OSP Responds to I-84 Crash

HUNTINGTON, Ore. – Oregon State Police responded to a minor injury crash on I-84 Monday morning. Troopers say Hector Torres, 25, of Baker City was travelling westbound on I-84 when he reportedly fell asleep and drove off the highway. His vehicle rolled before coming to rest against a metal highway sign. Torres was extricated by … Continue reading »

Man Dies After Being Crushed by Log

FLORENCE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the death of a 59-year-old Eugene man who was crushed by a log Sunday. Troopers say around 6 p.m., on the beach near the Driftwood Shores Resort, the man was standing on a log when the tide came in. The tide rolled the log causing him to … Continue reading »

Green Garter Band Opens for Youngblood

EUGENE, Ore. – KEZI 9 News this Morning rocked out with the University of Oregon’s Green Garter Band. The band will open up for the Youngblood Brass Band Monday night. The concert is at South Eugene High School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

Citizens Protest Proposed Pipeline

SHADY COVE, Ore. — Nearly 200 people rallied in Shady Cove to protest a proposed natural gas pipeline, Saturday. The Jordan Cove Pacific Connector would transport billions of feet of gas obtained through fracking overseas. Protesters shared a number of concerns about the proposed pipeline. Many are concerned about the effects on wildlife, property rights, … Continue reading »

Dead Bees Found

SHERWOOD, Ore. — A creepy sight in Sherwood this weekend, thousands of dead honey bees were found on a busy street. The bees were found along Highway 99 West Sunday afternoon. Many people driving through the area saw the dying insects and wondered if it’s another insecticide problem. Last year, thousands of dead bumblebees were … Continue reading »

Non-Profits Receive Greenpower Grants

EUGENE, Ore. — Saving energy is generating a lot of green for two local non-profits. The Eugene Hearing and Speech Center and the Relief Nursery, each won a 2014 Greenpower Grant from EWEB. The organizations were presented $50,000 this weekend. Both plan to use the money to install solar panel systems at their Eugene centers. … Continue reading »

OSU Celebrates Earth Week

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will celebrate Earth Week April 20-26, celebrating with a new theme each day. Themes include animal appreciation, promoting justice, celebrating community, built environment, conserving resources, get outdoors, and service day. The 14th annual Earth Week Community Fair will be held on Earth Day, April 22, from 11 a.m. to … Continue reading »

VA Clinic Groundbreaking

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews will break ground for a new clinic that will serve local veterans, Monday. Congressman Peter Defazio, Sen. Ron Wyden, Sen. Jeff Merkley, and Mayor Kitty Piercy will speak at Monday’s ceremony. The center will help serve the many patients that currently get treatment at the VA clinic in Roseburg. It will … Continue reading »

Road Construction Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Roadwork will begin on a section of 13th Avenue in west Eugene, Monday. Construction crews will repair sidewalks first and then move onto repaving the street. From now until July, crews will work between Polk and Washington streets. In July, they’ll work between Garfield and Polk streets.

UO’s Green Garter Opening for Brass Band

EUGENE, Ore. – It’s the performance of a lifetime for the University of Oregon’s Green Garter band. They’re opening for Youngblood Brass band, a jazz ensemble group from Wisconsin. The 12 person band usually plays during UO football and basketball games, but on Monday night they will take the stage as the opening act. “They pull … Continue reading »

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