Cottage Grove Residents Honor Veterans

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — All over western Oregon people found special ways to honor our military men and women on Memorial Day. Cottage Grove residents held a special ceremony to remember what’s important in life and the people who fight so hard to keep us safe. Patriotism. Honor. And remembrance. Those themes all rang true … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Events

EUGENE, Ore. – Many Memorial Day events were planned all across western Oregon to honor the men and women who’ve fought for freedom. The American Legion Post 3 is holding a ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Eugene Pioneer Cemetery. A memorial service is also scheduled at 12:30 p.m. at the Lane Memorial Gardens and … Continue reading »

Interview: A Day in the Park Event

EUGENE, Ore. – A new Memorial Day tradition started Monday, 3 on 3 basketball and some barbecue. The City of Eugene and the local NAACP chapter are hosting the event. Eric, Richardson, Springfield NAACP President, joined Anchor Sean Cuellar on KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about what the group has planned. The event … Continue reading »

Company Offers Instant Military Discount

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene-based company is making it easier for military families to get special deals for Memorial Day weekend. Usually to get a student or military discount, one has to show a form of physical identification to retailers. But the company SheerID verifies identification instantly during checkout when shopping online. SheerID teamed up … Continue reading »

Patrols Increase for Memorial Day

EUGENE, Ore. — People hitting the roads this holiday weekend will see more police out there. Oregon State Police are partnering with local law enforcement to increase patrols across the state. Last year, three people died on Oregon’s roadways during the Memorial Day Weekend. The increased presence aims to keep that number down this year. … Continue reading »

Coos Bay to Host Memorial Day Parade

COOS BAY, Ore. — Many Memorial Day events are planned this weekend. On Saturday, Coos Bay is hosting its annual parade through downtown. It starts at 11 a.m. Cities and towns across Oregon are also hosting Memorial Day parades and other events. Click here for a list of Memorial Day events happening throughout Oregon.

Beavers Dedicate Game to Veterans

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Kicking off the Memorial Day weekend, OSU is inviting veterans to some good old-fashioned baseball. The Beavers are taking on Washington State Cougars at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 24 and dedicating the game to all veterans. Two vets will be honored on the field at Goss Stadium. Discount tickets are available to … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Increase for Memorial Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Gas prices are on the rise just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Drivers in the Pacific Northwest will likely see the highest gas prices in two years. Nationally, the average cost of a gallon of gas is $3.66, but it’s 30 cents higher in Oregon. In the Eugene-Springfield area it’s about … Continue reading »

Nam Rock Special to Air on Radio Station

EUGENE, Ore. — A local radio station is getting ready to air its award-winning Memorial Day broadcast. It’s called Nam Rock The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War. The special airs Monday, Memorial Day at 1 p.m. on KKNX Radio 840 AM. The station started airing the special about seven years ago and each year it … Continue reading »

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