Kennedy Dendy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January 2020. Before KEZI 9 News, she interned at CBS This Morning in New York City. Working with the features team, Kennedy produced a variety of daily content.
Kennedy graduated from Baylor University with a degree in journalism. While at Baylor, she worked as a reporter, anchor and executive producer for Lariat TV News, where she covered many stories, including the controversial Shawn Oakman trial and acquittal.
Kennedy was born and raised in Texas and is looking forward to telling western Oregon’s stories. When she’s not covering the news, Kennedy loves to watch movies, play tennis and find new restaurants to try.
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Volunteer pilots from California are arriving at the Eugene Airport in waves to deliver 100,000 KN95 masks and medical supplies.
The district has been working with the county and commissioners to help speed up the cleanup effort.
If you are displaced, the first step is to call the American Red Cross or head to the Eugene Masonic Lodge #11 at 2777 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
With much of the West in drought and with the pull of heavy winds, when you mix in extreme heat, experts say it can be the perfect recipe for disaster.
Many described walking outside Sunday morning and being unable to see their mailbox or other nearby objects.
Community members left and right have stepped up to help evacuees and also those who didn't have time to rescue their animals.
The National Guard has arrived and will help at checkpoints.
Nearly 300 people have taken temporary shelter at Thurston High School.
Spots such as Orchard Point Park at Fern Ridge and other areas near the lake were packed.
Evacuation notices stemming from the Sweet Creek Mile Post Two fire burning near Mapleton have been canceled.
Data is updated nightly.