CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JUNE 24, 2010
Kamiah mill sold to
A fishing company owner in
The new owner, Michael F.
The mill closed in November of 2008, leaving more than 100 employees out of work.
Burns said Herb Hazen who was
formerly employed as vice-president of manufacturing and sales at the mill will
continue to oversee the operations. Burns will remain in
Wells Fargo foreclosed on
former owners Wm. and Shirley Mulligan. The receiving company Inverness Group,
After attempts to sell the mill as a continued operation the mill was set to be sold piece meal at an auction block later this month.
Burns reportedly thinks the timber market is improving and believes that it will come back to a level that will be able to sustain the mill.
He first heard about the mill by word of mouth when it closed down and became interested in buying it.
Negotiations continue with former mill owner Wm. Mulligan as to whether he will be involved in the millís operation.