Boise Cascade Launches IPO

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Southern Oregon woodworking company goes public on Wall Street, and experts say it’s a good sign for the local timber industry. Boise Cascade rang the bell on Wall Street earlier Wednesday, as it announced it will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Local experts say it’s another example of … Continue reading »

Boise Cascade To Reopen Plant

WHITE CITY, Ore. – A Southern Oregon timber company is reopening a White City plant, and it’s bringing dozens of jobs with it; that plywood plant had been closed for nearly four years. Boise Cascade’s Rogue Valley Plywood Plant closed its doors in 2009 because of the economic downturn, and a poor market for wood … Continue reading »

Siskiyou Rail Line Repairs

By Ron Brown HILT, Calif. — Tuesday’s announcement that almost eight million dollars in federal transportation grant money is being targeted for the Siskiyou Rail Line, is being hailed as good news on both sides of the Oregon-California border. After almost four years of inactivity, the line could soon be up and running again after … Continue reading »