KEZI Staff

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Name: Laura Schwander
Date registered: April 16, 2012

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Articles written by the KEZI staff are a product of our producers and web team.

Latest posts

  1. Traffic Alert: One Lane Open on HWY 138W — April 18, 2014
  2. McKenzie-Willamette Workers Picket — April 17, 2014
  3. US Bank in Albertsons Robbed — April 17, 2014
  4. Roseburg Man Arrested for Stealing Car — April 17, 2014
  5. Interview: EPD Citizen Radar Program — April 17, 2014

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  3. Eugene Man Found in Columbia River — 16 comments
  4. Other School Closures and Delays: Dec. 6 — 14 comments
  5. Cemetery Proposal Causes Concern — 10 comments

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Traffic Alert: One Lane Open on HWY 138W

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — One lane of Highway 138W is open at mile post 17, about 8 miles west of Sutherlin. There was a single vehicle crash in the area that knocked down power lines Friday morning. ODOT says driver can expect some traffic delays as utility crews restore downed power lines. Drivers can also detour … Continue reading »

McKenzie-Willamette Workers Picket

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Workers from a local hospital took to the picket line Thursday, demanding better jobs and health care. In front of the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, the workers, from all parts of the hospital, say the hospital continues to post significant profits, yet recently laid off workers. They claim the hospital is … Continue reading »

US Bank in Albertsons Robbed

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are trying to find a man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank inside Albertsons on Royal Avenue. They say at about 4:22 p.m. Thursday, a white man in his early 50s went to the bank and used a note to steal cash and left eastbound on foot. Police say he … Continue reading »

Roseburg Man Arrested for Stealing Car

WINSTON, Ore. — A stolen car was recovered by its owner, along with the help of Roseburg Police. Police received a 911 call Wednesday morning from a man saying he was following his car, which had been reported stolen two days before. A Winston police officer stopped the vehicle near Willis Creek Road and Brockway … Continue reading »

Interview: EPD Citizen Radar Program

EUGENE, Ore. — Are you ever frustrated when speeders ignore posted speed limits, especially in a school zone? You can help the Eugene Police Department track problem areas. Debbie Janecek from EPD shared more about the program on KEZI 9 News Midday. To sign up for the program, call Harlow Meno with Eugene Police Crime … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Plants for Shade

EUGENE, Ore. — If you have a lot of shade in your garden, you might have found it hard to find some good plants for it. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you some beautiful, colorful plants that are great for the shade.

Out & About: April 18th-20th

Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in western Oregon. Out & About Links: Family Fit Night Doggone Easter Egg Hunt Oregon State University Luau University of Oregon Repertory Dance Spring Concert ACT-SO Talent Competition For more information on these and other great events, or to submit your own, click … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Will End Jail Bed Rentals

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Since last summer, up to 30 jail beds for those arrested just in the city limits of Grants Pass have been reserved at the Josephine County Jail. Now, as officials prepare for next year’s budget, they said that funding won’t return. Last August, the days of cite and release ended in … Continue reading »

Ashland Prepares for Plastic Bag Ban

ASHLAND, Ore. –  The Ashland City Council expects a plastic bag ban to become a reality in a matter of months. Tuesday night, the council held the first reading on the issue. The second reading will happen at the next council meeting, and it’s expected to pass after that and become law. This ban would impact all stores and businesses in … Continue reading »

International Musicians Visit and Teach

EUGENE, Ore. — Local music lovers and university students got a world-class opportunity a year in the making. The Eugene Symphony brought in guest conductor Grant Llewellyn and pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi to participate in master classes this week at the Hult Center. At a class Wednesday, he gave University of Oregon students tips on performance … Continue reading »

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