Interview: March for Climate Action

EUGENE, Ore. — Marchers are on a cross-country journey called The Great March for Climate Action. Several of the marchers are from Eugene. We first told you about them back in February. They started walking on March 1, trekking 3,000 miles Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. On Monday, the group of about 30 marchers will … Continue reading »

Interview: Wildlife Safari’s New Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — Wildlife Safari is a popular summer destination. This summer it’s offering camps for kids and families, and a big attraction so big that elephants can enjoy. Leila Goulet and Tena Lammers joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about the grand opening event for the new elephant water hole. They … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warm This Week, Mtn. T-Storms

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure will be in control this week. Skies will be mostly sunny inland with high temperatures in the low 90s inland and mid to upper 60s along the coast. We’ll have a chance for thunderstorms in the Cascades Tuesday through Saturday, with storms also possible in the Umpqua Basin … Continue reading »

Study: Sick Leave Ordinance Impacts

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene City Councilors will vote on the controversial Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Monday. The issue has divided the community because of differing opinions about how it will change businesses in Eugene. Some employers fear the ordinance will cost them more money because workers will take advantage of the system. Others speculate it will … Continue reading »

SSE: Lancers Reunite to Host Hoops Camp

KEZI 9 Sports Director Jake Zivin with David Shedrick & Emanuel Morgan: What: The MVP Caliber Basketball Camp, hosted by former Churchill High stars David Shedrick & Emanuel Morgan and featuring guest speakers Kelly Bokyn, head coach of Churchill, and Luke Jackson, Former Oregon Ducks star, NBA player and current NCU head basketball coach. When: … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Lananna Talks Jr. Worlds

EUGENE, Oregon – Shortly after closing ceremonies ended and Vin Lananna passed on the “torch” to the next host of the Junior World Track & Field Championships, he reflected on the competition’s first appearance on U.S. soil and whether the United States is ready to host the Sr. World Championships in 2019.

Hundreds Ride for Chris Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcycles took to the streets Sunday morning in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. This was the event’s fourth year. With close to 400 riders this time around, organizers say it has definitely grown since the inaugural ride, but that the meaning behind it all, honoring Chris Kilcullen … Continue reading »

Faerieworlds Celebrates Last Festival

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday marked the last time people will be celebrating the Faerieworlds Festival in Eugene. Festival organizers say Lane County cancelled their contract after residents put up a fight against large outdoor gatherings at Emerald Meadows. What this all means is that next year they’ll set up shop near Portland at Horning’s Hideout. … Continue reading »

Thousands Run the Eugene Marathon

EUGENE, Ore. — The 8th annual Eugene Marathon kicked off Sunday morning near Hayward Field. Fourty nine states and 17 countries were represented. Like all the runners stretching and anxiously awaiting for the Eugene Marathon to start, Loren Cushing trained for race day. “I probably got about 25 miles a week, slowly building up,” said … Continue reading »

Web Extra: TTUSA High Performance Meet

Nike All-Star and former Duck Laura Roesler: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Jordan McNamara: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Elijah Greer: OTC Elite high jumper Jesse Williams: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor:

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