Back to School Tips

EUGENE, Ore. — Schools in Oregon start a week from Tuesday and this means parents are preparing to help their children transition back to school. Sometimes it’s hard because kids have spent the last three months hanging with friends and going to summer camps. Dan West, a local teacher from Oregon Connections Academy, stopped by … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranks as Least Corrupt State

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is the least corrupt state in the country at least according to a new study that looks at waste, fraud, and abuse among public employees. The study, conducted by scientists at Indiana University and City University of Hong Kong, found that Oregon had 1.28 corruption convictions per hundred thousand public employees, … Continue reading »

Simpsons Come To Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– The city of Springfield will unveil the official Simpsons mural Monday. It’s installed on the west side of the Emerald Arts Center. Artist Julius Preite is the mastermind behind the original artwork. He worked closely with city officials and creator Matt Groening to make sure the mural resembles Springfield… Springfield, Oregon that is. “[Groening] … Continue reading »

Teen Pregnancy Hits Historic Lows

EUGENE, Ore — Teen pregnancy rates have hit historic lows—that’s according to the CDC, and it’s having an impact on more than just the teens. The study says the most recent peak in teen pregnancy was 1991 so, it looked at the rates from that year through 2010 where the numbers dropped by 44 percent. … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Frost and Tyner

Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Running Back Thomas Tyner:

Web Extra: Balducci, Aiken talk D-Line

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon defensive line coach Ron Aiken and junior defensive lineman Alex Balducci talk after practice on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014. Defensive Line coach Ron Aiken talks after practice on Wednesday, 8/13/14. Junior defensive lineman Alex Balducci after practice on Wednesday, 8/13/14.

SSE: Andrew Greif talks UO fall camp

EUGENE — The Oregonian’s Andrew Greif comes on Sunday Sports Extra to talk Oregon football with KEZI 9 Sports Director Jake Zivin. Topics include Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost’s reaction to the ruling in the O’Bannon case, praise from Royce Freeman, and the most important things that will be revealed during Oregon’s season opener on … Continue reading »

Eugene-Springfield Fire Merger Complete

EUGENE, Ore.– A big day for the cities of Eugene and Springfield. Eugene and Springfield Fire Departments fully merged into one entity on Monday. It’s a process that has been years in the making. In 2007, Eugene Fire Chief Randy Groves and then Springfield Fire Chief Dennis Murphy began bringing the two organizations together. “We … Continue reading »

Police Prep for Marijuana Laws

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — We’re still months away from voting but officials are already talking about the possible legalization of recreational marijuana. The measure will appear on the November ballot and if it passes, people over the age of 21 will be able to buy and possess pot. That would mean a heavier work load for … Continue reading »

Ferguson Fire Burning at 200 Acres

NEAR BEATTY, Ore. — Two structures have been lost to the Ferguson Fire burning about 30 miles east of Klamath Falls, and five miles north of Beatty. South Central Oregon Incident Management Team reports six structures are still threatened by the fire. The fire is currently at 200 acres and is 20 percent contained. The … Continue reading »

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