Spring Break, Spring Fun

EUGENE, Ore. — People were certainly out enjoying the sun Thursday as Eugene hit 70 degrees. Here in the Pacific Northwest when it’s raining we brave the elements and still get out and be active. When it’s sunny — you better believe it, the city is out in droves. As KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah … Continue reading »

Uber Appeals Eugene City Code

EUGENE, Ore. — A lengthy debate at the Atrium Building Tuesday afternoon over rideshare app Uber’s fines. The city of Eugene argues it has health and safety concerns over Uber operating without a license, which is the reason for these steep fines. But, Uber says it is just an app, not a taxi company and … Continue reading »

Artist Carving Sculpture with Chainsaw

EUGENE, Ore. — A tree on Pearl Street is slowly taking shape thanks to an artist. There was sawdust flying everywhere as David Hillesland, from Oregon Chainsaw Sculptures, worked to transform a tree that was once a threat to the building into a piece of art. Hillesland says he was contacted a year ago about … Continue reading »

Rollover Crash on Delta Highway

EUGENE, Ore — Eugene Police and Eugene Springfield Fire crews responded to a rollover accident  involving two vehicles on Delta Highway. It happened Saturday just after 4:00 a.m. on Delta Highway Southbound near Good Pasture Loop. A grey truck landed upside down with its cab smashed in.  The driver walked away.  He told KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Police Restrain Teen on Drugs

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are warning about the dangers of drugs, after police had to restrain a teen who they say was acting strangely. Officers were dispatched to disorderly juveniles in the 2900 block of Summit Terrace Drive around 5:08 a.m. Sunday. Dispatch advised the officers that two teen males had taken an unknown drug … Continue reading »

Another Mass Vax Clinic for UO Students

Eugene, Ore. — Yet another meningitis vaccine clinic involving University of Oregon students Friday night, after a fifth student was diagnosed with meningococcemia. The bacterial infection already led to the death of one student, last month. Friday’s mass vaccination clinic was held for residents at the Capstone Apartments downtown Eugene, called 13th & Olive. The 19-year-old … Continue reading »

4J Chooses Superintendent Finalist

EUGENE, Ore. — New developments regarding the future of leadership in the 4J School District. The school board announced Thursday afternoon it made its final pick for the superintendent position. The board said Dr. Gustavo Balderas is its top choice, and they will now start talking about the terms and conditions of a contract. Balderas … Continue reading »

Interview: Make-A-Band

EUGENE, Ore — Musicians of all types are gearing up to showcase their abilities and win prizes while raising money for the local arts community in the first-ever Make-A-Band competition. Musical artists interested in performing can enter online at make-a-band.com and build an artist profile page on EugeneAGoGo.com. Sign-Up is free. All musicians will perform … Continue reading »

Leather Company To Open Boxcar Store

EUGENE, Ore.– Will Leather Goods is coming home! The Eugene based company is opening up shop in downtown Eugene. It will be the company’s sixth store and it will be Oregon’s first ever boxcar concept shop. On Monday, crews dropped the boxcar at it’s location at 5th Street Public Market. The founder and CEO, Will … Continue reading »

Flash Mob for Endometriosis

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of people danced at a local park Sunday afternoon, to raise awareness about endometriosis. The Oregon “Duck” joined the group of women, who have endometriosis, and their families for the flash mob. Organizers say around 10 percent of women have the disease, that can cause severe pain and fertility problems. It currently … Continue reading »

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