SOTU: Middle Class Economics

EUGENE, Ore. — The president focused a lot on the future of the middle class during his State of the Union Address Tuesday night, but did his message hit home with citizens? The president’s speech was filled with several big moments. This particular topic was one of them and included several suggestions at how to … Continue reading »

Marijuana Public Policy Course at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon this year on July 1, but what are the policies surrounding the new law? Students in a sociology course at Oregon State University have the opportunity this term to submit their own research to legislators to help shape the state’s policies. “It’s not a class about … Continue reading »

Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

EUGENE, Ore. — Legendary jazz musician Branford Marsalis is bringing his talent to western Oregon. This week, he’s performing with the Eugene Symphony. You can catch him at the Hult Center on Jan. 22 and 8 p.m. Click on the video above to watch our interview with him from KEZI 9 News Midday.

Four Businesses Exposed to Measles

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health has released more updates about a confirmed measles case involving a man who went on vacation to Disneyland last month. Health officials say the man also visited a number of businesses in Eugene with symptoms. They say the man, who is a Eugene resident in his 40s, visited … Continue reading »

City Holds Public Hearing on Uber

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of people signed up for public comment at Tuesday night’s Eugene City Council meeting. Many were cab drivers who expressed their frustrations over Uber’s operations in Eugene over the last several months. Taxi drivers, people who use the app and Uber representatives themselves all took the podium talking about how the … Continue reading »

Measles Case Confirmed in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — Public health officials have confirmed there’s a case of measles in Lane County. Health officials say it’s likely linked to the cluster of cases in Disneyland. Lane County Public Health says it’s conducting a full investigation to see who could be affected. It says this is the first case in Lane County … Continue reading »

Web Extra: OSU Hoops Undefeated at Home

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both undefeated at home. The men’s team is 10-0 at Gill Coliseum and will look to extend that streak on Thursday against UCLA. The Beavers are coming off a milestone: their first Pac-12 road win under Wayne Tinkle. The Beavers split the series in Washington against … Continue reading »

WATCH: State of the Union Address

The State of the Union Address starts at 6 p.m. PT. Click on the window above to watch it live. (CNN) — It’s no secret what’s in this year’s State of the Union Address. There have been spoilers everywhere. It’s a new strategy that’s taking out a lot of steam from the actual speech. “As … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Caesar

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Caesar, is a 4-year-old Pit Bull/Lab mix. If you’re interested in adopting Caesar, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503 or click here. You can also find more information about all the events Greenhill Humane Society is hosting here. Click on the video above … Continue reading »

Benton County Bike Path Hearing Tuesday

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A big meeting Tuesday night involves a controversial bike path between Corvallis and Albany. Commissioners could approve a bike path proposal from Albany to Corvallis that would make its way through private farm land. Last month, commissioners heard testimony from both sides. Deliberations begin Tuesday night. The county wants to build a … Continue reading »

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