Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Several Lane County public agencies plan to apply for federal funding after February’s snow storm left parts of the area without power for days. This comes after President Barack Obama announced this month agencies could apply for FEMA funding. All of the agencies we spoke with say while they knew the … Continue reading »

Plow Truck Overturns on Highway

EUGENE, Ore. — A scary situation for a plow truck driver Sunday after his plow tipped over on I-105. ODOT said one of its plow truck drivers was plowing some slush from westbound 105 near the Delta Highway exit during the afternoon when he hit bare pavement. It caused his truck to flip over. Both … Continue reading »

Drivers Struggle With Icy Roads

EUGENE, Ore. — Many local drivers said they’re struggling with the current driving conditions. Drivers said once the freezing rain started falling, getting behind the wheel became even more dangerous, compared to the last two days. Some said once they get home from work, their only plan is to stay inside. “Just slow and steady. … Continue reading »

Eugene Declares Emergency Due to Snow

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene has declared a state of emergency due to the snowstorm. The state of the emergency means residents can’t park on major travel routes. This allows the city to tow vehicles that keep them from clearing the roads or that may prevent emergency vehicles from going through. Crews are … Continue reading »

OSP Responds to Weather-Related Crashes

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have been responding to crashes all day long. They told KEZI 9 News there’s been too many to count. OSP say the calls started pouring in early Thursday morning at about 9 a.m., and they’ve been working nonstop ever since. We’re told on the Beltline alone there were 15 … Continue reading »

Many Not Enjoying Cold Temperatures

EUGENE, Ore. — There weren’t many cars out on the roads Saturday morning. Even the downtown bus stop that’s usually bustling with foot traffic looked more like a ghost town. For a small group waiting to catch a bus, everyone layered up to prepare for the cold. “I have two pairs of socks, good boots, … Continue reading »