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Log exporting backers and opponents pack public forum

Posted: Thursday, Mar 21st, 2013

Work on the new $26-million Port of Newport International Terminal is nearing completion. The port is negotiating with Teevin Bros. to operate a log exporting operation at the terminal. Backers of the project say it will create much needed family wage jobs, while opponents fear increased truck traffic will cause accidents.(Photo by Larry Coonrod)

About 150 local residents turned out for a log exporting forum Tuesday night to hear from industry experts, ask questions and state their opinions, but few left with a different view.

For the complete article see the 03-22-2013 issue.

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