Cascade Chorus Spreads Love

EUGENE, Ore. — Love is in the air on this Valentine’s Eve. The men of the Cascade Chorus are hitting the town to surprise sweethearts across Eugene and Springfield. Gary, Don, Marty, and Bob are in the international award-winning quartet Social Insecurity, just one of several quartets singing for valentines this weekend. Aged 13 to … Continue reading »

Tulips a New Valentine’s Day Favorite?

(CNN) — Roses are facing a new challenger as the flower of choice on Valentine’s Day. Flower service company Bloom Nation says tulips are becoming more and more popular on Feb. 14. Tulips are in peak season around Valentine’s Day, and come at a fraction of the price as roses. The commerce department says tulip … Continue reading »

Eugene Woman Makes Dress of Cards

EUGENE, Ore. — Forget a house of cards. At one Eugene boutique it’s all about the dress of cards. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, Marjorie Taylor says she wanted to make a themed dress to display in her store Velvet Edge. The University of Oregon psychology professor ended up with a creation made of 1,500 hearts … Continue reading »

UPS Store Makes Valentines for Veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A special effort is underway at the UPS Store in Springfield. Store employees, along with Miss Lane County Outstanding Teen Kaylin Salladay, spent Tuesday making Valentine’s Day cards, as well as thank you cards, for local military service members. It’s the eight year the UPS Store has taken part in what it … Continue reading »

People Gather for Valentine’s Tea

EUGENE, Ore. — Valentine’s Day is over but that didn’t stop some people from still celebrating today. Over 30 people were at the Shelton McMurphy Johnson House to be a part of the annual Valentine’s Tea. The guests were served a three course meal. With each round, they were able to taste a different tea. … Continue reading »

State of Euphoria

EUGENE, Ore. — He doesn’t look like Willy Wonka, and there aren’t any oompa-loompas, but Bob Bury’s Eugene chocolate factory is the real deal. And so is he. He says his taste for good chocolate started when he was young. His mother and grandmother worked for chocolate companies in San Francisco. For lunch they’d give … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Free Relationship Check-ins

EUGENE, Ore. — Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches. Many are ordering chocolates and flowers for their significant other. But what about a gift for relationship — a love check-in to make sure your relationship stays strong. Couples can sign up for free counseling this weekend at the second annual Relationship Check-In … Continue reading »

Interview: Valentine’s Day Tea

EUGENE, Ore. — Many people enjoy flowers, chocolate and hearts on Valentine’s Day. But what about tea, cookies and cupcakes? If you’re looking for a special treat, you can go back in time for Valentine’s Day. Sara Palmer with the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This … Continue reading »

Valentine’s Day Gift Hunting

EUGENE, Ore. — Candy, flowers, sweets–people are going after those perfect Valentine’s Day treats. We hit the streets to see what special something people are nabbing for their special someone. KEZI 9 News photojournalist Kathleen Spencer rounded up some of those hopeless romantics.

Former Homeless Families Honored

EUGENE, Ore. — The appreciation was evident this Valentine’s Day. Not just at home, but in the community. St. Vincent de Paul honored three formerly homeless families and community service leaders at Thursday’s St. Vincent Heart for the Homeless event. They were given awards, chocolates, and recognition from their community of their perseverance and success … Continue reading »

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