Women Share Their Stories From WWII

EUGENE, Ore. — Local women of World War II gathered Sunday to share their stories with the Eugene community. The group’s called the Rosie Riveter Association. It’s made up of women who worked in male-dominated fields during the war when men went overseas. These women did everything from building airplanes to spotting planes. “I was … Continue reading »

Dog Walkers Take Advantage of Sunshine

EUGENE, Ore. — The sights and smells of spring are springing to life all over western Oregon, and more people are heading back outside to take advantage of the nicer weather. We saw many people Friday at Eugene’s Delta Pond Park exercising and walking their dogs. According to those dog walkers, the dogs are really … Continue reading »

Out & About: March 14th-16th

Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in western Oregon. Out & About Links: Daffodil Drive and Festival Lucky Clover 5k and 10k Starry Night Prom Fashion Show Eugene Opera: Girl of the Golden West Agnieszka Laska Dancers For more information on these and other great events, or to … Continue reading »

Enjoying Spring-Like Weather

EUGENE, Ore. — The colors are starting to explode all over the valley floor as flowers and trees come back to life. Those purples and blues are coaxing people outdoors, getting them back on course and playing some of their favorite games. KEZI 9 News photojournalist Tim Garner caught up with a few people who … Continue reading »

KEZI 9 News “Be Inspired” Campaign

Nothing is more critical to a child’s success in life than the ability to read.  Many children don’t have books of their own, making it hard for them to read, learn and succeed. KEZI 9 News and ABC are partnering with First Book, SMART, and the Cow Creek Tribe of Indians, to share the power … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Violet

EUGENE, Ore. — Violet, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society right now waiting for a forever home. Violet is a 1-year-old pit bull mix. She does well with kids who are 12 years old and older due to her high activity level. Violet will do best in a … Continue reading »

Out & About: March 7th-9th

Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in western Oregon. Out & About Links: Run for the Shamrock Sheldon Community Center Indoor Playground Zappily Ever After Lane County Home and Garden Show   Working Women’s Wednesday For more information on these and other great events, or to submit your … Continue reading »

KOOL 99.1 Radiothon Raises Money for CMN

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly 15,000 kids are treated at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center every year, and Children’s Miracle Network is trying to raise money Thursday and Friday to help treat them. The KOOL 99.1 Radioathon wraps up at 6 p.m. Thursday, but then kicks off again Friday at 6 a.m. KEZI 9 News Anchors … Continue reading »

Interview: Home Vacation Check Program

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re going on vacation during spring break, who is going to be watching your home while you are gone? Well, right here in Eugene there is a free program call Seniors on Patrol. Steven Chambers, a crime prevention specialist at the Eugene Police Department, joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Leo

EUGENE, Ore. — Leo, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society right now waiting for a forever home. Leo is a 1-year-old black lab. He does well with kids who are 8 years old and older due to his activity level. Leo will do best in a home without … Continue reading »

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