Fire Department Seeks New Station

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Harrisburg’s fire chief says Wednesday’s fire at Smucker Pelleting is a perfect example of why the town needs voters to approve a new fire station in a few weeks. The $4.2 million bond measure is on the May ballot. The fire chief says the current station doesn’t have a live-in area, it … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Smucker Pelleting Warehouse

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Western Oregon farmers are rallying around one another after a vital warehouse was destroyed in a fire Wednesday. Flames ripped through Smucker Pelleting on Powerline and Diamond Hill roads in Harrisburg. The fire was so big that eight fire departments from Corvallis to the north and Eugene and Springfield to the south responded. … Continue reading »