Lauren Mickler

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Name: Lauren Mickler
Date registered: April 16, 2012


Lauren Mickler comes to Eugene from beautiful Southern California. She joined the KEZI News team in August 2011 as a news and sports reporter. Lauren was born and raised in San Diego where her parents both worked for local media outlets. She attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and graduated with a major in Broadcast and a minor in Spanish. While at Mizzou, Lauren was a news and sports reporter, as well as a weekend sports anchor at KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, MO. Lauren spent 2010-2011 working at the NBC O&O in San Diego sports reporting and producing, and during that year also worked as a sideline reporter for the WAC Sports Network, covering teams like Boise State and Nevada. She is excited to be in Eugene, surrounded by two lively NCAA Division-I Universities and tons of high school football. In addition to sports, Lauren is excited to get out and report on all the important stories around Western Oregon.

Latest posts

  1. Local Firm Chosen to Design City Hall — June 21, 2013
  2. Bids Build for Civic Stadium — June 21, 2013
  3. Second Bid Placed on Civic Stadium — June 21, 2013
  4. Neighbors Try to Stop Local Logging — June 18, 2013
  5. Ninkasi Brews Emerald’s Ale — June 12, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Marriage Equality Rallies Nationwide — 8 comments
  2. Sheriff Addresses State of County Safety — 7 comments
  3. Shoppers Avoid Bag Bag — 6 comments
  4. UO Football Player Josh Huff in Court — 5 comments
  5. Assault Rifle Found in Parolee’s Home — 5 comments

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Local Firm Chosen to Design City Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — A local architecture firm has been chosen to design the new city hall. Rowell Brokaw Architects of Eugene was awarded the job on Friday, beating Portland firm THA Architecture. Rowell says it has been involved in the process ever since the city first began discussing the plan 15 years ago and even … Continue reading »

Bids Build for Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore — Civic Stadium’s been on the district’s surplus property list since 2002, and still, it sits. Unused but not forgotten as the conversation rekindles about the beat up baseball stadium. The school board will likely officially reopen the bidding process in the fall, but buyers are already making their interest known. First the … Continue reading »

Second Bid Placed on Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. — Two offers now¬†stand for¬†Civic Stadium. The Eugene YMCA put in its bid at the beginning of the month, offering $3.5 million to the school district for Civic Stadium. Then, a week later, Powell Development offered $4.7 million. The YMCA wants to build a community center in the space and Washington developer Peter … Continue reading »

Neighbors Try to Stop Local Logging

VENETA, Ore — Many neighbors in the Trinity Terrace subdivision in Veneta say they moved to the neighborhood for the trees, but this week, they found out the greenways behind their houses they thought were protected, are not actually as safe as they thought. The Cummings live right at the end of Trinity Street, on … Continue reading »

Ninkasi Brews Emerald’s Ale

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Emeralds Baseball is boosting local vendors and flavors at the ballpark this year by bringing in Voodoo Donuts’ maple bacon brats and carrying even more local craft beer. But there’s one item they’re even more excited about. This summer there will be one more beer on tap, a special ale … Continue reading »

Emeralds Season Starts Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — Minor League baseball gets started in Eugene Friday and the Emeralds are getting ready to open their season. The Em’s season kicks off Friday at 7:05 p.m. and opening weekend tickets are already selling out. Since the Ducks lost in their regional last week, the Ems staff has been transforming PK Park … Continue reading »

DeFazio Fights SNAP Cuts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The average American on food stamps gets just more than $30 a week to shop, but Congress is looking at cutting that already tight budget by 20 percent. Congressman Peter DeFazio is working to prevent those cuts by showing what shopping on food stamps is really like. DeFazio admits, he doesn’t usually … Continue reading »

Eugene Faces Potential Firework Ban

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s record dry weather could put a stop to fireworks fun for some Eugene residents this summer, fire marshals warned Monday. The Eugene area is still about 15-and-a-half inches behind on rain this year so far, which is leading to obstacles with backyard burning, wildfires season, and now fireworks. Fire marshals are … Continue reading »

Eugene’s First Black Resident Remembered

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s African-American history isn’t as thoroughly documented as some other cities’, but Lane Community College students and historians are working to change that by remembering the city’s first documented black resident. Wiley Griffon was the first African American mentioned by name as a resident of Eugene. He was buried at the Eugene … Continue reading »

Track Champs Boost Local Businesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene plays host to many college championship events, but the NCAA Track and Field Championships brings in some of the most dollars in comparison. Experts estimate the event will generate right around $6.5 million. Track and field is a sport with a wide range of events, and just as many different athletes … Continue reading »

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