Friday Night Blitz – September 20

On the September 20th edition of Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you games from 11 games from around our area, including Sheldon at North Medford, Eagle Point at Springfield, and Scio at Santiam Christian.

Animal Control Needs Help Locating Dog

SUTHERLIN, Ore. – Douglas County Environmental Health says it needs help finding a dog involved in a biting incident Sunday. Douglas County Animal Control is looking for a dog described as a small, brown and white pit bull. It says around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the dog bit a child near east 2nd Avenue. Animal control … Continue reading »

Detectives Arrest Glide Fugitive

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Detectives arrested a Glide man for several recent burglaries. Caleb “Gator” Titus, 26, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at a church in Sutherlin and had methamphetamine with him. Titus was lodged at the Douglas County Jail on two warrants and drug charges. Last month, detectives say they recovered two stolen guns from Titus’ … Continue reading »

Explosive Devices Thrown At House

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Sutherlin Police are investigating a Saturday incident where a person or persons threw two Molotov cocktails at a house. Early Saturday morning, the two explosive devices were thrown at a home on First Ave., and when Douglas County Fire responded they quickly extinguished the fire. The house suffered minor damage, but no one was … Continue reading »

Top Seeds Get Upset Scares In Quarters

EUGENE AND CORVALLIS, Ore. — Top seeds Jefferson and Sutherlin survived upset scares in the quarterfinals of the state tournaments on Wednesday, with both top seeds sneaking through to the semifinals. Jefferson played 4-seed West Albany in the Class 5A boys tournament a Matt Knight Arena, outlasting the Bulldogs 55-52. The top-seeded Sutherlin girls needed … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – March 1, 2013

It’s State Tournament time, with trips to the Elite Eight on the line across the state of Oregon. Highlights include Summit at Churchill, Eagle Point at West Albany, South Umpqua at Elmira, Madras at Sutherlin, and Baker at Philomath.

Councilors Support Fire Contract

SUTHERLIN, Ore. —   City Council voted Monday night to support its contract with Douglas County Fire District 2. Councilors also asked the city manager to look into putting a measure on the November ballot that would annex Sutherlin into district two. At least one city councilor had pitched breaking the contract for fire protection and … Continue reading »

Brian Trumbo Memorial Planned

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Family and friends finalized plans to remember Brian Trumbo, the Sutherlin man whose body was found near Dorena Reservoir last week. A memorial will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Sutherlin Eagles Lodge, located at 116 E Second Avenue in Sutherlin. Trumbo was missing for more than two … Continue reading »

Suspicious Vehicle Fire in Sutherlin

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Police are investigating a suspicious vehicle fire that happened Tuesday. The Sutherlin Police Department found a 2003 Audi was set on fire on E. Central Avenue and it looked like it wasn’t an accident. If you have any information on this case, call the Sutherlin Police Department at 541-459-2211.

Cows Graze to Help Deer

SUTHERLIN, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to use cattle to graze land withing the North Bank Habitat Management Area (NBHMA). The grazing of the 1,176 acres will remove thatch and stimulate new growth, to improve forage for the Columbian white-tailed deer. Test grazing started in December 2011 and showed encouraging results, … Continue reading »