Sarah Hurwitz

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Name: Sarah Hurwitz
Date registered: March 11, 2013

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  1. Community Debates Sick Leave Ordinance — July 21, 2014
  2. Fire Breaks Out at Mt. Pisgah — July 18, 2014
  3. Employees React to Mill Fire — July 18, 2014
  4. High Obesity Rates in Lane County — July 16, 2014
  5. Council Receives Update on New City Hall — July 14, 2014

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  1. Custody Dispute Caught on Camera — 34 comments
  2. Football Player Faces Harassment Charges — 25 comments
  3. Victim Details Apparent Pick Ax Attack — 12 comments
  4. Unwelcomed Group Sets Up Near SLEEPS — 9 comments
  5. Public Pleads for Glass Bar Island — 7 comments

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Community Debates Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore — As the Eugene City Council debates the issue of a paid sick leave ordinance, a divided community voices its opinions. The council held a public hearing Monday night on an ordinance that would require employers to provide sick leave to their workers. 67 people signed up to testify at the public hearing … Continue reading »

Fire Breaks Out at Mt. Pisgah

EUGENE, Ore. — Just a day after a massive fire at a Springfield mill, fire crews were once again put to the test Friday as a fire ignited near Mt. Pisgah. Lane County Parks is investigating the cause of the fire. It broke out Friday afternoon in the northwest portion of Buford Park. Crews worked … Continue reading »

Employees React to Mill Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Dozens of employees were inside Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill as a fire broke out just before 5 p.m. Thursday. It was a frantic scene for employees at the mill run by Swanson Group. They say they feared for their lives and had to act fast. They said their decisions were a … Continue reading »

High Obesity Rates in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — 60 percent of people in Lane County are obese or overweight. That’s according to new numbers from Lane County Public Health. Lane County Public Health says the numbers aren’t as surprising as you might think, even in a county that is known for being active and having access to fresh produce, there … Continue reading »

Council Receives Update on New City Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council is getting an update on the new City Hall design project. The updated concept plan focuses on having a smaller carbon footprint than the old City Hall. This means that the building will be taller, five to three stories rather than the previous two and it will fit … Continue reading »

Oregon Country Fair Opens

VENETA, Ore. — It was day one of the Oregon Country Fair. Whether it’s the music, costumes or more than 80 vendors, there’s something for everyone. There’s something about it that not only keeps fair goers coming back, but artists as well. KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah Hurwitz spoke with two vendors who’ve been at … Continue reading »

Young Women Learn to Fight Fires

EUGENE, Ore. — Some young women in Eugene are getting a taste of what’s it’s like to be on the front lines fighting a fire. Thursday a group of young women worked together in teams to put out a burning car. While fighting the fire, they also fought the heat, wearing pounds of heavy gear. … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Shuts Down Highway 58

UPDATE (July 9): We now know the name of a driver killed in a crash on Highway 58 Tuesday. Oregon State Police says this happened just after 5 p.m. They say an eastbound pickup truck crossed the center line and smashed into a westbound semi, which burst into flames. The driver of the pickup, 55-year-old … Continue reading »

Fun in the Sun

EUGENE, Ore. — For most of you it’s the hottest day of the summer, and people are taking advantage of the heat. City pools and parks were packed Tuesday, especially at Skinner Butte Park. Kids were certainly enjoying the water playground. Families say it was the perfect day to head to the park. “They love … Continue reading »

Women and Working Families Roundtable

EUGENE, Ore. — U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley was in Eugene Tuesday, pushing the importance of supporting women in the workforce especially with rising costs in child care. Merkley took part in a round table discussion with Mayor Kitty Piercy, parents and child care professionals at the Vivian Olum Child Development Center on the University of … Continue reading »

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