Stories tagged: idaho forest group
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
Vaagen Brothers Lumber Inc. was the successful bidder on a timber sale aimed at making 604 acres of the Colville National Forest more resilient to wildfires.
Wed., March 28, 2018
Idaho Forest Group is in negotiations to buy a 115-acre mill owned by Merritt Brothers Lumber Co.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
Logging a cedar grove near Lake Pend Oreille will net about $907,000 for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. High prices for cedar logs prompted the agency to move …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017
About 200 sawmill workers will be trained at North Idaho College and Lewis Clark State College over the next two years. The training will help them advance in an increasingly …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017
A Utah congressman’s abrupt reversal on a proposal to sell 3.3 million acres of public land across the West is significant, and may be part of a shift in the …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016
U.S. Sen. Jim Risch introduced legislation Thursday to protect the Idaho portion of the craggy, but scenic Scotchman Peaks as a federal wilderness area.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
Bigger trucks with heavier loads are proposed for U.S. Highway 95 and several other highways in North Idaho.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
When Kenneth Eyer decided to log part of his Sagle property to raise money for his wife’s chemotherapy bills, he never dreamed he’d end up owing more than $100,000 in …
Mon., May 16, 2016
Idaho Forest Group will purchase the assets of a closed sawmill in Kamiah, Idaho, officials announced Monday.
Wed., March 19, 2014
A super-strong engineered wood product popular in Europe is coming to America under a joint venture involving a Coeur d’Alene-based lumber producer. Idaho Forest Group, which operates five mills in …
Thu., May 10, 2012
For four decades, truckloads of logs rolling out of the woods were Bob Boeh’s primary interest in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests. No surprise since his employer, Idaho Forest Group, …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2011
Clearwater Paper Corp. has agreed to sell its Lewiston sawmill for $30 million to Idaho Forest Group of Coeur d’Alene. The deal includes a supply agreement requiring Idaho Forest Group …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010
An Arizona developer wants to swap a Boise Foothills ranch for 9,000 acres of federal timberland in the Idaho Panhandle. The proposed trade enjoys strong support in Southern Idaho, where …
Tue., June 22, 2010
An Arizona developer is proposing a land swap that would trade about 8,000 acres of federal timberland in North Idaho for a ranch in the Boise Foothills.
Sun., March 22, 2009
ATHOL, Idaho – Every hour that it’s running, the Chilco sawmill spits out enough lumber to build three suburban tract homes, plus a fancy gazebo or bandstand at a nearby …