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. Shots Fired in Cottage Grove — September 20, 2014
  2. Broken Pipe Blamed for Pool Closure — September 20, 2014
  3. Family Suspects Watermelon as Culprit — September 19, 2014
  4. Donations Pour in for Boles Fire Victims — September 19, 2014
  5. Eugene-Springfield Marathon May 2015 — September 18, 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

Author's posts listings

Motorcycle Deaths Surge in 2014

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation is stressing safety after noticing a spike in motorcycle deaths. Nineteen motorcyclists have already died this year. By mid-June last year that number sat at nine. ODOT says causing factors include speed, following too close and abrupt lane changes. We talked to TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program instructor, Bob Metzger, … Continue reading »

Tree Care Company’s License Revoked

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene tree care company is getting its license taken away after nearly 1,000 bees were found dead near an apartment complex in west Eugene. The Oregon Department of Agriculture says Glass Tree Care and Spray Service used pesticides that were banned last year on linden trees on Jacobs Lane this week. The … Continue reading »

Alsea Man Dies in Logging Accident

CHESIRE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says an Alsea man died in a logging accident on Thursday. Deputies say Richard Gray, 59, was struck by a falling tree near Highway 36 and Lawrence Road before noon. A rescue team hiked down 2,000 feet into a drainage area to retrieve Gray’s body. OSHA is investigating … Continue reading »

State Investigating Eugene Bee Deaths

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Agriculture is investigating why hundreds of bees are dying in a west Eugene neighborhood. Bee advocates say something needs to be done soon to prevent more insect deaths. Glass Tree Care and Spray Service says it performed tree maintenance on Jacobs Lane. In a statement, the company says … Continue reading »

Elderly Woman Dies in Springfield Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An elderly woman was killed in a car crash in Springfield Sunday morning. Police say the woman is Virginia Mayfield, 74, of Springfield. Officers say Robert Mayfield, 75, was driving the car and Virginia was his passenger. Police say Tayla Biehler, 32, from Eugene ran a red light at Centennial and Pioneer Parkway. Her mini … Continue reading »

Plane Crashes Into Ocean Near Florence

FLORENCE, Ore. — One person is dead and another is missing after a small plane crashed into the ocean near Florence. Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue say two people were on board.  The Coast Guard dive team and a helicopter are looking for the second person still missing. The plane is believed to be from … Continue reading »

FFLC Offers Summer Food Program

EUGENE, Ore. — While class is wrapping up for many schools across our area this week, many families depend on those school-year resources, like a hot meal and a nutritious diet. Many kids will go three months without either of those. That’s where FOOD For Lane County’s Summer Food Program steps in to help. Kids … Continue reading »

Students Celebrate School Garden Project

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at River Road Elementary are seeing the fruits of their labor as the school year ends. All year, kids from 18 schools and four districts have been involved in the School Garden Project, which helps students plant and maintain school gardens. On Friday, all their hard work paid off as they … Continue reading »

Three Horses Seized in Dexter

DEXTER, Ore. — Animal control workers say three horses are getting the care they need after they were seized from a property in Dexter. They say the horses may have suffered years of starvation. A Eugene horse rescue owner describes one of the horses as skin and bones. That’s how malnourished the animals are. Lane … Continue reading »

Oakshire Public House Shows World Cup

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oakshire Public House in Eugene isn’t typically a sports bar, but it temporarily installed two big screen TVs to kick off the World Cup. It’s all because of the brewery’s partnership with the Lane United Football Club. This is the team’s first season. The semi-pro team is sponsored by Oakshire. Wednesday, … Continue reading »

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