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

Latest posts

  1. Rafting Business Back On Track — July 25, 2014
  2. O.D.F. Recon Flights to Spot Smoke — July 25, 2014
  3. Lawmakers Work on Wildfire Funding — July 23, 2014
  4. County Residents Use Online Watch — July 22, 2014
  5. Jackson County Fair Numbers Up From ’13 — July 21, 2014

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Lightning Starts Small Fires

NEAR RUCH, Ore. — Early morning lightning and reports of smoke had the Oregon Department of Forestry teaming up with a few agencies to chase down smoke and put out fires. Thick grass, steep slopes and rocky terrain greeted fire crews as they worked on putting out a small fire. “The biggest thing is just … Continue reading »

Library Ballot Measure Coming this Fall

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Despite being opened for limited hours every week, the four branches of Josephine Community Libraries are seeing increased membership every month. This fall, voters will decide if more funding will be given to help expand service and hours. Triple digit temperatures didn’t stop Josephine Community Library card holders from waiting for … Continue reading »

High Temps Lead to Long Wait List

MEDFORD, Ore. — In the past week, outdoor temperatures have climbed past 100, and calls for air conditioning repair have climbed past 200. The number of calls has crews working overtime, and customers in a waiting line. Triple digit temperatures combined with only half of her A.C. units working has led to 80 degree temperatures … Continue reading »

Keeping K-9′s Cool

MEDOFRD, Ore. — Narc is a three year-old K-9 who has only been on board with Medford Police for a couple of months. He needs to be ready to go at all times, so keeping him cool on a hot day is a priority. “120 down to 75, up to 120, it’s pretty hard on … Continue reading »

Structure Fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday morning, Medford Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry crews responded to a fire inside a vacant building which then began to spread into a field of dry grass. An off duty firefighter called in just before 11:30 a.m. and reported the thick smoke and flames just off of Kings Highway. When … Continue reading »

Shooting Range Temporarily Closed

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A lapse in insurance is forcing the shooting range at the Jackson County Sports Park to temporarily close. The date they’ll re-open is unknown as officials work to get their coverage reinstated or switched to a new provider altogether. Neither the president of the Rogue Valley Shooting Sports Association nor their … Continue reading »

Heat Impacts Fuels, Not Danger Level

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Tuesday, temperatures hit triple digits, but the fire danger level remains at high. Despite no change to the fire danger level, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said days like Tuesday have an impact on the plants that have hung on until now. O.D.F. officials said July is typically troublesome because of … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Deaths Doubled in 2014

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Statistics released this month show 19 lives have already been lost from motorcycle accidents, compared to just 9 at this point last year and a 12 in 2012. Rodney Maples stopped off in Medford while on his ride from Eurkea and has plans for nearly a week long ride. “Tomorrow we’re going … Continue reading »

“Operation Dry Water” in Effect

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Sgt. Shawn Richards said his message for staying safe out on the water is simple. “All we ask is that whoever’s operating the boat, whether it be a raft or powerboat, be a sober driver,” said Sgt. Richards. He says 22 people were arrested for B.U.I.I.’s last year a number right … Continue reading »

Health Advisory at Applegate Lake

APPLEGATE LAKE, Ore. — Fishermen headed to Applegate Lake may want to think twice before bringing home their catch of the day. For some fisherman in southern Oregon, Applegate Lake is their favorite place to cast their line. Now, the Oregon Health Authority is advising those fishermen to limit their consumption of what they catch. … Continue reading »

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