Concerns and Praise for Timber Proposal

MEDFORD, Ore. – A proposal that would ease restrictions of logging on federal lands is being met with praise by the timber industry and concern from environmental groups. A plan by Reps. Peter Defazio, Kurt Scrhader, and Greg Walden would allow the use of logging on federally-owned “O&C lands”. The plan was supported by leaders … Continue reading »

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 »