Hayes Releases Statement on Property

EUGENE, Ore. — Less than a week after an illegal marriage was revealed, there’s another scandal for Governor Kitzhaber’s Fiancée, Cylvia Hayes. Hayes released a statement saying she lived on a property in Okanogan, Washington in 1997, meant to be used as a marijuana grow operation. A Florida man says he sold Hayes and another … Continue reading »

Hayes Admits Illegal Marriage

PORTLAND, Ore. — Just days before ballots go out, Oregon Governor Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes just revealed that she illegally married an 18-year-old Ethiopian immigrant in 1997. In a press conference Thursday, Hayes admitted to marrying the man to help him gain United States residency. A tearful Hayes called it “a marriage of convenience,” saying the … Continue reading »

Gov. Kitzhaber Saves Woman

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s governor put his medical skills to the test to help save a woman’s life, Monday. Portland Fire says the woman stopped breathing after overdosing on drugs. She was near death, until Governor John Kitzhaber came to her rescue. Before getting into politics, the governor was an ER doctor in Roseburg. This … Continue reading »

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Haugen Case

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber has said no one will be executed while he’s in office, but twice convicted murderer Gary Haugen says he wants to die. So Oregon Supreme Court justices gathered at the University of Oregon’s School of Law to discuss whether Haugen has that power. This case was heard as part of … Continue reading »

Haugen vs. Kitzhaber to be Heard at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — An Oregon, death row inmate will get the chance to plead his case in front of the Oregon Supreme Court Thursday. Gary Haugen, a twice-convicted murderer, was granted a reprieve from Governor John Kitzhaber; but Haugen says he does not want it. The arguments in the case of Haugen v. Kitzhaber will … Continue reading »

Governor Opens New Legislative Session

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Governor Kitzhaber gave an optimistic look during his 2013 State of the State address Monday morning. The address kicked-off the 77th legislative session in Salem. The session also brings up a whole new list of challenges, both to maintain the progress made during last session while also building on those accomplishments … Continue reading »

Oregon Governor Takes Economic Tour

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber had his hands full Tuesday with local business leaders and community members to hash out all things economy and education. But he didn’t wear his cowboy boots and jeans for no reason. There was some casual fun thrown in too. Governor Kitzhaber not only got to tour one of the … Continue reading »

Kitzhaber Gives Acceptance Speech After Dudley Concedes

November 4, 2010 By KEZI 9 News Staff LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate, John Kitzhaber, gave his acceptance speech Thursday after Republican Chris Dudley conceded Wednesday night. Dudley made the announcement at a news conference Wednesday around 7 p.m. Until late Wednesday evening, the outcome was too close to call, but Kitzhaber managed … Continue reading »