Tim Benson

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Name: Tim Benson
Date registered: January 7, 2013
URL: http://kezi.com

Latest posts

  1. Dry Spring Could Mean More Allergies — May 1, 2013
  2. Food for Lane County Reuses Egg Cartons — May 1, 2013
  3. Springfield PD Host K9 Training — April 30, 2013
  4. Plastic Bag Ban Begins Wednesday — April 30, 2013
  5. Spring Game Collects Food Donations — April 29, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Protesters Rally Against Fossil Fuels — 9 comments
  2. House Party Results in 23 Arrests — 9 comments
  3. UO Students Petition to Postpone Finals — 5 comments
  4. State Workers Picket for Benefits — 4 comments
  5. Locals React to Marijuana Bill — 4 comments

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Dry Winter Could Affect Fire Season

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The warm spring weather means that the wildfire season is also just around the corner. Local wildfire experts say the dry winter could mean trouble in the high country. “Snowpack levels are below normal in most parts of the state,” said Brian Dally, Wildland Supervisor. Western Oregon is seeing a lot less … Continue reading »

EmX Line Honored with Award

EUGENE, Ore. — The EmX bus system is getting some international kudos. According to transportation experts, EmX is one of the best transit systems in the country. Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy and Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg were honored Tuesday for their work on the bus rapid transit line. “We’re really excited about this award. We’re … Continue reading »

Accused Sex Offender Released

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An accused sex offender is being released from the Lane County Jail, a decision that has neighbors upset. The jail will release Albert Golden, who police say sexually abused three children. His release is meant to save the taxpayers’ money. “It’s a shame is what it is,” said a previous neighbor of … Continue reading »

Students Raise Funds for Boston Officers

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student is trying to raise money for the Boston Police Department to show gratitude. She says she was compelled to help the Boston police after their heroic efforts last week and decided those officers earned some free breakfast. So she took to the Internet to encourage others to … Continue reading »

Film Screening Discusses Sexual Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — A local veteran and sexual assault survivor teamed up with students at the University of Oregon to spread awareness about sexual assault in the military. Students will hold their annual Sexual Violence Prevention Week. The week kicks off with a screening of The Invisible War on Monday night. The film covers the … Continue reading »

Cinema Pacific Film Festival Concludes

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday was the sixth and final day of the Cinema Pacific Film Festival. This year marked the fourth annual festival that celebrates some of the film-making talent in Oregon. The event attracts some of the biggest names in the film industry, including writers of Oscar-nominated films. The festival’s director says the event provides an experience … Continue reading »

LTD Provides Free Service

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District participated in Earth Day festivities by providing free service throughout the day, including a shuttle to the Earth Day Celebration at EWEB. The transit service says that taking the bus instead of driving can reduce the amount of carbon a person puts into the atmosphere by up to … Continue reading »

Celebration Promotes Reusable Bag Use

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people made their way to Eugene Water Electric Board’s annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday. The event came just in time for local shoppers as the city of Eugene will soon ban plastic bags from retail stores. Saturday’s event focused on gearing people up for the coming change. Organizers spent … Continue reading »

Local Runners Organize Run for Boston

EUGENE, Ore. — Runners in Eugene are hitting the trail Wednesday night to honor the victims of Monday’s tragedy. The Oregon Track Club used its Facebook page to gather local runners at Alton Baker Park. The plan is for runners to gather at the park at 6 p.m. and run Pre’s Trail together. Runners at … Continue reading »

Travelers Notice Increased Security

EUGENE, Ore. — Runners flying back home across the country are experiencing a lot more airport security. Travelers who landed in Eugene Tuesday told KEZI 9 News that security in some airports was more attentive than usual. They say TSA agents seemed like they were on edge and there were long delays getting through security. … Continue reading »

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