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Name: Laura Schwander
Date registered: April 16, 2012


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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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  1. School Closures and Delays (Dec. 18) — 51 comments
  2. Cottage Grove Speedway Shut Down — 30 comments
  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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New Medford Superintendent Announced

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford School District says Dr. Brian Shumate will be the next leader of the district.  He has 27 years of education experience. The previous two years have been as Assistant Superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky. Shumate will replace Dr. Phil Long, who retires June 30. Long served a … Continue reading »

Local Seed Growers Support GMO Ban

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local seed growers are speaking out against GMOs, clearing up what they say are “factual issues” on the ballot measure to ban the crops. The Southern Oregon Seed Growers Association said it does not have a stance on the move to ban genetically modified crops. However, during a press conference Tuesday at … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Clear Lake Road Open

UPDATE (10:50 A.M.): Clear Lake Road is now open. EUGENE, Ore. — Clear Lake Road at Highway 99 is closed due to a vehicle crash. At about 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police say a 2005 Chevy Malibu four-door was traveling west on Clear Lake Road when it … Continue reading »

Deputies Look for Wanted Lane County Man

DRAIN, Ore. — Deputies say the search continues for a man found sleeping in a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning in Drain. A deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Matthew Clark was sleeping in a red 1996 Ford Ranger, that was blocking a gate in the 1700 block of Sand Creek Road. The … Continue reading »

SOU Awarded LEED Building Certification

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University is continuing to strive to make its campus more environmentally friendly. SOU announced Monday that it has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold for the construction of its new Raider Village Complex. The new development consists of two new residence halls and a dining facility that … Continue reading »

Former Deputy Facing Additional Charges

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.– A former Lake County deputy who turned himself in after being accused of having relations with a 17-year-old is back behind bars. Oregon State Police say 42-year-old Kenneth Turkle turned himself in Sunday, after being seen with 17-year-old Marriah Andrews on Friday. State police said her parents reported her missing and a … Continue reading »

OSP Identifies Block-Throwing Suspects

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police has identified two male Creswell teens, ages 16 and 17, as the suspects who allegedly threw a cinder block off an I-5 overpass near Creswell Sunday morning, injuring a Washington woman inside a car. After receiving phone calls with tips on the case, a trooper contacted both suspects and … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed

EUGENE, Ore. — Every gardener knows you need to have good soil for your plants to grow. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you four easy steps to prep you garden bed for the season.

Pet of the Week: Danner

EUGENE, Ore. — Danner, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Danner is a 3-year-old, Shepherd, Akita/Mix. He is looking for a home with kids 10 years and older. He would do best in a home with no cats, small animals or livestock. He … Continue reading »

Kids Teach About Drug & Alcohol Dangers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A group of kids spent their day talking to younger students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Members of the Students Opposed to Drugs and Alcohol (SODA) Club went to several local schools to talk to fourth graders about drug-free choices. On Monday, they focused on the dangers of smoking cigarettes. … Continue reading »

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