The pandemic was felt across the southern Willamette Valley, and while cases and deaths were not as high as other regions, the economic impact was real. 

Two of four partners, David Barclay, left, and master brewer Nate Sampson, inside Covered Bridge Brewing Group.

Johnny Saldana III of Bigfoot Fudge.

Emily Campbell, 40, Alaina Rush, 38, and stylist Hazel Berry, 40, all pose in front of the newly updated logo for the Mothership Salon in Springfield.

Dr. Thea Petersen washes her hands.

Dr. Sarah Coleman and son.

Bill Spencer’s expansion of the Creswell 76 Station faced Covid-related issues that his team continued to overcome.