All Ethiopian Athletes Located

EUGENE, Ore. — The missing persons cases involving four Ethiopian track athletes are closed after police located the fourth person Tuesday evening. University of Oregon Police says the missing 18-year-old woman was safely located in Federal Way, Washington where she’s staying with an acquaintance. The four athletes were reported missing by team coaches on Saturday … Continue reading »

4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The fourth Ethiopian athlete who went missing at the the World Junior Track and Field Championships is safe. The University of Oregon Police Department says it found Zeyituna Mohammed in Federal Way, Washington. She was at the residence of an acquaintance. She went missing with three other teammates. They were found in … Continue reading »

UPDATE: 3 Ethiopian Track Athletes Found

UPDATE:¬†Confirmed by UO Police Department¬†– Three of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes are safe in Beaverton. Missing persons case active on fourth. Latest on KEZI 9 News at 5 and 6 p.m. EUGENE, Ore. — New information is surfacing about the four missing Ethiopian track athletes who disappeared from the World Junior Track and Field championships … Continue reading »

4 Ethiopian Track Members Missing

EUGENE, Ore. — Four members from the Ethiopian track team are missing from the IAAF World Junior Championships. The championships wrap up Sunday night, but officials say the missing members left early without their team, a¬†spokesperson from the University of Oregon said. The University of Oregon Police Department is working to try to locate the … Continue reading »

Books For Ethiopia

EUGENE, Ore. — The mission of Better World Books is to make books accessible for everyone around the globe. And one Oregon State University graduate, now in the Peace Corps, is working in Ethiopia to try to provide children at her school a library full of books that could open new doors of wonder and … Continue reading »

Medical Supplies Sent to Ethiopia

EUGENE, Ore. — A local effort is making a big impact on the other side of the world. Medical supplies that were donated from hospitals all over Oregon were loaded up Monday to be shipped out. The loading dock at Lile North American Moving and Storage was busy Monday; volunteers helped load up containers with … Continue reading »