BMD launches fun ‘feud,’ waits for new risk status

OK, Cottage Grovers, let the feuding begin. Are you lining up with Lemati, or siding with Slabtown? 

As the Bohemian Mining Days festival plans to move ahead with the annual mid-July event, the central theme will be a fun, modern-day virtual re-enactment of the long-running feud between warring factions of Cottage Grove citizens during the late 1800s. 

After being canceled last year for the first time in 61 years, the festival is waiting for the COVID-19 dark clouds to pass. Otherwise, the pandemic could rain on . . .