• Waiting On The Sunny Weather

    Waiting On The Sunny Weather

    April 24, 2014

    April showers are still coming down tonight with some occasional breaks which has been the pattern all day and will continue to see showers overnight. The cooler air is also moving in so lows tonight will fall into the low 40s....Read More

    Make-A-Wish Grants Shopping Spree

    Make-A-Wish Grants Shopping Spree

    April 24, 2014

    The Make-A-Wish foundation granted a Walmart shopping spree for 16-year-old Ally Mock, who has cystic fibrosis. The day also included lunch at Chili's and a party at Fred Meyer Jewelers....Read More

    Inside Inspections: Food Cart Industry

    Inside Inspections: Food Cart Industry

    April 24, 2014

    It may come as a surprise, but health inspectors have a lot more on their plate than you might think. There are more than 100 food trucks that are inspected across the landscape of Lane County, and those tasked with those inspections are the Lane County health inspectors....Read More

    FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Rules

    FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Rules

    April 24, 2014

    A potential government crack-down could happen soon on the increasingly popular products known as e-cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration announced proposed regulations Thursday, and it has the medical industry and local e-cigarette businesses buzzing....Read More

    In the Garden: Exciting Edibles

    In the Garden: Exciting Edibles

    April 24, 2014

    There are all kind of plants you can choose for your garden, so why not choose some edible plants? In this episode of In the Garden, we show you some exciting edibles you can plant in your garden....Read More

    Police Looking for Armed Robber

    Police Looking for Armed Robber

    April 24, 2014

    The Philomath Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the person who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Tuesday night. Police say a man fired a shot inside the Philomath Market Outlet on Main Street Tuesday night just before midnight. ...Read More

    Out & About: April 25th-27th

    Out & About: April 25th-27th

    April 24, 2014

    Get started on planning your weekend by checking out these fun events happening in western Oregon....Read More

    Web Extra: Duck Baseball Talks Civil War

    Web Extra: Duck Baseball Talks Civil War

    April 24, 2014

    the No. 19 Duck baseball team meets the media before Oregon travels to Corvallis for the Civil War baseball series....Read More

    Web Extra: Beaver Baseball Pre-Civil War

    Web Extra: Beaver Baseball Pre-Civil War

    April 24, 2014

    Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto, along with pitchers Ben Wetzler, Jace Fry, and Andrew Moore dicuss the #5 Beavers upcoming Civil War showdown against #19 Oregon this weekend....Read More

    Dry Sunny and Warm by Next Week

    Dry Sunny and Warm by Next Week

    April 24, 2014

    A strong cold front moved across western Oregon early Thursday. This brought with it heavy rain and breezy conditions to most of western Oregon. We'll see scattered showers Thursday and Friday but dry weather on the way for Saturday morning. ...Read More

    Veterans’ Housing Project Opens New Home

    Veterans' Housing Project Opens New Home

    April 24, 2014

    The grand opening of a home that will help veterans get back on their feet happens on Thursday. It's part of the Veterans' Housing Project. ...Read More

    Soggy Weather Still Going

    Soggy Weather Still Going

    April 23, 2014

    Steady rain at times with a warm front bringing the next wave of rain across the region tonight. Breezy, especially at the coast overnight and lows sticking around 50 degrees....Read More

    Parents Arrested for Child Neglect

    Parents Arrested for Child Neglect

    April 23, 2014

    A Douglas County couple faces child neglect charges after hospital employees say they found drugs in their daughter's system. Sheriff's deputies say they found methamphetamine paraphernalia at the couple's home....Read More

    Public Works Repairs Broken Water Main

    Public Works Repairs Broken Water Main

    April 23, 2014

    More than a dozen businesses and homes are without water, as Public Works crews continue to repair a broken water main that broke Tuesday. The city of Corvallis Public Works Department responded to about 800,000 gallons of water flooding 5th St....Read More

    LTD Summer Pass Offer for Kids

    LTD Summer Pass Offer for Kids

    April 23, 2014

    A special deal this summer for kids in the Eugene-Springfield area that lets them skate, swim and possibly bowl a strike, all for one price....Read More

    Same-Sex Marriage Case Draws Reaction

    Same-Sex Marriage Case Draws Reaction

    April 23, 2014

    People on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue are closely watching what happens in Eugene. Those supporting same-sex marriage say the current ban creates inequalities, and they hope the state can come together and unite behind same-sex couples....Read More

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Pellum, Lubick

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Pellum, Lubick

    April 23, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, defensive coordinator Don Pellum, and wide receivers coach Matt Lubick talk with the media after Wednesday's practice. ...Read More

    Help for Homeless Hospital Patients

    Help for Homeless Hospital Patients

    April 23, 2014

    Homeless hospital patients now have a care facility where they can recover. ...Read More

    Soggy Weather Continues

    Soggy Weather Continues

    April 23, 2014

    We're in between storms to start Wednesday, although with strong on-shore flow and a trough of low pressure overhead we're continuing to see scattered showers. Heavier rain will move in Wednesday night, which will stay through Thursday morning....Read More

    Federal Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case

    Federal Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case

    April 23, 2014

    A 10-year-old law heads to a federal courtroom on Wednesday. A judge in Eugene will hear one-sided arguments on Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage....Read More

    Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Rally

    Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Rally

    April 22, 2014

    On the eve of oral arguments in a major trial in U.S. District Court, supporters of same-sex marriage organized a rally on the steps of the Wayne Morse Courthouse in Eugene Tuesday night....Read More

    OSU Earth Day Celebrations

    OSU Earth Day Celebrations

    April 22, 2014

    Oregon State University students, staff, faculty, and members of the Corvallis community went from booth-to-booth at OSU's 14th annual Earth Day Community Fair on Tuesday, learning more about how to live more sustainably....Read More

    Storms Keep Rolling In

    Storms Keep Rolling In

    April 22, 2014

    Tonight, more rain will fall, same as today, with showers and breaks throughout the night. Lows tonight will sit in the mid to low 40s....Read More

    Scotty Svetal’s Road to Recovery

    Scotty Svetal's Road to Recovery

    April 22, 2014

    Scotty Svetal almost died, but his family calls him their hero as he works every day to regain his strength both mentally and physically. It would seem his positive attitude, strong spirit and smile are all helping him to heal....Read More

    Whole Foods to Eugene?

    Whole Foods to Eugene?

    April 22, 2014

    Talk among developers is that high-end grocer whole foods may want to try to move into the downtown Eugene area, but city leaders say they don't know what retailer would be moving into the re-developed space....Read More

    Pet of the Week: Dawn

    Pet of the Week: Dawn

    April 22, 2014

    Dawn, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Dawn is a 2-year-old, Terrier, American Pit Bull mix. She is looking for a home with kids 16 years and older because of her size and high energy level....Read More

    Rain Showers Continue All Week

    Rain Showers Continue All Week

    April 22, 2014

    Monday's storm brought in another round of rain across western Oregon. The south coast was hit the hardest with nearly an inch in Coos Bay. Eugene picked up a tenth of an inch. A much colder air mass have moved in behind this storm which dropped snow levels below the passes....Read More

    Waxing For Charity

    Waxing For Charity

    April 21, 2014

    A group of high school boys had their legs waxed on Monday - all for a good cause. The boys participating in the Mr. & Ms. Spartan Pageant at Corvallis High School endured some pain during lunch on Monday - one wax strip at a time....Read More

    Deputies Identify Body Found in River

    Deputies Identify Body Found in River

    April 21, 2014

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body deputies recovered from the Willamette River on Sunday. Sheriff Bruce Riley says a family discovered the body of 45-year-old Jared Ethan Brown while walking through Bryant Park in Albany Sunday afternoon....Read More

    Willagillespie Hatches Ducklings

    Willagillespie Hatches Ducklings

    April 21, 2014

    A special surprise for students at Willagillespie Elementary School Monday. Eleven new eagle family members, well ducklings to be exact. Joy has been nesting at Willagillespie Elementary for the last three years....Read More

    Eugene VA Clinic Breaks Ground

    Eugene VA Clinic Breaks Ground

    April 21, 2014

    The ground is broken and now construction can start on the new outpatient VA Clinic. Top officials and local vets were on hand to witness the ceremonial beginning for the new center off Old Coburg Road and Chad Drive....Read More

    Officials Warn of Ocean Dangers

    Officials Warn of Ocean Dangers

    April 21, 2014

    A warning tonight about the dangers of visiting the beach after a Eugene man died this weekend trying to save a family member in Florence. Police say a log rolled over him, soon after a wave came crashing onshore....Read More

    EPD’s Emergency Notifications

    EPD’s Emergency Notifications

    April 21, 2014

    The chaotic scene Saturday morning frightened neighbors, which is why Eugene Police has urged people to sign up for a service that keeps you informed during an emergency. In situations like this, police typically send out reverse 911 notifications....Read More

    Rain Is Back All This Week

    Rain Is Back All This Week

    April 21, 2014

    I hope you got a chance to enjoy the sunny Easter and earlier today because a series of storms will roll across the state bringing plenty of April showers for most of the next 7 days. ...Read More

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Greatwood

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Greatwood

    April 21, 2014

    The Ducks scrimmaged for the second time this spring inside of Autzen Stadium. Post-practice interviews include Marcus Mariota, Mark Helfrich, Tyler Johnstone, Doug Brenner and Steve Greatwood....Read More

    Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden

    Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden

    April 21, 2014

    Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) stopped by KEZI 9 News Midday to share his thoughts on the groundbreaking of the new VA Clinic in Eugene. He also touched on some important issues facing the state such as Cover Oregon, gay marriage and timber harvest....Read More

    Green Garter Band Opens for Youngblood

    Green Garter Band Opens for Youngblood

    April 21, 2014

    KEZI 9 News this Morning rocked out with the University of Oregon’s Green Garter Band. The band will open up for the Youngblood Brass Band Monday. The concert is at South Eugene High School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door....Read More

    SSE: One-on-One with Craig Robinson

    SSE: One-on-One with Craig Robinson

    April 21, 2014

    Our Stephen Nelson sat down for a one-on-one conversation with OSU men's basketball coach Craig Robinson to discuss the past, present and future of the program....Read More

    SSE: One-on-One with Johnathan Loyd

    SSE: One-on-One with Johnathan Loyd

    April 21, 2014

    A conversation with former Duck basketball player turned Duck football player Johnathan Loyd. Erik Elken and Loyd discuss how he's settling in as a football player and how he'll look back on his Oregon basketball career....Read More

    April Showers in Full Force

    April Showers in Full Force

    April 21, 2014

    After seeing a relatively dry start to April, the rain is back. Storms are lining up about every 24 hours, the first of which will arrive Monday afternoon. We'll see scattered showers around lunch time switching over to heavier rain around dinner time. ...Read More

    UO’s Green Garter Opening for Brass Band

    UO's Green Garter Opening for Brass Band

    April 21, 2014

    It's the performance of a lifetime for the University of Oregon's Green Garter band. They're opening for Youngblood Brass band, a jazz ensemble group from Wisconsin....Read More

    Residents Share Their Meaning of Easter

    Residents Share Their Meaning of Easter

    April 20, 2014

    At Eugene Christian Fellowship, parents watched as their kids raced around the yard for eggs and candy. During that time, people shared what Easter means to them, everything from something sweet to something spiritual....Read More

    Creswell Restaurant Reopening After Fire

    Creswell Restaurant Reopening After Fire

    April 20, 2014

    Word is quickly spreading around Creswell that the bar at TJ's is back open after a fire shut down the business for the last four months. In just a few weeks, the restaurant will be serving its popular dishes in the newly remodeled dining room. ...Read More

    Wet Workweek Ahead

    Wet Workweek Ahead

    April 20, 2014

    Clouds will increase Sunday night as a cold front moves inland, but falls apart. Skies will remain cloudy for the first part of Monday, before showers begin. Spotty showers will start around lunchtime, with the heaviest rain holding off until dinnertime....Read More

    Web Extra: Ducks Shine at Oregon Relays

    Web Extra: Ducks Shine at Oregon Relays

    April 19, 2014

    Oregon track & field head coach Robert Johnson, along with sprinter Devon Allen, distance runners Edward Cheserek, Eric Jenkins, and Olympian Matthew Centrowitz speak with the media at the Oregon Relays on 4/19/2014....Read More

    Ducks Complete Sweep of Cougs

    Ducks Complete Sweep of Cougs

    April 19, 2014

    The Oregon Ducks baseball team completed the sweep against the Washington State Cougars on Saturday with a 2-1 win. ...Read More

    Police Investigating Death In Eugene

    Police Investigating Death In Eugene

    April 19, 2014

    Police found the body of a 27-year-old man in the backyard of a house on the 1100 block of Woodside Drive. Officers say the man didn't live in the house but they won't release who he is or what they think happened. ...Read More

    Sunshine for Easter Sunday

    Sunshine for Easter Sunday

    April 19, 2014

    Easter Sunday will start of with fog in the valleys, but transition to mostly sunny skies in the afternoon. Sunday will be the warmest day of the week ahead with high temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s....Read More

    Wet Saturday for Early Egg Hunts

    Wet Saturday for Early Egg Hunts

    April 19, 2014

    Easter Sunday will start of with fog in the valleys, but transition to mostly sunny skies in the afternoon. Sunday will be the warmest day of the week ahead with high temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s....Read More

    Opening Statements Begin in Murder Trial

    Opening Statements Begin in Murder Trial

    April 18, 2014

    The courtroom was full Friday morning as Lane County Deputy District Attorney David Schwartz began his opening statements. Schwartz painted a picture of a mother who quickly became concerned about her son when he didn't come home....Read More