Snow Affecting Christmas Shopping

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s that time of the year for shopping and finding the perfect gift. “The holiday season is always fun for retailers because of the spike in business,” said Bob Coll, owner of the Eugene Running Co. “This year’s actually been pretty good up until the snow,” said Tina Fithian, a sales clerk … Continue reading »

Family Prepares Holiday Light Sensation

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re less than three weeks away from Christmas, but one Eugene man takes six months to get ready for the holiday. Myles Prevost dedicates his entire garage to a winter wonderland. As soon as he takes the Halloween decorations down, he starts preparing for Christmas. He adorned his Santa Clara home with … Continue reading »

Interview: Maude Kerns Art Gifts

EUGENE, Ore. — This holiday season, consider buying local art for gifts. You can get pottery, sculptures, fiber art and paintings. Maude Kerns Art Center has art for all seasons. Michael Fisher with Maude Kerns joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us more about how you can … Continue reading »

Christmas Lights Tour Dazzles

EUGENE, Ore. — More than a hundred local kids from the Relief Nursery got to check out the Christmas lights in style Tuesday evening. Sunshine Limo Service hosted its 7th annual Christmas Light Tour. The kids took a ride around town in a limo, which was exciting all by itself. “We are going to look … Continue reading »

Motorcyclists Deliver Toys

EUGENE, Ore. — Children at the ShelterCare family housing in Eugene are enjoying new gifts today after Santa came roaring in, not on a sleigh, but a motorcycle. The rough and tough bikers, known as “Cruizers for Christ”, have a soft spot. “Seeing all the motorcycles come in, all the Harleys, the rumbling–it’s pretty exciting. … Continue reading »

Making Black Friday Fun For Kids

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — During the Black Friday craziness, most of the focus is on adults getting started on their holiday shopping, so a local mall wanted to make sure kids didn’t feel left out. Gateway Mall had some special, free activities for little ones Friday, hoping to make the day a little more fun for … Continue reading »

Mohamed Mohamud Found Guilty

PORTLAND, Ore. —  Multiple Portland news affiliates report Mohamed Mohamud has been found guilty of attempting to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in 2010 in Portland. The 21-year-old’s defense argued during trial that Mohamud is conflicted and immature, and was influenced by undercover FBI agents who posed as Al-Qaeda operatives. Prosecutors noted Mohammed never … Continue reading »

NextStep is Taking Unneeded Electronics

EUGENE, Ore. — Have you considered reducing, reusing and recycling your electronics? A group called NextStep Recycling wants people to donate their used and unneeded gadgets rather than stashing them away. It takes everything that runs on batteries or plugs, including TVs, radios, stereos and VHS/DVD players. NextStep says what you may consider trash another … Continue reading »

Broken Christmas Lights Can Be Recycled

EUGENE, Ore. — Did your Christmas lights take a beating this holiday season? NextStep Recycling is collecting broken lights to recycle. “People are collecting them in their homes and they really don’t know what to do with them, and it’s been a need. And the manufacturers have a process now the processors do for handling this … Continue reading »

Post-Christmas Travel Steady at Airport

EUGENE, Ore. — Airport traffic died down a little, but passenger flow is still steady in Eugene as travelers go to and from Christmas destinations. The Eugene Airport was about as busy Wednesday as it was Christmas Eve, and luckily only a few delays flashed on the screens, keeping commuters in good spirits. Many were … Continue reading »

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