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While we argue, the trees grow

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It was a joyful day in Omak. On Monday the long-shuttered Colville tribal veneer mill was officially reopened, with due pomp and ceremony and the official blessing of Gov. Jay Inslee. It is leased to Wood Resources LLC, which has hired 87 people and expects to hire over 100 more. The mill where hundreds once earned their livelihood, that went dark in the dark days of recession, is now revived. The natural fibrous growth of the Colville tribal forests will…

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