Sister Monica Heeran Moving

EUGENE, Ore. — Mention her name, and the immediate response–a smile and a comment of how she has made our community a better place. From her time as the head of PeaceHealth to her clinic, Volunteers in Medicine. Most will tell you Sister Monica Heeran has been a moral force in this community and will … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Mid-Summer Garden

EUGENE, Ore. — Even though it’s July, it’s not too late to plant in your garden. You can pretty much plant all your herbs. So lavender, rosemary, sage, basil, lemon verbena–the list goes on and on. Feel free to plant those throughout the summer. You could also plant fruits, like apple and fig trees. Just … Continue reading »

Out & About: Fourth of July

Check out these Fourth of July events happening around Western Oregon! It’s time to head out to the Eugene Pro Rodeo! Don’t miss the pro rodeo action, motorcycle jumps, fireworks on the fourth and more. The fun happens now through Sunday at the Oregon Horse Center in Eugene. Admission starts at $14 for adults and … Continue reading »

Tracktown Tuesdays: Finding The Fit

EUGENE, Ore. – Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton joined the staff at the Eugene Running Company to find out what’s the best type of shoe to buy based on your individual running style. Some of the things to consider, says Bella Richardson of the Eugene Running Co., is whether you pronate (run on the outside of … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Roxy

EUGENE, Ore. — Roxy, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is looking for a new place to call home. She is a 4-year-old Shepherd/Mix. She has a lot of energy and would like to meet kids ages 14 and older. If you’re interested in adopting Roxy or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, … Continue reading »

Graco Recalls Harness Buckles

Graco Children’s Products, Inc. says it is recalling some of its infant, toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says  the following models are affected: APRICA A30, SNUGRIDE, SNUGRIDE 30, SNUGRIDE 35, SNUGRIDE CLASSIC CONNECT, SNUGRIDE CLICK CONNECT 40. It says Graco is recalling certain rear-facing child restraints manufactured … Continue reading »

Baby Reading Recommendations

EUGENE, Ore. — Babies may not seem interested in bedtime book reading, but a new study backs up what most of us probably figured. Reading to newborns is highly recommended. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now weighing in on literacy. AAP will now recommend that pediatricians across the country tell parents to read out … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Sophia Perko

EUGENE, Ore. — There are a number of kids in our community looking for mentors to spend a little bit of time with them. Volunteering and becoming a mentor at the Boys and Girls Club doesn’t have to take up too much of your time. If you can spare an hour, to these kids it … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Trees and Shrubs

EUGENE, Ore. — In the garden we often talk about flowers and vegetables, but there are other plants–shrubs, trees and bushes. Trees and shrubs are definitely a lot bigger than your starts that you buy, and so you want to make sure that you get them planted properly. First, take a look at the size … Continue reading »

Out & About: June 27th-29th

Get started planning your weekend in western Oregon. The Oregon Bach Festival is back. And this Sunday you can catch the Pacific International Children’s Choir Festival Gala Concert. That show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Hult Center. Tickets are $15. College, youth and senior discounts are available. Eugene’s Summer in the City is in … Continue reading »

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