In the Garden: Attracting Birds

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s always fun to see certain animals in your garden, like birds. And there are some things you can do to attract these feathery friends. Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how in this week’s In the Garden.

Shop Holds Kids Consignment Sale

  EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of Lane County parents are getting ready to race through the racks at a massive consignment sale. Volunteers are putting the finishing touches on the Itty Bitty Boutique Sale set to open Wednesday night at Camp Harlow. You’ll find hundreds of consigners selling their merchandise. There are 20,000 pieces of … Continue reading »

Bag Ban Initiative Petition Fails

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis residents trying to get rid of the city’s plastic bag ban will have to deal with it a bit longer. The Benton County Elections Office says a recent petition to get rid of the ban failed. A petitioner submitted signatures to the city earlier this month, hoping to send the matter … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Lawn Renovation

EUGENE, Ore. — If it seems like the grass is always greener at your neighbor’s house, there are some things you can do now to turn it around. KEZI 9 News Anchor Sean Cuellar shows us what you can do if the hot, dry weather has taken its toll. If you need a little help … Continue reading »

H&M Recycles Unwanted Used Clothing

EUGENE, Ore. — Shoppers in Eugene now have a new place to get rid of their unwanted used clothing. H&M, which opened last week in Valley River Center, has a worldwide recycling program. The retailer says customers can bring in any unwanted clothing regardless of the condition. It uses the recycled garments to make some … Continue reading »

Going Green for Halloween

EUGENE, Ore. — Next month trick-or-treaters will be hitting the streets. A question for many right now is, what will your child, or you, be for Halloween? We have some great ideas re-fashioned costumes. It’s a new line from St. Vincent de Paul. Mitra Chester, the designer of the collection, joined us on KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Interview: Friends of Trees

EUGENE, Ore. — The group Friends of Trees is turning 25 years old. And guess who gets the gift? You can. The nonprofit is offering a variety of street trees for just $25. It’s for residents in Portland, Vancouver, Salem and Eugene. Jennifer Killian, the group’s volunteer programs manager, joined us on KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

FFLC Youth Farm to Host Festival

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Gardeners know the season is changing by their harvest. You can find an abundance of organic vegetables and fruits at Food For Lane County’s Youth Farm Fest. It’s happening Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the youth farm at 705 Flamingo Avenue in Springfield. There will be live … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Fall Vegetables

EUGENE, Ore. — You might think it’s time to put your garden to bed soon, with all the great summer vegetables you’re harvesting. But don’t do that just yet. In this week’s In the Garden, we show you what veggies to plant for fall.

Crews Begin Prescribed Burns Along Coast

FLORENCE, Ore. — Smoke could be seen for miles out on the Florence coast Thursday, as the Siuslaw National Forest employees started their first of two prescribed burns. The prescribed burn got started around 10 a.m. and crews are now all done for the day. People living close to the area should still expect to … Continue reading »

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