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. César Chávez Students Donate Food — November 21, 2014
  2. OSP Responds to Fatal Crash On Hwy 99 — November 21, 2014
  3. Crowd Watches Immigration Announcement — November 20, 2014
  4. UO Receives $50 Million Donation — November 13, 2014
  5. Whiteaker Thanksgiving Turkeys Delivered — November 13, 2014

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Crews Clean Up Flood Damage at VA

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The VA hospital in Roseburg is back to its normal operations after Wednesday’s record rainfall made an unwelcome entrance inside its facilities. The flooding started at a construction project connected to the VA emergency room. Crews are building a second floor to the ER. The temporary structure couldn’t handle Wednesday’s record rainfall. … Continue reading »

Shots Fired in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Multiple agencies are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Cottage Grove. Cottage Grove Police, Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police and the district attorney were some of the agencies on the scene around Quincy Avenue and Highway 99 Saturday night. Investigators say shots were fired sometime after 8 p.m. … Continue reading »

Broken Pipe Blamed for Pool Closure

EUGENE, Ore. — The Amazon Pool will be closed for at least two days because of a broken pipe. Pool staff encourage swimmers to use the Sheldon Pool at 2443 Willakenzie Dr. The Breakout Swim Clinic scheduled for Sunday will be held at the Sheldon Pool.

Family Suspects Watermelon as Culprit

LEBANON, Ore. — The family of an Oregon girl who died from E. coli believes the infection could be traced back to watermelon. While that hasn’t been confirmed, there are things you can do to protect yourself. Serena Profitt and two other children got sick after they reportedly ate watermelon from a Lebanon Walmart. Health … Continue reading »

Donations Pour in for Boles Fire Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — Sometimes when you watch the news and see destruction in another part of the country, you feel helpless. But Jessica and Will Hammond didn’t let the distance keep them from bringing assistance to Weed, California. Walmart’s overflow parking lot spilled over with something other than cars Friday morning. The Hammonds didn’t even … Continue reading »

Eugene-Springfield Marathon May 2015

EUGENE, Ore. — You can’t have too many races in Eugene. That’s according to a group of experienced runners who are kicking off a new marathon. The Eugene-Springfield Marathon will run through northeast Eugene, Hayden Bridge, along the McKenzie and Willamette River and beyond. The goal is to give Boston Marathon hopefuls a chance to … Continue reading »

Woman Accused of Faking Cancer Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Sutherlin woman who was accused of theft last year, after she allegedly lied about having cancer, is back in jail. Roseburg Police took Kendra Fain, 26, into custody on Friday. Officers say she had a warrant out for her arrest. The watch commander Saturday morning didn’t know the details as to … Continue reading »

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 »

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