was once again open to traffic. On Saturday’s bike ride along the riverfront, I stopped to take a look.

What I see: This time, ducks in a ditch

Written June 18th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s Thurston Street Canal, if you can call it a canal, appears on this site from time to time. That’s because, well, I like it.

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