Murder Suspect Charged with Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — New documents were released Monday about a man police say killed a Sweet Home woman. According to court documents, police arrested 33-year-old Austin Rolfe on July 9 for an assault case unrelated to the murder of the woman. That same day, hikers found Heaven King’s body in the Umpqua National Forest. The … Continue reading »

Whiteaker Road Construction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Expect detours if traveling through Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood. Crews started construction Monday along First Avenue, and Monroe and Madison streets. The $2.2 million project is largely funded through a bond measure voters passed two years ago. The project manager says when construction is finished, not only will the roads be smoother but … Continue reading »

Local Hair Stylist Wins Award

EUGENE, Ore. — A local woman is proud to learn she’s a cut above the rest when it comes to styling hair. Alisha Basham works at London Hair Studio and Day Spa in Eugene. She’s only been doing hair for five years, but just recently won a gold medal at the Trend Vision 2014 Competition. … Continue reading »

FFLC Collects Over 26,000 lbs. of Food

EUGENE, Ore. — FOOD for Lane County stocked its shelves Monday. Hundreds got into the Lane County Fair Sunday with a donation of three canned food items. Thirty-nine percent of residents in Lane County are eligible for emergency food assistance. Organizers say this year’s drive brought in about 26,000 pounds of food. FFLC-c says this … Continue reading »

UPDATE: 3 Ethiopian Track Athletes Found

UPDATE: Confirmed by UO Police Department - Three of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes are safe in Beaverton. Missing persons case active on fourth. Latest on KEZI 9 News at 5 and 6 p.m. EUGENE, Ore. — New information is surfacing about the four missing Ethiopian track athletes who disappeared from the World Junior Track and Field championships … Continue reading »

Council to Vote on Sick Leave Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene could join a number of other cities, including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle and Portland, requiring all employers to provide sick leave for their employees. Over the last several months the community has debated the ordinance, and now the city council is scheduled to make a decision Monday … Continue reading »

Study: Sick Leave Ordinance Impacts

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene City Councilors will vote on the controversial Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Monday. The issue has divided the community because of differing opinions about how it will change businesses in Eugene. Some employers fear the ordinance will cost them more money because workers will take advantage of the system. Others speculate it will … Continue reading »

SSE: Lancers Reunite to Host Hoops Camp

KEZI 9 Sports Director Jake Zivin with David Shedrick & Emanuel Morgan: What: The MVP Caliber Basketball Camp, hosted by former Churchill High stars David Shedrick & Emanuel Morgan and featuring guest speakers Kelly Bokyn, head coach of Churchill, and Luke Jackson, Former Oregon Ducks star, NBA player and current NCU head basketball coach. When: … Continue reading »

Hundreds Ride for Chris Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcycles took to the streets Sunday morning in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. This was the event’s fourth year. With close to 400 riders this time around, organizers say it has definitely grown since the inaugural ride, but that the meaning behind it all, honoring Chris Kilcullen … Continue reading »

Faerieworlds Celebrates Last Festival

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday marked the last time people will be celebrating the Faerieworlds Festival in Eugene. Festival organizers say Lane County cancelled their contract after residents put up a fight against large outdoor gatherings at Emerald Meadows. What this all means is that next year they’ll set up shop near Portland at Horning’s Hideout. … Continue reading »

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