• Some EPUD Customers Without Power

    Some EPUD Customers Without Power

    October 20, 2014

    EPUD is reporting an outage affecting approx 3,700 customers in Veneta, Noti and part of Junction City. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

    Fire Kills Roseburg Resident, Pets

    Fire Kills Roseburg Resident, Pets

    October 20, 2014

    Fire crews are trying to find the cause of a fire in Roseburg that left one person dead. Douglas County fire crews found the front half of a mobile home engulfed in flames. One resident and a number of pets died.

    Police Investigate Hwy. 20 Fatal Crash

    Police Investigate Hwy. 20 Fatal Crash

    October 20, 2014

    Family members say Fred and Tiffany Fefelov were on their way to a church retreat Saturday with their 7-month-old daughter when their car lost control on the wet road and crossed into the path of an SUV.

    Gas Prices Near $3 Per Gallon

    Gas Prices Near $3 Per Gallon

    October 20, 2014

    Gas prices are dropping at stations all around town. Some are close to $3 a gallon. A local economist says this downward trend is because of falling oil prices.

    Council Gives Update on EWEB Development

    Council Gives Update on EWEB Development

    October 20, 2014

    The Eugene City Council will give an update Monday night on the EWEB riverfront development. EWEB and the city have begun the initial stages of planning for that riverfront property.

    Veterans-Only Swim Gets Grant

    Veterans-Only Swim Gets Grant

    October 20, 2014

    Veterans in Eugene will get access to another form of therapy, thanks to a grant from the Oregon Country Fair Board. The funding makes a veterans-only swim at Tamarack Pool available to veterans at no cost.

    A Day in the Life of a Short-Order Cook

    A Day in the Life of a Short-Order Cook

    October 20, 2014

    They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And for some restaurants, it's also the most popular. In this week's A Day in the Life, KEZI 9 News Anchor Bob Schaper meets one cook who's not afraid to crack a few eggs.

    PeaceHealth Celebrates New Building

    PeaceHealth Celebrates New Building

    October 20, 2014

    PeaceHealth celebrated the completion of its new inpatient behavioral health building. The $13.1 million project will provide 35 private beds, 20 of which are licensed as secure beds compared to eight in the existing unit.

    Air Facility Closure Input Sought

    Air Facility Closure Input Sought

    October 20, 2014

    The public has a chance to give their input on the planned closing of the Coast Guard air facility in Newport. The meeting runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 at the Oregon Coast Community College Commons on College Way in Newport.

    Eugene to Hold Hearing on Pot Tax

    Eugene to Hold Hearing on Pot Tax

    October 20, 2014

    The public can voice its opinion on whether they think pot should be taxed in Eugene if it becomes legal statewide. City councilors held initial talks earlier this month, and most councilors say they aren't too interested in imposing a tax.

    Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

    Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

    October 20, 2014

    The Eugene Airport is getting ready for construction. The terminal building is undergoing a major expansion project to accommodate the increase in passengers. The $16.8 million project will add close to 13,000 square feet, plus existing space will be renovated.

    43 Duncan Contacts Ebola Free

    43 Duncan Contacts Ebola Free

    October 20, 2014

    The first wave of people who had contact with Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan are out of isolation and symptom-free. The group reached the 21-day incubation period at midnight. Texas officials announced 43 people can resume normal life. Another five will be cleared soon.

    Mother Wants ‘Breaking Bad’ Toys Removed

    Mother Wants 'Breaking Bad' Toys Removed

    October 20, 2014

    "Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn't dodged the wrath of a Florida mother.

    Concern Over Pot Candy During Halloween

    Concern Over Pot Candy During Halloween

    October 20, 2014

    Seattle police have a warning for parents this Halloween: not all candy is for kids. Marijuana is legal in Washington state, so there are concerns about pot-infused candies showing up in trick-or-treat bags.

    Court Decision Sparks Moratorium Debate

    Court Decision Sparks Moratorium Debate

    October 20, 2014

    A recent court decision in Josephine County may open the door for cities and towns to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

    EPA Tests Soil in West Eugene

    EPA Tests Soil in West Eugene

    October 19, 2014

    Residents in West Eugene had the opportunity Sunday to find out if their garden soil contains dangerous contaminants. The EPA, Beyond Toxics, and LRAPA teamed up for the soil screenings.

    Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

    Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

    October 19, 2014

    A pet store in Florence caught fire Saturday night with animals still inside. Fortunately, most of the animals made it out safely. Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue is still investigating how it all started.

    Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

    Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

    October 19, 2014

    Springfield school supporters went door to door Sunday trying to convince voters to put more money into the classroom. Students, faculty, staff, and parents hit the pavement near Thurston High School to spread the word about the Springfield school district's bond measure.

    3 Now in Quarantine in Ohio

    3 Now in Quarantine in Ohio

    October 19, 2014

    In Ohio, some 29 people who came into contact with Amber Vinson between October 10th and 13th are being monitored.

    Ebola-linked Cruise Passenger Cleared

    Ebola-linked Cruise Passenger Cleared

    October 19, 2014

    A cruise ship plowed through the waters of a Texas port on Sunday with precious cargo on board -- the end of a small Ebola scare. A passenger had been loosely linked to the only patient to die from the disease in the United States, but health authorities cleared her after an odyssey at sea.

    Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

    Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

    October 18, 2014

    Members of the Oregon football team , including head coach Mark Helfrich & quarterback Marcus Mariota, speak with the media after the #9 Ducks beat rival Washington at Autzen Stadium on October 18th. Oregon has now defeated the Huskies 11 straight times.

    Ducks Dominance of Dawgs Continues

    Ducks Dominance of Dawgs Continues

    October 18, 2014

    EUGENE, Ore -- Freshman Royce Freeman rushed for 4 touchdowns as 9th-ranked Oregon extended its winning streak against Washington to 11 games, as the Ducks dominated the Huskies 45-20 in front of a packed house at Autzen Stadium.

    FBI: Man Robs Three Banks in Two Days

    FBI: Man Robs Three Banks in Two Days

    October 18, 2014

    The FBI says the same man robbed three banks in two days. Investigators say the man robbed the Wells Fargo inside the Safeway on Main Street in Cottage Grove Friday afternoon. The day before, police say he robbed a Wells Fargo and an Umpqua Bank.

    Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

    Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

    October 18, 2014

    Springfield residents are taking a stand against what they say are hateful words popping up around town. Protesters are retaliating by putting out their own propaganda to Springfield businesses and households with a message far from what Marr and his friends are promoting.

    Three Killed in Crash Near Lost Lake

    Three Killed in Crash Near Lost Lake

    October 18, 2014

    A crash on Highway 20 near Lost Lake killed three people Saturday morning. Officers say a car heading eastbound lost control and hit a westbound utility vehicle.

    UO Launches $2 Billion Campaign

    UO Launches $2 Billion Campaign

    October 18, 2014

    The University of Oregon is launching the largest-ever fundraising campaign. Friday night the University of Oregon announced a goal of raising $2 billion. Vice President of University Advancement, Michael Andreasen, says this campaign has three major goals: access, excellence, and experience.

    SOU Students Push for Voter Turnout

    SOU Students Push for Voter Turnout

    October 18, 2014

    With the election just weeks away, SOU students are rushing to get as many ballots as they can from classmates. Southern Oregon University has suffered a poor reputation for voter turnout.

    Duo Steals Golf Cart From Apartment

    Duo Steals Golf Cart From Apartment

    October 17, 2014

    Two Oregon State University students stole a golf cart from an apartment complex to get to class faster, according to police. Corvallis Police say on Monday, two male students parked a car at Seventh Street Station, an apartment complex not too far from the University. Instead of walking to campu

    Motorcyclist Injured in Lebanon Crash

    Motorcyclist Injured in Lebanon Crash

    October 17, 2014

    Deputies are investigating a crash that left a motorcyclist with critical injuries, and witnesses say speed could be a contributing factor.

    Election Ballots Mailed Out

    Election Ballots Mailed Out

    October 17, 2014

    Election Day is just a couple of weeks away, and voters will soon have their ballots. More than 211,000 ballots have gone out the last couple of days in Lane County, about 6,000 more than the last governor's race.

    Homeless Campers Asked to Leave Site

    Homeless Campers Asked to Leave Site

    October 17, 2014

    A group of homeless campers near Sixth Avenue and Mill Street have been asked to leave. They say police gave them a 3:30 p.m. deadline Friday, but the police never showed.

    Vehicle Hangs Over Amazon Creek

    Vehicle Hangs Over Amazon Creek

    October 17, 2014

    There was a strange sight at Amazon Creek Friday afternoon. Police say a woman from Montana was getting out of her vehicle when she knocked the gear shift lever into gear and her vehicle rolled into the slough.

    Lane County Looking for Sex Offender

    Lane County Looking for Sex Offender

    October 17, 2014

    Lane County Parole & Probation is looking for Jeramy Adam Ball, a predatory sex offender, after he failed to check in with his parole officer. He is on parole for first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy. If you see him, call police.

    Junction City DMV Office Reopens

    Junction City DMV Office Reopens

    October 17, 2014

    The DMV in Junction City is back open a day earlier than expected. It's looking better than ever. The office has fresh paint, new floors, new furniture and another workstation.

    Local Teens Tackle Workplace Issues

    Local Teens Tackle Workplace Issues

    October 17, 2014

    Hundreds of teens got a chance to tackle some real life issues Friday that aren't necessarily covered in the classroom. Members of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce led a workshop at Lane Community College about problem-solving in the workplace.

    Woman Accused of Mother’s Death

    Woman Accused of Mother's Death

    October 17, 2014

    An Allegany woman is accused of murdering her elderly mother through neglect and maltreatment. Coos County sheriff's deputies arrested 54-year-old Vana Gaye Boren after a six-month investigation for the death of her 87-year old mother, Willa Faye Boren.

    Wyden Hosts Retirement Savings Forum

    Wyden Hosts Retirement Savings Forum

    October 17, 2014

    Senator Ron Wyden and State Treasurer Ted Wheeler hosted a roundtable talk Friday morning in Eugene to talk about the importance of saving for retirement. About 20 people showed up for the discussion at Lane Community College's Downtown Center.

    Students Take Part in Hands-On Job Fair

    Students Take Part in Hands-On Job Fair

    October 17, 2014

    When it comes to deciding what career to choose, nothing helps more than actually getting to try that job out for yourself. And that's exactly what happened Thursday at the Construction and Utilities Career Day at the EWEB equipment yard in Eugene.

    Salem Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

    Salem Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

    October 17, 2014

    The teen girl kidnapped from Salem earlier this week has been reunited with her family. Police say now the say the victim and the suspect met in an online chatroom several months ago. The girl's family reported her missing on Tuesday.

    Great Oregon ShakeOut

    Great Oregon ShakeOut

    October 17, 2014

    People all over the country dropped, covered, and held on Thursday morning during the Great American ShakeOut. Kids at Newport Intermediate School participated in the earthquake drill along with other students across the country. The drill started at 10:16 a.m. on 10-16-14.

    Baby Dies After Being Left in Car

    Baby Dies After Being Left in Car

    October 17, 2014

    A 6-month-old baby died after police say the child was left in a car for six hours. The police and fire department responded to the Intel campus around 5 p.m. The child's father, who works at Intel, made the call.

    Starbucks to Offer Pre-Orders

    Starbucks to Offer Pre-Orders

    October 17, 2014

    Starbucks app now allows users to pre-order coffee from their phone.

    Texas Lab Supervisor Isolated on Cruise

    Texas Lab Supervisor Isolated on Cruise

    October 17, 2014

    A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died. Officials say the person has no signs of Ebola.

    Urgent Care Prepares for Ebola

    Urgent Care Prepares for Ebola

    October 16, 2014

    Questions about preparedness are everywhere, including in Oregon. With flu season just around the corner, staff with the Eugene Urgent Care Clinics say they're always prepared for any infectious disease this time of year, but a false Ebola case last week really kicked things into high gear and they'

    Eugene Launches Leaf Collection Website

    Eugene Launches Leaf Collection Website

    October 16, 2014

    The city of Eugene is launching a new tool Thursday to help people with the leaf collection program. You can type in your address o find out what zone you live in and when your leaves will be picked up. The city's leaf collection program starts on November 3rd

    Urn Stolen Out of Car

    Urn Stolen Out of Car

    October 16, 2014

    Early Thursday morning Ryan Nowak found the window of his Mustang shattered. He soon discovered a small urn, with his brother's ashes inside, was gone. Nowak said he and his sister each got a small urn to keep with them after their 19 year old brother died this summer.

    Coast Guard Closure Controversy

    Coast Guard Closure Controversy

    October 16, 2014

    A group trying to keep the Newport air facility open says the Coast Guard has pulled out of a community meeting to explain its actions.

    2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

    2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

    October 16, 2014

    Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th.

    Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit Opens

    Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit Opens

    October 16, 2014

    The dead come to life this Friday, Oct. 16. Maude Kerns Art Center presents its Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit.

    Congressional Candidates Face Off

    Congressional Candidates Face Off

    October 15, 2014

    Incumbent democrat Rep. Peter DeFazio, Pacific Green Candidate Michael Beilstein and Republican challenger Art Robinson took the podium Wednesday night at the University of Oregon Law School.