New Rabies Cases in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — It can take one bite for a human or animal to contract the rabies virus – and in Benton County, there have been two cases of rabid bats within the last week. Within the last week, pet owners had their cat euthanized after it killed a rabid bat. “The option there … Continue reading »

Day in the Life: Stay-at-Home Mom

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hard to believe, but some people still think that stay-at-home moms don’t have full-time jobs. Spending a few hours with one mom can give new meaning to the term “over time.” It’s only 8:30 a.m., but already Donia Kruse has had a busy morning. Her oldest daughter had to be fetched from … Continue reading »

Plan a Safe Route to School

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Before you send your kids off to school this week, if they’re walking or biking, it’s important they’re prepared. Safety officials say it’s important to go over safety tips with your child before they head out. If they’re walking, they should walk opposing traffic so they can make eye contact with drivers … Continue reading »

Serenity Lane Expands

COBURG, Ore. — A Eugene treatment center hopes to help even more people recover from alcohol and drug abuse. Work is underway on a $30 million expansion at Serenity Lane. The sale of a piece of property off Industrial Road in Coburg went through in 2008, but the heavy equipment just rolled in, last week. … Continue reading »

SPD: Evidence Confirms Pit Bull Attacked

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — We’re learning more today about a dog attack on a 2-year-old girl in Springfield Sunday, leaving her in critical condition. Springfield Police say two dogs were seized from the home after the attack, a pit bull and a lab-collie mix. Both were put down Tuesday, a request from the owner. Despite social … Continue reading »

Eugene Makes List of Best Bike Cities

EUGENE, Ore. — It may be Tracktown USA, but people in Eugene love to bike, and it shows. The city comes in at number 15 on a list of America’s Best Bike Cities by Bicycling Magazine. Staff considered things like the number of miles of protected bike lanes clearly marked, roadways, and feedback from everyday … Continue reading »

Making of a Disney Classic

EUGENE, Ore. — After the success of the Frozen movie and soundtrack, ABC will take a closer look inside the making of the movie. ABC’s The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic airs on KEZI 9 News at 8 p.m. Tuesday. You’ll go behind the scenes and learn about the more than 600 … Continue reading »

New Parking System at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Parking permits are now for sale at Oregon State University, but the setup this year is a little different. The campus is turning to a zonal parking system. Monday staff and faculty can buy their new permits, only if they’ve had a permit for the past three years. Each zone has a … Continue reading »

Forest River Hiring

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Forest River Facility is looking to hire dozens of new employees over the next few months. The company moved into the old Monaco Plant on Diamond Hill Drive in August and they’re not wasting any time getting the factory back up and running. Former Monaco management and a few other staff … Continue reading »

EA Sports’ Tiny Titan Glitch

A software glitch with the EA Sports Madden 2015 is getting some laughs Monday night. The glitch causes Tennessee Titan linebacker Christian Kirksey, to be miniature. In real life, Kirksey is 6’2” tall and 235 pounds, but he shows up on the field as a tiny little Titan. EA Sports says it’s going to fix … Continue reading »

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