Local cedar mill adds new product line

June 28, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Valemount’s Cedar Valley Specialty Cuts is now manufacturing post and rail fencing and they have hired four more employees to manage the line, doubling their existing staff. Owner Jason Alexander said he […]

Province helps Community Forests expand

June 3, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Managers of McBride and Valemount’s community forests are positive about changes announced by the Province last week that would make it easier to expand community forests. In a press release, Forest Minister […]

The end is near for Hauer’s mill

May 3, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Rumours that the Hauer Brothers Mill forest tenure has been sold are untrue. That’s the message that Darlene Gullion and Dale Hauer brought to a meeting with their employees on April 19. […]

Sawmill stories

March 24, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken You may have heard an old timer wax poetic about the hundreds of small mills that dotted the countryside between the provincial border and Prince George, mills creating poles, posts, railroad ties, […]

Portrait of a mill worker

November 19, 2017 The Goat
In the wake of the 2017 BKB Cedar Mill fire that led to major lay-offs, one former mill worker is working through his challenges, one at a time by Andru McCracken The lingering effects of […]
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