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Tribe’s lumber business thrives amid downturn

By July 28, 2009March 19th, 2015No Comments

With the timber industry in a severe downturn, one Indian tribe has found a thriving market for its wood — Japanese homebuilders. The trick for the mill on the Warm Springs Reservation in north central Oregon was to re-tool the mill to cut in metric lengths and widths, Anna King reports for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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