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Air quality advisory issued

MEDFORD, Ore. – An air quality advisory has been issued for all areas east of the Cascades Friday including Jackson County. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued the advisory due to smoke from wildfires in Oregon and Southern Washington. According to …

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 …