Pet of the Week: Xochi

EUGENE, Ore. — Xochi, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is looking for a new place to call home. She is a 2-year-old Xoloitzcuintli/Mix (Mexican Hairless). She loves running around the yard, being with people, and sitting on laps. She would like to live in a home with children who are 12 years and older. … 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 »

OSU Develops Portable Radiation Detector

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Nuclear engineers at Oregon State University have developed a breakthrough radiation detector that is small, portable and inexpensive. Abi Farsoni, an associate professor of nuclear engineering at OSU says the devices tell what kind of radiation is around those wearing them, how much, and if it’s a health risk, according to findings published … Continue reading »

Fourth Frame Dooms Ems in Boise Finale

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE– For the second time in the three-game series, the Emeralds scored first. It took just two batters when 2B Jalen Goree doubled in Franchy Cordero to give Eugene a 1-0 lead. Ems left-handed starting pitcher Thomas Dorminy would allow a leadoff double to start the top of the 2nd. Boise’s Chesny … Continue reading »

SSE: 1-on-1 with Devon Allen

2014 has been the year of Devon Allen. The Ducks’ dual-sport sensation burst onto the scene in Spring, winning a NCAA and USATF national title in the 110-meter hurdles. But Allen says he’s a football player first. His breakout track season has many wondering if he should give up football. Watch his 1-on-1 interview with … Continue reading »

Willamalane Hosts World Cup Watch Party

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The World Cup truly lived up to its name. The game captured the world’s attention including in Springfield. Sunday was the first time Willamalane hosted a watch party for the World Cup. About fifty people decked out in their best soccer gear watched the game on a big screen projector at Willamalane. … Continue reading »

Emeralds Beat Boise 5-2 to Even Series

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds found themselves down early after starter Logan Jernigan allowed a single and a double in the 1st. Boise CF Rashad Crawford singled and stole second base with one out before cleanup man Danny Canela drove him in with a double to the wall in left. After the 1st … Continue reading »

Firefighters Fight Muscular Dystrophy

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Local firefighters are using their fire boots Saturday, not to battle fires but to fight muscular dystrophy. This fundraising effort by firefighters is called Fill the Boot and it started Friday. All proceeds are going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and participants say they couldn’t be happier to help the cause. Firefighters … Continue reading »

Kids Enjoying the Oregon Country Fair

NEAR VENETA, Ore. — Under the colorful tents and flags in the Chela Mela Meadow, young kids like Lillie Stewart learned some activities from their favorite acts at the Oregon Country Fair. “My favorite part of the fair is all of the circus acts,: said Stewart. On Saturday afternoon the meadow was filled with kids … 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 »

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