Northeast Recovers from Winter Storm

BOSTON (CNN) — Twenty-four hours and up to 30 inches of snow later, things still aren’t back to normal in most of the Northeast. “Unless there’s a pressing reason to go out, this is a regroup day, and we’ll be ready to rock tomorrow,” said Juliette Kayyem, National Security Analyst. In Boston, the mayor is … Continue reading »

Blizzard Hits Northeast

NEW YORK (CNN) — As the blizzard of 2015 continues to wreak havoc on much of the Northeast, it seems to have spared New York City from the worst. Many are now criticizing city leaders for what they call overkill. The mayor’s response: better safe than sorry. “God forbid storm had not moved 20-30 miles … Continue reading »

East Coast Storm Strands Local Traveler

Philadelphia, PA. — The East Coast storm is having a nationwide impact including for people from Eugene. Eugene resident Jeannie Snyder flew out to Philadelphia to celebrate her grandson’s first birthday and has been visiting for a couple of weeks. She says her flight home Tuesday was cancelled Saturday in anticipation of the storm. She … Continue reading »

Earthquake Anniversary Marks 315 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — Jan. 26 marks the anniversary of the last Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. It shook the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago. Scientists say the next big one could strike Oregon at any time and will likely be 9.0 or higher. Emergency preparedness officials say you always should have an emergency kit ready that … Continue reading »

Brush Fire Burns near San Francisco

PACIFICA, Calif. (CNN) — Flames erupted early Monday morning in Pacifica about 15 miles south of San Francisco. High winds pushed the brush fire near a neighborhood, forcing dozens of evacuations. It also threatened a nearby high school. No injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. Residents were later allowed to return home. Now, … Continue reading »

New York Prepares for Historic Storm

NEW YORK CITY (CNN) — A potentially historic snow storm is expected to hit New York City Monday night. Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling New Yorkers to get ready for the extreme weather. “I want everyone to understand that we are facing, most likely, one of the┬álargest snow storms in the history of this … Continue reading »

Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

EUGENE, Ore. — Science is always more fun when you can see it in action. Fifth grade students at Gilham Elementary have been studying molecules and how they react to hot air. They’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to launch their balloon, and Wednesday morning they had just the right weather for the perfect … Continue reading »

8 Earthquakes Reported in Nevada

(CNN) — The USGS reports eight earthquakes in the last 24 hours in northeast Nevada, including one that had a magnitude of 4.5. This area is about 45 miles southeast of Lakeview, Oregon. You may remember a similar swarm of earthquakes back in November. Earthquakes in this area have been going on since July. The … Continue reading »

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake in California

(CNN) — An earthquake rocked parts of California Tuesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.4 magnitude quake was centered about 120 miles southeast of San Francisco. Light shaking was reported around the quake. No serious injuries or damage were reported.

Willamette Pass Resort Opens

WILLAMETTE PASS, Ore. — A new year, a new season—Willamette Pass opens for the first time this winter to kick off ski season. Only about one-third of the mountain is open at Willamette Pass on it’s first day but the lifts are running, people are excited, and ready to hit the hills. An estimated 500 … Continue reading »

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