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

Author's posts listings

Corvallis Boy Drowns in River

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A little boy, excited to head into first grade in the fall, won’t ever make it back to play with his friends and teachers. Family members say six-year-old Ryan Garrette was camping with family and friends at a reunion in Brownsville on August 10, when he drowned in a local river. Family … Continue reading »

Fans Ready for Country Music Fest

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — The stage is set and ready for this weekend’s Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival. Crowds were outside lining up since early Friday morning.  They say they didn’t want to miss this chance to see some of their favorite country stars. “We have been here since quarter till seven this morning because Sugarland … Continue reading »

Heat Doesn’t Stop OSU Football Practice

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Mother Nature didn’t give the OSU football players a break on Thursday, with temperatures around 90 degrees during practice and it being even hotter down on the turf field, hydration was key. “It’s pretty hot, I mean the turf definitely bumps it up a few degrees but you know I just try … Continue reading »

One Dies, One Injured in Head-On Crash

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — A deadly head-on collision shut down Highway 228 in Brownsville Wednesday morning. Oregon State Police say at about 10:40 a.m. Wednesday,  54-year-old Stephen J. Dyal, from Springfield, was driving a pickup westbound on Highway 228 when he traveled into the other lane around a curve in a no-passing zone and crashed head-on … Continue reading »

“Miracle Pig” Survives Jump from Trailer

LACOMB, Ore. — A daring pig didn’t go to the market, she didn’t get ice cream, and she almost died on her way home. “Snickers” is now being called a miracle pig after evading death twice. “That was the most traumatic thing. I will never forget that in my life,” said the pig’s owner Scott … Continue reading »

Rare Book Collection Donated to OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University has received a hefty donation, a large collection of rare books. The collection of rare books contains more than 350 titles.  Many volumes are the only recorded copy in Oregon or the Pacific Northwest. OSU alumnus Albert Parr and his wife Ruth donated the collection.  They had collected many … Continue reading »

Local Christmas Tree Farms Doing OK

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Christmas tree farmers in the Midwest are feeling the burn of the drought this year.  The dry weather is killing off many of their new seedlings. Although Oregon isn’t experiencing a drought, recent hot weather and the lack of rain has affected some of the new local Christmas trees planted this year. … Continue reading »

OSU Named “Best Buy School”

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is considered one of the nation’s best when it comes to cost versus education. Oregon State University has been named as a “Best Buy School” in the 2013 edition of “The Fiske Guide to Colleges,” which ranks universities by price and academics. There are 41 institutions named as 2013’s … Continue reading »

Tsunami Dock Removed from Beach

AGATE BEACH, Ore. — Visitors to the beach today say they cant believe how quickly the area has transformed when just a few days ago the dock was sunk into the sandy ground. After four days of work any visible sign of the more than 160-ton dock is gone. Some visitors told KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Crews Run into Trouble with Dock

Near NEWPORT, Ore. — Ballard Diving and Salvage crews are working on their third cut through the Japanese dock that washed up on Agate Beach. Getting the first cut done was quite the process. Crews started Wednesday, but they ran into rebar and some large metal tubes at the bottom of the dock. They started … Continue reading »

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