MECCA to Host Repair to Reuse Cafe

EUGENE, Ore. — Does your favorite sweater have a big hole in it? Or do you have an old sewing machine laying around that’s broken? Then we have the event for you. Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA) is holding a Repair to Reuse Cafe event on Friday, Jan. 30. The nonprofit prides itself … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Overuse of CT Scans

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — CT scans give medical professionals detailed pictures of the inner workings of your body but can also expose you to high doses of radiation. More than 80 million CT scans are performed in the U.S. every year. But about a third of those scans serve no medical purpose, according to research published … Continue reading »

Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — Many musicians call it an opportunity of lifetime, performing at Carnegie Hall. That opportunity is here now for the South Eugene High School Choir. Fundraising efforts are underway to make sure every student who wants to go to New York, can go. The 100-member choir received the invitation last year to Carnegie … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Nala

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Nala, is a 3-year-old Pug/Beagle mix. If you’re interested in adopting Nala, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503 or click here. You can also find more information about all the events Greenhill Humane Society is hosting here. Click on the video above to … Continue reading »

What You Need to Know About Measles

EUGENE, Ore. — The measles are now in 11 states, and many people fear it will spread. The CDC is warning even those who have been vaccinated may not be safe. We had the chance to talk with ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Richard Besser, about measles and what you need to know. Click … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Best TVs for Sports

(Consumer Reports) —   A sports bar is a great place to watch the big game. But if you’re buying a TV for your Super Bowl party at  home, Consumer Reports has complete buying advice. Its testers say a screen that’s at least 50 inches or larger is a good size for a crowd. Testers in … Continue reading »

Couple’s Engagement Photo Goes Viral

EUGENE, Ore. — An Oregon couple’s engagement photo has gone viral. Stevie and Brady were photographed by Joshua Rainey a couple of weeks ago on a family property along the Siletz River. Rainey posted the photo on his Facebook page, and it was shared by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. It’s gaining a ton of … Continue reading »

Out & About: Jan. 23rd-25th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Good Earth Home, Garden, & Living Show Oregon Truffle Festival Challenge of Champions Tour (Bull Riding Competition) Burns Night Dinner Corvallis Swing and Blues Weekend For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

EUGENE, Ore. — Legendary jazz musician Branford Marsalis is bringing his talent to western Oregon. This week, he’s performing with the Eugene Symphony. You can catch him at the Hult Center on Jan. 22 and 8 p.m. Click on the video above to watch our interview with him from KEZI 9 News Midday.

RRR: Good Earth Home and Garden Show

EUGENE, Ore. — The Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show kicks off this weekend in Eugene. Wednesday afternoon, vendors moved into the Lane Events Center. From architects to builders to local stores, dozens of vendors set up booths made of recycled products. Down to Earth’s booth consists of recycled art, glass and composting bins. … Continue reading »

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