• Cash For Your Halloween Candy

    Cash For Your Halloween Candy

    October 31, 2014

    Local dentists have a sweet deal for trick-or-treaters: cash for your candy! One participating office is Emerald Valley Dental in Creswell.

    Showers and Possible Thunder Storms

    Showers and Possible Thunder Storms

    October 31, 2014

    The brunt of this storm is already moving east and the steady rain has transitioned to scattered showers. These showers will continue off and on for the second half of the day. Some could contain heavy downpours, lightning and small hail, although will be mixed with sun breaks as well.

    OSU Celebrates Homecoming Weekend

    OSU Celebrates Homecoming Weekend

    October 30, 2014

    Beaver Believers have a billion reasons to show their school spirit this weekend for homecoming: Oregon State University is celebrating its billion dollar campaign - a fundraising goal mark OSU met earlier this year.

    Rain Won’t Ruin Trick-Or-Treat

    Rain Won't Ruin Trick-Or-Treat

    October 30, 2014

    The rain will be steady through the first few hours of Friday, but then taper off to scattered showers in the morning. Lows tonight should only bottom out in the mid to low 50s.

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota on Stanford

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota on Stanford

    October 30, 2014

    Oregon head football coach Mark Helfrich and quarterback Marcus Helfrich talk about Stanford, Mariota's birthday and what they would like Scott Frost's next haircut to look like.

    Uber Controversy Continues

    Uber Controversy Continues

    October 30, 2014

    The city of Eugene is telling the popular smart phone app Uber to hit the brakes and stop operating until the company meets a list of regulations, but the ride-sharing company says it'll continue operating until rules change.

    Web Extra: Riley on Cal’s “Bear Raid”

    Web Extra: Riley on Cal's "Bear Raid"

    October 30, 2014

    Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley discusses Cal's high scoring offense, the Bears' tempo on the field and jokes about Cal-transfer Jacob Wark's only career touchdown coming against Oregon State.

    Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

    Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

    October 30, 2014

    One of the biggest issues on the November ballots in Oregon is Measure 91 and the vote to legalize recreational marijuana. KEZI 9 News Anchor Jennifer Richardson takes an in-depth look.

    In the Garden: Winter Plants

    In the Garden: Winter Plants

    October 30, 2014

    It is the end of the planting season, but we're not done planting just yet. There are some plants that you can get in your yard--or maybe you have them in your yard--that are going to help you get through winter.

    Stormy Weather for Halloween Morning

    Stormy Weather for Halloween Morning

    October 30, 2014

    A warm front moved across western Oregon early Thursday. This brought in rain showers and a warmer air mass. Most of the rain showers have wrapped up, we'll stay mostly cloudy through the afternoon with highs in the mid to upper 60s. A larger storm system will move in Thursday night and Friday.

    Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot?

    Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot?

    October 30, 2014

    The Lane County Public Health Department is launching a big campaign to raise immunization rates in Lane County; in particular, the flu vaccine. It wants to raise it from the current 38% for adults to 50%.

    Soggy Weather for Spooking

    Soggy Weather for Spooking

    October 29, 2014

    More rain will move back in for Thursday afternoon and evening as the cold front (the one sitting offshore now) will push through mainly late Thursday overnight into Friday morning.

    Web Extra: Pellum, Armstead on Stanford

    Web Extra: Pellum, Armstead on Stanford

    October 29, 2014

    Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum and Arik Armstead talk about Stanford's offense. Guard Hamani Stevens breaks down a potential weakness on the Cardinal defense, then says which coach's hair he would like to cut most.

    Corvallis Hospital Prepares for Ebola

    Corvallis Hospital Prepares for Ebola

    October 29, 2014

    The Centers For Disease control has confirmed more than 10,000 cases of Ebola, and hospitals in Oregon are preparing. Health officials have designated six hospital systems in the state to treat Ebola patients, including Samaritan Health Services in Corvallis.

    “Cannamoms” Make the Move to Oregon

    “Cannamoms” Make the Move to Oregon

    October 29, 2014

    Oregon's medical marijuana program is one of the most recognized in the county; so much so, even people from outside of the state are moving here just to take part. Oregon is the only state that allows non-residents to legally participate in its medical marijuana program.

    Officers Prepare for Halloween

    Officers Prepare for Halloween

    October 29, 2014

    As we head into the holiday weekend keep in mind, there will be extra officers out and about near campus in Eugene to keep Halloween celebrations as safe as possible.

    Web Extra: Riley and Banker

    Web Extra: Riley and Banker

    October 29, 2014

    Oregon State's Mike Riley and Mark Banker discuss how the Beavers are moving on from their tough loss to Stanford, how the run game will resurge against the Cal Golden Bears and how the OSU defense will fare against Cal's uptempo "basketball on turf" style offense.

    Pet of the Week: Billy Jean

    Pet of the Week: Billy Jean

    October 29, 2014

    Billy Jean, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 3-year-old Chihuahua, Short Coat/Mix. She came from an overcrowded shelter in California, so her history is unknown. She is a very loving dog and would live well with calm children.

    Dry Most of Wednesday, Showers Late

    Dry Most of Wednesday, Showers Late

    October 29, 2014

    Many folks across western Oregon are getting to see a nice sunrise early Wednesday with breaks in the clouds. The streets are still wet, left over from Tuesday's storm but we'll stay dry through Wednesday Evening.

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Dargan, Washington

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Dargan, Washington

    October 28, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, outside linebacker Tony Washington, safety Erick Dargan, and offensive lineman Doug Brenner discuss Oregon's upcoming game against Stanford after practice on Tuesday, October 28.

    Public Health Presents Ebola Protocol

    Public Health Presents Ebola Protocol

    October 28, 2014

    Public health officials in Lane County are trying to put the Ebola outbreak into perspective. They presented commissioners with the latest on Ebola and response protocol Tuesday, just in case we see a case in our area.

    Local Hospital Workers On Strike

    Local Hospital Workers On Strike

    October 28, 2014

    Hundreds of hospital workers are making a statement Tuesday, picketing in front of McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield over failed contract negotiations.

    Web Extra: Garrett, Mannion, Harlow

    Web Extra: Garrett, Mannion, Harlow

    October 28, 2014

    Oregon State's John Garrett, Sean Mannion, Sean Harlow and Dylan Wynn discussed how the Beavers are moving on following a tough loss to Stanford on the Farm. OSU also talked about how they will prepare for the Bear-Raid that is Cal's offense and how to exploit the Bears' defense.

    Soggy Week Ahead, Including Halloween

    Soggy Week Ahead, Including Halloween

    October 28, 2014

    After a brief break from the rain Monday, the showers have returned and will stick with us most of this week. The next storm is already delivering breezy conditions and showers Tuesday morning across western Oregon.

    Glenwood Redevelopment Talks Continue

    Glenwood Redevelopment Talks Continue

    October 27, 2014

    The city of Springfield is pushing forward with plans to redevelop Glenwood and it's evaluating the role the county will play in the project. The Candlewood Suites are a fresh example of new development on Franklin Boulevard in Glenwood.

    Web Extra: OSU Basketball Media Day

    Web Extra: OSU Basketball Media Day

    October 27, 2014

    Oregon State head coach Wayne Tinkle, assistant coach Gregg Gottlieb, and guards Gary Payton II and Chai Baker talk to KEZI 9 Sports's Jake Zivin during OSU's media day.

    Web Extra: Frost, Grasu on Stanford

    Web Extra: Frost, Grasu on Stanford

    October 27, 2014

    Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost and center Hroniss Grasu preview Oregon's upcoming game against Stanford while speaking to the media after practice on Monday, October 27th.

    Web Extra: Scott Rueck at OSU Media Day

    Web Extra: Scott Rueck at OSU Media Day

    October 27, 2014

    Oregon State women's basketball coach Scott Rueck discusses his expectations for his team in the 2014-15 season.

    Rain & Breezy Weather Returns

    Rain & Breezy Weather Returns

    October 27, 2014

    Widespread rain showers will return across the rest of the area early Tuesday morning as the cold front move inland. We could also have some breezy conditions with this storm Tuesday afternoon. Wind gust will be around 30 mph inland and 40 mph along the coast.

    Eugene Considers Boundary Expansion

    Eugene Considers Boundary Expansion

    October 27, 2014

    A lot of the land off Clear Lake Road is used for farming, but some property owners told KEZI 9 News the ground isn't what it used to be and it's time to find new use for it. That's why they're all for efforts to incorporate them into city limits.

    One Dry Break Before the Rain Returns

    One Dry Break Before the Rain Returns

    October 27, 2014

    Today we won't see any of that stormy weather, in fact it should be fairly quiet. It's a chilly start Monday with lows dropping to the mid 40s last night for much of western Oregon and low 30s through the Cascades and into central Oregon. We'll see a combination of fog and low clouds to start the da

    SSE: Andrew Greif talks Ducks

    SSE: Andrew Greif talks Ducks

    October 27, 2014

    The Oregonian's Andrew Greif comes on KEZI 9 Sports's Sunday Sports Extra to talk about Oregon's 59-41 win over California, and its upcoming game against Stanford.

    Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday availability

    Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday availability

    October 26, 2014

    Oregon head football coach Mark Helfrich discusses the Ducks' upcoming conference game against Stanford and who would make up his college football playoff.

    First Snowfall of the Season

    First Snowfall of the Season

    October 26, 2014

    The Central Cascades saw the first snowfall of the season Saturday night, but the snow is already starting to melt. Road conditions along Highway 58 remained slick Sunday - but not icy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for elevations above 4,000 feet until 5 p.m. Sunday

    Tree Service Crews Busy Cleaning

    Tree Service Crews Busy Cleaning

    October 26, 2014

    Crews are busy trying to get things back to normal Sunday after a wind storm ripped through the Willamette Valley this weekend. Crews have been busy, mostly picking up debris and trimming tree limbs. They say that's typical for this time of year.

    Break From the Rain Monday

    Break From the Rain Monday

    October 26, 2014

    We'll begin to dry out Sunday night into Monday. Monday will be dry and mostly cloudy inland. Along the coast there is a chance to see a few showers in the early evening as the warm front with the next storm lifts north. Rain will return across the rest of the area early Tuesday morning as the cold

    Web Extra: OSU Loses to Stanford 38-14

    Web Extra: OSU Loses to Stanford 38-14

    October 26, 2014

    Oregon State falls to 1-3 in the Pac-12 after losing to Stanford on the Farm 38-14. After the game, Mike Riley, Sean Mannion, Michael Doctor and Ryan Murphy discussed their "disappointing" loss and how they move forward with three straight home games.

    Showers Turn Spotty Sunday

    Showers Turn Spotty Sunday

    October 26, 2014

    Showers will continue Sunday, becoming more spotty by the afternoon. Showers will drop an additional 1-2 inches across the passes. We'll transition to dry weather Sunday night, which will continue Monday. Highs will remain in the upper 50s and low 60s.

    Web Extra: Ducks After Beating Cal

    Web Extra: Ducks After Beating Cal

    October 25, 2014

    #6 Oregon beat California 59-41 on Friday, October 24 in the first college football game ever at Levi's Stadium. After the game, the Ducks spoke to the media about beating the Bears.

    Friday Night Blitz – October 24

    Friday Night Blitz - October 24

    October 25, 2014

    On the October 24th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Willamette at Sheldon, South Eugene at Grants Pass, Springfield at Crater, Ashland at Marist, and six other games.

    Stormy Saturday Ahead

    Stormy Saturday Ahead

    October 24, 2014

    Tonight, we're in a holding pattern with the next storm spinning up along the Northern California coastline. The first wave of rain from that storm will start to move inland around sunrise on Saturday.

    New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet

    New "No EmX" Sign Circulating Internet

    October 24, 2014

    LTD is launching a new bus pass program as construction for the West Eugene EmX line gets underway. And, it's providing new material for businesses who plant signs along the corridor to protest it.

    Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

    Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

    October 24, 2014

    Police arrested 48-year-old Marvin Harley on several charges including sex abuse, sodomy and rape. They say the victim was a girl, who was a relative lived in his home between 2000 and 2002.

    Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

    Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

    October 24, 2014

    Rain or shine, you can expect a great turnout at the annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah on Sunday, Oct. 26. The festival is the largest display of mushrooms on the West Coast.

    Stormy Weekend Ahead

    Stormy Weekend Ahead

    October 24, 2014

    A new day, a new storm. It seems as though we're making up for lost time in terms of rainfall. We'll see rain 6 out of the next 7 days. We got a dry break late Thursday and early Friday, but the next front is already in southern Oregon and quickly moving north. This warm front will bring moderate, w

    Drive-by Shooter Arrested

    Drive-by Shooter Arrested

    October 23, 2014

    The man Eugene Police say pulled the trigger in a gang-related drive-by shooting is behind bars. Eugene Police detectives and Springfield Police arrested 19 year-old Victor Hugo Martinez Thursday afternoon.

    Another Windy & Wet Day Coming

    Another Windy & Wet Day Coming

    October 23, 2014

    The next big storm (which may actually be stronger from a wind standpoint than we saw today) will get wound up just offshore on Friday, bringing another windy day along the coast, and breezy inland

    Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

    Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

    October 23, 2014

    If the results of a recent Survey USA poll keep through election day, challenger Dennis Richardson will likely come out on top due to the scandal surrounding current Governor John Kitzhaber's fiance, Cylvia Hayes.

    Out & About: Oct. 24th-26th

    Out & About: Oct. 24th-26th

    October 23, 2014

    Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Events include Monster Mash Run and Walk, Nearby Nature Haunted Hike, Eugene Ballet's Cinderella and the Oregon Wedding Showcase.

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    October 23, 2014

    True of false. You can't grow citrus trees in Oregon. Answer: False. You can definitely grow them, but you have to bring them inside from about October to April. And when you bring them inside, there are a few things you need to do so you can get some fruit.