Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield homeowner found a way to bring some life to a dying tree. Nancy Gronfeldt says she was heartbroken to see a 100-year-old fir tree on her property slowly falling down. She turned to the Internet to find a chainsaw artist, and they came up with a female Sasquatch. “We just … Continue reading »

Reedsport Faces Economic Challenges

REEDSPORT, Ore. — The years have taken a toll on one coastal community in Oregon, but many in Reedsport are hopeful they can bounce back after a population decline over the last couple of decades. It all started back in 1999 when the International Paper Mill in Gardiner closed, taking with it nearly 1,000 jobs. … Continue reading »

Chainsaw Carvers Compete in Reedsport

REEDSPORT, Ore. — Artists from around the world are putting their skills to the test in Reedsport for the 13th Annual Chainsaw Carving Competition. The daily quick carvings are auctioned off at 5:30 p.m. every night. The competition continues through Sunday with the final auction at 1 p.m. that afternoon. KEZI 9 News photojournalist Kathleen … Continue reading »