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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Alaska Air Passenger Reflects on Flight

EUGENE, Ore. — Alexander Herrera is blaming his bi-polar disorder for his troubling actions on an Alaska Air flight into Portland early Monday morning. Hererra says he wasn’t on his proper medication when he tried to open the exit door during the flight from Anchorage to PDX. Lance Risser of Eugene says the red eye … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Deadlier Than Last Year

EUGENE, Ore. — This Memorial Day was even deadlier than last year as Oregon saw twice as many fatalities over the holiday weekend this time around, Oregon State Police said. OSP put out initial Memorial Day numbers Tuesday morning, reporting six deaths resulting from five separate crashes across the state. Two of those happened in … Continue reading »

Family Looks for Missing Springfield Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police alerted the community earlier this week about a 25-year-old Springfield man who’s been missing since late last month. Rocky Redmon’s family first found out he was missing when they found a goodbye note in his apartment. They said that seemed more like a suicide note. Ever since, they’ve been worried and … Continue reading »

Dogs Compete in Agility Trials

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of dogs and their owners are descending upon Eugene this weekend to show off their best tricks. The Eugene Kennel Club is holding its annual dog agility trials at the Lane Events Center starting Friday. Dogs are run through all sorts of courses, challenging them to go up-and-down, under-and-over, out-and-around–skills that … Continue reading »

Lowell Teen Pursues Six Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Growing, there are kids who are good at every subject in school or some who can sing any note, and then there are the ones who can play any sport. Akayla Devereaux is one of those multi-tasking athletes and was recently inspired to add a less conventional competition to her resume. Akayla … Continue reading »

Voters Reject Pleasant Hill Fire Bond

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene will do without funding for its fire department, and so will Pleasant Hill after a bond measure failed 55 percent to 44 percent. This is the second fire bond residents voted down in the past two years, and some who voted ‘no’ blame poor planning. The bond measure would have gone … Continue reading »

Jail Beds to Re-open

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County public safety leaders wasted no time making plans with new funds that will come from the successful levy, passed Tuesday night. Early numbers showed 56 percent of voters were on board with the tax that will support jail beds and youth services. John Aarons at the John Serbu Juvenile Detention … Continue reading »

Preview: Lowell Teen Pursues Six Sports

You know those people who are just gifted? Akayla Deveraux is one of them. This 17-year-old already plays five sports but was recently motivated to pursue a sixth. Thursday on KEZI 9 News at 6 p.m., learn more about this Lowell spitfire, her raw talent, dedication and the tragedy that motivates the power in her … Continue reading »

Lane County Public Safety Levy Passes

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Public Safety Levy was one of the most visual campaigns over the last few weeks. Those in favor of the measure held a watch party Tuesday night at the River Ridge Golf Course. Earlier in the evening, only smiling faces could be found as Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner … Continue reading »

Services Cut if Levy Doesn’t Pass

EUGENE, Ore. — Measure 20-213 affects a broad bracket of people, as it pertains to Lane County public safety and particularly to services that the sheriff says will be cut if it doesn’t pass. There was no organized opposition toward Measure 20-213, but those in favor of the levy were gathered at the Nines Golf … Continue reading »

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