Friday Night Blitz – September 20

On the September 20th edition of Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you games from 11 games from around our area, including Sheldon at North Medford, Eagle Point at Springfield, and Scio at Santiam Christian.

Man Arrested for Elude and False Report

BEND, Ore. – Police say a 26-year-old Bend-area man is facing several charges following his arrest Saturday. Oregon State Police say around 2:10 a.m. a trooper was patrolling near Cleveland Avenue and 3rd Street, when they saw silver hatchback driving 64 mph in a 35 mph speed zone. OSP says the trooper attempted to stop … Continue reading »

Road Project to Cause Temporary Outage

BEND, Ore. – A state and city road project will temporary shut off power to 4,900 Pacific Power customers in south Bend Wednesday night. Pacific Power says an electricity outage will occur between 11 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday while crews move overhead wires on Highway 97, Third Street and Murphy Road. The outage … Continue reading »

Juvenile Charged in Bend Brush Fire

BEND, Ore. – Bend Police charged a juvenile for setting a fire in a local park two weeks ago. On Friday, July 19, Bend Police and fire crews responded to a brush fire across from Farewell Bend Park. Police say witnesses saw four juvenile males fleeing from the area as the fire started. Officers say … Continue reading »

Springfield Paraglider Injured

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is in the hospital after crashing to the ground in a terrible paragliding accident. The man was 100 feet in the air when everything went wrong. Now his neighbors are reaching out to help and hoping to see him again soon. Late Monday afternoon James Carter was upgraded from … Continue reading »

OSU-Cascades a Step Closer to Expanding

CORVALLIS, Ore. –- The Oregon State Legislature approved capital request for an Oregon State University-Cascades branch campus in Bend, Monday. OSU’s a step closer to establishing a physical campus after the state legislature approved $16 million in general fund backed bonds for the acquisition or renovation of classroom and office facilities. The general fund bonds … Continue reading »

Police and Deputies Search for Inmate

BEND, Ore. – Oregon State Police and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office are searching for an inmate that walked away from a work crew. Law enforcement officials say around 2 p.m. Jason Michael Donaldson, 36, walked away from an Oregon Department of Correction work crew, clearing debris at Shevlin Park. Donaldson, an inmate at Deer … Continue reading »