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They’re celebrating on the north Oregon coast. The Warrenton Sawmill is reopening today, and about a hundred jobs are coming back. It shut down over a year and a half ago. Hampton Affiliates CEO Steve Zika says the timber economy is improving, but not much. But they have a good supply of logs. Strong demand for finished lumber in China and high hopes of adding more jobs in the future.

 

 

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