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. Finalists Announced for Angel Conference — April 16, 2014
  2. More Charges for Foster Parent — April 14, 2014
  3. Arrest Made in Public Sex Abuse Case — April 14, 2014
  4. Huddleston Interrogation Video Released — April 14, 2014
  5. Sheriff Candidates Answer Questions — April 10, 2014

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ODOT Clears Blackberries Near I-5

MEDFORD, Ore. — Work being done along Interstate 5 in Medford will give a new look to the Bear Creek Greenway and help police patrol the area. Oregon Department of Transportation workers have been clearing blackberry bushes and thick vegetation along the west side of I5 in Medford. Monday, crews continued their work near the … Continue reading »

Marijuana Decisions Lead to Confusion

PHOENIX, Ore. – A pair of decisions about medical marijuana dispensaries have left some city leaders confused about how to move forward, and some dispensary owners weighing their legal options. The owners of The Greenery, a dispensary in Phoenix, appeared in court Thursday. The facility had been issued citations for operating without a business license. … Continue reading »

Alarms Installed in Medford Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford schools are taking new steps and using new technology to help police respond faster during an emergency. It’s an effort that began shortly after the Sandy Hook Shooting in 2012. For the past few months, Medford schools have been installing police alarms. With one push of a button, they inform police … Continue reading »

Restaurant to Pay Meals Tax

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland restaurant is going to give its customers a break from the Ashland meals tax over the next two months. The Peerless Restaurant says it will pay the 5% meals tax for all of its customers during that span. It means customer will be able to eat at the restaurant tax-free. … Continue reading »

Ashland Business Gets Emergency Award

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland business is being recognized for its efforts to prepare for an earthquake or other natural disaster. Standing Stone Brewing Company received an “emergency prepared business” designation by Ashland Fire and Rescue. It is the first Ashland business to receive the honor. Employees at the brewery took part in classes that … Continue reading »

Accused Murderer Denied Bail

MEDFORD, Ore. — A woman accused of killing two people in Wimer was denied bail in court Wednesday as prosecutors revealed new details about the case. Prosecutors said they have evidence that shows Susan Monica murdered two people by shooting them in the head. It’s the first time in weeks that investigators have publicly revealed … Continue reading »

Health Department Adds New Employees

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than a dozen positions will be added to the Jackson County Health and Human Services department after it was awarded several state grants. Jackson County commissioners signed off on the additions Tuesday morning at their weekly staff meeting. The department won five state grants, which will add the equivalent of 14 … Continue reading »

Counties Meet for Public Safety Summit

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Sheriffs, commissioners, and other leaders from five southern Oregon counties are meeting to find ways to help fund public safety. Representatives from Jackson, Josephine, Curry, Douglas and Coos counties met at the Jackson County Sheriff’s office Tuesday for the second of five summits scheduled to find solutions to public safety problems. … Continue reading »

Businesses Impacted by Lost Ski Season

ASHLAND, Ore. — Local businesses say they have felt the impact of losing an entire ski season, and said they are sorry to see the ski area close this year. Steve Rowe, owner of the Ashland Outdoor Store, said the sale of skiing and snowboarding equipment has taken a hit during the last few months … Continue reading »

Lack of Snow Cancels Mt. Ashland Season

ASHLAND, Ore. – Officials at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area have announced that they will not open this season, marking the first time in its 50-year history it has failed to open for skiers and snowboarders. The mountain received less than a foot of snow at lower elevations, and with no snow in the forecast … Continue reading »

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