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Officer Shoots Woman After Pursuit

ALBANY, Ore. — A Springfield officer shot a woman just outside Albany after she led police on an early morning chase. The woman, from Springfield, is in the hospital listed in critical condition. It all started in Springfield when police officers spotted a stolen SUV. The driver of the SUV, Amanda Gatewood, led them on … Continue reading »

Kids to Take Part in Art Apprenticeships

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Ever wanted to live the life of an artist without giving up your day job? In October, 30 eighth graders from Hamlin Middle School will take part in a 10-week apprenticeship program through the Lane Arts Council and the Springfield Education Foundation. One of the artists, Betsy Wolfston, has been a professional … Continue reading »

Salem Girl Holds Prom Dress Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — A Salem beauty queen is using her recent title to make a difference in her community. Brandi Urban, age 17, Miss Oregon Teen Cover Girl, visited KEZI 9 News This Morning on Thursday to talk about Abby’s Closet. The nonprofit collects prom dresses and gives them to teens who can’t afford them. … Continue reading »

Eugene Concert Choir Wins Grant

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Concert Choir Foundation was just awarded $125,000 to commission a new 30-minute orchestral work–and its focus will be on Alzheimer’s Disease. Famed Oregon composer Joan Szymko will create the work the first year and the ensemble will work on the music the second year. The choir will also work with … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Berry Preps

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s summertime, and now’s the time you’re enjoying your raspberries, your blackberries, but it’s also time to start thinking about next year’s crop. You need to get your gloves and your pruners out because raspberries and blackberries actually grow by suckers. So if you don’t prune them, they’re just going to take … Continue reading »

Cooler for Labor Day Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: It was back to 95° Wednesday in Eugene.  This was the 29th time we’ve been above 90° this summer. Typically we only hit 90° about 15 times, if we see  just 3 more days at 90° or above that would set a new record in Eugene. One of those may happen … Continue reading »

Douglas County Fire Restrictions

ROSEBURG, Ore. — More than 35 million Americans will hit the road for the upcoming holiday weekend the unofficial end to summer, but there are some restrictions in place if you plan on heading to area forests. The continuing hot and dry conditions have caused the Douglas Forest Protection Association raised the fire danger level … Continue reading »

Officer Involved Shooting Near I-5

UPDATE (11:55 A.M.): Springfield Police say they pursued a stolen 2000 Suzuki Vitara northbound on I-5 from Springfield. The Oregon State Police and Linn County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the pursuit during which spike strips were used. Police say the vehicle exited I-5 and headed west on Highway 34 before it stopped at the entrance … Continue reading »

Cooler Weather In Time For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Another sizzler today with highs in the mid 90s once again, no records set in Eugene today, but we have now had 29 days of 90+ heat, that’s two away from the record of 31 days set back in 1958. We may have a shot at breaking the … Continue reading »

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