Elizabeth Ruiz

NBC5 News Multimedia Journalist Elizabeth Ruiz was raised in Northern Colorado. She graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Journalism and Media Communication. She also minored in Spanish and studied in Spain. While at Colorado State, she was an anchor and reporter for CTV Channel 11.

Elizabeth loves Zumba dancing, singing and spending time with her family.


Elizabeth's most recent stories:

DHS workers learning about domestic violence

Medford, Ore. — Employees with the Department of Human Services have been participating in a summit this week in Medford to learn about domestic violence. The goal of the summit is to improve DHS workers’ ability to identify and respond to domestic violence …

Medford dog dies from poison

Medford, Ore. — Police in Medford are investigating the death of a local dog. It’s owner says a vet confirmed it was poisoned. Susan Crutchfield is now warning her neighbors. Crutchfield lives off of Beatty Street. She says she let her 6-year-old chocolate …

Logos founder in violation of ethics laws

Medford, Ore. — Last October, NBC5 News was the first to tell you about an ethics complaint filed by the Medford School District regarding Joseph Vondoloski who is the former executive director of Logos Public Charter School. On Friday, the Oregon Government Ethics …

Both Medford and Grants Pass school bonds failing

Jackson & Josephine Counties, Ore. — Two local school districts have been asking voters to approve bond funding — one measure in Medford, the other in Grants Pass. The numbers are close, but right now both appear to be failing. A 25-million dollar bond to build …

Fire training helps Ashland watershed

ASHLAND, Ore. – Several miles up Granite Street and into the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest, firefighters of all skill levels are coming together for the annual Ashland Prescribed Training Exchange, or “TREX” for short. It’s a two-week controlled burn exercise that attracts …

California tribe concerned about proposed bill

Siskiyou County, Calif. — A Northern California tribe is concerned about a bill that could restore a different tribe that was terminated by the federal government. The Karuk tribe — which inhabits much of the Mid-Klamath Basin — says it isn’t opposed …
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