Pet of the Week: Guest

EUGENE, Ore. — Guest, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 62-pound, 6-year-old Border Collie mix. He would do best in a home with no other dogs, cats or children. He loves to go for walks, as well as cuddle, be read to, and watch football games. If you’re interested in adopting … Continue reading »

Record Rainfall in Eugene

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: What a storm! The rain started falling just before 11 p.m. in the Valley and didn’t let up until after 11 a.m.! The Eugene Airport picked up 1.06″ of rainfall in that 12 hour period, setting a new record. The record period goes from midnight to midnight, so in that … Continue reading »

Tasty Fundraiser Boosts Local Athletes

EUGENE, Ore. — A local snack company, Cosmos Creations and former UO head football coach Mike Bellotti are partnering up to help area high school athletic programs. They’ve formed the non-profit Cosmos-Bellotti Sports & Leadership Foundation. Right now the Cosmos-Bellotti Sports & Leadership Foundation is a pilot program. Eight area high school athletic programs were … Continue reading »

OSU Students Move in to Dorms

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It’s move-in day for students at Oregon State University. Thousands of students lined up at different residence halls Tuesday to check in and get their keys. Students say they have mixed emotions about moving away from home, especially the freshmen. “I’m really nervous for this first week and the first week of … Continue reading »

Local Philanthropist Aaron Jones Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — The community is mourning the loss of Aaron Jones, who founded Seneca Mills more than 50 years ago. He died at the age of 92. During his life he not only spent time and money re-shaping the timber industry, but also giving back to the community. Jones donated millions of dollars to … Continue reading »

Shifting Downtown Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — More businesses are coming to Eugene near the Broadway and Willamette area. Businesses owners in that area say the foot traffic and activity has picked up, making it a desirable part of town for new companies. With more businesses like Killer Burger and Starbucks moving to the corner, city planners are optimistic … Continue reading »

O Heroes Host Activities for Deaf Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Some special kids took part in a special event Tuesday on Papé Field in Eugene. The University of Oregon’s O Heroes hosted a group of about 80 deaf children from around the state. Different stations were set up with games and sport drills, ranging from cheerleading stunts to passing volleyballs. Though educational, it … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Mannion, Ward, Wynn, More

Oregon State Quarterback Sean Mannion: Oregon State Running Back Storm Woods: Oregon State Running Back Terron Ward: Oregon State Defensive Lineman Dylan Wynn: Oregon State Linebacker DJ Alexander: Oregon State Wide Receiver Hunter Jarmon: Oregon State Offensive Lineman Sean Harlow:

City Hall Debate Continues

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene City Council met Monday night to discuss what to do with city hall. Within the last few weeks, the council started then stopped the deconstruction of the city hall. The center of the council’s discussion: rebuild or renovate. Architects talked about the current state of the building and its safety … Continue reading »

Heavy Rain Arrives Tonight

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Welcome to fall! The small front that moved through yesterday brought in .06″ of rain, which isn’t much, but is more than we’ve seen in over a month. This isn’t the largest storm we’ll see this week though, in fact, the storm that’s already arrived at the coast will deliver … Continue reading »

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