Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — On the eve of oral arguments in a major trial in U.S. District Court, supporters of same-sex marriage organized a rally on the steps of the Wayne Morse Courthouse in Eugene Tuesday night. Close to 100 people showed up for the rally, which was one of seven across the state in anticipation … Continue reading »

OSU Earth Day Celebrations

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University students, staff, faculty, and members of the Corvallis community went from booth-to-booth at OSU’s 14th annual Earth Day Community Fair on Tuesday, learning more about how to live more sustainably. Dozens of booths promoted sustainability in different ways, including the promotion of buying locally and recycling. “We should be … Continue reading »

Storms Keep Rolling In

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   On and off showers for most of the day this Tuesday as the trough of low pressure (think a big dip in the jetstream) is pooling chilly air across the Pacific Northwest. That allowed us to see everything from rain, mtn. snow, and even some soft ice pellets, … Continue reading »

Scotty Svetal’s Road to Recovery

EUGENE, Ore. –It’s been more than five months since a young man from Eugene was hit by a car while on his skateboard. He was critically injured, but has made an amazing recovery. Scotty Svetal almost died, but his family calls him their hero as he works every day to regain his strength both mentally … Continue reading »

Whole Foods to Eugene?

EUGENE, Ore. — A downtown land owner was hoping to redevelop a chunk of land at Broadway and High Street. Already, rumors have been swirling that whole foods could again be trying to open a store in Eugene. Talk among developers is that high-end grocer whole foods may want to try to move into the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Dawn

EUGENE, Ore. — Dawn, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Dawn is a 2-year-old, Terrier, American Pit Bull mix. She is looking for a home with kids 16 years and older because of her size and high energy level. If you’re interested in … Continue reading »

Rain Showers Continue All Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Monday’s storm brought in another round of rain across western Oregon. The south coast was hit the hardest with nearly an inch in Coos Bay. Eugene picked up a tenth of an inch. A much colder air mass have moved in behind this storm which dropped snow levels below the passes. Santiam … Continue reading »

Waxing For Charity

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A group of high school boys had their legs waxed on Monday – all for a good cause. The boys participating in the Mr. & Ms. Spartan Pageant at Corvallis High School endured some pain during lunch on Monday – one wax strip at a time. Students and staff could pay to wax … Continue reading »

Deputies Identify Body Found in River

ALBANY, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man whose body deputies recovered from the Willamette River on Sunday. Sheriff Bruce Riley says a family discovered the body of 45-year-old Jared Ethan Brown while walking through Bryant Park in Albany Sunday afternoon. “The body had actually been hung up on some debris about … Continue reading »

Willagillespie Hatches Ducklings

EUGENE, Ore. — A special surprise for students at Willagillespie Elementary School Monday. Eleven new eagle family members, well ducklings to be exact. Joy has been nesting at Willagillespie Elementary for the last three years. This year she chose to lay her 11 eggs in the courtyard garden. They all hatched on Saturday, just in … Continue reading »

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