• Round Ball Wrap – January 30th

    Round Ball Wrap - January 30th

    January 31, 2015

    For the January 30th edition of the Round Ball Wrap, we go around Western Oregon with highlights from South Medford at Sheldon, North Medford at South Eugene and our Game of the Night featuring a non-league top-ten match up between Wilsonville and Churchill.

    One More Day of Sunshine or Fog

    One More Day of Sunshine or Fog

    January 30, 2015

    One more day of mostly sunny skies along the coast and in the Cascades, Saturday. Morning fog will continue in the Willamette Valley and Umpqua Basin, but skies should be mostly sunny by the afternoon. High temperatures will be in the 50s Saturday.

    KEZI Boat and Sportsmen’s Show Kicks Off

    KEZI Boat and Sportsmen's Show Kicks Off

    January 30, 2015

    If you don't want to head outside for the weather, then a weekend of adventure is waiting for you inside the Lane Events Center. The KEZI Eugene Boat and Sportsmen's Show kicked off Friday.

    Interview: Free Tax Prep Help

    Interview: Free Tax Prep Help

    January 30, 2015

    Last year, AARP Foundation and 36,000 volunteers at more than 5,000 sites provided free tax help to 2.6 million people. This year, they are doing again--provide free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income.

    Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry

    Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry

    January 30, 2015

    There are a number of people who go hungry every day in our community, but it would seem some people are trying to stop that problem. A local restaurant owner is doing her part to help those down on their luck.

    Interview: Joe Krathwohl the Birdman

    Interview: Joe Krathwohl the Birdman

    January 30, 2015

    Are you ready to get wild? Then you need to head to the KEZI Eugene Boat and Sportsmen's Show at the Lane Events Center. On KEZI 9 News Midday, the Birdman, Joe Krathwohl, who's appearing with his amazing birds at the show, gave us a preview of what you can see there.

    Samaritan Bio-preparedness Training

    Samaritan Bio-preparedness Training

    January 28, 2015

    There is a demand for Ebola preparedness training in the Willamette Valley, and this week, some PeaceHealth employees were able to learn from experts at Samaritan Health Services.

    Former OSU Student Cited for Porn Video

    Former OSU Student Cited for Porn Video

    January 28, 2015

    Within several days, a 17-minute pornographic video that police say was filmed in the Valley Library at Oregon State University had 262,000 online views. On Tuesday, Oregon State Police arrested a former OSU student who they say filmed the video of herself in public, and cited her with a charge of p

    Quiet End to the Workweek

    Quiet End to the Workweek

    January 28, 2015

    High pressure rebuilds Thursday and stays in control through Sunday morning. Skies will return to mostly sunny along the coast and in the Cascade with high temperatures back near 60 degrees.

    Web Extra: UO Softball Prepares for ’15

    Web Extra: UO Softball Prepares for '15

    January 28, 2015

    Oregon softball head coach Mike White, along with several players, meet with the media for the first time in 2015. The Ducks are ranked #2 in two national preseason polls.

    Dry and Mild to End January

    Dry and Mild to End January

    January 28, 2015

    We made it through the only "storm" western Oregon will see this week and it's back to mild weather to wrap up the January.

    Renewed Push for Harsher Privacy Laws

    Renewed Push for Harsher Privacy Laws

    January 27, 2015

    A change of heart for an Oregon man who admits to secretly recording a girl for years, starting when she was just 13 years old. The cameras inside the girl's Beaverton bedroom and beach house are now gone.

    Few Showers Wednesday

    Few Showers Wednesday

    January 27, 2015

    A weak front will bring a few showers for the northern Coast, Willamette Valley and Cascade foothills Tuesday night into Wednesday. Otherwise Wednesday will be mostly cloudy. High temperatures will still be mild and in the mid 50s.

    Board Will Hold 3rd Meeting on Fee

    Board Will Hold 3rd Meeting on Fee

    January 27, 2015

    There is still no decision on whether residents will be asked to vote on a proposal to pay more to register their vehicles in Lane County. The Lane County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday afternoon they wanted to refine the language of the ordinance.

    Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

    Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

    January 27, 2015

    A Springfield homeowner found a way to bring some life to a dying tree. Nancy Gronfeldt says she was heartbroken to see a 100-year-old fir tree on her property slowly falling down.

    Trees Removed for EmX Project

    Trees Removed for EmX Project

    January 27, 2015

    Trees must come down as part of Lane Transit District's EmX project. Some trees along Sixth and Seventh avenues in Eugene, east of Garfield Street have been cut down, and crews are still working their way down to Charnelton Street.

    Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    January 27, 2015

    Many musicians call it an opportunity of lifetime, performing at Carnegie Hall. That opportunity is here now for the South Eugene High School Choir. Fundraising efforts are underway to make sure every student who wants to go to New York, can go.

    Pet of the Week: Nala

    Pet of the Week: Nala

    January 27, 2015

    Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Nala, is a 3-year-old Pug/Beagle mix. If you’re interested in adopting Nala, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503.

    Cloudy but Mild Next Two Days

    Cloudy but Mild Next Two Days

    January 27, 2015

    While the East Coast is shoveling snow, the west Coast continues to see spring-like conditions. We won't set any new records though, as a weak disturbance is bringing back clouds, some rain and keeping our temperatures slightly cooler.

    Web Extra: OSU Talks 12-0 Win Streak

    Web Extra: OSU Talks 12-0 Win Streak

    January 26, 2015

    Who needs ruby red slippers when you have Oregon State's orange sneakers? The Beavers are 12-0 at home after sweeping both USC and UCLA at Gill this weekend and will look to bring that momentum on the road. Oregon State is set to take on ASU and Arizona Wednesday and Friday respectively.

    Staying Dry With Fog, Clouds And Sun

    Staying Dry With Fog, Clouds And Sun

    January 26, 2015

    High pressure is holding steady across the West. A very weak system will break through Tuesday.

    School District to Put Out Bond Measure

    School District to Put Out Bond Measure

    January 26, 2015

    A Douglas County School District is moving forward with a school bond measure on the November ballot. While Yoncalla High School only consists of about a hundred high school students, some community members say the campus is the heart of their small town.

    Local Drivers Love Falling Gas Prices

    Local Drivers Love Falling Gas Prices

    January 26, 2015

    Gas prices just keep falling, and local drivers couldn't be happier. At the ARCO station on Gateway Street in Springfield Monday afternoon, a gallon of regular unleaded there was $1.95. Some drivers said they've been hitting the road more often because of the lower prices.

    UO’s Straub Hall Reopens

    UO's Straub Hall Reopens

    January 26, 2015

    More than one year of construction is a step closer to wrapping up, as Straub Hall on the University of Oregon campus opens its doors for the first time since fall 2013.

    OSU Gives Wayne Tinkle Birthday Surprise

    OSU Gives Wayne Tinkle Birthday Surprise

    January 26, 2015

    Happy (29th) Birthday, Wayne Tinkle! Oregon State Men's Basketball surprised head coach Wayne Tinkle with a stampede during an interview on Monday for his birthday. Watch Tinkle's full reaction here:

    Mild Weather Continues

    Mild Weather Continues

    January 26, 2015

    Much of the valley is still stuck in the fog while east Eugene and Springfield have cleared. Highs will climb to the low 50s in Eugene, but will stay in the upper 40s in areas with fog. The Coast will stay mostly sunny with highs in the 60s.

    What You Need to Know About Measles

    What You Need to Know About Measles

    January 26, 2015

    The CDC is warning even those who have been vaccinated may not be safe. We had the chance to talk with ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Richard Besser, about measles and what you need to know.

    LCC Seeks Input on 5-Year Plan

    LCC Seeks Input on 5-Year Plan

    January 26, 2015

    Lane Community College is looking for public input as it works on a five-year plan. On Monday, LCC will continue a series of open forums about what the college should be doing.

    Couple’s Engagement Photo Goes Viral

    Couple's Engagement Photo Goes Viral

    January 26, 2015

    An Oregon couple's engagement photo has gone viral. Stevie and Brady were photographed by Joshua Rainey a couple of weeks ago on a family property along the Siletz River.

    New Record Highs Set This Weekend

    New Record Highs Set This Weekend

    January 25, 2015

    Roseburg set a new record high temperature Sunday, reaching 67 degrees, which beats the old record of 64 degrees. North Bend also set a record high temperatures Sunday, reaching 70 degrees. This temperature beats the 80-year-old record of 65 degrees.

    Truffle Festival Draws Thousands

    Truffle Festival Draws Thousands

    January 25, 2015

    The WIllamette Valley is one of the only places in North America where you can find truffles that make extraordinary dishes which is why the Oregon Truffle Festival drew crowds from as far as Australia and France. The festival takes place in Eugene each year. This year, it expanded to Portland.

    Woman Trying to Find Owner of Old Photos

    Woman Trying to Find Owner of Old Photos

    January 25, 2015

    Tammy Ferguson found an envelope of old photos about a year ago in an old coach while working at RV Outlet in Eugene. She says no one has come back to claim the pictures, and she'd like to find who they belong to.

    New Records Set Saturday

    New Records Set Saturday

    January 24, 2015

    Eugene set a new record high temperature Saturday, reaching 68 degrees. This beat the 80-year-old record of 65 degrees. Roseburg also tied its record high temperature of 64 degrees.

    Web Extra: OSU Beats USC, 59-55

    Web Extra: OSU Beats USC, 59-55

    January 24, 2015

    It came down to the wire again at Gill Coliseum, but as Wayne Tinkle says, Oregon State has the mindset that they don't lose at home in the last four minutes. And they continued their win streak at home taking down the Trojans 59-55 on Saturday. OSU is now 12-0 at Gill Coliseum this season and swept

    Local Fans React to Deflate-gate

    Local Fans React to Deflate-gate

    January 24, 2015

    "Deflate-gate" continues to be the talk around the country as the Super Bowl gets closer, and local fans are hoping it doesn't take over the excitement.

    Homeless Rest Stop Open House

    Homeless Rest Stop Open House

    January 24, 2015

    Community members had a chance to tour the newest homeless rest stop in Eugene Saturday. The Nightingale Health Sanctuary opened in December. It's near Lane County Behavioral Health, across from Autzen Stadium. It's home to about 20 people and has room for ten more.

    Web Extra: Ducks blow out UCLA

    Web Extra: Ducks blow out UCLA

    January 24, 2015

    Oregon men's basketball coach Dana Altman and players talk about their 82-64 win against UCLA at Matthew Knight Arena.

    Sunny Saturday

    Sunny Saturday

    January 24, 2015

    High pressure builds in the weekend and sticks around through Tuesday. Skies will be sunny along the Coast and in the Cascades Saturday through Tuesday. Highs temperatures will be near 70 degrees along the Coast and near 60 degrees in the Cascades.

    Round Ball Wrap – January 23rd

    Round Ball Wrap - January 23rd

    January 24, 2015

    In the January 23rd edition of Round Ball Wrap, we go around Western Oregon for highlights from North Medford at Sheldon, South Eugene at South Medford and Thurston at Grants Pass.

    Web Extra: Beavers Beat Bruins, 66-55

    Web Extra: Beavers Beat Bruins, 66-55

    January 23, 2015

    It was close for Oregon State Men's Basketball, but despite too many turnovers, the Beavers were able to beat the Bruins 66-55 on Thursday night. Both teams went on runs throughout the game, but the Beavers dominated the last four minutes of play and extended their win streak at home to 11-0.

    Web Extra: Ducks After Win Over USC

    Web Extra: Ducks After Win Over USC

    January 23, 2015

    The Oregon men's basketball team ended a two-game losing streak by beating USC for the ninth straight time Thursday, as the Ducks beat the Trojans 75-67 at Matthew Knight Arena.

    EPUD General Manager Rehired

    EPUD General Manager Rehired

    January 22, 2015

    The Emerald People's Utility District Board of Directors voted to finalize its general manager's reinstatement and contract Thursday night.

    Group Fights to Make Highway 20 Safer

    Group Fights to Make Highway 20 Safer

    January 22, 2015

    A section of Highway 20 between Corvallis and Albany is in the top 10 percent of crash sites in the state, and neighbors are fighting to make is safer.

    Sunny & Warm or Foggy & Cool

    Sunny & Warm or Foggy & Cool

    January 22, 2015

    High pressure builds in the weekend and sticks around through Tuesday. Skies will be sunny along the Coast and in the Cascades Saturday through Tuesday. Highs temperatures will be near 70 degrees along the Coast and near 60 degrees in the Cascades.

    Measles Investigation Continues

    Measles Investigation Continues

    January 22, 2015

    A Eugene restaurant says it's taken a hit since word got out that a man with measles ate there last month. Lane County Public Health says it's one of four locations the man visited while he had symptoms.

    Sexual Assault Investigation Continues

    Sexual Assault Investigation Continues

    January 22, 2015

    Police are looking for answers, following an alleged sexual assault from over the weekend on the University of Oregon campus. UOPD says this particular incident was reported to have happened in a campus residence hall.

    Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

    Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

    January 22, 2015

    Science is always more fun when you can see it in action. Fifth grade students at Gilham Elementary have been studying molecules and how they react to hot air.

    Oregon Warming Up This Weekend

    Oregon Warming Up This Weekend

    January 22, 2015

    The ridge of high pressure that kept us dry this week and will again this weekend is buckling just enough to allow two weak disturbances to move across western Oregon Thursday and Friday.

    Web Extra: Ducks baseball at Media Day

    Web Extra: Ducks baseball at Media Day

    January 22, 2015

    Oregon baseball coach George Horton and players spoke to the media at the team's Media Day.

    Web Extra: Ducks hoops prepare for USC

    Web Extra: Ducks hoops prepare for USC

    January 21, 2015

    Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman and several players speak to the media before hosting USC on Thursday.