Steven Sandberg

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Name: Steven Sandberg
Date registered: May 4, 2012

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Steven Sandberg joined NewsWatch 12 in September 2009. A native of the Northwest, Steven grew up in Portland and attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, where he received degrees in journalism and broadcasting. His work has been featured on KHQ, SWX, FSN, and Xable.com. At Gonzaga, he was editor of the Gonzaga Bulletin student newspaper and a reporter for the campus TV station, GUTV. In 2009 he was named GUTV’s Reporter of the Year. In his spare time, Steven enjoys basketball, football and tennis, and playing his guitar. He also harbors a massive love for comic books. Steven is happy to be in the Rogue Valley, where he can report on the great people that make up the community. He welcomes any story ideas you may have.

Latest posts

  1. Library Board Sets Tax Rate — July 17, 2014
  2. Oregon Sues 5-Hour Energy Maker — July 17, 2014
  3. Arson Cases Provide Challenge for Police — July 17, 2014
  4. Community Reacts to Serial Arsonist — July 16, 2014
  5. Crews Train for Water Rescues — July 16, 2014

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Library Board Sets Tax Rate

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Jackson County Library District Board has decided on a tax rate, but it could be a while before patrons begin to see changes. Thursday morning, the board decided to set a tax rate at 60 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. That was the maximum allowed under the measure … Continue reading »

Oregon Sues 5-Hour Energy Maker

MEDFORD, Ore. – The state of Oregon is taking on one of the most popular energy drinks in the United States. The Oregon Attorney General’s Office announced it is filing a lawsuit against the makers of 5-Hour Energy. The suit claims that Living Essentials and Innovation Ventures used “deceptive and misleading claims” about the energy … Continue reading »

Arson Cases Provide Challenge for Police

MEDFORD, Ore. – As the investigation into a string of arson fires continues, police said catching an arsonist provides different challenges than other crimes. Medford has seen 14 suspicious fires since June 25th, including 10 confirmed arson fires in the past week. Most of the fires have been in neighborhoods near downtown Medford, and police … Continue reading »

Community Reacts to Serial Arsonist

MEDFORD, Ore. – Some people living and working in west Medford are taking steps to protect themselves and their property after a series of arson fires. Staff at the Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center, located at 228 N. Holly Street, had a newspaper recycle bin hauled away from its parking lot Wednesday morning, … Continue reading »

Crews Train for Water Rescues

GOLD HILL, Ore. — As more people hit the water to cool off this summer, emergency crews prepared for water rescue efforts. Crews from Fire District 3 held a swift water training near Gold Hill Wednesday. Firefighters learned how to paddle and maneuver rafts and how to safely reach someone who is trapped on the … Continue reading »

Two More Arson Fires in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – A woman was able to escape safely from a fire that burned part of her house in Medford early Tuesday. It was the 10th confirmed arson in the past week, and police think a total of 14 suspicious fires since June may have been committed by the same person. Tuesday’s fire occurred … Continue reading »

Crews Make Final Safety Checks for Fair

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. –   The last of the rides will be set up at the Jackson County Fair Monday night, and before everything opens up for families Tuesday, workers will be going over every ride with a fine-toothed comb to make sure they are safe. The carnival company said it will test and inspect every … Continue reading »

Vehicle Fire Could Be Linked to Arsons

MEDFORD, Ore. – Investigators said they are are looking into whether an arson fire that destroyed a vehicle early Monday is connected to a string of suspicious fires in Medford over the past week. The fire happened just before 2:30 a.m. Monday at 24 N. Orange Street. Crews said a pickup truck parked at the … Continue reading »

Fire Near Greenway Likely Human-Caused

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire crews said the large grass fire behind the Crater Lake Ford dealership Thursday was likely-human caused, but there’s not enough evidence to point to a specific origin. That fire broke out Thursday afternoon in a field between Biddle Road and Interstate 5 along the Bear Creek Greenway. Fire investigators said there … Continue reading »

Crews Busy With Suspicious Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police and firefighters have been busy chasing suspicious fires for the better part of three weeks, but no suspects have been arrested in any of those cases. The latest was a string of five small fires set in alleys in west Medford Wednesday. All of those fires were small and only damaged … Continue reading »

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