Massive salvage logging under way at Colville after wildfires

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation are unleashing a salvage logging operation in an emergency cut to get what value the tribes still can from charred and blackened trees. It’s a logging blitz nearly military in scope and one of the biggest ever in Washington: as many as 120 log trucks hauling more than half a million board feet of timber a day. In the end, the total will depend on how much wood the tribes can get out, and how much the mills will take, at what price.

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