Hawkins tosses first-ever perfect game

EUGENE, Oregon – There was good news and bad news Friday afternoon for UO ace Cheridan Hawkins, though the bad news wasn’t all that bad, and the good news was phenomenal. The junior left-hander threw her first career perfect game in an 8-0, five-inning shutout of No. 19 Washington at Howe Field, more than making … Continue reading »

Downtown Hound Opens in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Dog owners in Corvallis now have another option when it comes to finding a daycare and boarding facility. Downtown Hound had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday at its new location on Southwest Cummings Ave. The owner, Mandie Stuhan, also runs Luckydog Day and Night Care in Eugene, as … Continue reading »

Corvallis Fugitive Found in Texas

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A wanted Corvallis man is now behind bars in Benton County for a child sex crime after he was found in Texas. The court put out a warrant for 23-year-old Robert Lawrence Berno in November after a two-year police investigation. On Friday, Lawrence Berno appeared before a judge through a web-camera from … Continue reading »

EPD Warns of Prize Scam

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman listened to her intuition and sniffed out a scam artist who was impersonating a Eugene Police lieutenant. That scammer told the woman she won thousands of dollars but had to pay, before she could get the cash. Eugene Police say the 73-year-old woman did the right thing, verifying the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week

EUGENE, Ore —  Every Tuesday, Greenhill Humane Society features a pet in need of a forever home on KEZI 9 News Midday at 11 a.m. Janice, a Greenhill volunteer, brought Jacob to the studio this week.  Jacob is a 3-year-old Akita/Border Collie mix.  He came from an overcrowded shelter in California. To learn more about … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Helps Kids With Disabilities

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Dreaming big, that’s what a local nonprofit is doing in hopes of raising money to help local kids with developmental disabilities. Most parents would agree raising kids can at times be challenging. When your little loved ones have developmental disabilities the task at hand gets a little harder. “It’s hard and … Continue reading »

Zoup! Coming to Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There will soon be a new option for soup lovers in Corvallis: Zoup! is coming to town. The chain has hundreds of soup recipes, with 12 rotating soups every day. Customers will be able to sample each soup before purchase. The new restaurant is on NW 9th Street in the same parking … Continue reading »

Superintendents Question Education Funds

EUGENE, Ore. — “A substantial setback for Oregon schools.” That was the message delivered in Salem, on behalf of Lane County educators. Superintendents from across the county banded together to craft a letter warning of a lack of education funding. A democratic budget committee approved a $7.3 billion education spending plan. Local superintendents say this … Continue reading »

Spring Break, Spring Fun

EUGENE, Ore. — People were certainly out enjoying the sun Thursday as Eugene hit 70 degrees. Here in the Pacific Northwest when it’s raining we brave the elements and still get out and be active. When it’s sunny — you better believe it, the city is out in droves. As KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah … Continue reading »

Corvallis Remembers Sixteen-Year-Old

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police say a medical condition is to blame for the death of a 16-year-old boy, who was found dead in his Corvallis home Wednesday morning. Crescent Valley High School sent an e-mail to parents on Wednesday, alerting them that sophomore Zach Peters had passed away. Investigators are not able to go … Continue reading »

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