• Tree Crashes onto House

    Tree Crashes onto House

    October 23, 2014

    Our first big fall storm of the season tested the rivers, the sewers and at times, even the homes, as several trees came down during the heavy rainfall and strong winds. A perfect example of some of the storm's rattling effects: a tree came crashing down on a Eugene home Wednesday afternoon.

    UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

    UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

    October 22, 2014

    The University of Oregon Senate Task Force took a major step in addressing sexual violence on campus Wednesday. The task force gave its recommendations to Interim President Scott Coltrane at its meeting.

    Soggy Weather Through The Weekend

    Soggy Weather Through The Weekend

    October 22, 2014

    We'll see the steady rain turn to more of a scattered showers look for the rest of the night into early Thursday. Lows tonight will stay mild as well, generally falling into the mid to low 50s.

    County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

    County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

    October 22, 2014

    The former Monaco manufacturing site, Coburg North, is now fully leased. On Wednesday, Lane County commissioners took a tour to learn more about the jobs and developments happening in Coburg.

    Web Extra: Riley, Banker on Stanford

    Web Extra: Riley, Banker on Stanford

    October 22, 2014

    Oregon State head coach Mike Riley and defensive coordinator Mark Banker talk after Wednesay's practice.

    Storm Hits Coast

    Storm Hits Coast

    October 22, 2014

    Wind gusts as fast as 52 miles-an-hour blew through stormy Newport Wednesday morning, clearing the beaches and filling the bay with returning boats. Boats are tied up along the docks throughout coastal cities, while fishermen wait for the storm to pass before they can go back out to sea.

    Web Extra: Pellum and Duck Defenders

    Web Extra: Pellum and Duck Defenders

    October 22, 2014

    Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum, cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, safety Erick Dargan, outside linebacker Tony Washington meet the media after Oregon's practice on Wednesday, October 22.

    High Winds and Heavy Rain Hits Oregon

    High Winds and Heavy Rain Hits Oregon

    October 22, 2014

    A one two punch is hitting western Oregon today as a cold front moves east across the region. The first impacts from this storm will be along the coast where winds are picking up. The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning for the central and northern Oregon Coasts which is in effect un

    Springfield Bond Measure Open House

    Springfield Bond Measure Open House

    October 21, 2014

    A similar bond but a new approach for the Springfield School District as it looks to replace Hamlin Middle School. Administration invited the community to learn more about its bond measure on next month's ballot.

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Bassett

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Bassett

    October 21, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich holds his weekly press conference to preview the Ducks' upcoming game against Cal. Also, Marcus Mariota and Kenny Bassett talk to the media after Tuesday's practice.

    Big Storm on the Way

    Big Storm on the Way

    October 21, 2014

    A storm will approach the coast Tuesday night, but the heaviest rain will hold off until Wednesday. In addition to the rain will be gusty winds. A High Wind Warning is in effect for the coast.

    Bras for a Cure

    Bras for a Cure

    October 21, 2014

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an event that encourages artistic flair while raising money for breast cancer treatment kicked off Tuesday evening.

    UO Campus Prepares for Stormy Weather

    UO Campus Prepares for Stormy Weather

    October 21, 2014

    University of Oregon maintenance crews are busy clearing leaves from catch basins and gutters, after water worked its way into some campus buildings during Monday's rains. Water flooded into about 10 buildings on campus during the heavy downpour.

    Woman Accused of Hitting Man Twice

    Woman Accused of Hitting Man Twice

    October 21, 2014

    A domestic dispute took a rough turn in Eugene. A Eugene woman is accused of running over her boyfriend twice in one day. Both were taken to the Lane County Jail.

    Web Extra: Garrett, Woods, Johnson

    Web Extra: Garrett, Woods, Johnson

    October 21, 2014

    Oregon State's John Garrett, Storm Woods and Jabral Johnson preview Stanford's physical defense, Oregon State's run game and how the Beaver defense has fared so far this season.

    Pet of the Week: Half Pint

    Pet of the Week: Half Pint

    October 21, 2014

    Half Pint, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 9-year-old Terrier, Jack Russell/Mix. If you’re interested in adopting Half Pint, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503.

    Stormy Weather Headed to Western Oregon

    Stormy Weather Headed to Western Oregon

    October 21, 2014

    We'll see a combinations of clouds and sun breaks today along with isolated showers off and on, most of which will be confined to the higher elevations including the Coast Range and the Cascades. Highs will stay in the mid 60s.

    Council Strikes Down Marijuana Sales Tax

    Council Strikes Down Marijuana Sales Tax

    October 20, 2014

    The Eugene City Council will not pursue a marijuana sales tax as part of Measure 91. The council struck down a motion to pursue the issue further at Monday night's public hearing. It didn't take long to strike down the motion on a marijuana tax.

    Web Extra: Campbell, Frost, Grasu, More

    Web Extra: Campbell, Frost, Grasu, More

    October 20, 2014

    Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost, running backs coach Gary Campbell, center Hroniss Grasu, offensive lineman Doug Brenner, and defensive lineman Arik Armstead meet the media after practice on Monday, October 20th.

    Rain Continues This Week

    Rain Continues This Week

    October 20, 2014

    We should have a good stretch of dry, but cloudy, weather Tuesday before the next storm moves in around midnight. This storm will bring heavy rain through Wednesday and showers into Thursday.

    Web Extra: Riley, Villamin and Brennan

    Web Extra: Riley, Villamin and Brennan

    October 20, 2014

    Oregon State's Mike Riley, Sean Mannion, Jordan Villamin and Brent Brennan discussed the injuries plaguing the Beavers, the tough challenge that is Stanford's defense as well as Villamin's breakout performance against Utah.

    PeaceHealth Celebrates New Building

    PeaceHealth Celebrates New Building

    October 20, 2014

    PeaceHealth celebrated the completion of its new inpatient behavioral health building. The $13.1 million project will provide 35 private beds, 20 of which are licensed as secure beds compared to eight in the existing unit.

    Run Raises Money for Hospice

    Run Raises Money for Hospice

    October 20, 2014

    More than 100 runners and walkers gathered at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend Sunday to remember loved ones who've passed away. It was the third annual Walk and Run to Remember.

    Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

    Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

    October 20, 2014

    The Eugene Airport is getting ready for construction. The terminal building is undergoing a major expansion project to accommodate the increase in passengers. The $16.8 million project will add close to 13,000 square feet, plus existing space will be renovated.

    Soggy Week Ahead

    Soggy Week Ahead

    October 20, 2014

    A cold front moved on-shore overnight bringing rain to all of western Oregon. The rain started falling in Eugene at about midnight and by 6 a.m. we already had a tenth of an inch. As the front passes later this morning the steady rain will transition to scattered showers. We'll see scattered showers

    Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday interview

    Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday interview

    October 19, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich addresses the media during his Sunday availability.

    Rainy Workweek Ahead

    Rainy Workweek Ahead

    October 19, 2014

    Heavy rain will end around 11 a.m. Monday morning, but showers will continue through Monday night with this storm. There is a slight chance for a thunderstorm Monday afternoon along the coast and in the Willamette Valley.

    Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

    Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

    October 19, 2014

    A pet store in Florence caught fire Saturday night with animals still inside. Fortunately, most of the animals made it out safely. Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue is still investigating how it all started.

    Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

    Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

    October 19, 2014

    Springfield school supporters went door to door Sunday trying to convince voters to put more money into the classroom. Students, faculty, staff, and parents hit the pavement near Thurston High School to spread the word about the Springfield school district's bond measure.

    Sunny & Warm Before Rain Returns

    Sunny & Warm Before Rain Returns

    October 19, 2014

    Sunny skies will continue Sunday, which will help get temperatures back into the mid 70s inland and near 70 degrees along the coast. Clouds will increase late Sunday evening ahead of a cold front that will bring rain Sunday night.

    Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

    Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

    October 18, 2014

    Members of the Oregon football team , including head coach Mark Helfrich & quarterback Marcus Mariota, speak with the media after the #9 Ducks beat rival Washington at Autzen Stadium on October 18th. Oregon has now defeated the Huskies 11 straight times.

    Friday Night Blitz – October 17

    Friday Night Blitz - October 17

    October 18, 2014

    For the October 17th edition of KEZI Friday Night blitz, watch highlights of 11 games including our Game of the Week between North Medford & Willamette, Thurston & Sheldon, South Eugene, Roseburg, and more.

    Sunnier & Warmer Weekend Ahead

    Sunnier & Warmer Weekend Ahead

    October 17, 2014

    Skies will quickly become sunny by Saturday afternoon. High temperatures will be in the low 70s inland and mid 60s along the coast. Sunny and dry weather continues Sunday with highs back in the 70s inland and upper 60s along the coast.

    Students Take Part in Hands-On Job Fair

    Students Take Part in Hands-On Job Fair

    October 17, 2014

    When it comes to deciding what career to choose, nothing helps more than actually getting to try that job out for yourself. And that's exactly what happened Thursday at the Construction and Utilities Career Day at the EWEB equipment yard in Eugene.

    In the Garden: Growing Garlic

    In the Garden: Growing Garlic

    October 17, 2014

    Love to cook with garlic? There's an easy way to grow your own. Caleb Johnson of Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how easy it is in this week's In the Garden.

    Dry Weather Returns for the Weekend

    Dry Weather Returns for the Weekend

    October 17, 2014

    A warm front moved in overnight and brought showers across western Oregon. Eugene already picked up .04", most spots in western Oregon have seen a trace to .06". Showers will be spotty and light through midday, but will pick up in intensity between lunch time and dinner time. All said and done the V

    Web Extra: Beavers After Utah Loss

    Web Extra: Beavers After Utah Loss

    October 16, 2014

    CORVALLIS, Ore -- Members of the Oregon State football speak with the media after losing to #20 Utah 29-23 in double overtime on Thursday, October 16th.

    Rain Is Back For Friday

    Rain Is Back For Friday

    October 16, 2014

    Overnight, clouds will thicken up but I’m still expecting the showers to stay offshore for your AM commute. Lows tonight will fall into the low 50s.

    Urgent Care Prepares for Ebola

    Urgent Care Prepares for Ebola

    October 16, 2014

    Questions about preparedness are everywhere, including in Oregon. With flu season just around the corner, staff with the Eugene Urgent Care Clinics say they're always prepared for any infectious disease this time of year, but a false Ebola case last week really kicked things into high gear and they'

    Urn Stolen Out of Car

    Urn Stolen Out of Car

    October 16, 2014

    Early Thursday morning Ryan Nowak found the window of his Mustang shattered. He soon discovered a small urn, with his brother's ashes inside, was gone. Nowak said he and his sister each got a small urn to keep with them after their 19 year old brother died this summer.

    Coast Guard Closure Controversy

    Coast Guard Closure Controversy

    October 16, 2014

    A group trying to keep the Newport air facility open says the Coast Guard has pulled out of a community meeting to explain its actions.

    2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

    2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

    October 16, 2014

    Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th.

    Web Extra: Ducks on Dawgs and “The Pick”

    Web Extra: Ducks on Dawgs and "The Pick"

    October 16, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, along with running backs coach Gary Campbell, offensive line coach Steve Greatwood, running back Thomas Tyner, and wide receiver Devon Allen, talk about the Ducks upcoming game against Washington after practice on October 16. Campbell & Greatwood also reminisce about

    The Roller Coaster of Fall Continues

    The Roller Coaster of Fall Continues

    October 16, 2014

    That storm is now long gone and the clouds have cleared. We'll get a break from the rain today and high temperatures will also be 5-10° warmer than yesterday. It'll be dry but cool for tonight's Beaver game! Storm #2 of this week hits Friday.

    Congressional Candidates Face Off

    Congressional Candidates Face Off

    October 15, 2014

    Incumbent democrat Rep. Peter DeFazio, Pacific Green Candidate Michael Beilstein and Republican challenger Art Robinson took the podium Wednesday night at the University of Oregon Law School.

    Web Extra: Armstead, Washington, More

    Web Extra: Armstead, Washington, More

    October 15, 2014

    Oregon defensive end Arik Armstead, linebackers Derrick Malone and Tony Washington, and defensive coordinator Don Pellum speak to the media after practice on Wednesday, October 15.

    A Break In The Rain Tomorrow

    A Break In The Rain Tomorrow

    October 15, 2014

    Showers are winding down tonight as we’ll be in between systems for most if not all of Thursday. Still somewhat soggy outside even with the showers tapering off and clouds should hold together for most of the overnight hours.

    Travelers React to Ebola

    Travelers React to Ebola

    October 15, 2014

    Things appear to have progressed quickly over the last week. Initial doubts that the virus would even make it to America were dashed just days ago and and now this, patient number two, who just returned to Texas on a commercial flight from Ohio. Though potentially worrisome for travelers at the Euge

    Hyatt Hotel Coming to Oakway Center

    Hyatt Hotel Coming to Oakway Center

    October 15, 2014

    Oakway Center in Eugene is about to get a facelift. The shopping center developers announced a major expansion project Wednesday that includes a hotel and multi-level parking structure. The parking lot at Oakway Center in front of Chikara and Cafe Yumm will become an eight story building that'll hou

    Corvallis School Gets SAGE Building

    Corvallis School Gets SAGE Building

    October 15, 2014

    The Corvallis Waldorf School is the first school in the state to receive a Smart Academic Green Environment, or SAGE modular. The building was designed by students at Portland State University and has an energy efficient system that will save the school money for its utilities.