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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 …

Roxyann Winery re-hires 85% of staff

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some small businesses here in the Rogue Valley are now getting federal assistance through the Payroll Protection Program. It’s part of congress Cares Act and is designed to help companies dealing with losses due to the pandemic. “We were …