• 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

    Staying Dry For Easter

    Staying Dry For Easter

    April 18, 2014

    All quiet tonight as we're in between storms for the rest of our Friday evening forecast. Tonight, some high clouds moving through and lows falling into the low 40s. ...Read More

    Local Students to Hike with Top Official

    Local Students to Hike with Top Official

    April 18, 2014

    A high ranking member of President Obama's cabinet is joining some Eugene students on a special hike this weekend. ...Read More

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Frost, Dunmore

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Frost, Dunmore

    April 18, 2014

    Oregon wrapped up week three of spring football practices. Watch post-practice interviews with Mark Helfrich, Scott Frost, Jeff Lockie and Oshay Dunmore....Read More

    Web Extra: Doctor, Alexander, Johnson

    Web Extra: Doctor, Alexander, Johnson

    April 18, 2014

    Oregon State has a healthy and deep linebacking corps. Watch interviews with Michael Doctor, D.J. Alexander, Jabral Johnson, Trent Bray and Mike Riley...Read More

    Easter Sunday Staying Dry

    Easter Sunday Staying Dry

    April 18, 2014

    We're sitting under clear skies Friday morning. This is making for a very chilly start, in fact the coolest temps we've seen in about four weeks. We're also seeing rather dense fog but headed for a sunny & dry afternoon with highs in the low 60s....Read More

    Looking For A Dry Easter

    Looking For A Dry Easter

    April 17, 2014

    So how about this: Before today, we had only see .14" of rain for the entire month. We picked up .40" in 12 hours! A good dose of rain today...Read More

    Scio Family Wins Free Roof

    Scio Family Wins Free Roof

    April 17, 2014

    It is a huge week for a single mom in Scio who won a free roof, thanks to the annual Stutzman & Kropf Contractors Inc. free roof giveaway. Amy Fitzpatrick, a mom of four, says she has been saving for a roof for years. It had been leaking and had dry rot issues....Read More

    Optimistic Job Seekers Attend LCC Fair

    Optimistic Job Seekers Attend LCC Fair

    April 17, 2014

    The new jobs report is out, and it looks like the economy is steadily getting stronger. Lane Community College held its annual Job Fair Thursday. Coordinator's say the event is put on to help students and community members meet local employers in the area, with the goal of starting a career right ou...Read More

    IRS Investigates Tax Identity Fraud

    IRS Investigates Tax Identity Fraud

    April 17, 2014

    The Archdiocese of Portland says Social Security numbers were stolen and used to file fraudulent federal tax returns. The fraud is widespread, and the archdiocese says it doesn't yet have an exact count on those affected....Read More

    Interview: EPD Citizen Radar Program

    Interview: EPD Citizen Radar Program

    April 17, 2014

    Are you ever frustrated when speeders ignore posted speed limits, especially in a school zone? You can help the Eugene Police Department track problem areas. Debbie Janecek from EPD shared more about the program on KEZI 9 News Midday....Read More

    In the Garden: Plants for Shade

    In the Garden: Plants for Shade

    April 17, 2014

    If you have a lot of shade in your garden, you might have found it hard to find some good plants for it. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you some beautiful, colorful plants that are great for the shade....Read More

    Out & About: April 18th-20th

    Out & About: April 18th-20th

    April 17, 2014

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

    The Rain is Back

    The Rain is Back

    April 17, 2014

    The rain is back! Up until today Eugene had only picked up 0.14" of rain this month. As of 9 a.m. we've already seen almost a tenth of an inch in Eugene. Rain showers will stick with us through this evening as a cold front makes its way across western Oregon. Highs will stay in the upper 50s and low...Read More

    Advice Radio Show To Hit Airwaves

    Advice Radio Show To Hit Airwaves

    April 17, 2014

    When it comes to our health, some topics are hard to talk about. So a new advice radio show is hitting the airwaves to answer all health-related questions....Read More

    A Wet Thursday Ahead

    A Wet Thursday Ahead

    April 16, 2014

    Same story as last night, most of the rain will be north tonight. The main event for rain will be on Thursday....Read More

    Web Extra: Beavers on Unlimited Meals

    Web Extra: Beavers on Unlimited Meals

    April 16, 2014

    Oregon State head coach Mike Riley,wide receiver Blair Cavanaugh, and offensive linemen Gavin Andrews and Nolan Hansen give their opinions about the proposed NCAA rule which would allow unlimited meals for all student-athletes....Read More

    Loyd’s Transition: Johnny Talks Football

    Loyd's Transition: Johnny Talks Football

    April 16, 2014

    Johnathan Loyd, Oregon's all-time winningest basketball player, is practicing with the Duck football team this Spring. Watch Loyd's first interview....Read More

    OSU Women’s Lacrosse Goes to Nationals

    OSU Women's Lacrosse Goes to Nationals

    April 16, 2014

    The Oregon State University Women’s Lacrosse team is advancing to the national championship round for the first time since the program was created, and it is looking to the community for support....Read More

    New Bike Shop In Downtown Springfield

    New Bike Shop In Downtown Springfield

    April 16, 2014

    Cycle Logical has been open since April 1 but the owner is still as thrilled about it as he was on opening day and he's not the only one excited about being in business on Main Street....Read More

    City Discusses Willamette Street Changes

    City Discusses Willamette Street Changes

    April 16, 2014

    It's been discussed for more than a year, and now the city of Eugene is one step closer to making a decision for the future of South Willamette Street. Willamette Street between 24th and 32nd avenues will see some changes within the next few years....Read More

    Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief

    Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief

    April 16, 2014

    Lane County could be in need of a new sheriff soon if Sheriff Tom Turner lands the Florence police chief job. Sheriff Turner is in Florence going before a panel as part of the interview process. He is one of six finalists for the job....Read More

    Woman Sentenced for Fatal Crash

    Woman Sentenced for Fatal Crash

    April 16, 2014

    A Philomath woman will spend two years in prison after she pleaded no contest to charges involving a fatal crash. It happened on Highway 34 in 2012. Investigators say 37-year-old Valorie Carrigan tried changing lanes when she hit 22-year-old Chelsea Duffy's car....Read More

    Web Extra: Ducks on Unlimited Meals

    Web Extra: Ducks on Unlimited Meals

    April 16, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, lineman Tyler Johnstone, walk-on linebacker Ivan Faulhaber, lineman Doug Brenner, and walk-on quarterback Taylor Alie talk about the new NCAA rule change to allow athletes access to unlimited meals and snacks during the week. ...Read More

    Web Extra: Horton, Tolman, Baumgartner

    Web Extra: Horton, Tolman, Baumgartner

    April 16, 2014

    The Duck baseball team is riding a five-game winning streak with Washington State coming to PK Park for an Easter weekend series. Watch pre-practice interviews....Read More

    A Few Chances for Rain This Week

    A Few Chances for Rain This Week

    April 16, 2014

    The central and north Willamette Valley and Coast picked up light rain showers early, but we stayed dry south and we will all continue to stay dry through the day. The clouds will break up some this afternoon and highs will return to the low 60s....Read More

    Team to Discuss Changes to Willamette St

    Team to Discuss Changes to Willamette St

    April 16, 2014

    A consultant team will present its recommended changes on Wednesday to an eight-block stretch of Willamette St. ...Read More

    County Moves to Draft NDAA Ordinance

    County Moves to Draft NDAA Ordinance

    April 15, 2014

    After hearing from the community at a public hearing Tuesday night Lane County Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward in an ordinance and resolution opposing specific sections of the National Defense Authorization Act....Read More

    Light Showers Later Tonight

    Light Showers Later Tonight

    April 15, 2014

    The first rain chances of the week are starting to move into the picture tonight as a warm front brings some light showers overnight....Read More

    LCC Faces Budget Shortfall

    LCC Faces Budget Shortfall

    April 15, 2014

    LCC has a budget shortfall between $10.9 to $12.6 million. School officials say they have to balance the budget for next year and with decreasing enrollment, they have to make cuts....Read More

    First Corvallis Dispensary Opens

    First Corvallis Dispensary Opens

    April 15, 2014

    The first Corvallis Medical Marijuana Dispensary opened its doors to the public Tuesday morning. The Agrestic, located on SE Third Street, is one of two Corvallis dispensaries that so far has a license....Read More

    Activists Hold Tax Day Rally

    Activists Hold Tax Day Rally

    April 15, 2014

    Some local activists protested outside the post office in downtown Eugene to spread the word. Event organizers say more than half of the money Americans pay in federal tax goes to military spending....Read More

    In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed

    In the Garden: Preparing Your Garden Bed

    April 15, 2014

    Every gardener knows you need to have good soil for your plants to grow. In this episode of In the Garden, we show you four easy steps to prep you garden bed for the season....Read More

    Pet of the Week: Danner

    Pet of the Week: Danner

    April 15, 2014

    Danner, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. If you’re interested in adopting Danner or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503....Read More

    Activists to Hold Tax Rally

    Activists to Hold Tax Rally

    April 15, 2014

    Local activists will rally in front of the downtown post office on Tuesday, with the message that taxes should pay for human needs, not war. ...Read More

    Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding

    Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding

    April 14, 2014

    Several Lane County public agencies plan to apply for federal funding after February's snow storm left parts of the area without power for days. This comes after President Barack Obama announced this month agencies could apply for FEMA funding. All of the agencies we spoke with say while they knew t...Read More

    Cooler, April Showers Back This Week

    Cooler, April Showers Back This Week

    April 14, 2014

    Big night tonight for astronomy buffs as a full lunar eclipse will be on display tonight with the partial starting at 10:58p and the full eclipse at its max around 12:46am....Read More

    Ducks Blitz Beavers, Sweep Civil War

    Ducks Blitz Beavers, Sweep Civil War

    April 14, 2014

    The Ducks’ offense exploded for 11 runs in just the first inning alone before settling with an 18-0 bludgeoning of their in-state rivals, Oregon State in five innings. The Ducks outscored their rivals 38-7 in the three-game series....Read More

    Japanese Garden to Open in Corvallis

    Japanese Garden to Open in Corvallis

    April 14, 2014

    On tax day, visitors have an opportunity to relax at a Japanese-style garden that is opening Tuesday for the season. Garden of Gentle Breeze, a private garden in the Vineyard Mountain area, is opening for the third year to visitors....Read More

    Victim In Motel Fire Identified

    Victim In Motel Fire Identified

    April 14, 2014

    Police say the woman who died in the McKenzie Motel fire in Springfield was 22-year-old, Mariah Dawn McElroy from Springfield. They say her screams early Sunday morning likely saved the three survivors....Read More

    Cinder Block Hits Car on I-5

    Cinder Block Hits Car on I-5

    April 14, 2014

    A woman is still recovering after a cinder block came crashing through her window on I-5 Sunday morning. Oregon State Police are still trying to figure out who is to blame....Read More

    Art Museum Offers Tax Break

    Art Museum Offers Tax Break

    April 14, 2014

    The Jordan Schnitzer Museum on the University of Oregon campus may not be one of the biggest, but it's definitely gotten a hold of some big names in the art world thanks to its Masterworks on Loan Program. Dozens of important works have come through it in recent years and while museum officials coul...Read More

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Kamp

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Kamp

    April 14, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, quarterback Marcus Mariota, defensive lineman Sam Kamp, defensive end Tony Washington, and wide receiver Darren Carrington spoke with the media following Monday's practice....Read More

    Few Chances for April Showers

    Few Chances for April Showers

    April 14, 2014

    High cirrus clouds are moving in which will increase throughout the day as high pressure begins to move east. High temperatures will still make it to the upper 60s and low 70s in the Valley. Our average high for this time of year is just 60°...Read More

    One Dead In Springfield Motel Fire

    One Dead In Springfield Motel Fire

    April 13, 2014

    A woman was found dead in a Springfield motel room that was engulfed in flames early Sunday morning. The fire was contained to just this one room and no one else was injured....Read More