Eugene to Hold Hearing on Pot Tax

EUGENE, Ore. — The public can voice its opinion on whether they think pot should be taxed in Eugene if it becomes legal statewide. City councilors held initial talks earlier this month, and most councilors say they aren’t too interested in imposing a tax, but they want to hear from the public before making a … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport is getting ready for construction. The terminal building is undergoing a major expansion project to accommodate the increase in passengers. The $16.8 million project will add close to 13,000 square feet, plus existing space will be renovated. Watch KEZI 9 News at 5 and 6 p.m. for more information … Continue reading »

EPA Tests Soil in West Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents in West Eugene had the opportunity Sunday to find out if their garden soil contains dangerous contaminants. The EPA, Beyond Toxics, and LRAPA teamed up for the soil screenings. People brought in a small sample of their garden soil to the testing site. The EPA ran it through an x-ray test … Continue reading »

Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

FLORENCE, Ore. — A pet store in Florence caught fire Saturday night with animals still inside. Fortunately, most of the animals made it out safely. Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue is still investigating how it all started. The fire caused thousands of dollars worth of damage and officials don’t believe the fire was suspicious. Crews … Continue reading »

Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield school supporters went door to door Sunday trying to convince voters to put more money into the classroom. Students, faculty, staff, and parents hit the pavement near Thurston High School to spread the word about the Springfield school district’s bond measure. Around 40 volunteers walked around with clipboards, yard signs, and … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

EUGENE, Ore — After beating Washington 45-20, Oregon moved up to #6 in the new AP Top 25, released on Sunday, October 19. Full postgame interviews with the Ducks after their 11th straight win over Washington are below: Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum: Oregon quarterback … Continue reading »

Ducks Dominance of Dawgs Continues

EUGENE, Ore — ¬†Freshman Royce Freeman rushed for 4 touchdowns as 9th-ranked Oregon extended its winning streak against Washington to 11 games, as the Ducks dominated the Huskies 45-20 in front of a packed house at Autzen Stadium. Freeman rushed for three first half touchdowns and the Oregon led 28-6 at halftime. Freeman rushed for … Continue reading »

FBI: Man Robs Three Banks in Two Days

EUGENE, Ore. — The FBI says the same man robbed three banks in two days. Investigators say the man robbed the Wells Fargo inside the Safeway on Main Street in Cottage Grove Friday afternoon. The day before, police say he robbed a Wells Fargo inside a Safeway in Salem in the morning and the Umpqua … Continue reading »

Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents are taking a stand against what they say are hateful words popping up around town. “A Springfield individual distributed flyers at Springfield High School and at Native American and Latino events saying diversity is white genocide,” said Michael Carrigan, event organizer. The man taking responsibility for those flyers is retired … Continue reading »

Three Killed in Crash Near Lost Lake

UPDATE — The victims have been identified as Tiffany and Fred Fefelov, and their 7-month-old daughter Mila from Sherwood. LINN COUNTY, Ore. — A crash on Highway 20 near Lost Lake killed three people Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say it happened on Highway 20 near milepost 78 just before 10 a.m. Officers say a … Continue reading »

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