Steven Sandberg

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Name: Steven Sandberg
Date registered: May 4, 2012


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 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.

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  1. Evacuations at Happy Camp Fire Complex — August 28, 2014
  2. Wyden Tours Brammo Motorcycle Building — August 27, 2014
  3. Oregon Named Top Beer-Producing State — August 27, 2014
  4. iPhone Batteries Recalled — August 26, 2014
  5. PTSD Sufferers Have Options — August 26, 2014

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Evacuations at Happy Camp Fire Complex

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. – Quick fire growth on the Happy Camp Complex forced mandatory evacuations for some areas near the fire. The Falkstein Fire, one of several on the complex, grew by more than 2,000 acres Wednesday. As a result, mandatory evacuations are in place for Scott River Road from Bridge Flat to the intersection … Continue reading »

Wyden Tours Brammo Motorcycle Building

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said he wants lawmakers to show support for alternative energy and electric vehicles, and is using a local company as an example of why. Wyden toured the Brammo headquarters in Talent on Wednesday. The electric motorcycle manufacturer expanded into the former Walmart building late last year. Wyden got … Continue reading »

Oregon Named Top Beer-Producing State

ASHLAND, Ore. – Local breweries are getting national attention, after Oregon was selected as having the best beer in America. The list was put together by the web site Thrillist. The web site listed top breweries from across the state, including Southern Oregon Brewing, Rogue, Deschutes, and Full Sail, and it said no matter where … Continue reading »

iPhone Batteries Recalled

MEDFORD, Ore. — Apple announced many of their popular iPhones are experiencing problems with their batteries. Apple is now recalling the batteries on certain iPhone 5 models. The batteries on some devices have been experiencing lower battery life. The eligible models need to be an iPhone 5, bought between September 2012 and January 2013. If … Continue reading »

PTSD Sufferers Have Options

MEDFORD, Ore. – Experts urged people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to seek help for their condition, and friends of a man shot and killed by police said they wished he had sought more of that kind of help. Sunday, 52-year-old Stephen McMilon fired a shotgun at a police officer, and officers returned fire, killing … Continue reading »

Police Release New Details on Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police said there is still plenty of work to be done in the investigation of an officer-involved shooting from Sunday, but released new information about an encounter with the man an hour before the shooting. The shooting happened near Cherry Street and Stewart Avenue. 52-year-old Stephen McMilon was acting strangely, carrying a … Continue reading »

Shooting Subject Suffered from PTSD

MEDFORD, Ore. — Neighbors described Stephen McMilon as a former Marine who had severe bouts with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which they believe led to an altercation Sunday in which he was shot and killed by police. The incident occurred Sunday afternoon along Stewart Avenue and Cherry Street. Police said McMilon was reportedly acting “strangely,” … Continue reading »

D.A. Bomber Sentenced for Burglaries

MEDFORD, Ore. — The man convicted in federal court of setting a bomb at the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office last November will also spend time behind bars for a series of burglaries committed before the bombing. Alan McVay pleaded guilty in Jackson County Court Thursday to four counts of burglary and a charge of … Continue reading »

Bad Checks Costing Local Businesses

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Police in Rogue River are looking for a man who used some bad checks to con local businesses out of thousands of dollars. Roy Lee Jones Jr. is accused of passing $3,000 worth of bad checks to several Rogue River businesses in the past three weeks. The manager of the 76 … Continue reading »

Old Blue Fire Evacuation Alerts Lifted

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Level 1 evacuation notices have been lifted for homes along Humbug Creek Road, near the location of the Old Blue Mountain Fire, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. ODF made the announcement at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The notices have been lifted for the entirety of Humbug Creek Road, including both … Continue reading »

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