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Timber country troubles

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Jeff Lauderdale sorts pine lumber at the Rough & Ready Lumber Co. mill in O'Brien, Ore.

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Oregon timber country ponders future with fewer logs

O’BRIEN, Ore. — Jennifer Phillippi’s grandparents started producing lumber in this corner of Oregon timber country in 1922, when a man could set up a mill, log the trees within range of a team of horses and move the mill to a new stand when those trees ran out.

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