Sarah Hurwitz

Author's details

Name: Sarah Hurwitz
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. City Passes Sick Leave Ordinance — July 28, 2014
  2. Council to Vote on Sick Leave Ordinance — July 28, 2014
  3. Artist Paints with Bubbles — July 25, 2014
  4. Relay for Life Starts Friday — July 25, 2014
  5. Sea Lion Show Makes a Splash — July 24, 2014

Most commented posts

  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

Author's posts listings

City Passes Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — A long debated and at times contentious ordinance, now approved. Employers in Eugene are required to provide sick leave for their employees. The Eugene City Council passed an ordinance Monday night making employers provide their workers with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. The council didn’t waste … Continue reading »

Council to Vote on Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene could join a number of other cities, including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle and Portland, requiring all employers to provide sick leave for their employees. Over the last several months the community has debated the ordinance, and now the city council is scheduled to make a decision Monday … Continue reading »

Artist Paints with Bubbles

EUGENE, Ore. — Every artist has a method of crafting a masterpiece. For one Saturday Market artist, his method comes in the form of a straw, soap and bubbles. Artist David Placencia is taking painting to a new height, literally. He says his technique to creating his 3D works of art started as a simple … Continue reading »

Relay for Life Starts Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people are making the rounds at the Willamette High School track in Eugene Friday, fighting cancer one lap at a time. Relay for LifeĀ is quite an emotional event for survivors and those who’ve lost loved ones to cancer. There’s a huge showing of support. Organizers say this is the third … Continue reading »

Sea Lion Show Makes a Splash

EUGENE, Ore. — A show at the Lane County Fair is making a big splash. The Sea Lion Splash show features four female sea lions and two instructors who have quite a playful relationship. Tasty fish and the crowd’s laughter and cheers encouraged the sea lions who caught frisbees, waved and caught some air in … Continue reading »

Lane County Fair Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — Whether it’s the delicious food, intriguing acts, the rides or the concerts — there’s something for everyone at the fair. Day one of the Lane County Fair kicked off Wednesday. KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah Hurwitz gives us a taste of the fair, starting with a look at a unique dog agility … Continue reading »

World Junior Championships Kick Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Opening ceremonies of the IAAF World Junior Championships kicked off Tuesday. The meet is the premiere track and field event for junior athletes around the world. Track and field fans are pumped up for this international competition, it’s not just fans in Eugene who come to support but people as far as … Continue reading »

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 »

Older posts «