Stories tagged: vaagen brothers
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
After 15 years of deliberations, the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday it has approved a management plan for the Colville National Forest that creates about 61,000 acres of new protected …
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., Nov. 1, 2017
The DNR plan points to prescribed burns, thinning and the steady harvesting of small-diameter trees to help restore forest health.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Fire erupted at a sawmill along U.S. 95 Wednesday morning, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and suspending operations as firefighters arrived.
Tue., June 20, 2017
The Vaagen family operates one of the few remaining family-owned sawmills in the West. They plan to be the last one standing by making changes.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
A to Z project planned by timber industry, environmentalists and local government has been allowed to go forward, helping preserve jobs and the resource.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016
An environmental group trying to stop a logging project on the Colville National Forest was dealt another setback last week, when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied its request …
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016
Allowing company funded environmental reviews opens way to private control of national forests.