Category Archives: KEZI

Oregon State Police warns people about driving on flu medication

Oregon State Police want to remind drivers that some of the flu medication could lead to a DUII. Source: Oregon State Police warns people about driving on flu medication

Lack of troopers patrolling highways giving speeders the green light

In Lane County, Oregon State Police said two to three officers patrol roads from the border of Lane and Linn counties all the way south to Roseburg. Source: Lack of troopers patrolling highways giving speeders the green light

DEQ issues advisory due to stagnant air in Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality advisory due to stagnant air conditions. The advisory includes the Willamette Valley, Columbia River Gorge through The Dalles, Central Oregon and southwest Washington. It was issued in partnership with the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and Southwest Clean Air Agency. Source: DEQ issues advisory […]
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Bars preparing for ‘Drinksgiving’ in Eugene

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year for bars. Bars in Eugene are preparing for one of their busiest days of the year, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. It’s been called “Drinksgiving.” Abby Lytle, the bar manager at the Side Bar off of Coburg Road, said they are expecting over […]
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DEQ announces cleanup plan for J.H. Baxter plant in Eugene

The announcement comes after some Eugene residents reported a mysterious odor earlier this month that Lane Regional Air Protection Agency officials said was traced back to the wood treatment plant. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has finalized a cleanup plan for contamination at the J.H. Baxter & Co. wood treatment plant in Eugene. State […]
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Court: Oregon Attorney General must rewrite ‘misleading’ pension ballot measure

Julie Parrish, a former Republican legislator, contends agency officials deliberately drafted the measure in a way that would confuse voters and make them less likely to support it. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum must redraft the misleading title and explanation that her agency wrote for a proposed ballot measure that seeks to prohibit government employers from […]
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Owners fight back after vaping ban threatens business

Annie Roes owns Urban Vapors in Eugene and she says while this ban may close her doors, they’re not going down without a fight. Annie Roes owns Urban Vapors in Eugene and she says while this ban may close her doors, they’re not going down without a fight. “We’re going to fight it as hard […]
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Contractor fined $120K for safety violations at Eugene development

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Colima Construction exposed workers to potential fatal falls and serious eye injuries. Source: Contractor fined $120K for safety violations at Eugene development

OHA: RiverBend Hospital broke nurse staffing rules

A recent investigation by the Oregon Health Authority shows that PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend failed to follow regulations for nurse staffing levels. Source: OHA: RiverBend Hospital broke nurse staffing rules

OHA: Riverbend broke nurse staffing rules

A recent investigation by the Oregon Health Authority shows that PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend failed to follow regulations about nurse staffing levels. Source: OHA: Riverbend broke nurse staffing rules