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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

Not guilty verdict in 2017 killing 'devastating,' victim's girlfriend says

Kayla Viol told KEZI 9 News she was sure Troy Phelps would pay for what he did to her boyfriend.

Roseburg schools offer limited in-person learning for struggling students

Do you know a student struggling with distance learning? Roseburg Public Schools will be offering new learning opportunities for a limited number of students.

Myrtle Creek man found not guilty of murder, sentenced on other charges

Officials said Phelps killed Brandon Michael in May 2017 while he was panning for gold in the Lawson Bar area of the South Umpqua River with his girlfriend, Kayla Viol.

Lawsuit claims Winchester Dam not safe for fish

The dam has been a staple in Douglas County for more than 130 years.

Mercy Medical Center makes deal with Roseburg VA amid COVID-19 surge

Right now, the hospital is treating 13 patients for COVID-19 and chief medical officer Jason Gray told KEZI 9 News that more people are getting admitted every day.

Douglas County nursing homes battle outbreaks

According to the Oregon Health Authority, Curry Manor Residential Care Facility in Roseburg reported 34 cases this week and one death.

Douglas County businesses and organizations feed hungry for Thanksgiving

Free meals were distributed in Roseburg, Riddle and Canyonville.

COVID-19 'coming from all corners,' Douglas County health officials say

On Tuesday, Douglas County reported a record-breaking 36 cases. Last week, the record was 33.

New Roseburg store opening to support local artists during pandemic

Executive director Susie Johnston-Forte said they are seeing the direct impact the pandemic has had on their businesses, especially during the recent two-week freeze.

Elkton Arts and Wine Weekend a go with changes

Organizers had to cancel the in-person tours this year to comply with social distancing guidelines.

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