New Montana Sawmill Bucks Logging Industry Trends

Bill Fenner has cut timber along the Rocky Mountain Front for decades, but the logging industry in the 21st century isn’t what it was 30 years ago. Tightening regulations, slimmer profit margins and diminished access to standing timber have led to deep...

Montana Governor Promotes State’s Wood Products

A recent executive order signed by Gov. Steve Bullock recognizes Montana’s wood products industry by calling for more use of wood and other indigenous, renewable products in state building projects. Bullock cited his “Forest in Focus” initiative in his Oct. 17 order,...