Shipping Intensifies Ahead of Holidays

MEDFORD, Ore. – Packages, envelopes and letters are flying out the doors of mail distribution centers across the U.S. in advance of the Christmas deadline. Postal carriers are expecting Monday to be the busiest shipping day of the entire year. After storms slowed down the process last year and some deliveries did not make it … Continue reading »

Hundreds Run In Ugly Sweater Run

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of runners put on their tackiest Christmas sweaters Sunday for the second annual Oregon Ugly Sweater Run. Kids, adults, even dogs dressed up in their ugliest holiday attire for the 5k run at Alton Baker Park. Some runners came all the way from Portland to participate because they say it’s impossible … Continue reading »

Taking Advantage of Free Comic Book Day

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A shop in Springfield really got into national Free Comic Book Day Saturday, holding an all-day event for fans. More than 80 people  lined up outside DragonVine on Pioneer Parkway Friday morning. The store gave away free comic books, prizes, and pizza. Based on last year’s turnout, they expected about 1,500 people … Continue reading »

Are New Year’s Resolutions Worth It?

EUGENE, Ore. – Many people are hitting the gym to welcome 2014, but only about 45% of Americans say they usually make a New Years resolution. That’s according to a University of Scranton study, published earlier this month in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. The study says 38 percent of Americans absolutely never make resolutions. … Continue reading »

Tree Recycling Options

EUGENE, Ore. — ‘Tis the season for Christmas tree recycling. This year, Lane County is making holiday clean up easy and green. Lane Forest Products on Prairie Road in Eugene is just one of the places where you can unload your Christmas tree. Last year, they got 5,000 trees. If you can’t drop it off, … Continue reading »

Night to Remember

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a night to remember for the families of the Pearl Buck Preschool, Friday. The night started off with the kids getting to meet the Emerald’s Sluggo. Then they hopped on a magical yellow bus for a Christmas lights tour. When they got back, they got some hot chocolate and cookies … Continue reading »

Interview: Eugene Garden Club

EUGENE, Ore. — On Saturday, the Eugene Garden Club will host its annual greens sale. They’re selling hundreds of wreaths and table arrangements, along with poinsettias and other decorations. Sherry Cossey with the with the Eugene Garden Club joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us how to … Continue reading »

Family Prepares Holiday Light Sensation

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re less than three weeks away from Christmas, but one Eugene man takes six months to get ready for the holiday. Myles Prevost dedicates his entire garage to a winter wonderland. As soon as he takes the Halloween decorations down, he starts preparing for Christmas. He adorned his Santa Clara home with … Continue reading »

Interview: Maude Kerns Art Gifts

EUGENE, Ore. — This holiday season, consider buying local art for gifts. You can get pottery, sculptures, fiber art and paintings. Maude Kerns Art Center has art for all seasons. Michael Fisher with Maude Kerns joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us more about how you can … Continue reading »

Interview: MECCA Homemade Gifts

EUGENE, Ore. — If you don’t want to buy your gifts this year, you can make them. The Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts is the perfect place to get inspiration. With recycled material and patterns to follow at MECCA it’s easy for anyone, even kids, to create something special. Maiya Becker, Board President of … Continue reading »

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