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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

Canyonville residents react to string of shootings on I-5

Many Canyonville residents told KEZI 9 News they’re concerned for their safety.

Winston shower program gives homeless a chance to stay clean

The idea is to give homeless people in Douglas County a place to wash up every week.

Car lovers host unofficial Graffiti Week events

Some car lovers organized a number of smaller, unofficial events in place of Graffiti Week to keep the tradition alive.

Demolition begins at Douglas High School

School officials said they will be adding at least 10 new classrooms and a brand-new gym.

Roseburg baseball tournament canceled after visiting players test positive for COVID-19

The tournament was supposed to run Friday through Sunday. However, it ended on Saturday.

South County YMCA closes permanently

The South County YMCA was struggling before the pandemic hit, YMCA officials said.

Alumni aim to save mural at Douglas High

With a new bond levy that will pay for replacing buildings at the school, the mural is on the chopping block.

Myrtle Point mother speaks out about convicted teenage daughter

Saraya Rees, 14, was arrested on counts of attempted murder and arson last year. However, her family is adamant that she did nothing wrong.

Sister speaks out after Roseburg teen identified in murder case decades later

Nearly 43 years later, Lisa Roberts has been identified as the victim of a Washington murder, and her sister is speaking out.

Mask requirement sparks mixed reaction in Douglas County

Since the announcement Monday, dozens of Douglas County residents have spoken out.

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