Pet of the Week

EUGENE, Ore —  Every Tuesday, Greenhill Humane Society features a pet in need of a forever home on KEZI 9 News Midday at 11 a.m. Janice, a Greenhill volunteer, brought Jacob to the studio this week.  Jacob is a 3-year-old Akita/Border Collie mix.  He came from an overcrowded shelter in California. To learn more about … Continue reading »

Dry Weekend After Light Showers

  METEOROLOGIST MELISSA FREY’S WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR FRIDAY 3/27/15: Friday will start out dry and will still be warm in the mid to upper 60s, but showers will return Friday night. It’ll be a brief batch of showers and it’s back to dry weather for the rest of the weekend. Highs will stay in the … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Helps Kids With Disabilities

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Dreaming big, that’s what a local nonprofit is doing in hopes of raising money to help local kids with developmental disabilities. Most parents would agree raising kids can at times be challenging. When your little loved ones have developmental disabilities the task at hand gets a little harder. “It’s hard and … Continue reading »

Spring Break, Spring Fun

EUGENE, Ore. — People were certainly out enjoying the sun Thursday as Eugene hit 70 degrees. Here in the Pacific Northwest when it’s raining we brave the elements and still get out and be active. When it’s sunny — you better believe it, the city is out in droves. As KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah … Continue reading »

Corvallis Remembers Sixteen-Year-Old

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police say a medical condition is to blame for the death of a 16-year-old boy, who was found dead in his Corvallis home Wednesday morning. Crescent Valley High School sent an e-mail to parents on Wednesday, alerting them that sophomore Zach Peters had passed away. Investigators are not able to go … Continue reading »

Rain Showers Return Late Friday

  Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast: Thursday Night: Mostly clear. Overnight lows in the upper40s. Friday: Patchy morning fog in the valleys. Otherwise increasing clouds as a cold front approaches Friday night. High temperatures will be in the low 60s along the Coast and near 70 degrees inland.  Showers will start around 5 p.m. along the Coast, … Continue reading »

County Health Rankings Released

EUGENE, Ore.– New health rankings are out! Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Wisconsin Population their annual nationwide, county by county study that gives an overall look at the community’s well being. Among out neighboring counties, Lane County was the only county to move up in the rankings. It came in 16th … Continue reading »

Friends of Civic Stadium Celebrates Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re just days away from the Eugene Civic Alliance’s purchase of Civic Stadium. Friends of Civic Stadium, a partner in the process, celebrated that pending sale of the historic ballpark at Oakshire Brewing Wednesday night. While the Eugene Civic Alliance is heading the purchase, Friends of Civic Stadium have raised $300,000 to … Continue reading »

Benton County Drug and Gambling Response

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A recent study in Benton County says kids are consuming alcohol, doing drugs, and gambling at earlier ages. Kelly Locey, the Adolescent Health Program Coordinator at the Benton County Health Department, says statistics show younger kids are admitting to substance use, which she says is many times related to problem gambling. “More … Continue reading »

Near-Record Temps Thursday

  Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast: Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low temperatures in the upper 40s. Thursday: Patchy morning fog in the valleys. Mostly sunny skies by the afternoon with high temperatures in the mid 60s and the Coast and 70s inland. The record high temperature for Eugene Thursday is 72 degs, which could be broken, but … Continue reading »

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