Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

EUGENE, Ore. — Science is always more fun when you can see it in action. Fifth grade students at Gilham Elementary have been studying molecules and how they react to hot air. They’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to launch their balloon, and Wednesday morning they had just the right weather for the perfect … Continue reading »

Art & Air Festival Has Thrilling Turnout

ALBANY, Ore. — The numbers are in. Organizers of this year’s 13th Annual Northwest Art and Air Festival say they are thrilled with the turnout. Overall, more than 43,000 people attended the free three-day event featuring art, crafts, food, kids activities and music. Hundreds woke up early in the morning to watch the hot air … Continue reading »

Balloons Take Flight at Festival

ALBANY, Ore. — Colorful balloons took to the sky for the last day of the 13th Annual Northwest Art and Air Festival in Albany. Organizers say close to 50,000 people attended the three-day event featuring food, art and music. By far the biggest draw–the hot air balloons. KEZI 9 News was there at the crack … Continue reading »

Balloon Launch Canceled Due to Weather

ALBANY, Ore. — Early in the morning, as the sun is rising, hundreds flock to Timber Linn Park in Albany to watch 30 hot air balloons take to sky, kicking off the Northwest Art and Air Show. Many of the balloons are seven stories tall and six stories wide, and when filled with air they … Continue reading »

Art, Music Featured in 3-Day Festival

ALBANY, Ore. — The 13th annual Northwest Art & Air Festival is under way in Albany. Event organizers expect around 50,000 visitors to head out to this year’s three-day festival.   It’s a fun-filled weekend full of events and activities for all ages. Local artists were out setting up bright and early, but with all the … Continue reading »