HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

CARA’s riverfront project survives on 5-2 vote

Written May 11th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Albany is plowing ahead with its $16.2 million project to upgrade the Willamette riverfront, but it’s not a unanimous decision.


Flooding in May? Well, yes, at Bryant Park

Written May 9th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Only a couple of days ago the Willamette and Calapooia rivers overflowed their banks a little in Bryant Park. On Monday the water rose higher and flooded the upper road and parking lot as well.


A day’s report: High water and sunshine

Written May 7th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If anyone had plans for a Mother’s Day picnic at this shelter in Albany’s Bryant Park, well, those plans had to be changed.


Riverside apartments post what they’ll cost

Written April 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Once again last week, the bike took me on the trail between the Willamette River and The Banks, the 120-unit apartment complex under construction near Bowman Park in Albany. Then, over the weekend, I noticed that the Salem-based developers have opened a website that shows the floor plans of different units and what they will […]


On Albany’s riverfront, there’s a delay

Written April 8th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

So what’s happening on Albany’s much anticipated riverfront redevelopment project this year? Nothing, that’s what. And the city puts part of the blame for the delay on Putin’s war against Ukraine.


Bowman dock cleared of debris, for now

Written March 22nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

I didn’t know it at the time, but when I reported on the big buildup of debris at the Bowman Park dock last Friday, the job of clearing the mess had already been scheduled by the Albany parks maintenance crew.


On the floating dock at Bowman Park

Written March 18th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

On a bike ride Friday I paid a visit to Albany’s Bowman Park and walked out on the floating dock. Here, take a look: That was all there was to it. Who’s going to have to clear all that debris hung up on the dock? Well, it’s a city park, so the job probably falls […]


 
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