Pumpkin Picking at Thistledown

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The wet weather is on the way, typical for fall here in Oregon. Rain and cooler temperatures may mean summer and its holidays are gone, but it’s now time for fall festivities. Halloween is in just three weeks and it’s prime time to pick the perfect pumpkin. Families were at Thistledown … Continue reading »

60,000 Ducks Dip Into the Willamette

EUGENE, Ore. — The 27th Annual Great Rotary Duck Race took place down at Alton Baker Park on Saturday. This year at least 60,000 rubber ducks were dropped into the Willamette River at noon, amounting to more than $300,000 to support the overall effort of preventing child abuse throughout the area. Flock member Diana Bray … Continue reading »

Fuse-a-Thon for Food For Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. –Your artistic talent is needed this weekend for the annual Food For Lane County Fuse-a-Thon. Saturday, Oct. 11, you can learn to make a fused glass bowl that will be donated to the Food For Lane County Empty Bowls Sale. The event is free. If you like your art, you can take it … Continue reading »

Interview: Eugene Fashion Week 2014

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fashion Week is here. Models are hitting the runway Friday night for the over-21 lingerie show, wearing lingerie by local designers. Fashion Week continues Saturday with ready-to-wear and avant-garde, and then Sunday, the all-new boutique show. Grace McNabb, one of the three producers putting together this show, stopped by KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Interview: New Art Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — A new exhibit opens Friday night at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon. It’s called Ryo Toyonaga: Awakening. It’s the first major museum exhibition of the New York City-based contemporary artist. The exhibition surveys 20 years of ceramic and mixed-media sculpture, drawing and painting. The exhibition opens … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Planting Spring Bulbs

EUGENE, Ore. — Planting a garden can seem a little daunting, but there’s a really simple way to plant flowers now for spring. In this week’s In the Garden, Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how to plant spring bulbs.

Out & About: Oct. 10th-12th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Lane County Home Improvement Show Great Rotary Duck Race Eugene Race for the Cure Walk to End Alzheimer’s CMA Awards Watch Party: Bi-Mart’s Country Music Festival Family and KEZI are hosting an exclusive CMA Awards Watch Party live on November 5th at Studio … Continue reading »

Local Woman Makes a Difference with Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — A number of people work jobs that don’t end when the time clock stops. That’s the case for one local woman, who’s going above and beyond to put kids first in our community. Our community champion this week is a mom, a boasted-about boss and an advocate for kids. KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Interview: Hispanic Heritage Celebration

EUGENE, Ore. — Antonio Huerta, a real-life cowboy and head of UO’s outreach efforts, dropped by the KEZI 9 News This Morning studio to discuss this weekend’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration.

Pet of the Week: Bobby

EUGENE, Ore. — If you have an active home and would love to adopt a dog, meet Bobby, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week. He is a 1-year-old Chihuahua/mix. He would do great in any home, including homes with cats, dogs and young children. If you’re interested in adopting Bobby or any other pet … Continue reading »

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