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Wildfire smoke affects harvest season

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Farming comes with all kinds of challenges. Not enough rain, too much rain, harmful insects and something Rogue Valley farmers have become all too familiar with: smoke. “It’s ready to be harvested. There’s no smoke smell to it at …

South Obenchain Fire 35% contained

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Crews continue to make progress fighting the South Obenchain Fire near the community of Butte Falls. The fire started on the afternoon of September 8 about 5 miles east of Eagle Point. It grew to an estimated 32,833 …