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The Pear Blossom Run goes “virtual”

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Today would have been the annual Pear Blossom Run, but COVID-19 restrictions are forcing it to go virtual and run a different race this year. Nathaniel and Heather Johnson sang the ceremonial and traditional national anthem to kick off …

Smudge pot stroll draws fierce competition

Medford, Ore. – Fourteen restaurants will compete against each other for votes to win the coveted smudge pot trophy, but the reigning champion isn’t ready to give up their smudge pot trophy. The smudge pot stroll is sold out again this year, …

Pear blossoms about to reach vulnerable stage

Medford, Ore. — Southern Oregon’s Agriculture industry is gearing up for a busy season. Pear season is just getting started, but so far, the trees are doing well. It’s once the pears start to bloom in April that they’re in their most vulnerable …