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Omak mill to close until economy bounces back

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OMAK — Due to poor lumber prices and low demand, Colville Indian Precision Pine in Omak expects to shut down operations in December. About 130 employees will be laid off indefinitely, a company official said Thursday. The lumber mill joins Colville Indian Plywood and Veneer — also a Colville Tribal Enterprise Corp. venture — which closed in January, idling about 230 workers.

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