Jillian Smukler joined KEZI 9 News as a weekday morning reporter and weekend producer in July of 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon, majoring in journalism and communications with an emphasis in broadcasting.
While at the University of Oregon, Jillian was the Sports Director for the student-run television program, Duck TV. She was also a sports reporter/producer for UO’s radio station, KWVA 88.1FM.
During college, Jillian interned at KNBC in Los Angeles, where she covered the Dodgers, Rams, Lakers and the 2016 Olympics opening ceremony.
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The flames were visible from our Weathercam 9.
They told KEZI 9 News that Hale claimed Aaron Pfannenstiel, 31, walked onto his porch and banged on the door after a verbal argument regarding fireworks.
"I think that this is what it means to be American. This is how this country moves forward is through movements like this. I think that everyone is risking something here, to be out here given the pandemic makes it even more incredible that there is such a show of support," protester Jeff Geiger said.
The road will be closed until further notice.
"With the increase in cases, I feel like more people have become more lax and we kind of tend to forget about it a little bit. So I feel like this is kind of a necessity, especially if people are gathering this weekend," Fall Creek resident Kim Good said.
He wrote "I don't care much for being bullied." He added, "their tactics make me angry with them for being cowards."
As for the mural, the artists plan on turning the skid marks into rainbows to show their support for the LGBTQ community.
Miller told KEZI 9 News that the barn is a total loss and about $100,000 worth of damage was done.
COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 188.
Gov. Kate Brown said Thursday people won't be ticketed or arrested for not wearing masks.
Data is updated nightly.