Third Graders Bring History to Life

EUGENE, Ore.— History came to life as students at Adams Elementary participated in their own wax museum Thursday afternoon. Students wore costumes and presented influential American figures to an audience of parents, teachers, and their peers.  Each student acted as a wax figure that would unfreeze at the push of a button.  They would then … Continue reading »

City and County Consider Land Swap

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene and Lane County are considering partnering together in a land swap that could give the farmers market a permanent year-round site. Organizers with the Lane County Farmers Market say it’s grown over the years, and has used all of its space in the park blocks. Farmers are asking for more … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Party Patrol Results

EUGENE, Ore. — Police say they busted more partiers near the University of Oregon campus this weekend, than last. Party patrols focused on alcohol-related activities in the west and south University areas Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday, they handed out 21 citations or arrests and 22 warnings. Then, on Saturday, there were 37 citations … Continue reading »

Opportunity Village Open House

EUGENE, Ore. — There were lots of visitors at Eugene’s Opportunity Village Saturday afternoon. The community held an open house with music, food, and a crowd of people. Board members and residents say the 29 housing units are finally done and the village has reached capacity with 31 residents. Leaders say they want visitors to … Continue reading »

Eugene Named “Most Bee Friendly City”

EUGENE, Ore. — Washington Park in Eugene played host to a buzzworthy celebration Saturday afternoon. “We’re here to celebrate the fact that Eugene has been voted ‘America’s Most Bee Friendly City,’” said Lisa Arkin. Arkin is the director of Beyond Toxics, a local non-profit that teaches about the dangers of toxics in the environment. She … Continue reading »

Police Find Marijuana at Crash Scene

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a serious-injury crash on I-5 south of Eugene. Troopers responded to the crash just before 5 a.m. Saturday. An SUV and truck were blocking the northbound lanes of I-5 near milepost 190. When troopers arrived, they found an overturned Jeep with marijuana spilling out on to the road. The Jeep’s … Continue reading »

History Museum Debuts New Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — The public is invited to the opening of a new exhibit at the University of Oregon’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History. KEZI 9 News Reporter Grace Lim joined us live with a sneak peek of the updates.

Interview: Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Ore. — Some of the best athletes in the world are in Eugene, getting ready to take on Hayward Field. The Prefontaine Classic kicks off Friday evening. Organizers say last year, it was rated as the number one invitational track meet in the world. Jeff Oliver with the Prefontaine Classic joined us live in … Continue reading »

Rollover Crash Sends 1 to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash on I5 in Eugene early Friday morning. Traffic was down to one lane just before 5 a.m. between milepost 189 and 190. Troopers say a SUV collided with a semi truck and the SUV rolled over. That driver was transported to the hospital with minor … Continue reading »

Interview: Beyond Toxics Bee-Fest

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene was recently ranked the bee-friendliest city in the U.S. for its efforts to prevent bee deaths. An action-packed event called Bee-Fest takes place Saturday to celebrate. It’s all put on by Beyond Toxics. Christine Cameron joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us more. … Continue reading »

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