Matt Templeman is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable local news anchors in Western Oregon. Broadcasting throughout this community for more than twenty years. Matt anchors KEZI 9 News every weeknight at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Matt earned his Broadcast Communications degree from Washington State University, and began working in television as a sports reporter in Kennewick, Washington. He came to the KEZI 9 News team initially in 1993 as a sports reporter/anchor. He moved from the sports department to news in 1996, and in 1999, left for Spokane, Washington, where he began anchoring alongside Renee McCullough. In 2003, Matt came back to the Eugene/Springfield area as a news anchor, and most recently returned to the KEZI 9 News team to anchor the early evening newscasts with Renee.
Matt is involved in several local non-profit organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association, Pearl Buck Center, hosting numerous fundraisers for these groups over the years.
Matt and his wife have been married since 1995 and have three boys, Spencer, Avery, and Tate.
Organizers are expecting big crowds for this weekend’s event.
Fire crews say two dogs died in fire that destroyed an RV.
One year ago, three close-knit siblings went to take their dog to their mom, a vet, and were hit by an alleged drunk driver.
The standoff situation began just before 10 a.m.
The fires are burning near Kirk Road and Clear Lake Road.
State troopers say the man ran into the path of a northbound pickup.
Mark Hardin was first reported missing in 2011
Stabbing happened on July 18th in the area of Chambers and W. 18th Ave.
The truck rolled while making a turn from Coburg Road to the eastbound onramp to Beltline Highway.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 275 new cases of coronavirus and 2 deaths Friday, bringing the state's death toll to 232.