Public Support for Police Departments

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — While police across the country are preparing for possible trouble in Ferguson, officers say they don’t expect anything like that locally. Springfield police say they work every single day to have a good relationship with the community to prevent this kind of reaction. The Springfield Police Department says maintaining public support is … Continue reading »

Vigil Held in Eugene to Support Ferguson

EUGENE, Ore. — Missouri is bracing for the grand jury decision in connection with the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. As the world awaits that decision, groups are taking part in protests and vigils around the globe. Eugene is no exception. Residents held a vigil at the Unitarian Universalist Church for peace and justice. … Continue reading »

TrackTown USA Focuses on Upcoming Events

EUGENE, Ore. — The race to land the 2019 IAAF World Championships has come to an end. Doha, Qatar came out on top, winning the bid over Barcelona, Spain and Eugene. Residents are still proud of Eugene and that the IAAF is still going to stay busy with future events in Oregon. “It’s unfortunate because … Continue reading »

Corvallis Singer Goes Big

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis native is making a big name for himself, after one of his songs was recently picked up by the largest radio station in North America. You may have heard “The Good Life” by Jackson Michelson on local country stations. A few weeks ago, SiriusXM: The Highway picked up the single. … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ward, Mannion and Doctor

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State’s Terron Ward, Sean Mannion, Michael Doctor, Jabral Johnson, Tyrequek Zimmerman and Jordan Villamin recap their win over No. 6 Arizona State. Ward also discusses his torn meniscus, which likely rules him out for the rest of the season. Finally, Johnson, Zimmerman and Doctor talk about their friendly bet over their high school … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Sassy

EUGENE, Ore. — Sassy, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a Retriever/Shepherd mix. She is 8 years old and weighs 54 pounds. She would do best living with an older, respectful dog. She has done well with kitties. Some of her hobbies are hanging out with people, meeting other dogs, and being a couch … Continue reading »

Qatar Wins IAAF World Championships Bid

MONACO — Countless hours and preparation were put in as Eugene put in its bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships, but TrackTown USA came up short. Committee members from Eugene, Oregon; Doja, Qatar; and, Barcelona, Spain delivered final pitches for the prestigious track and field event. IAFF committee members voted, and shortly after 6 a.m. … Continue reading »

Cold Snap Coming to an End

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: It was another sub-freezing start in the Willamette Valley with low temperatures dipping into the low 20s. Tuesday was the fourth morning that we dropped to the 20s overnight in Eugene, but should be the last for at least this week. The high pressure which has kept us dry and … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Altman, Abdul-Bassit Post Win

EUGENE — Joseph Young scored 22 points, Jalil Abdul-Bassit added a career high 17 points, and the Ducks improved to 2-0 with a 83-66 win over Detroit. Oregon head coach Dana Altman: Oregon guard Jalil Abdul-Bassit:

UO Students Rescued Near Mount Jefferson

MOUNT JEFFERSON — Two University of Oregon students are safe after being rescued near Mt. Jefferson early Monday morning. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the two got lost hiking on a trail near Detroit. It started out as an adventurous trip to take photographs of the pristine wilderness. But it quickly became a quest … Continue reading »

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