Strike Over: UO and GTFF Reach Agreement

EUGENE, Ore. — The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF) and the University of Oregon Administration reached a tentative agreement Wednesday morning. The  GTFs were in their eighth day of striking for fair wages and paid sick leave Tuesday. The union includes 1,500 graduate employees. The new agreement includes 5 percent raises to minimum wages retroactive … Continue reading »

Santa Clara Christmas Mystery Solved

EUGENE, Ore. — A holiday mystery has been solved. This weekend we posted pictures on the KEZI 9 News Facebook page of dozens of wreaths showing up overnight on homes in a Santa Clara neighborhood. We’ve now learned those aren’t the only wreaths. We found the secret Santa. Paul Hellwege is not one to boost, but we … Continue reading »

Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles. Kai has an immunodeficiency syndrome called SCID, so he needed … Continue reading »

UO President Gottfredson Resigns

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon president has announced he is resigning. The following message from President Michael Gottfredson was published to the University of Oregon’s website Wednesday: Today it is with mixed emotions that I announce my decision to depart the UO as President and pursue other opportunities in academia. I accepted the … Continue reading »

Baby Harlow Comes Home

EUGENE, Ore. — Harlow Grace, a baby from Eugene who recently received a bone marrow transplant, has returned home. We first met Harlow months ago. She suffers from a rare immunodeficiency disorder, and a bone marrow transplant was her only hope. After first hearing about her need for a transplant, the community heeded the call … Continue reading »

Baby Harlow Leaves Hospital

PORTLAND, Ore. — A big milestone for a baby from Eugene who’s been battling a rare immunodeficiency syndrome known as “Bubble Boy Disease” happened Tuesday. Baby Harlow underwent a bone marrow transplant in January and after months between hospitals Baby Harlow and her family finally left that evening. KEZI has been following Harlow’s journey since … Continue reading »

Baby Harlow Undergoes Transplant

EUGENE, Ore. — Despite low odds, a Eugene family found a bone marrow match for their baby, and now Baby Harlow begins the difficult road to recovery. Harlow Grace Powers suffers from a rare immunodeficiency syndrome also known as the “Bubble Boy” disease. Even though most of Harlow’s time right now is spent in a … Continue reading »

Family Seeking Bone Marrow Donor

EUGENE, Ore. —  A Eugene family is hoping there’s someone in our area who’s a match to help save their daughter’s life. The family’s five-and-a-half month old daughter needs a bone marrow transplant. Harlow Grace Powers suffers from a rare immunodeficiency syndrome also known as the Bubble Boy Disease. Her family only found out about the … Continue reading »

Coburg Takes Steps to Buy City Hall

COBURG, Ore. — The Coburg City Council is taking a big step towards purchasing a new City Hall. Councilors voted 4 to 1 Tuesday tonight to approve a supplemental budget. That budget now needs to be submitted to a financing entity. If financing is approved, the city could complete a transaction in the next 6 … Continue reading »

Creswell Food Pantry Expands

CRESWELL, Ore. — A Lane County food bank is expanding to meet the needs of the community better. The Creswell Food Pantry has been operating out of a 600-square-foot space at the VFW. Now it has a new place to call home in the Cobalt Building, which is 2,200 square feet. Pantry volunteers say the … Continue reading »

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