Interview: Inspiring Women 55+

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Library is an award-winning library which is national recognized. It offers more than books. All summer long you can attend events and workshops. On Saturday, July 19, it’s hosting a free event highlighting a book all about women. Librarian Allison Arnold and Shirley Collins, author of Inspiring Women 55+, joined … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Xochi

EUGENE, Ore. — Xochi, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is looking for a new place to call home. She is a 2-year-old Xoloitzcuintli/Mix (Mexican Hairless). She loves running around the yard, being with people, and sitting on laps. She would like to live in a home with children who are 12 years and older. … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Watering Your Plants

EUGENE, Ore. — True or false? There is a right way to water your garden. The answer: true. Water in the morning. It gives the plant all day, especially on those hot days, to soak up that moisture and really put it to good use. Watering in the evening isn’t so great. Leaves get wet … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Emerenciana Reyes

EUGENE, Ore. — With school out, the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley is finding itself with an influx of kids, and they all need mentors. Because school is out, but parents still work that waiting list for mentees needing a mentor is up to about 30. The Boys & Girls Club hopes people … Continue reading »

Out & About: July 11th-13th

Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Get in touch with your creative side at this year’s Oregon Country Fair. It’s Friday through Sunday in Elmira. Tickets start at $23. You have to purchase them in advance. You can pay to park there or ride the bus for free. The Oregon Bach … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Capone

EUGENE, Ore. — Capone, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is looking for a new place to call home. He is a 4-year-old Terrier/American Pit Bull Mix. He loves walking with a leash. He would like to live in a home with respectful and calm children who are 13 years and older and no cats. If … Continue reading »

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 »

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