UO to Host Trombone Choir Concert

EUGENE, Ore. — The UO Trombone Choir stopped by KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about its upcoming concert. That concert happens, Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Beall Hall at the University of Oregon. Admission is free. Click on the video above to watch our interview with them.

Maude Kerns Art Center Exhibit Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — More one-of-a-kind gifts go on sale Friday. Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates the opening of it annual exhibit–Art of all Seasons–this weekend. You’ll find a variety of art, all by local artists. Prices range from $3 to $4,000. The opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 21 from 6 – 8pm. Work … Continue reading »

Preventing Holiday Package Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police officers want to remind people of a few tips on how to keep your holiday packages safe this season. Holiday package deliveries: * Track your package and plan to be home when delivered * Have packages shipped so that signature is required, that way, packages won’t be left if you’re … Continue reading »

Holiday Market Opens in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday Market is opening for the season. The indoor market features handcrafted items, international food and live music. It all happens at the Lane Events Center. There is free parking and free admission. The official grand opening is this Saturday. Kim Still, promotions manager with Holiday Market, joined us on KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Profits of Panhandling: Part 2

On Tuesday we showed you the first half of our special two-part report on panhandling in Eugene. In our conclusion, we look at how much panhandling pays and who’s actually doing it. KEZI 9 News morning anchor Bob Schaper got a firsthand look at the profits of panhandling. EUGENE, Ore. — If you ever try … Continue reading »

Toys for Tots 2014

  It’s time to help spread hope and holiday cheer.  KEZI 9 News and Bi-Mart are proud to join the United States Marine Corps in the 2014 Toys for Tots drive.   You can help by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to a drop-off location before December 12, 2014.  Through the generous donations of the … Continue reading »

Out & About: Nov. 21st-23rd

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Cirque Dreams: Holidaze Whiteside Jam EWEB Run to Stay Warm Festival of Lights Florence Holiday Festival For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.  

Panhandler’s Paradise: Part 1

EUGENE, Ore. — You see them at every major intersection in Eugene–men and women holding cardboard signs asking for money, food, work. Some are friendly, some less so, but most of them are no stranger to the lifestyle. “I’ve been doing this for a couple of years, but I’ve been spare changing people for a … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Sassy

EUGENE, Ore. — Sassy, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a Retriever/Shepherd mix. She is 8 years old and weighs 54 pounds. She would do best living with an older, respectful dog. She has done well with kitties. Some of her hobbies are hanging out with people, meeting other dogs, and being a couch … Continue reading »

Friends of Trees Looking for Volunteers

EUGENE, Ore. — Mid-November is a great time to plant trees. Friends of Trees plans to plant hundreds of trees, and the group needs your help. Organizers are looking for a variety of volunteer roles from tree planters, pick up truck drivers, registration volunteers, and people who might be interested in donating food for a … Continue reading »

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