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. Some Firefighter Crews Leaving Weed — September 21, 2014
  2. Church Service Continues After Fire — September 21, 2014
  3. Fire Crews Clear Elementary School Path — September 20, 2014
  4. Fire Crews Sifting Through the Rubble — September 17, 2014
  5. Neighbors Help Put Out Gold Hill Fire — September 15, 2014

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Crews Moving in to Touvelle State Park

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Lightning strikes in southern Oregon have caused several dozen wildfires to pop up. Those fires have caused tents to be set up at Touvelle State Park. With the Beaver Complex burning, and more thunderstorms on the way, Touvelle State Park has become a base for the Oregon Department of Forestry. “Part … Continue reading »

Mill Production Could Expand After Fire

GLENDALE, Ore. — The Swanson Group is moving forward after losing one of their mills to a fire earlier this month in Springfield and will now absorb up to 100 of their employees to other mills, including this location in Glendale. Production will soon be ramping up at the Swanson Group’s Glendale plywood mill. 250 … Continue reading »

Launch Fire Causes Campsite Evacuation

[UPDATE: 6:52p.m.] South Central Oregon Fire Management leaders said fire crews are being pulled off the fire lines because of lighting. They said as soon as the situation becomes safe again, the crews will move back in. Fire Management officials said they don’t expect it to grow too much more at this time. There is … Continue reading »

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 »

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