KEZI Staff

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Name: Laura Campbell
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. Researchers to Test Ebola Vaccine — August 31, 2014
  2. Man Killed in Shooting, Suspect Arrested — August 29, 2014
  3. Lawsuit in Wake of Ferguson Protests — August 29, 2014
  4. Keeping Safe When Outdoors for Labor Day — August 29, 2014
  5. Community Support For Injured Deputy — August 29, 2014

Most commented posts

  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

Author's posts listings

Deception Complex Causes Smokey Skies

OAKRIDGE, Ore. – Fire crews battled wildfires west of Oakridge the weekend. The wildfires make up the Deception Complex and consist of the Staley Fire, Deception Fire, Green Lake Fire, Davey Fire, and Pool Fire. The fires have burned 445 acres as of Monday morning and are 53 percent contained. Helicopters played a significant role … Continue reading »

Medford Father Feels Napa Earthquake

CORDELIA, Calif. — A local father and his son felt the earthquake while they were spending the weekend in Northern California. Medford resident Shane Schmidt and his son are staying in a hotel in Cordelia, California before a trip abroad. Shane says he and his son woke up around 3-15 in the morning to the … Continue reading »

Military Equipment Programs Under Review

FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) — President Obama is ordering a review of federal programs that allow local law enforcement agencies to buy military equipment. The review comes on the heels of criticism about the heavy, military-style equipment that was brought out in Ferguson, Missouri in response to, at-times, violent protests. A senior administration official says the President has … Continue reading »

Out & About: Aug. 22nd-24th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Wake up early to claim your spot to watch the Eugene Celebration Parade. The pet parade starts at 10:30 a.m. and the main parade begins at 11 a.m. this Saturday up and down Pearl Street and High Street in Eugene. Admission is free. Balloons take … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Francis

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Francis is looking for high-energy new home. Francis is a large, 3-year-old Terrier, American Pit Bull mix. She’d prefer to be the only dog in the house, but does well with dog-savvy cats. Francis would do great in a home with children 12 years and … Continue reading »

One Dead in Plane Crash

PETALUMA, Calif. — ABC affiliate station KGO is reporting one person has died in a small plane crash in Marin County on the border of Petaluma and Novato after leaving from Brookings, Oregon. The crash set off a small grass fire near Hicks Valley and Marshall-Petaluma Road. According to preliminary information from the FAA, the pilot … Continue reading »

Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

  UPDATE: The victim is identified as David Jesse Hortman, 43, of Walker, Michigan. Hortman was in Oregon for a show where he was an exhibitor for an RV supply company. He had parked his vehicle near the south jetty for the night and appeared to have been asleep at the time of the shooting. The Oregon … Continue reading »

President Obama to Discuss Ferguson

(CNN) — President Obama is set to meet with Attorney General Eric Holder Monday to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. That’s according to a White House official. It comes just over a week after a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed African American teen, leading to days of protests and violence in the … Continue reading »

Springfield Fills the Bus

Springfield, Ore. — Some kids in Springfield are getting a helping hand to prepare for school. Partners such as Brattain House, the Springfield School District and the Wal-mart on Olympic Street all teamed up to Fill the Bus with backpacks and school supplies. With nearly 60 percent of kids in the school district qualifying for … Continue reading »

Sad Ending for Baby Osprey

UPDATE: The baby bird that was rescued from an 80-foot tall tree was found dead Saturday morning. The Executive director of Chintimini Wildlife Center says although it was not a happy ending to the story, they appreciated getting out the word on the well-being of this species. CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis wildlife center tried … Continue reading »

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