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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

New smoking ban up for debate in Roseburg

The ordinance was proposed a few weeks ago by staff from the Blue Zones Project Umpqua and local health officials.

Sutherlin student tests positive for COVID-19

All children in the student's cohort will quarantine for 14 days.

Schools rethink reopening plans after COVID-19 spike in Douglas County

With a spike in cases since Labor Day, the county no longer meets the metrics for certain students to return to class.

Donation site a 'one-stop shop' for fire victims in Douglas County

The site is located in the old Glide Middle School gym on Glide Loop Road.

Highway 138E reopens as crews continue to fight Archie Creek Fire

Pilot cars will be leading vehicles from milepost 23 to 83 as crews continue to clean up the damages from the fire.

Man turns to firefighting after losing home in Archie Creek Fire

Shawna and Jose Fabela had 10 minutes to evacuate their home the day the fire started.

Highway 138 business reopens after lifted evacuations

The Idleyld Trading Post and Deli in Idleyld Park reopened their doors Saturday after being evacuated for two weeks.

Timber companies step up to battle Archie Creek Fire

Lone Rock Resources, based in Roseburg, sent 50 of their operational employees to fight the fire when it started last Tuesday.

Staff devastated by loss of Rock Creek fish hatchery

Officials said 700 adult fish have been saved.

Storms could bring needed rain and new hazards to Archie Creek firefighters

Officials said fire activity picked up Wednesday in the east and south east part of the fire.

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