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Rough & Ready Lumber Co. to close, put 85 out of work
AP via Medford Mail Tribune (Oregon) ^
| April 18, 2013
Posted on 04/19/2013 12:50:17 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch
CAVE JUNCTION The owners of Rough & Ready Lumber Co. of Cave Junction are closing what they say is the last sawmill operating in Josephine County. [snip] The company said in a press release it was operating only one shift and couldn't get enough logs from federal forests.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Oregon
It is the same story all over Logging Country: From thriving industry to the welfare state, in the name of rabid environmentalism, aided and abetted by the federal government.
Coal is going the same way, as well as several other resource industries.
I guess these folks would rather see a forest fire then men working. If you don't cut the trees, they will burn.
Aluminum baseball bats anyone?
posted on 04/19/2013 1:57:10 AM PDT
Now this HAS to be a lie! Our good friends in the media are telling us about the bounce back in home building!
posted on 04/19/2013 4:20:09 AM PDT
(Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
I’m very sorry to learn of this. In the late 70s, I knew the family that owned and ran the company. Visited their home several times, and toured the mill.
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