34th Annual Truffle Shuffle

EUGENE, Ore. — A race to the finish line for runners and walkers at Alton Baker Park, as hundreds race for the 34th annual Truffle Shuffle. Money raised goes to help veteran families through St. Vincent de Paul. Participants received a chocolate truffle at the end of a two and four-mile course. But, for many … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Exercise Boredom

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — For some, it seems like those New Year’s exercise resolutions are already starting to fizzle out. Daily workout and exercise routines can become monotonous and cause people to lose interest. The experts at Consumer Reports have some tips that can help you mix it up and keep you challenged. On a treadmill … Continue reading »

Out & About: Feb. 6th-8th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Out & About Links: Truffle Shuffle Bristow Trail Runs Jazz in Jacoby Baby Lion Encounters “In the Spotlight: A History of Theater in Lane County” For more information on other great events, or to submit your own, click here.

Interview: Free Tax Prep Help

EUGENE, Ore. — Last year, AARP Foundation and 36,000 volunteers at more than 5,000 sites provided free tax help to 2.6 million people. This year, they are doing again–provide free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income. So how do you know if you qualify? Find out by clicking on the … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry

EUGENE, Ore. — There are a number of people who go hungry every day in our community, but it would seem some people are trying to stop that problem. A local restaurant owner is doing her part to help those down on their luck. She caught our eye and is this week’s difference maker. Don … Continue reading »

Interview: Joe Krathwohl the Birdman

Are you ready to get wild? Then you need to head to the KEZI Eugene Boat and Sportsmen’s Show at the Lane Events Center. On KEZI 9 News Midday, the Birdman, who’s appearing with his amazing birds at the show, gave us a preview of what you can see there. Click here for a list … Continue reading »

MECCA to Host Repair to Reuse Cafe

EUGENE, Ore. — Does your favorite sweater have a big hole in it? Or do you have an old sewing machine laying around that’s broken? Then we have the event for you. Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA) is holding a Repair to Reuse Cafe event on Friday, Jan. 30. The nonprofit prides itself … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Overuse of CT Scans

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — CT scans give medical professionals detailed pictures of the inner workings of your body but can also expose you to high doses of radiation. More than 80 million CT scans are performed in the U.S. every year. But about a third of those scans serve no medical purpose, according to research published … Continue reading »

Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — Many musicians call it an opportunity of lifetime, performing at Carnegie Hall. That opportunity is here now for the South Eugene High School Choir. Fundraising efforts are underway to make sure every student who wants to go to New York, can go. The 100-member choir received the invitation last year to Carnegie … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Nala

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Nala, is a 3-year-old Pug/Beagle mix. If you’re interested in adopting Nala, 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 above to … Continue reading »

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