Heather Turner

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Name: Heather Turner
Date registered: April 16, 2012


Heather Turner joined the KEZI 9 News team in August 2010 as a news reporter based in the Corvallis newsroom. Heather moved to Oregon from Arizona where she attended Arizona State University. She graduated magna cum laude from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sociology. While at ASU, Heather interned at KSAZ FOX 10 News, KNOW99 Television, KPHO CBS 5 News, and received the Scripps Howard Foundation Scholarship to intern at KNXV ABC 15 News. Heather also reported as the police beat reporter at ASU’s newspaper, The State Press, in addition to reporting for ASU’s TV station, Cronkite News Service.

Latest posts

  1. Controlled Burn Benefits Wildlife — August 30, 2012
  2. Bourbon to Honor Fallen Soldiers — August 29, 2012
  3. Rats Take Over State Building — August 28, 2012
  4. Changes to OSU Game Day Experience — August 27, 2012
  5. Damaged Tree Turned into Art — August 27, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. Bourbon to Honor Fallen Soldiers — 5 comments
  2. Corvallis Boy Drowns in River — 3 comments
  3. Opinions on Possible Corvallis Walmart — 1 comment
  4. Grass Seed Season Affecting Allergies — 1 comment
  5. “Miracle Pig” Survives Jump from Trailer — 1 comment

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Controlled Burn Benefits Wildlife

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — You may have noticed a large plume of smoke hovering over the Willamette Valley Thursday afternoon.  There’s no need to worry, it was a prescribed burn put on by state and U.S. departments. U.S. Fish and Wildlife and the Oregon Department of Forestry crews set off controlled burns at the William … Continue reading »

Bourbon to Honor Fallen Soldiers

ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore. — A local distillery honors America’s fallen soldiers in its own unique way. The owner of 4 Spirits Distillery has just bottled up his first batch of bourbon whiskey, but to him, those bottles of liquor are more than just his next business venture, it’s another way for him to pay tribute … Continue reading »

Rats Take Over State Building

SALEM, Ore. — Dozens of very unwelcome visitors have taken over the state’s human services building in Salem, causing concern for many employees. A letter was sent out to all employees alerting them of a rat infestation and advising employees how they can do their part, to help get rid of the problem. The first … Continue reading »

Changes to OSU Game Day Experience

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is changing its game day atmosphere to what’s now called “Beaver Fan Fest” in order to make home game experiences more enjoyable for fans. For starters, the kid zone will be moved from the front of Reser Stadium, to the Tommy Prothro practice facility.  It will include inflatable games … Continue reading »

Damaged Tree Turned into Art

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An apartment complex manager and a local artist are making the best out of a disastrous situation, by turning a damaged tree in Corvallis into a work of art, one cut at a time. The Oak Vale Apartments manager says the weight of snow during last winter’s storms caused a few of … Continue reading »

Art, Music Featured in 3-Day Festival

ALBANY, Ore. — The 13th annual Northwest Art & Air Festival is under way in Albany. Event organizers expect around 50,000 visitors to head out to this year’s three-day festival.   It’s a fun-filled weekend full of events and activities for all ages. Local artists were out setting up bright and early, but with all the … Continue reading »

New Overpass Planned in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — The Benton County Board of Commissioners voted to start the design work for a new overpass. The recommendation includes adding a 113 foot single-span overpass on 53rd Street just south of the fairgrounds. It will rise 35 feet to clear the railroad tracks, have two traffic lanes, bike lanes and sidewalks, … Continue reading »

New Philomath High School Campus

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Philomath High School students will notice a dramatic change to their surroundings when they head back to class this fall. For the past year, students at the school have been split across two campuses, but now this year, they’ll get to learn at their brand new high school campus. It’s almost unrecognizable. For … Continue reading »

Sky’s the Limit for New Brewpub

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new Corvallis brewpub is already gaining attention with its unique microbrews and its “sky high” addition in the works. Sky High Brewing owners are still working on getting their restaurant built on the rooftop, but they opened their tap room a few weeks ago and so far they say business has … Continue reading »

New OSU Dorms to Attract All Students

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University changed up its new residence hall plans to accommodate a wider variety of students. OSU officials say originally it was designed for upperclassmen, but they’ve made some changes to make it more accommodating to freshman as well. Administrators modified the original plan by increasing the amount of students per … Continue reading »

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