Friday Night Blitz – November 7th

On the November 7th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the first week of playoffs from Grant at West Albany, Canby at Sheldon, Marist vs. Summit, and Parkrose at Springfield. Additionally, it featured the debut of Sky9.

Two Non-Profits Receive Major Donations

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Two Douglas County non-profits are planning to expand after a major donation from Umpqua Bank Monday. The Family Development Center and Start Making a Reader Today are receiving more than $400,000 in grants from Umpqua Bank. The bank’s CEO announced two major grants that’ll help kids programs in Douglas County. The Family … Continue reading »

Mental Health Programs Expand

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — One out of every three people will experience a mental health crisis at some point in their life, according to local behavioral health experts. The good news, Lane County recently received a big boost to help tackle mental illness to a degree previously unseen in the region. PeaceHealth Behavioral Health recently received … Continue reading »

Mental Health Services Expanding

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health is getting ready to expand its mental health services and a multi-million dollar grant is helping bring new programs to the county’s behavioral health program. This $2.4 million dollars will be split into six different areas, all working toward early intervention to help those suffering from mental illness. … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – September 6

EUGENE, Ore.– For the September 6 edition of the Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Stephen Nelson and Jake Zivin bring you highlights from 14 games from around Oregon. Our Game of the Week featured a showdown between No. 2 Sheldon and No. 3 Central Catholic.

Program Helps Seniors Stay in Homes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local program is working to help senior citizens stay in their homes. Through a $200,000 grant from the Oregon Housing and Community Services, the Community Lending Works Program at NEDCO is now offering low-interest loans to qualified, fixed-income homeowners age 65 and up. The money can be used to update a … Continue reading »

UO Class Donates to Philanthropy

EUGENE, Ore. — The freshmen in one class at the University of Oregon spent this term learning about local philanthropic organizations and the donation process. Each group in the class investigated different charities, presented them to the class and, together, picked a winner. This term they chose Kind Tree and donated a $5,000 grant courtesy … Continue reading »

Help Needed in Mayors Challenge

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Time is running out for the City of Springfield to win a $5 million grant and the city needs resident’s help. Springfield is one of 20 cities still in the running for the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge. The city created a video proposal to bring emergency services to residents in both Springfield … Continue reading »

Eugene Receives Grant to Clean Up Industrial Buildings

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene received more than $680,000 to clean up old industrial buildings around the city and county. It’s part of a Brownfield Grant that Eugene will share with both the city of Springfield and Lane County. This money is solely allocated to take inventory of the polluted sites around the … Continue reading »