Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Organizers of this year’s Great Rotary Duck Race hope to raise $500,000 this year, and you still have time to pick up a duck. Every year, the proceeds from the race go to support five area nonprofits that focus on this very effort year-round. One of those nonprofits is the Relief Nursery … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Bruiser

EUGENE, Ore. — If you have an active home and would love to adopt a dog, meet Bruiser, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week. He is a 8-year-old Boxer/mix and weighs about 55 pounds. He would do best in a home with kids over 8 years old and no cats. He may be able … Continue reading »

CASA Recruits Volunteers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Great Rotary Duck Race is just days away and five non-profits will receive help and money through this annual event. Each is on a mission to help fight child abuse and neglect, including the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lane County. CASA of Lane County works to provide support for children … Continue reading »

KEZI Sponsors Nick Symmonds 800

  Join KEZI 9  at the 3rd annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 on Friday, October 17.   Nick is a five-time 800 meter U.S. Champion, two-time Olympian and Springfield resident who is giving back to the community.   This unique race is in a straight line, no curves!  At around a half mile, the course is … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Back-to-School Routine

Three and a half weeks in, and it finally feels like we’re starting to settle into a back-to-school routine. It wasn’t easy. That first week of school was a wake-up call that reality was about to set in. And it was a short week. Only three days, but that’s all it took to jolt me … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Baby Travels

Before baby: Wake up, get ready, head to airport and we are on our way. After baby: Wake up, get baby ready, try to shower, change diaper, load up car, feed baby, make sure you have all 1,000 baby items, drive to airport, change baby, feed baby, hope for priority boarding, find baby changing room, … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Attracting Birds

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s always fun to see certain animals in your garden, like birds. And there are some things you can do to attract these feathery friends. Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how in this week’s In the Garden.

Out & About: Sept. 26th-28th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Corvallis Fall Festival Wildstock II Dirty Duck 5k Mayor’s Cup–Springfield Soccer Tournament Family Nature Discovery Day For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

Woman Raises Awareness for New Moms

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is trying to make it easier on new moms and show them the resources available to them. Lillian Shoupe pounds the pavement with pamphlets, taking them to local doctors’ offices to educate them on the services local nonprofit WellMama has to offer. The director, Tatiana Efremova, nominated her as a community … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: DIY Adventures

What was I thinking? Who was I kidding? Will we ever be done? I asked those questions many times between January 2014 and August 2014. You see, in January 2014 we closed on our home in the Santa Clara area. My husband and I shopped around for quite some time looking for a home, but  … Continue reading »

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