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Evita Garza

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

Title: Reporter

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.

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Recent Posts by Evita Garza

Construction to start on Scottsburg bridge next month

ODOT officials said the original bridge was built in the 1920s and is no longer fit for modern traffic.

Mercy Foundation awarded $37,500 grant for home care

Foundation staff say they will be using the money to support palliative care specialists and volunteers in Douglas County.

Elementary students plant maple trees on UCC campus

Students from Maple Corner Montessori School planted a variety of maple tree saplings around their building, which sits on the UCC campus.

Roseburg updating major intersection

Drivers should expect delays Wednesday night into Thursday.

Winchester Improvement Project delayed until April, officials say

Officials said the extension was caused by weather constraints, material delays and unforeseen ground conditions.

Volunteers clean up Roseburg parks for MLK day

The goal was to pick up any plastic in order to keep it from getting into the South Umpqua river.

Roseburg food pantry recives 30,000 lbs. of donated food

Steve Olsrud, who owns Sherm’s Thunderbird, said this is the 14th year they have donated to the food bank.

Coos Bay rescue a team effort, Hauser fire captain says

The rescue wouldn't have been possible without the team effort, Captain Lawrence Van Hoof said.

More than 40 miles of Highway 138 still closed, officials say

The closures were caused by heavy snow and fallen trees.

Report finds 16 human trafficking victims in Douglas County over one year

The numbers shown on the new statistics don’t represent all of the cases that went unreported last year, the Douglas County Human Trafficking Task Force says.

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