WEED, Calif. — Almost all 135 workers from the mill in Weed returned to work on Monday. The Roseburg Forest Products plant in Weed reopened after being damaged in the boles fire. The mill had to be shut down when it was damaged, and several employees were displaced. Over the last few weeks, outside contractors … Continue reading »
GLENDALE, Ore. — The Swanson Group is moving forward after losing one of their mills to a fire earlier this month in Springfield and will now absorb up to 100 of their employees to other mills, including this location in Glendale. Production will soon be ramping up at the Swanson Group’s Glendale plywood mill. 250 … Continue reading »
On Friday morning, Governor John Kitzhaber held a news conference announcing mill improvements in Southern Oregon, including the revival of Rough & Ready Lumber Mill. NewsWatch12′s Justin Bourke explains more in the video above. NewsWatch12 will have more information Tonight in the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.