UO Students Rescued Near Mount Jefferson

MOUNT JEFFERSON — Two University of Oregon students are safe after being rescued near Mt. Jefferson early Monday morning. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the two got lost hiking on a trail near Detroit. It started out as an adventurous trip to take photographs of the pristine wilderness. But it quickly became a quest … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Fatal Hiking Accident

COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coos County Sheriff’s Office investigating a fatal hiking accident. It happened Tuesday afternoon on the west fork of the Millicoma River, east of Coos Bay. A resident called 9-1-1 reporting a woman had fallen off the trail near the falls on the Blonde Ranch. First reponders found the 53-year-old from … Continue reading »

Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Rededicates Bridge

EUGENE, Ore. — Nature lovers celebrated the completion of a four-year long project on Thursday morning. At 100 feet, the Adkison Foot Bridge is Mount Pisgah Arboretum’s largest bridge. Site directors say it is a critical link to the area’s popular Water Garden Trail network as well as an ideal location to catch sight of … Continue reading »

City to Make New Plan for Trails

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is looking to make some big changes on its hiking and biking trails. On Tuesday, it’s seeking input from the public. The city wants to come up with a master plan to decide how to manage its soft surface trails. Some important decisions include where the trails will be built, how … Continue reading »

Fiesta News & Desert Views

Check out KEZI 9’s Team Coverage of the Fiesta Bowl from Arizona. Erik Elken sizes up the Kansas State defense as they try to find some way to slow down the Ducks. Jake Zivin talked to the Oregon offensive and got the chance to see a much different side to some of your favorite players. … Continue reading »

Ducks in the Desert: Hiking in Phoenix

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The sun is out and so are the hikers, bikers and sightseers at Phoenix’s South Mountain, the largest municipal park in the nation. It includes more than 16,000 sprawling acres in the middle of the Sonoran Desert. “We only get an average of 7 inches of rain a year, so our vegetation … Continue reading »

Hiker Rescued from Pacific Crest Trail

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — A hiker had to be rescued from the Pacific Crest Trail in Central Oregon after running out of water Sunday evening. Thomas Gradt of Eugene was hiking the trail with two others. When they ran out of water, Gradt stayed put while the others went in search of water. They didn’t … Continue reading »