Jessica Debbas

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Name: Jessica Debbas
Date registered: April 16, 2012


Jessica joined the KEZI 9 evening news team as a reporter in February 2011. Jessica comes to Eugene from Bozeman, Montana where she was a reporter and anchor for KTVM/NBC Montana. She received her B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University in 2008. In San Diego she interned at KUSI News. After graduation she moved to Seattle and worked as a news assistant for CBS affiliate KIRO 7, where she fell in love with the Northwest and is thrilled to be back. Jessica grew up in Carlsbad, California. Even though San Diego will always be home, she is excited for new adventures in Oregon.

Latest posts

  1. New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet — October 24, 2014
  2. Barrier to be Installed at Crash Site — October 23, 2014
  3. FBI: Man Robs Three Banks in Two Days — October 18, 2014
  4. Three Killed in Crash Near Lost Lake — October 18, 2014
  5. Nordstrom Rack One Year Later — October 9, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Driver Claims Self-Defense in Shooting — 16 comments
  2. Students Protest Zimmerman Verdict — 12 comments
  3. Friends Remember Train Accident Victim — 12 comments
  4. Elderly Woman Dies in Springfield Crash — 9 comments
  5. Coping with the Stanford Loss — 8 comments

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Florence Woman Dies in Crash

Near WALTON, Ore. — A crash on Highway 126 killed an elderly woman from Florence Friday afternoon. The wreck happened west of Walton at around 3:30 p.m. Oregon State Police say William Calhoun, 64, of Bend drove off the road and hit a tree. He suffered minor injuries. His mother, Beverly Calhoun, 87, was trapped … Continue reading »

Thurston Cell Phone Tower Catches Fire

THURSTON, Ore. — It appears a cell phone tower caught fire near the Thurston High School softball field. Several crews responded to reports of a fire near 62nd Place and A Street. We will update this story with more details as they become available.

Duck Fans Prepare for Early Kickoff

EUGENE, Ore. — Instead of hotdogs and hamburgers, tailgaters will most likely be serving up bacon and eggs for Saturday’s pre-Duck game meal. That’s because kickoff at Autzen is at 11 a.m. The Pac-12 announced this new television slot after fans reportedly complained about 7 p.m. start times. Tailgating parking lots are getting ready for … Continue reading »

UO Modifies Student Code

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is changing its student code when it comes to sexual misconduct. The newly adopted language says consent must be explicit. It also changes the standard of proof in all cases of sexual misconduct to a preponderance of evidence, a lower standard of evidence than before. The UO Coalition, … Continue reading »

Carl’s Jr. Donates Sales to Charity

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thursday night might be the night to splurge and eat out. All sales at the Springfield Carl’s Jr. on Gateway Street are going to help Springfield and Eugene residents in need. Carl’s Jr. prepared for a potential 80-percent increase from a typical day. That’s after it announced it would give 100 percent … Continue reading »

Boil Water Alert for 117 EWEB Customers

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB is asking 117 of its customers to boil their water after a water main break Sunday afternoon. Crews are working to fix the problem on West 28th Avenue from Chambers to Garfield by midnight. Due to the loss in positive pressure to pipes, EWEB has issued this boil water notice. EWEB … Continue reading »

Creswell Fire Burns 10 Acres

CRESWELL, Ore. — South Lane County crews responded to a fast-moving grass fire in Creswell Friday afternoon. With help from nearby agencies, firefighters were able to quickly put out the blaze at Bradford and Cloverdale Road. The blaze charred 10 acres. No structures were damaged. The cause is still under investigation.

Fire Burns West of Cottage Grove

Near COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Crews are working to put out the Yellow Point Fire that’s burning 25 miles west of Cottage Grove. As of Saturday afternoon, the fire had grown to 220 acres in size. Officials say the blaze is on private forestland and Bureau of Land Management land. No homes or structures are being … Continue reading »

Fire Erupts in Northwest Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. —   Crews are working on a large fire that erupted in northwest Corvallis Friday night. Police are asking many residents to leave their homes. The fire is off 29th Street near the Timberhill Athletic Center. Oregon State Police, Corvallis Police Department and Benton County Sheriff’s Office are on scene helping firefighters evacuate homes. The fire … Continue reading »

Girl Found Unresponsive in Bathtub

WINSTON, Ore. — Winston police are scrambling to find answers as to how an 11-year-old died in a bathtub. It happened Tuesday night after her first day of middle school. Police are calling this an unusual case. They say Jaida Wimberly-Olinger is described as a normal, healthy and happy girl. Crews responded to the family’s … Continue reading »

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