Steven Sandberg

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Name: Steven Sandberg
Date registered: May 4, 2012

Biography

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. SOU Renovates Science Hall — July 28, 2014
  2. Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off — July 28, 2014
  3. Arrest Made in Serial Arson Cases — July 25, 2014
  4. Neighbors Worry About More Arson Fires — July 24, 2014
  5. Library Board Sets Tax Rate — July 17, 2014

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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 »

Asante Named to Top 100 Hospitals

MEDFORD, Ore. — Staff at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center took time out of their schedules to thank employees Thursday, after the hospital achieved some national recognition. The hospital was named one of the top 100 large community hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics. Asante was also designated one of the top 15 … Continue reading »

Extension Service Tax Rate Set

MEDFORD, Ore. — A tax rate has been set in place to help the OSU Extension Service and 4H Program. The new Extension Service District, which includes two county commissioners, set a tax rate Wednesday morning of five cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. The tax money will go toward expanding services and hiring … Continue reading »

Police Say Arsonist Set Multiple Fires

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are searching for a suspect who could be the culprit in starting multiple fires Wednesday around Medford. Each of the fires were small and caused little damage. No one was hurt. The first happened before dawn. The last at just after 6:00 Wednesday night. At 4:30 a.m., Police and Fire … Continue reading »

Balancing Drought and Wildfire Risk

ASHLAND, Ore. — Homeowners will have to balance the risks of wildfire with the need to conserve water this summer, as the region goes through a drought. Local fire agencies said people can take steps to reduce water use and still prevent grass from drying out. Ashland Fire recommends homeowners water the areas within 10 … Continue reading »

Curry County Sheriff to Step Down

GOLD BEACH, Ore. — After a long fight against budget cuts, and with resources in his department dwindling due to lack of funding, Curry County Sheriff John Bishop said he can’t physically handle it anymore. Bishop announced his is stepping down as sheriff, citing the stress of the funding crisis. Over the past few years, … Continue reading »

International Spotlight on Area Wineries

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Southern Oregon wineries are getting international attention thanks to a profile in one of the biggest publications in the world. The New York Times highlighted southern Oregon’s wineries and vineyards in an article this week, and called them an alternative to the Napa Valley. Local wineries said the region grows a … Continue reading »

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