Tackling Tobacco Trends

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Smoking trends from the past few years show many Americans are choosing to quit, but health officials say that’s not enough. They’re still pushing for a tobacco-free society. “I was diagnoses with COPD, and I immediately started in pulmonary rehab,” said former smoker Carol Brittingham Clay. Clay smoked cigarettes on and off … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks On Monday Of Civil War

Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Running Backs Coach Gary Campbell: Oregon Offensive Lineman Doug Brenner: Oregon Offensive Lineman Andre Yruretagoyena: Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon Wide Receiver Devon Allen: Oregon Linebacker Derrick Malone: Oregon Offensive Lineman Hamani Stevens:

Interview: Create Something Day

EUGENE, Ore. — The crowds will rush out to malls all across the country the day after Thanksgiving, but there’s a greener alternative to Black Friday. It’s called Create Something Day put on by MECCA. People will be making gifts out of reuse materials in an effort to reduce our waste during the holiday season. … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Tasha Roberts

EUGENE, Ore. — At about 7 a.m. every day, Tasha Roberts, the founder of Life 9 Rescue, begins her heart’s work. Usually that starts with trapping feral cats. “There is always a different colony that can take anywhere from four to eight hours,” Roberts said. She’s currently working on a colony at an undisclosed Eugene … Continue reading »

Mild Weather for Thanksgiving Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Last year leading up to Thanksgiving it was dry, but cold, especially overnight with lows in the 20s. This year it won’t be as dry, but will definitely be warmer. A warm front will bring in light showers Monday late afternoon and evening. Highs will stay in the low 50s. … Continue reading »

SSE: Andrew Greif Talks Civil War Week

EUGENE — The Oregonian’s Andrew Greif joined KEZI 9 Sports Director Jake Zivin on Sunday Sports Extra to give the Duck perspective at the beginning of Civil War Week on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday Presser

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich:          

At-Risk Teens Run to Help Others

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 1,000 runners participated in the 8th annual EWEB Run to Stay Warm. Five high school students from Albany Option School trained for weeks to run the 5K. It was an accomplishment some students didn’t think they would reach when they first enrolled in a running class. “It was a little … Continue reading »

Families Prep for Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — With Thanksgiving just a few days away, many people are prepping their refrigerators and solidifying their plans for the holiday. Many shoppers say they head to Grocery Outlet or similar stores, searching for the cheapest prices ahead of the holidays. Staff members at Grocery Outlet say they’ve been out of frozen turkeys … Continue reading »

Cloudy with a Few Showers Sunday

Twitter¬†Facebook Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: Will have a lull in the showers Sunday morning, before they pick back up again in the afternoon. Snow showers continue above 4,000 feet; another 1-2″ could fall across the passes.¬†One more front will swing through late Monday afternoon into Tuesday, bringing more rain across the area; but, rainfall … Continue reading »

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