Lightning Sparks Tree Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Residents at an assisted living facility in Corvallis woke up to the sound of lightning striking a tree, then catching fire early Friday morning. “I was very asleep,” said resident Myles Myers. “And then I woke up to what I thought was a grenade going off outside my window.” Myers woke up … Continue reading »

Whiteaker Block Party Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — Organizers of the Whiteaker Block Party have a lot to do Friday before the celebration kicks off Saturday. But they say they’d be a lot more prepared if the city of Eugene had communicated with them sooner. Whiteaker Block Party organizers say it took the city months to get back to them … Continue reading »

Staying Safe While Camping

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Don’t let the warm summer weather fool you, especially if you’re heading out camping. Thunder and lightning storms could happen at any time, depending where you camp. Staff at Cabela’s in Springfield say summer, especially now, is high time for camping. And with storms popping up all over, it’s important that people … Continue reading »

Hot Weather Continues this Weekend

Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure will be in control this weekend and next week. Skies will be mostly sunny inland with high temperatures in the low 90s inland and mid to upper 60s along the coast. We’ll have a chance for thunderstorms in the Cascades through Monday, with storms also possible in the … Continue reading »

Three Home Runs Help Ems Edge Everett

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds EUGENE, Ore.– The Emeralds did not wait long to get on the board on a $3 Thursday at PK Park. Auston Bousfield ledoff the bottom of the 1st with his first professional home run. The Ems center fielder belted one over the fence in left field off 18 year-old lefty Luiz Gohara. … Continue reading »

Volunteer Firefighters Challenge Chief

GOSHEN, Ore. — A growing feud in the Goshen Rural Fire District is putting volunteer firefighters and the chief at odds. The Goshen Volunteer Firefighters Association wrote a letter to its board declaring a hostile work environment. Volunteer firefighters say they’ve been frustrated for years with the chief’s leadership. So they say they’re finally taking … Continue reading »

More T-Storms & 90s For Friday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re not seeing a lot of change in the forecast for the rest of the week, as both the high pressure ridge over the Great Basin in Utah and the low positioned in the Gulf of Alaska aren’t budging. That means get ready to see more morning clouds … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police: Operation Chill

CORVALLIS, Ore. –   Kids in Corvallis will get free Slurpees – if a police officer sees them doing something safe or responsible. The program, funded by 7-11, is showing kids across the nation that not all interactions with police officers are bad. On Thursday, Corvallis Police Officer Luther MacLean took KEZI 9 News out on … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Garden Pests

EUGENE, Ore. — For all the wonderful things you can find in the garden, there can be a few irritants–the ones responsible for the damaged leaves. Click on the video to learn some quick and easy ways to take care of those garden pests.

Budweiser Clydesdale Horses Visit

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The iconic Budweiser horses are here. On Thursday they stopped in Junction City. Hundreds of people piled into the Bi-Mart parking lot off Sixth Avenue for the big showcase. Handlers say it takes about an hour to get the eight horses ready to pull a 1903 Studebaker. And while the job … Continue reading »

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