International Students Move to Campus

EUGENE, Ore. —   Move-in day for most students at the University of Oregon is about a week away, but on Wednesday, international students will have their turn during the International Student Orientation. Wednesday is the first day of the orientation, and some students will already be moving into the residence halls. Students  say it is … Continue reading »

Suspect Was on Outing with Juvenile Dept

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re learning more about the teenager who was arrested for allegedly beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium over the weekend. Investigators say a 39-year-old woman was walking down the sidewalk, near MLK Jr. Boulevard and Scout Access Way when 17-year-old, Jaime Tinoco, allegedly dragged her into the bushes and raped … Continue reading »

Best Places to Live: Eugene #20

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is getting national attention for its access to outdoor recreation and its health conscious attitude. The city ranks number 20 in the top 100 places to live according to Livability.com. Eugene’s walking and biking paths plus its closeness to the McKenzie River were highlighted. As good as it sounds, the city’s … Continue reading »

Missing Woman Found near Blue River

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Police say a missing woman who was last seen near Cougar Dam has been found. Lane County sheriff’s deputies say 28-year-old Megan Elizabeth Ryan was reported missing near Road 19 Saturday night around 9 p.m. She was with friends when she went missing. Private contractors found Ryan Tuesday morning off Road 19 near … Continue reading »

Roseburg Homicide Suspect Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg man is facing murder charges, accused of killing an employee at a convenience store. Police say they had to lock down a nearby elementary school for the four hours it took to talk him out of his home. John Flannigan is in the Douglas County Jail, facing murder charges in … Continue reading »

UPS to Hire Up to 95K Seasonal Workers

(CNN) — UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. This holiday season, the parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees–that’s nearly double last year’s total of 55,000. UPS hires thousands of temporary workers each year to help deal with the annual surge … Continue reading »

NASA to Award Spacecraft Contract

(CNN) — No more hitch-hiking for American astronauts. They’ll soon have their own ride. NASA is expected to award a contract to both Boeing and SpaceX to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The U.S. has been relying on Russia to transport astronauts since the last space shuttle launch in July 2011. The private … Continue reading »

3 Injuries Reported in Boles Fire

WEED, Ca. — CAL Fire is reporting Tuesday morning that the Boles Fire is 375 acres and 20 percent contained. Over 100 structures have been damaged or destroyed. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said that as of Tuesday morning 95 people were utilizing the Red Cross shelters at the local high schools. CAL Fire reported three … Continue reading »

Bi-Mart Drive Day Great Rotary Duck Race

EUGENE, Ore. — Less than a month to go before the ducks go swimming. The Great Rotary Duck Race happens this year on October 11th. Tuesday is Bi-Mart’s Lucky Tuesday at 18th Avenue and Chambers. Meet the recipient agencies and purchase Great Rotary Duck Race tickets. Diana Bray stopped by KEZI 9 News this Morning … Continue reading »

Oregon Adds Jobs, But Unemployment Rises

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s unemployment rate moved up from 6.9 percent in July to 7.2 percent in August. This was the highest unemployment rate since November 2013. The primary measure of employment in Oregon, seasonally adjusted non-farm payroll employment, increased by 2,900 jobs in August. Professional and business services added 900 jobs while manufacturing added … Continue reading »

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