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

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Local Company Makes International Impact

WILDERVILLE, Ore. — A small company in rural Josephine County is making an international impact on the electric vehicle industry. Alltrax specializes in electric motor controllers used in vehicles like golf carts. Though all of the products at Alltrax are made in America, some of their products are sent overseas. Founder Damon Crockett said Europe … Continue reading »

Earthquake Felt in Southern Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — People in southern Oregon are still sharing stories after feeling an earthquake late last night. The earthquake happened off the northern California coast Sunday night. The United States Geological Survey reports that the earthquake was about 50 miles west of Eureka. The quake was originally reported as a 6.9 magnitude but … Continue reading »

RCC Fixture Falls, Injures One Person

MEDFORD, Ore. — One person was injured when a glass fixture fell three stories and shattered inside the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center in Medford. The accident happened around 4 p.m. Monday, according to Jeanne Stallman, Executive Director for Outreach and Engagement at SOU. The glass panel was located on the third floor of the building … Continue reading »

‘No Confidence’ Vote for SOU President

ASHLAND, Ore. — Faculty members at Southern Oregon University have given a vote of ‘no confidence’ to three administrators. The vote was taken Wednesday in response to the ongoing budget problems at the university. According to an e-mail from Faculty Senate Chair David Carter, SOU faculty voted ‘no confidence’ in President Mary Cullinan, Provost James … Continue reading »

Marijuana Dispensaries Open in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Medical marijuana dispensaries are now opening in Ashland, as the city begins approving business licenses for those facilities. In January, the Ashland city council took out language in city ordinances that deny business licenses if a business conducts “illegal” activity. Now with that language eliminated, dispensaries can now apply, and some are … Continue reading »

Cities Examine Short-Term Dispensary Ban

PHOENIX, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers could soon allow cities to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries until next year, and city leaders say they could give them more time to create a long-term option for those facilities. Some lawmakers call Senate Bill 1531 a compromise, by allowing local cities to place bans on dispensaries until 2015. … Continue reading »

Work Begins on Table Rock Road

MEDFORD, Ore. — Table Rock Road will see some big changes over the next few months as road crews begin work to improve traffic. Construction crews are widening Table Rock Road north of Vilas Road, adding a left turn lane and widening the shoulders in order to speed up traffic between White City and Medford. … Continue reading »

Dispensary Locations Draw Concern

MEDFORD, Ore. – Addictions counselors are concerned that the number of planned medical marijuana dispensaries in Medford could derail the efforts of people going through substance abuse treatment. And in one case, they’re concerned about where those dispensaries are opening. The owner of “The Lounge,” a medical marijuana smoking club, applied to the state Monday … Continue reading »

Mary Jane’s Attic Owners Gather Support

MEDFORD, Ore. — A medical marijuana dispensary is appealing to Medford city leaders to regain its business license, and is now gathering support from the community. The owners of Mary Jane’s Attic have taken out advertisements asking supporters to attend Thursday’s city council meeting in support of the business. In September, the city revoked the … Continue reading »

Oregon Schools Could Keep Indian Mascots

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – Community members and supporters of Rogue River High school said they were happy it would be able to keep its “Chieftains” mascot and logos, after lawmakers passed a bill that would allow schools to keep Native American imagery by consulting with a local tribe. The bill is headed to Governor John … Continue reading »

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