Kids Hold Meal Packing Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — Just as spring break begins for most students, some are just wrapping up a spring fundraiser. The Eugene Christian School completed its campaign with a Helping Hands Fight Hunger meal packing event. Students helped produce 10,000 meals for Food for Lane County. Each spent ten minutes rotating through stations, weighing and measuring … Continue reading »

Looking Back to the Snowy March 21, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. — Although western Oregon isn’t well known for having big snow storms, we’re no strangers to them either. In fact, just this winter we had two significant winter storms with more than six inches of snow right here in Eugene, but those were winter storms, not spring storms and for us to see … Continue reading »

Out & About: March 21st-23rd

Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in western Oregon. Out & About Links: Rhapsody in the Vineyard The Great Gatsby Oregon’s Last Comedian Standing SOLVE Oregon Beach Cleanup Spring Whale Watching Week For more information on these and other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

Dancers Tap Back in Time

EUGENE, Ore. — Dancers at Flex Studios have been busy rehearsing for an upcoming performance and the proceeds will help a Eugene nonprofit. Angela Dunham dances and teaches. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a major in dance and a minor in business. She also earned a Dance Educators of America certification. “I’ve … Continue reading »

A Life Well Lived

EUGENE, Ore. — Here in Western Oregon, there’s never a shortage of outstanding high school students, but one girl at Willamette High stands out as a cut above the rest. “I am here, I think, for a purpose that’s larger than myself,” said Willamette High School senior MacKenzie McCausland. Every morning, while most kids at … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Chicho

EUGENE, Ore. — Chicho, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society right now waiting for a forever home. Chicho is a 7-month-old Chihuahua, Short Coat/Terrier mix and has a lot of energy. He does well with kids who are 5 years old and older. He has no history with cats. … Continue reading »

Wildlife Safari Cheetah

EUGENE, Ore. – Khayam, a cheetah from Wildlife Safari, stopped by the KEZI 9 News studio Monday. Wildlife Safari is offering one adult drive through certificate, one child drive through certificate and a “feed me” cup every morning. Just tune in to KEZI 9 News this Morning at 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.

Women Share Their Stories From WWII

EUGENE, Ore. — Local women of World War II gathered Sunday to share their stories with the Eugene community. The group’s called the Rosie Riveter Association. It’s made up of women who worked in male-dominated fields during the war when men went overseas. These women did everything from building airplanes to spotting planes. “I was … Continue reading »

Dog Walkers Take Advantage of Sunshine

EUGENE, Ore. — The sights and smells of spring are springing to life all over western Oregon, and more people are heading back outside to take advantage of the nicer weather. We saw many people Friday at Eugene’s Delta Pond Park exercising and walking their dogs. According to those dog walkers, the dogs are really … Continue reading »

Out & About: March 14th-16th

Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in western Oregon. Out & About Links: Daffodil Drive and Festival Lucky Clover 5k and 10k Starry Night Prom Fashion Show Eugene Opera: Girl of the Golden West Agnieszka Laska Dancers For more information on these and other great events, or to … Continue reading »

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