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.

Latest posts

  1. Huddleston Sentenced to Life in Prison — April 17, 2014
  2. Earthquake Forum Prepares Residents — April 17, 2014
  3. Finalists Announced for Angel Conference — April 16, 2014
  4. More Charges for Foster Parent — April 14, 2014
  5. Arrest Made in Public Sex Abuse Case — April 14, 2014

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Kyron’s Mom Speaks on Child Abduction

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman’s mom says she is supporting local law enforcement as they create a child abduction task force. That team will bring together local and state agencies to better respond to emergencies involving a missing child. Desiree Young spoke Monday at the first meeting of the local Child Abduction Response Team, or … Continue reading »

Memorial This Weekend for Crash Victim

MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend, family and friends will pay tribute to the victim killed in a wrong-way crash last month. A celebration of life ceremony will be held for Karen Greenstein at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ashland High School. Her family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the … Continue reading »

Landowner: Costco in Talks About Move

MEDFORD, Ore. – Officials with Costco have begun early talks over potentially moving the Medford store across town, according to property owners close to the discussion. Costco has expressed interest in relocating its Medford store from its current location on Highway 62 to the planned Northgate Center on Rossanley Drive across from Trader Joe’s. That … Continue reading »

License Denied for Marijuana Lounge

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford City Council upheld its denial of a business license to a medical marijuana smoking lounge, after being presented with evidence the facility had tried to use legal loopholes to sell and dispense marijuana. The council voted unanimously Thursday against “The Lounge,” a medical marijuana smoking club located on East Main … Continue reading »

Plan Set for Police Evidence Building

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford construction company will begin work on a new facility for Medford police. The Medford City Council awarded a $523,400 contract to Adroit Construction to begin work on the police department’s new property control facility. That building would house evidence for Medford Police. Medford City councilors said they were pleased with … Continue reading »

Broken Bridge Stops Firefighters

RUCH, Ore. – Fire crews were unable to save a house form burning to the ground Tuesday night, because a fire engine was stuck on a narrow, wooden bridge leading to the property. Fire agencies across the Rogue Valley say those small, private bridges can sometimes impact response time. Applegate Fire crews responded to a … Continue reading »

Lawmaker Responds to Dispensary Backlash

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Oregon lawmaker says he’s surprised by the resistance to medical marijuana dispensaries in several southern Oregon cities. He now hopes legislators can use those experiences to make the law more clear. State Senator Alan Bates said he understands the frustration by local city leaders over medical marijuana dispensary laws. One by … Continue reading »

Friends Pay Tribute to Crash Victim

ASHLAND, Ore. — Friends of Karen Greenstein paid tribute to her on Friday, one day after she was killed by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 5. Loran Faudree, owner of Mail Stop in Ashland, hung a banner outside his business Friday that reads “Thank You Karen Greenstein.” The two had known each other for years, … Continue reading »

School Security Upgrades in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford School District is using the two-week spring break to install new security systems. The district has been installing emergency police buttons over the past few months. Wednesday they began work at North Medford High School. Because the campus is so big, it will get about 30 emergency buttons. Most elementary … Continue reading »

Supreme Court Hears Jacksonville Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court is now taking up a case involving a presidential visit to the Rogue Valley 10 years ago. The incident occurred outside the Jacksonville Inn, during a campaign stop for then-President George W. Bush in 2004. President Bush was eating a meal at the restaurant as crowds gathered outside. During … Continue reading »

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