Harrisburg Gets Hit Hard By Snow

HARRISBURG, Ore. – There were reports that Harrisburg saw more than a foot of snow on Friday. Not a lot of people were out on the roads, or out playing in the snow, but KEZI 9 News Reporter Cyd Dutcher did catch up with a few brave souls, trying to take advantage of the snow … Continue reading »

Harrisburg Students Learn About Weather

HARRISBURG, Ore. –¬†While the fog was thick in Harrisburg on Wednesday it didn’t stop the students at Harrisburg Elementary School from learning how to make fog right in their classroom. Meteorologist Melissa Frey spent the morning with the second graders in Mrs. Grassman, Tucker and Jackson’s classes teaching them how to forecast the weather. For … Continue reading »

Fog Related Crashes

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Law enforcement is blaming the dense fog for multiple crashes along I-5 today. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers about poor visibility that is expected to creep in again Sunday tonight. They say they helped Oregon State Police respond to numerous fog-related accidents, mostly in southern Linn County Saturday morning. … Continue reading »

Police Investigating Murder-Suicide

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a Eugene woman was killed by her longtime boyfriend, who then killed himself. Their bodies were found on a rural road in Harrisburg. The family reported 34-year-old Jacqueline Marroquin missing to Eugene police on Monday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said they were notified once … Continue reading »

Crowds Line Streets at Harrisburg Parade

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The annual Harrisburg Parade draws crowds from all over. There are a number of reasons why people came out to watch the parade. For veterans it’s about love of country. “Well I’m an American, what a wonderful day to be out on the birthday of America what a great day,” said Bill … Continue reading »

Funnel Cloud Passes Through Town

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Residents are still talking about the funnel cloud that touched down in Harrisburg on Thursday. People we spoke to say the day started just like any other, but the weather turned bizarre shortly before 5 p.m when the funnel cloud made its presence known. Friends and neighbors who spotted it immediately began … Continue reading »

Funnel Cloud Spotted in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Ore. — A funnel cloud was spotted and photographed in Harrisburg; meanwhile, an EF 1¬†tornado touched down in McMinnville. The National Weather Service sent a team from Portland to investigate damage in the area. The funnel cloud in Harrisburg appears to have materialized shortly before 5:00 p.m. There are no reports of damage from … Continue reading »

Residents React to Power Line Repairs

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Bonneville Power Administration will begin rebuilding a 72-year-old power line next week. Part of the project will include crews cutting down more than 6,000 trees from Junction City to Albany. The 32-mile section of the Albany-Eugene Transmission Line has not been worked on since its construction in 1940. BPA says many … Continue reading »