Hundreds Turn Out For Spring Plant Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people eager for spring stocked up on herbs, veggies and flowers at Saturday’s Food For Lane County plant sale. The annual spring sale benefits the non-profit’s garden programs. The GrassRoots Garden was packed as soon at the sale started, and coordinators say about 1,000 people attend over the course of … Continue reading »

Daffodil Festival Kicks Off

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The official first day of spring may be less than a week away, but residents were out celebrating the season’s return Saturday during the 42nd Annual Daffodil Festival. The sun and dozens of volunteers welcomed the public at the Long Tom Grange that morning. Coordinators say there’s no truer sign of … Continue reading »

Enjoying Spring-Like Weather

EUGENE, Ore. — The colors are starting to explode all over the valley floor as flowers and trees come back to life. Those purples and blues are coaxing people outdoors, getting them back on course and playing some of their favorite games. KEZI 9 News photojournalist Tim Garner caught up with a few people who … Continue reading »

Dry Winter Could Affect Fire Season

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The warm spring weather means that the wildfire season is also just around the corner. Local wildfire experts say the dry winter could mean trouble in the high country. “Snowpack levels are below normal in most parts of the state,” said Brian Dally, Wildland Supervisor. Western Oregon is seeing a lot less … Continue reading »