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.

Bow Wow Around Town in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Humane Society of Cottage Grove will host its 7th Annual Bow Wow Around Town. The nonprofit will host the event on Saturday, September 21 at Prospector Park. It runs from 10-11:30 a.m. and registration starts at 9:30 a.m. The event will have 2 mile loop walk, door prizes, refreshments and … Continue reading »

Embezzlement Charges Expected

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Cottage Grove City Manager says he expects criminal charges to be filed against a city employee accused of embezzlement. The city finished its investigation and the case has now been handed over to the district attorney’s office, though there’s no indication of when charges might be filed. In January, the … Continue reading »

Lawsuit Questions Alcohol Serving Limits

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — A DUII case in Cottage Grove is calling attention to how much is too much alcohol for bars and restaurants to serve to their customers. The family of Theresa Grodona, who was killed in a head-on collision with a drunk driver last year, is suing the driver, Jeremy Henry, and the … Continue reading »

Social Security Thief Sentenced

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A judge sentenced a Cottage Grove caretaker, Tuesday, for stealing social security benefits. Carel Cody, 47, of Cottage Grove was sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for her theft of more than $200,000 in social security benefits since a man she was caring for died. According to court records, Cody’s … Continue reading »

Wanted Cottage Grove Man Arrested

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A wanted felon from Cottage Grove was caught by Oregon State Police after trying to flee from troopers Sunday night. Troopers say they tried to stop a reported stolen truck on Highway 26 near John Day. The driver, Douglas Gene Williams, 41, of Cottage Grove, failed to stop and turned onto … Continue reading »

Bohemia Mining Day Preparations

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — More than one hundred vendors were getting ready for a full weekend of fun, Wednesday. The Bohemia Mining Days celebration starts Thursday and runs through Sunday. The festival features music, square dancing, a little casino and even a re-enactment shootout. There’ll also be woodworking, arts and crafts and plenty of food … Continue reading »

Rabbit Rescue’s Ordinance Proposal

CRESWELL, Ore. — Her rabbits have everything they need, from fresh water and food to air conditioning and kisses. When Heather Crippen saw these furry creatures being chased by kids at the Cottage Grove Rodeo’s Animal Scramble last year, she couldn’t believe it. That’s when she took action. “From the very start, we wanted the … Continue reading »

911 Outage Near Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — An outage has cut 911 service to some areas east of Cottage Grove. Anyone where service isn’t working should go directly to the Cottage Grove Hospital or the Cottage Grove Police Dept. Century Link is working to fix the problem. 911 service for the city of Cottage Grove does appear to … Continue reading »

Food Pantry Starts New Donation System

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A Cottage Grove food pantry introduced a new way to feed the hungry, Tuesday. Coordinators say the idea comes out of Ashland and involves community members regularly donating food collected by volunteers every two months. They say it could be a great way to keep their hungry neighbors fed year round. … Continue reading »

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