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PotlatchDeltic Corp. reports decline in first-quarter earnings

PotlatchDeltic reported net income of $6.6 million – or 10 cents per share – for the first quarter of 2019, a steep decline compared with results from the first quarter …


UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Idaho man ‘loved every minute’ of 50-year logging career

Doug Cook was named this year’s Bull of the Woods by the Priest River Chamber of Commerce.


PotlatchDeltic reports dip in first quarter earnings

PotlatchDeltic Corp. reported net income of $14.6 million, or 29 cents per share, for the first quarter. The results compared to net income of $16.9 million, or 41 cents per …


Idaho Forest Group in talks to buy Athol mill

Idaho Forest Group is in negotiations to buy a 115-acre mill owned by Merritt Brothers Lumber Co.


UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 1:22 p.m.

Potlatch officials praise Trump’s tough stance on Canadian lumber imports

Higher prices for lumber helped Potlatch Corp.’s first quarter earnings. Company officials also praised the Trump Administration’s decision to slap duties on Canadian lumber imports.


Sawmill is part of the Colville Tribes’ strategy for a warming climate

As the Confederated Colville Tribes prepare for a hotter, drier future, with more wildfires, they’re planning to reopen a sawmill that will process ponderosa pine.


Idaho Forest Group to buy assets of closed sawmill

Idaho Forest Group will purchase the assets of a closed sawmill in Kamiah, Idaho, officials announced Monday.


Earnings report: Potlatch Corp.

For 04-23-2014


U.S. to unveil new forest rules

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says new rules to manage nearly 200 million acres of national forests will protect watersheds and wildlife while promoting uses ranging from recreation to logging.


Stimson Lumber to close Arden sawmill

Stimson Lumber Co. has issued layoff notices to workers at its sawmill in Arden, Wash.


U.S. accuses B.C. of breaking pact

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has asked for arbitration with Canada over allegations that British Columbia is selling subsidized lumber into U.S. markets. The dispute revolves around log prices for …


Timber association will disband after 75 years

A longtime advocacy group for Idaho’s timber industry will close at the end of the year. Members recently decided to disband the Intermountain Forest Association at the end of December, …


Weyerhaeuser Looks Abroad For Trees New Zealand Trees Would Be Processed For Export To Japan

The shrinking supply of trees available for harvest in North America has prompted Weyerhaeuser Co. to look abroad. The Federal Way-based timber giant is considering making its first overseas investment …


Sawmill Closed For Repairs Twelve Jobs Lost As Crown Pacific Starts Remodel In Bonners Ferry

Crown Pacific closed its Bonners Ferry sawmill Wednesday for a year-long remodel just two weeks after announcing the closure of its Albeni Falls mill. All but 12 of the employees …


Soggy Roads Idle Log Trucks Mild Temperatures, Rains Turn Logging Roads Into Mud Pits; Mills Facing Shutdowns

Loggers wishing for a cold Christmas. Russ Carrier scales a load of logs at J.D. Lumber in Priest River, Idaho, as the mill is trying to build the number of …