• Deputy Rescues Man Trapped in Car

    Deputy Rescues Man Trapped in Car

    July 25, 2014

    An elderly man is safe after spending the night, trapped in his crashed car which was hidden about 90-feet off of Highway 34. 80-year-old Jon Culton of Waldport was reported missing Wednesday. He didn't show up for his Corvallis doctor's appointment. On his way, something happened.

    Sea Lion Show Makes a Splash

    Sea Lion Show Makes a Splash

    July 24, 2014

    A show at the Lane County Fair is making a big splash. The Sea Lion Splash show features four female sea lions and two instructors who have quite a playful relationship.

    Police Rescue Animals From Hoarder

    Police Rescue Animals From Hoarder

    July 24, 2014

    Police say more than 200 rabbits and guinea pigs are now safe, after investigators found them stacked in an Albany garage - but now they need new homes. Police say 58-year-old Pamela O'Brien is facing multiple charges, including animal neglect for hoarding the animals in her garage.

    Making a Difference: Jackson Vaughn

    Making a Difference: Jackson Vaughn

    July 24, 2014

    Summer at the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley is a very busy time, and the need for mentors is growing. This week we introduce you to a match made stronger through athletics, and a young boy just hoping a mentor will make his life's storyline a little better. Former University of Oregon football

    Search for Fire Victim’s Family

    Search for Fire Victim's Family

    July 24, 2014

    The Albany Fire Department says one man lost his life during an apartment fire Wednesday morning, but the department is still looking for the victim's family. The Albany Fire Department says 64-year-old John Charles Walley died during the fire.

    Organizers Prepare for Eugene Marathon

    Organizers Prepare for Eugene Marathon

    July 24, 2014

    The Eugene Marathon is just three days away and organizers are starting to feel the pressure. They want to make sure things go as smoothly as possible this Sunday.

    Mill Fire Fallout: Dead Fish, Asbestos

    Mill Fire Fallout: Dead Fish, Asbestos

    July 24, 2014

    New information is surfacing about the fallout caused by the fire at the Swanson Group's Springfield Plywood & Veneer mill. Not only did the fire destroy the mill, and force 250 people out of work, the impact on the environment is becoming clearer.

    High-Tech Map Shows UO Research Projects

    High-Tech Map Shows UO Research Projects

    July 24, 2014

    Here's something to check out if you're headed to Hayward Field. One of the free exhibits at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships is a giant touch screen interactive map of the world. The map shows parts of the world where University of Oregon researchers are doing work.

    IAAF Medals Pay Tribute to Host Location

    IAAF Medals Pay Tribute to Host Location

    July 24, 2014

    The World Junior Track and Field Championships continue this week. On Thursday, there are nine finals and seven medals ceremonies planned. The medals were designed by Tyler James.

    Allard Brothers Returning to Oregon

    Allard Brothers Returning to Oregon

    July 24, 2014

    Two well-known brothers from Eugene, who fled to Colorado while being investigated for child sex abuse crimes will be headed back to Oregon soon.

    Riders Pay Tribute to Fallen Soldier

    Riders Pay Tribute to Fallen Soldier

    July 24, 2014

    A fallen Philomath soldier was honored in a special way Thursday during a cross-country motorcycle torch ride. Army Specialist Cody Patterson lost his life in Afghanistan last October.

    Mill Fire Linked to Fish Die-Off

    Mill Fire Linked to Fish Die-Off

    July 24, 2014

    Last week's mill fire in Springfield could have been the cause of a fish die-off, along a section of the Willamette River. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the fish probably died at the time of the fire.

    Lawmakers Work on Wildfire Funding

    Lawmakers Work on Wildfire Funding

    July 24, 2014

    The hundreds of thousands of acres burning in Oregon and Washington has prompted lawmakers to take action. Senator Ron Wyden is working with Idaho Senator Mike Carpo to secure more than $600 million of funding from the supplemental funding to this year’s fire season.

    Poverty Rates Spike in Jackson County

    Poverty Rates Spike in Jackson County

    July 24, 2014

    Under-stocked refrigerators and bare pantry shelves await families at the Maslow Project, one of Medford’s biggest homeless support agencies. Their limited resources are being stretched thinner and thinner by growing demand.

    Tracktown Tuesdays: An App For That

    Tracktown Tuesdays: An App For That

    July 24, 2014

    With the emergence of smart phones, today's runners have a slew of options from running apps that can track your mileage to ones that will not only provide a training plan but help you get in the proper nutrition, especially during race week

    Lane County Fair Opens

    Lane County Fair Opens

    July 23, 2014

    Whether it's the delicious food, intriguing acts, the rides or the concerts -- there's something for everyone at the fair. Day one of the Lane County Fair kicked off Wednesday.

    Fatal Fire Investigation in Albany

    Fatal Fire Investigation in Albany

    July 23, 2014

    Investigators are looking for the cause of a fatal fire at an Albany apartment building Wednesday. Fire crews responded to the scene around 6:30 a.m. at 417 SE 6th Avenue. It took firefighters about 15 minutes to put out the flames.

    Police Search for Burglary Suspect

    Police Search for Burglary Suspect

    July 23, 2014

    Eugene police need your help finding the man who broke into the Fifth Street Public Market Wednesday morning.

    Hearing Held for Accused Killer

    Hearing Held for Accused Killer

    July 23, 2014

    The widow of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen met face to face with her husband's accused killer for the first time Wednesday. Chris' widow, Kristie Kilcullen, attended a hearing in Salem for Cheryl Kidd, hoping to make the case to keep Kidd in the Oregon State Hospital.

    Transient Man Faces Murder Charges

    Transient Man Faces Murder Charges

    July 23, 2014

    What started out as a fire investigation in Creswell last week turned into a death investigation this week after the Lane County Sheriff's Office confirmed it found two bodies in the fire. Now, a transient man who knew both men is in jail facing charges of murder and arson.

    Track and Field Championships Go Green

    Track and Field Championships Go Green

    July 23, 2014

    The World Junior Track and Field Championships is happening at one of the most sustainably oriented locations on the planet--Hayward Field. The IAAF has activated its landmark social responsibility program "Athletics for a Better World."

    Time for Trenton

    Time for Trenton

    July 23, 2014

    A Cottage Grove boy and his family are sharing their story about the meaning of time after the 6-year-old was diagnosed with a brain tumor last month and told he only has a short amount of time to live. Trenton Nowak was diagnosed shortly after his uncle died of colon cancer.

    The Politics of Sports

    The Politics of Sports

    July 23, 2014

    With more than 177 countries represented at the World Junior Championships this week, some athletes are representing war-torn countries, and sometimes different sides of the same war compete against each other.

    Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Minors

    Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Minors

    July 23, 2014

    A Linn County man convicted of sex trafficking minors across western Oregon has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Police say 21-year-old Steven Michael Kidd trafficked a minor female for nearly a year, starting in late 2011.

    Duck Store Hosts Warehouse Sale

    Duck Store Hosts Warehouse Sale

    July 23, 2014

    Duck fans are scoring some deals just in time for football season. The Duck Store hosted its first ever warehouse sale Tuesday. Customers got an additional 50 percent off already discounted merchandise.

    Fruit Recall — What You Should Know

    Fruit Recall -- What You Should Know

    July 23, 2014

    One company is voluntarily recalling many of it's fruits due to possible listeria contamination. It is a nationwide recall and affects many top grocers and many favorite summer fruits, so here's what you need to know.

    GM Recalls More Than 700K More Vehicles

    GM Recalls More Than 700K More Vehicles

    July 23, 2014

    GM is recalling over 700,000 cars and trucks. GM says the problems range from a broken screw that could cause front seats to move up and down freely to problems with some welds to problems with the power steering.

    Neighborhood Watch Groups Go Online

    Neighborhood Watch Groups Go Online

    July 23, 2014

    Cave Junction may have a small presence of law enforcement, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t eyes and ears watching and listening. A Facebook page with nearly 4,000 followers is updated regularly and has reports of suspicious activity or crimes themselves.

    Murder Suspect Arrested in Cave Junction

    Murder Suspect Arrested in Cave Junction

    July 23, 2014

    Oregon State Police arrested Daniel Joseph Martinson, 44, who was wanted on a felony warrant for Murder related to a November 2013 homicide in Cave Junction.

    Web Extra: Ducks at Pac-12 Media Days

    Web Extra: Ducks at Pac-12 Media Days

    July 23, 2014

    It's Pac-12 Media Days, and KEZI 9 Sports is in Los Angeles with the Ducks. We have 1-on-1 interviews with Marcus Mariota, Derrick Malone, and Mark Helfrich.

    EWEB Issues Boil Water Notice

    EWEB Issues Boil Water Notice

    July 23, 2014

    EWEB has issued a boil water notice to some customers in south Eugene due to a water main break. The notice affects approximately 100 customers in the Donald Street area from 48th to 53rd.

    Web Extra: Day 2 of IAAF World Juniors

    Web Extra: Day 2 of IAAF World Juniors

    July 23, 2014

    Incoming freshman Ariana Washington led a quartet of Oregon women competing at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships, Wednesday, finishing seventh in the women’s 100.

    Arrest Made in Arson Investigation

    Arrest Made in Arson Investigation

    July 23, 2014

    Deputies arrested Eugene Whitehall, 42, following an arson investigation into a house fire on Bryant Road in Creswell. Investigators found two bodies at the scene.

    EPD Investigating Possible Stabbing

    EPD Investigating Possible Stabbing

    July 22, 2014

    EPD says one person is in custody following a possible stabbing at a homeless camp. Police responded to an area near Highway 99 and Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday night.

    World Junior Championships Kick Off

    World Junior Championships Kick Off

    July 22, 2014

    Opening ceremonies of the IAAF World Junior Championships kicked off Tuesday. The meet is the premiere track and field event for junior athletes around the world.

    Mill Workers Losing Health Insurance

    Mill Workers Losing Health Insurance

    July 22, 2014

    Workers from the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill are concerned about what's next. On Monday, they were informed their health insurance is only good through the end of the month.

    Two Bodies Found After Creswell Fire

    Two Bodies Found After Creswell Fire

    July 22, 2014

    The Lane County Sheriff's Office found two bodies in the rubble from a fire that burned down a home in Creswell last Wednesday. The two men who lived in the home, Dennis Kelley and Carl McFarland were reported missing, and haven't been seen since the fire broke out.

    Neighbors Protest Sprint Jet Boat Races

    Neighbors Protest Sprint Jet Boat Races

    July 22, 2014

    Sprint jet boat races are coming to Lebanon this weekend - something that organizers say will boost the area's economy. But neighbors are fighting to cancel the event - worried about the amount of water the site is using.

    Service Dog Complaint Heads to Court

    Service Dog Complaint Heads to Court

    July 22, 2014

    A woman who said she was discriminated against because of her service dog appeared in court Tuesday. The Bureau of Labor and Industries began hearing the case against the Duck Stop Market. Two judges heard opening arguments and testimony from the complainant in this case Tuesday.

    Oregon Voters To Decide Pot Legality

    Oregon Voters To Decide Pot Legality

    July 22, 2014

    This November, Oregon voters will once again get to decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials Tuesday, certified that petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act, to ap

    Inflation Takes a Bite Out of PB&J Price

    Inflation Takes a Bite Out of PB&J Price

    July 22, 2014

    Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches may not cost as much as they have in the recent past. That's because all of the ingredients are cheaper now, due to inflation. According to the Consumer Price Index, white bread prices have dropped 2.8% over the last year. Prices for canned fruit, which includes jell

    Two Bodies Found in Burned Home

    Two Bodies Found in Burned Home

    July 22, 2014

    UPDATE — The Lane County Sheriff's Office says two bodies were found in the home.

    Community Debates Sick Leave Ordinance

    Community Debates Sick Leave Ordinance

    July 21, 2014

    As the Eugene City Council debates the issue of a paid sick leave ordinance, a divided community voices its opinions. The city council held a public hearing Monday night on an ordinance that would require employers to provide sick leave to their workers.

    Richardson Gets Independent Party Nod

    Richardson Gets Independent Party Nod

    July 21, 2014

    The Independent Party of Oregon is announcing its support for Dennis Richardson in this November’s gubernatorial race.

    Mill Employees Meet Following Fire

    Mill Employees Meet Following Fire

    July 21, 2014

    A fire at the Springfield Plywood and Veneer mill left about 250 people without a job.

    County Passes Sick Leave Ordinances

    County Passes Sick Leave Ordinances

    July 21, 2014

    The city of Eugene will take public comment Monday night on a proposal that would require paid sick leave for workers. Lane County took action Monday morning with three new ordinances. The three ordinances all deal with sick leave.

    Old Spaghetti Factory Comes to Corvallis

    Old Spaghetti Factory Comes to Corvallis

    July 21, 2014

    The Old Spaghetti Factory says it is opening a restaurant in Corvallis this year. North of downtown Corvallis sits an old train depot on Northwest Second Street that has been transformed into restaurant after restaurant.

    Free Well Testing in Benton County

    Free Well Testing in Benton County

    July 21, 2014

    Approximately 77 percent of Benton County's wells have not been tested, according to the Benton County Environmental Health Department, which pose huge health concerns. The Oregon Health Authority has granted Benton County funds to conduct free well testing.

    Obama Signs LGBT Executive Order

    Obama Signs LGBT Executive Order

    July 21, 2014

    President Obama signed an executive order Monday, prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of gender and sexual orientation. The President said the action means LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) federal employees will now be protected from discrimination.

    Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

    Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

    July 21, 2014

    Governor Kitzhaber ordered flags at public institutions to be lowered to half staff Monday following the death of a former Oregon governor.