90th Birthday Party

EUGENE, Ore. –A special surprise for a Eugene woman who’s spent decades helping others. Martha Tippetts isn’t your average 90-year-old, between her presidency at the Willamette Oaks Residence Association and the Caregivers Support Group she runs, she goes above and beyond to help others. Her support group put together a party, full of surprises Wednesday. … Continue reading »

Library to Host Make-and-Take Event

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  A big art party for kids is happening this Friday, Sept. 19th.  The Springfield Public Library coordinated a free hands-on event for Springfield Public Schools students, who will be released early from school on Friday. The library is hosting Make & Take @ The Library: Fingerprint Swirls and Whorls. Children will create … Continue reading »

Eugene Symphony Season Premiere

EUGENE, Ore. — Get ready for an exciting new season! Eugene Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 49th season with its debut concert Thursday at the Hult Center. The symphony’s conductor, Danail Rachev, joined us live on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about what we can expect at the concert. Click here for more information.

INTERVIEW: Day of Caring

EUGENE, Ore. — The caring power of our community will be front and center Wednesday as people come together for the 21st annual Day of Caring. Local volunteer work teams partner with local nonprofit agencies to complete projects. Noreen Dunnells, United Way of Lane County CEO, stopped by KEZI 9 News to talk about volunteering.

Pet of the Week: Lucy Lou

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Lucy Lou, is looking for a loving home. She’s an 11-year-old, Pomerania mix. She would do best in a home with other calm dogs and children 16 and up. If you’re interested in adopting Lucy Lou or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call … Continue reading »

Bi-Mart Drive Day Great Rotary Duck Race

EUGENE, Ore. — Less than a month to go before the ducks go swimming. The Great Rotary Duck Race happens this year on October 11th. Tuesday is Bi-Mart’s Lucky Tuesday at 18th Avenue and Chambers. Meet the recipient agencies and purchase Great Rotary Duck Race tickets. Diana Bray stopped by KEZI 9 News this Morning … Continue reading »

Going Green for Halloween

EUGENE, Ore. — Next month trick-or-treaters will be hitting the streets. A question for many right now is, what will your child, or you, be for Halloween? We have some great ideas re-fashioned costumes. It’s a new line from St. Vincent de Paul. Mitra Chester, the designer of the collection, joined us on KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Interview: Friends of Trees

EUGENE, Ore. — The group Friends of Trees is turning 25 years old. And guess who gets the gift? You can. The nonprofit is offering a variety of street trees for just $25. It’s for residents in Portland, Vancouver, Salem and Eugene. Jennifer Killian, the group’s volunteer programs manager, joined us on KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Interview: Mayor’s Teen Art Show

EUGENE, Ore. — Local teens will have the honor of of having their art on display at the 15th annual Fast Forward Mayor’s Teen Art Show, opening Friday night from 6-8 p.m. at Maude Kerns Art Center. Mayor Kitty Piercy will presents the Mayor’s Choice Award. Michael Fisher from the art center was on KEZI … Continue reading »

Interview: How to Prevent Car Break-Ins

EUGENE, Ore. — A recent rash of car break-ins at Spencer Butte prompted police issue an alert. They say hikers heading out on the trails returned to find broken windows and their valuables stolen. Debbie Janecek, a crime prevention specialist with the Eugene Police Department, joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about … Continue reading »

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