The Ducks Return to Disneyland

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The 2015 Rose Bowl is just five days away, and before the 2nd-ranked Oregon Ducks meet the 3rd-ranked Florida State Seminoles in the “Granddaddy of them All”, the team got to spend their Saturday at the Happiest Place on Earth, where they haven’t visited since 2011. KEZI 9 Sports Director Jake Zivin … Continue reading »

Christmas Tree Recycling

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s that time of year–Christmas tree recycling. Lane Forest Products in Eugene started taking trees on Friday. They’re open seven days a week and take all trees, including flocked trees, but they request folks to remove all decorations before dropping them off. “We recycle all the trees. We grind them up and … Continue reading »

Out & About: Dec. 26th-28th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park Wildlights at Wildlife Safari Last Friday Art Walk Sweet Cheeks Winery Events For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

Interview: Winter Break Activities

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s just the start of winter break, and the children are home. What can they do to pass the time and keep them engaged? One solution is create mini winter camp. Daniel West, a teacher with Oregon Connections Academy, joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to share some suggestions on how … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Owen

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Owen, is a Rottweiler/Terrier, American Staffordshire mix. If you’re interested in adopting Owen, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503 or click here. You can also find more information about all the events Greenhill Humane Society is hosting here. Click on the video … Continue reading »

Santa Delivers Gifts to Local Families

EUGENE, Ore. — Santa made a special stop at a low-income housing complex in Eugene Monday, delivering toys and goodies to children and families in need. He arrived at the Stellar Apartments on a big fire truck. He had toys for the kids and food boxes for the families, that included a ham and all … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Long-lasting AAs

When you’re making up your holiday checklist, there’s one item you don’t want to leave out–batteries. Double As are the most popular size. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine sifted through test results, to find out which will keep you all powered up for less. Want to shine this holiday season? Keep their electronics up and running … Continue reading »

Out & About: Dec. 19th-21st

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: The Nutcracker Eugene Holiday Half & Hustle 10k and 5k Sutherlin Light Parade Christmas at the Movies For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

ESPN Visits O’Hara Catholic School

EUGENE, Ore. — It was the news conference question that turned into a viral sensation, and it dealt with three very important things: Jesus, girls, and Marcus Mariota. A sixth grader from Eugene’s O’Hara Catholic School asked Mark Helfrich if Mariota was coming back for another year during a post-game press conference. The question became … Continue reading »

Weather Books Delivered to Students

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — If you have a fifth, sixth or seventh grader in your home, you may have seen the Stormtracker 9 weather books that are being distributed to all western Oregon schools. I was in Junction City on Friday to deliver those books to all of the fifth graders at Oaklea Middle School. … Continue reading »

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