Out & About: August 15th-17th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival “The Goonies” McKenzie River Chainsaw Art Festival Cottage Grove Western Oregon Exhibition (W.O.E.) and the Gene Campbell Memorial Lumberjack Show Eugene Emeralds vs. Hillsboro Hops For more information on other great events, or to submit your … Continue reading »

Great Rotary Duck Race Tickets on Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s time to get your tickets for the 27th annual Great Rotary Duck Race. People got a sneak peek Thursday at the brand new Jetta at Sheppard Motors on West Seventh Avenue in Eugene. It’s the big prize for the owner of the first duck to cross the finish line. Tickets are … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Honey Bees

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s August, and this month we celebrate honey bees. August 16th is National Honey Bee Day. It’s a great time to remember to issues honey bees face. Obviously, the news of misused pesticides is one, but there are also other challenges that they face. There are viruses and diseases that are being … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Natasha

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Natasha, is looking for a great dog-loving home. She is a 6-year-old Chihuahua, Short Coat/Mix. She would do best as the only dog in the home, but she does great with cats. She likes kids who are 16 years old and older. Natasha does very well … Continue reading »

Great Rotary Duck Race 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014 Autzen Foot Bridge, Eugene   Join KEZI at The Great Rotary Duck Race at Alton Baker Park on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The day starts with a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Mid-Valley Rotary Club at 9am. At 12 Noon the Duck Race Begins! The ducks are dropped at Autzen Foot Bridge. … Continue reading »

Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival put on by the Eugene Pride Day Equality Project is Saturday in Alton Baker Park. The festival is in its 22nd year, making it one of the oldest pride celebrations in the country. Paul Horman, a festival organizer, joined us on KEZI 9 News This Morning with … Continue reading »

Mentoring at the Boys and Girls Club

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a beautiful summer day–perfect for some bobble ball. Scott Carney just found out he’s been matched with 10-year-old Damien Gilstrap-Russell. He’ll be mentoring him on school and family issues, coupled with some fun. “I wanted to get involved with mentoring because there are a lot of kids here, but some of … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Deadheading 101

EUGENE, Ore. — Your summertime flowers might be losing their luster, but there is a quick fix right in our gardens. Deadheading is an easy way to get rid of that old, ugly, faded flower and give the plant some more energy to put some new beautiful blooms on. So you’re going to definitely need … Continue reading »

Interview: Aerobeez Monster Fest 2014

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Additional flights will be flying in and out of town this week. No passengers on board, but plenty of pilots will showcase their remote control skills. The Aerobeez Monster Fest 2013 is happening this weekend. Click here for more information.

What’s Cooking: Aebleskivers

JUNCTION CITY, Ore.– Irene Lund from Faith Lutheran Church in Junction City cooks those famous aebleskivers on the KEZI 9 News Morning Show! You can get them at the 54th annual Scandinavian Festival Thursday through Sunday.

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