Evita Garza

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Title: Reporter

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

Eugene mayor address homelessness, police reform

The Eugene City Club hosted a virtual forum Friday.

Group rallies against Roseburg High School Indians mascot

A small group of alumni and community members gathered in front of Roseburg High School Wednesday evening with signs in support of making a change.

Driver's education returns to Roseburg Public Schools

In March 2020, the program came to a screeching halt after the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Mobile homes staged in Gardiner to be used by wildfire victims

The trailers are located at an old mill site on Highway 101 in Gardiner. Residents said they arrived a few weeks ago.

Roseburg residents excited about possible In-N-Out location

Many Roseburg residents said they cannot wait to get their hands on their favorite menu items, if plans follow through.

Coos County restaurants excited for downgrade to 'high risk' level

This will be the first time Coos County moves from extreme risk to high risk in more than two months.

Aviva Health vaccinating smaller Douglas County communities

Aviva Health held a mass vaccination clinic at the Sutherlin Community Center Tuesday. This was their second mass vaccination clinic outside of Roseburg.

WinCo Foods eyeing Roseburg location

According to a site application to the City of Roseburg, the company is eying a property on Stewart Parkway, which use to be home to the Roseburg K-Mart department store.

Douglas County restaurants open for indoor dine-in under ‘high risk’ guidelines

At Nellie’s Deli and Tap House in Sutherlin, owner Nellie Edelman told KEZI 9 News that they’re excited to welcome their customers back indoors.

Delays keeping Archie Creek Fire survivors from rebuilding

Staff at Glide Revitalization said the delays are mainly being caused by lost paperwork and miscommunication between agencies.

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