• Area home starts slip in October
    Housing starts for the month totaled 209 compared to 226 for October of 2016, according to the permit tracking service New Orders Weekly. It is the  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Senate Appropriations release bill addressing wildfires, sage grouse
    The Senate Appropriations Committee released a fiscal year 2018 bill that addresses the longstanding issue of the U.S. Forest Service firefighting  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • 2x6x random lengths
    Avoid scams, deal locally Beware wiring (e.g. Western Union), cashier checks, money orders, shipping. © craigslistCL; help · safety · privacy  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Report looks at damage to land from Jolly Mountain Fire
    Sixteen percent of U.S. Forest Service land within the boundaries of the Jolly Mountain Fire in Upper Kittitas County this summer burned at a moderate  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • What the “Yield Curve” Predicts for the Economy
    The U.S. economy has posted consecutive quarters of 3% real GDP growth — the swellest two-quarter average since 2014. Housing starts jumped  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Freddie Mac: Housing still on track for best year in a decade
    Freddie Mac decreased its prediction slightly to just 1.2 million housing starts in 2017. Back in September, the mortgage giant said it expected housing  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21
  • ARMSE releases minutes of October meeting
    Ozier spoke about the work in the forest service, there were also comments on the equine use of forests. Ozier said the service does not make trails,  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Local trails volunteer honored
    Local resident and avid Forest Service volunteer Gary Guttormsen was awarded the annual Dr. David L. Paulsmeyer Memorial Award for Excellence  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • US Existing Home Sales Jump More Than Expected In October
    Realtors estimate that housing starts and completions need to be in a range of 1.5 million to 1.6 million units to bridge the inventory shortfall. ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Talking Turkey: Forest Service and National Wild Turkey Federation Bringing Back Native Turkey …
    Did you know that the wild turkey nearly triumphed over the bald eagle as the symbol of America? Yes, it's true. Proponents as luminous as Benjamin  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • McCarthy field reps return to Three Rivers
    “This discriminates against local kids,” said George Kulick, a retired U.S. Forest Service engineer who serves on the Three Rivers Union School board  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Forest Service selling suppression log decks on Umpqua National Forest
    Forest Service officials are offering two timber sales that consist of existing log decks created by the past summer's fire suppression activities. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Wyden, Merkley: Bill fails to fully fix wildfire funding issue
    Currently, the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies must raid funding from other programs to pay for wildfire suppression during bad wildfire years  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Truck tonnage bounces back in October, reports ATA
    ... include things like lower inventory levels, better manufacturing activity, solid housing starts, good consumer spending, as well as an increase in the  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21
  • Confidence in new home construction: building starts and completion up
    Not only did last month see the most housing starts all year, but builder confidence is way up. And this trend could continue through 2018. More new  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2017-11-21