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  • Organics, timber cut healthy deal

    The town of Williams, Ore., wants to buy a nearby forest owned by Boise Cascade to protect local organic farms from herbicide chemicals used in spraying.

  • The spotted owl made the rich richer

    A study reveals that profits of the 12 largest timber companies in the Northwest went up 43 percent after federal logging was cut back to protect the spotted owl.

  • Timber industry mounts an offense

    Timber industry finances campaign against Option 9.

  • Timber industry takes a stand

    The timber industry responds to the Sierra Club's book, Clearcut, with its side of the story in its own book, Closer Look.

  • Landmark timber deal stops Seattle sprawl

    Overwhelmed by development in this bedroom community near Seattle, the town of Snoqualmie finds an ally in the Evergreen Forest Trust, which has purchased a huge tree farm that will enable logging to continue, and block sprawl.

  • Can green-certified lumber make it?

    Some foresters who are using responsible environmental practices in order to be "green-certified" are disappointed by the lack of return for their admirable efforts.

  • Spotted owl or red herring?

    Although logging has declined drastically in the Pacific Northwest, it’s not necessarily the fault of the Endangered Species Act or the northern spotted owl.

  • Checks are in the mail

    Louisiana-Pacific must pay one of the largest product-liability settlements in U.S. history to customers who bought the company's Inner Seal home siding.

  • After the fall

    RBM Lumber in Columbia Falls, Mont., is a small, family-owned mill that is a pioneer in a brand new kind of timber economy, one that would restore rather than deplete forests and create low-volume, high-value wood products in a sustainable way.

  • A growing movement in green

    Green-labeling for forest products is becoming more common throughout the country, but not all green labels are created equal.

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