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2/27/19 On the Rise: Local factories part of tall wood building movement. Spokesman-Review Feb. 26, 2019. Katerra Inc. is on track to open an engineered wood products factory in April in Spokane Valley. Vaagen Timber also has a facility to produce cross-laminated timber in Colville.  Oregon has one producer. Most of the rest are in Canada.

9/15/18 Some of Washington's biggest trees are dying and scientists don't know why. The Chronicle, Centralia/Chehalis, Was., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, p. 13. Reports of dying and dead big leaf maple trees have been made for over 10 years. Several agencies and UW graduate student  Jake Betzen are studying the problem.

7/18/16 - Behind the Tree Farm Sign:  This video was produced in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the birth of the American Tree Farm Program. The first certified tree farm in the program was located here in Washington state, in Montesano.