Backpacks for Back to School

EUGENE, Ore. – Our annual Backpacks for Back-to-School Drive is under way. From August 1st – August 31st, Oregon Community Credit Union and St. Vincent de Paul will be selling paper backpack decals for $1.  All proceeds will go to  Brattain House (Springfield) and St. Vincent de Paul (Eugene) to fund school supplies for low-income children in Lane County. Community … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Whoopie

EUGENE, Ore. — Whoopie, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is looking for a quiet, mature, loving forever home. She is a 4-year-old Terrier/American Pit Bull mix. She would do best as the only dog in the home. She likes kids who are 16 years old and older. Whoopie does very well on a leash … Continue reading »

Springfield Preps for National Night Out

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Get ready to celebrate National Night Out. Once again, the Springfield Police Department is inviting the community to get to know their neighbors and learn how to fight crime. National Night Out events are happening on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at Guy Lee, Willamalane, Meadow Park, Tyson Park, Volunteer and … Continue reading »

Backpacks for Back to School

EUGENE, Ore. — Our annual Backpacks for Back-to-School Drive is under way. This year KEZI 9 News is partnering with Oregon Community Credit Union, selling paper backpacks for a dollar. That money goes to the Brattain House and St. Vincent de Paul to buy school supplies for low income kids in Lane County. Last year’s … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Garden Pests

EUGENE, Ore. — For all the wonderful things you can find in the garden, there can be a few irritants–the ones responsible for the damaged leaves. Click on the video to learn some quick and easy ways to take care of those garden pests.

Out & About: Aug. 1st-3rd

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Bi-Mart Cape Blanco Country Music Festival DuneFest 2014 Benton County Fair and Rodeo 5k on the Runway and Air Fair Whiteaker Block Party For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

Pet of the Week: Penny Lane

EUGENE, Ore. — Penny Lane, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is looking for a fun, active home. She is a 1-year-old Terrier, Pit Bull, American Bulldog mix. She has a lot of energy to burn and would do well with a family that is active and has experience with dogs. She should start in a home … Continue reading »

Interview: Senior Resource Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — Do you have questions about senior living? What about finances or health concerns? Perhaps your parents are aging and you’re interested in home care. You can get your questions answered at SPIN’s 7th annual Boomer and Senior Resource Fair. Fifty vendors will be at the fair. The free fair happens Saturday, August 2 … Continue reading »

Interview: March for Climate Action

EUGENE, Ore. — Marchers are on a cross-country journey called The Great March for Climate Action. Several of the marchers are from Eugene. We first told you about them back in February. They started walking on March 1, trekking 3,000 miles Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. On Monday, the group of about 30 marchers will … Continue reading »

Interview: Wildlife Safari’s New Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — Wildlife Safari is a popular summer destination. This summer it’s offering camps for kids and families, and a big attraction so big that elephants can enjoy. Leila Goulet and Tena Lammers joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about the grand opening event for the new elephant water hole. They … Continue reading »

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