Leonard Scoleri

News
8:02 am
Mon January 14, 2013

New sawmill in Saratoga received $50K training grant

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council has awarded a grant to Saratoga Forest Management to train new workers at a once-defunct sawmill they’re reopening.

The Saratoga Sawmill closed down years ago, along with many other sawmills in the Rocky Mountain region, due to low timber prices and inconsistent supply, among other factors. The closing of the Saratoga Sawmill hit the Saratoga and Encampment job markets hard.

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