Rob Scott

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Name: Rob Scott
Date registered: July 20, 2012

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Rob Scott joined the NewsWatch 12 team in June 2012. He is a proud graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. While at Arizona State, Rob completed four internships in television news and radio. During his senior year, he reported for the nation's number one collegiate news station Cronkite NewsWatch. Originally from Roswell, Georgia, Rob lives for adventure and trys to travel to a new place every weekend. Rob is always looking for story ideas. Send him an idea at robscott@KDRV.com

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  1. Man Wielding a Machete is Arrested — July 28, 2014
  2. Rafting Business Back On Track — July 25, 2014
  3. O.D.F. Recon Flights to Spot Smoke — July 25, 2014
  4. Lawmakers Work on Wildfire Funding — July 23, 2014
  5. County Residents Use Online Watch — July 22, 2014

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Man Wielding a Machete is Arrested

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Just off Highway 99 north of Ashland, and into the woods, the Jackson County sheriff’s office said a homeless man armed with a machete charged at a group of four people and threatened to kill them Sunday afternoon. Jon Coldwate faces charges of first degree assault and menacing after officials say … Continue reading »

Rafting Business Back On Track

SHADY COVE, Ore. — This time last year, thunderstorms moved through southern Oregon and lightning sparked several fires. The smoke from those fires moved into the valley and just about put rafting companies out of business for the year. One company saidĀ so far this year, they’re back on track. Rafts are stacked up and ready … Continue reading »

O.D.F. Recon Flights to Spot Smoke

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s been two days since thunderstorms moved through southern Oregon and although time has passed, lightning strikes still smolder and sometimes the best way to get a view of the smokes, is fromĀ  6,000 feet. “They’ve got a smoke report up Tolman Creek in Ashland, and we’re going to go fly over … Continue reading »

Lawmakers Work on Wildfire Funding

MEDFORD, Ore. — The hundreds of thousands of acres burning in Oregon and Washington has prompted law makers to take action. Senator Ron Wyden is working with Idaho senator Mike Carpo to secure more than 600 million dollars of funding from the supplemental funding to this year’s fire season. Senator Wyden is also pushing to … Continue reading »

County Residents Use Online Watch

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Cave Junction may have a small presence of law enforcement, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t eyes and ears watching and listening. “You might out run the police, but you’re not going to out run Facebook,” said Cave Junction resident Tim Duffy. A Facebook page with nearly 4,000 followers is updated … Continue reading »

Jackson County Fair Numbers Up From ’13

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. –The Jackson County Fair is over the Expo is nearly empty. Organizers said numbers in key categories significantly increased over last year. Paid attendance is up 20% compared to 2013. Food and beverage sales increased between 25% and 30% compared to 2013, while the fair’s carnival did record business on Saturday. This … Continue reading »

Soldiers Have Ceremony Before Deploying

ASHLAND, Ore. — About 300 soldiers of the 186th Infantry in Southern Oregon attended a deployment ceremony Friday morning before leaving for Fort Hood in Texas on Saturday. On Thursday, preparations for the ceremony were underway after the soldiers just returned from their annual training. The troops will spend 60 days at Fort Hood for … Continue reading »

Governor Declares State of Emergency

MEDFORD, Ore. — A state of emergency has been verbally declared in Oregon by Governor Kitzhaber due to the severe fire season. The governor’s office says the emergency declaration enables the Oregon National Guard to mobilize resources on an as-needed basis to assist fire crews in the state. While no large wildfires are currently burning … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Rollover

MEDFORD, Ore. — Traffic was slowed on South Columbus Avenue after an accident left an SUV up-side-down. Police say the driver of the Jeep Cherokee pulled out of Dakota Avenue onto South Columbus and collided with another car, spun out, and flipped over. The two people inside the jeep were wearing their seat belts and … Continue reading »

Moccasin Hill Fire Now 15% Contained

SPRAGUE RIVER, Ore. — The smoke that filled the sky above Sprague River Monday was mostly gone a day later. Progress on the Moccasin Hill Fire has picked up as more than 400 firefighters are on scene and containment moves to double digits. “Right now, we’re not expecting this fire to turn back on itself … Continue reading »

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