Katie LaSalle

Multi-Media Journalist

Katie LaSalle
Katie LaSalle
Multi-Media Journalist
Katie joined the KCBY news team in May 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder, with a degree in Journalism.

Katie grew up in seven different US states, Canada & England, and has taken a little piece of each place with her, to her new home on the South Coast of Oregon.

Starting as a web host for the City of Raleigh, NC’s Visitors Bureau, Katie got a taste of life as a broadcaster. She transferred to Colorado to study Broadcast News and after graduation, worked as a host, editor, and production assistant for Plum TV in Aspen.

Growing up as a competitive figure skater, Katie’s always up for a challenge. She loves exploring new places, meeting new people and getting the chance to tell their stories.

If you have a special story to tell, or want to get in touch with Katie you can email her, follow her on Twitter, or add her as a friend on Facebook.

Recent stories by Katie LaSalle

Local & Regional Woman donates $400,000 to find permanent homeless location Woman donates $400,000 to find permanent homeless location(Video)
A Lane County woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, donated $400,000 to help find a permanent place for local homeless people to stay.

"We were so surprised and shocked when she stepped forward and said, ‘hey, I can make a donation’,” said Community Alliance of Lane County spokesman Michael Carrigan.
Local & Regional Eugene libraries face cuts: 'We need to fund our budget gaps' Eugene libraries face cuts: 'We need to fund our budget gaps'(Video)
The Eugene Budget Committee is tasked with finding ways to bridge the city's $2.5 million deficit, and officials say they welcome hearing the public's opinion on plans to handle the gap. Among the proposed cuts put forward by the committee are reductions in park maintenance, government travel expenses and library services.
Local & Regional Bone marrow drive: 'There are still 12,000 people looking for matches' Bone marrow drive: 'There are still 12,000 people looking for matches'(Video)
A marrow transplant is often the best chance of survival for the thousands of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other life threatening diseases.

On Wednesday, volunteers held a bone marrow donor drive at Eugene’s Northwest Christian University to increase the pool of available marrow donors.
Local & Regional Do you remember 1987? Do you remember 1987?(Photo Gallery)
If you remember the Iran-Contra Affair, Homer Simpson's first appearance on TV, or the release of Michael Jackson's "Bad," you remember 1987.

For those of you who don't remember 1987, Maxine Sprick of Corvallis has got you covered.
Local & Regional Albany HS: Bathroom bomb graffiti an attempt to disrupt finals Albany HS: Bathroom bomb graffiti an attempt to disrupt finals(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Just before the bell rang Tuesday afternoon, a South Albany High student found a shocking message scrawled on the wall of a bathroom stall.

The message read, "There will be a bomb at the school tomorrow, I won't tell you what time. It'll be a surprise.”

District officials told our reporters the student made the threat over a final exam scheduled on Wednesday.