County Moves to Draft NDAA Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — After hearing from the community at a public hearing Tuesday night Lane County Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward in an ordinance and resolution opposing specific sections  of the National Defense Authorization Act. All of the commissioners at the meeting Tuesday gave the head nod to start the process … Continue reading »

Light Showers Later Tonight

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The first rain chances of the week are starting to move into the picture tonight as a warm front brings some light showers overnight. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain overall, but you might see some light lingering showers for your Wednesday morning commute. Lows … Continue reading »

LCC Faces Budget Shortfall

EUGENE, Ore. — As the economy improves, enrollment is going down at Lane Community College and it’s forcing school officials to make tough decisions about their budget. LCC has a budget shortfall between $10.9 to $12.6 million. School officials say they have to balance the budget for next year and with decreasing enrollment, they have … Continue reading »

First Corvallis Dispensary Opens

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The first Corvallis Medical Marijuana Dispensary opened its doors to the public Tuesday morning. The Agrestic, located on SE Third Street, is one of two Corvallis dispensaries that so far has a license.  The Agrestic received its license on Saturday, and set up outdoor signs letting the public know about its April … Continue reading »

Activists Hold Tax Day Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — Some local activists are giving their two cents on this tax day about tax dollars being spent on war. The group protested outside the post office in downtown Eugene to spread the word. Tuesday afternoon, dozens of peace activists gathered to let people know where their tax dollars are being spent. Event … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed

EUGENE, Ore. — Every gardener knows you need to have good soil for your plants to grow. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you four easy steps to prep you garden bed for the season.

Pet of the Week: Danner

EUGENE, Ore. — Danner, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Danner is a 3-year-old, Shepherd, Akita/Mix. He is looking for a home with kids 10 years and older. He would do best in a home with no cats, small animals or livestock. He … Continue reading »

Activists to Hold Tax Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — Local activists will rally in front of the downtown post office on Tuesday, with the message that taxes should pay for human needs, not war. Every year, local activists rally in front of the post office on tax day. They’re asking taxpayers where they think their tax dollars should be spent, and … Continue reading »

Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Several Lane County public agencies plan to apply for federal funding after February’s snow storm left parts of the area without power for days. This comes after President Barack Obama announced this month agencies could apply for FEMA funding. All of the agencies we spoke with say while they knew the … Continue reading »

Cooler, April Showers Back This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Big night tonight for astronomy buffs as a full lunar eclipse will be on display tonight with the partial starting at 10:58p and the full eclipse at its max around 12:46am. The question will be how much break in the clouds will be for later tonight. The best … Continue reading »

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