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Evita Garza

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Title: Reporter
evitagarza@kezi.com

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Evita was born and raised in Portland, graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in school, Evita interned at KOIN 6 News, the CBS affiliate in Portland. She also reported and produced for UO’s student-run broadcasts, Duck TV News and Oregon News.

An Oregon native, Evita is excited to be telling stories in her home state.
When she’s not chasing stories, Evita loves trying new foods, movies and hanging out with her dog.

Have a news tip? Evita wants to hear from you! Email her at: evitagarza@kezi.com. You can also follow Evita on Twitter.

Recent Posts by Evita Garza

Solar panels help Glide firefighters save energy

The entire system cost more than $160,000 to install and was paid for by Pacific Power’s Blue Sky program and Energy Trust Oregon.

Fire departments hold training sessions at former Charley's BBQ

They say this is a rare opportunity for both fire departments because they never have access to real buildings to train in.

Roseburg City Council OKs new library policies to improve access to books

The card will allow teachers to checkout the books they need for their classroom through the library.

Credit union purchases old Harvard Avenue Drugs property

In August, the family-owned drug store permanently closed its doors due to retirement, according to their Facebook page.

Clothing donations for foster children needed as weather changes

Jan Patton, one of the coordinators of the closet, said foster children deserve the best, no matter what their situation is.

Roseburg Dream Center gets $5,000 grant to help homeless

The Dream Center is a drop-in homeless shelter that runs Monday through Thursday.

City of Roseburg pulls tourism contract with Chamber of Commerce

City officials said they wanted to take a different direction with their tourism and destination services.

Sutherlin park to get more than $600,000 in upgrades

Major improvements are coming to Ford's Pond community park in Sutherlin.

Five-story hotel planned in Roseburg

According to city documents, the Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites would be located near the intersection of NW Edenbower Boulevard and NW Stewart Parkway.

Douglas County deputy cracks down on illegal dumping

Deputy Noel Garcia has been working for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for the last 21 years.

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