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August 10, 2011

A number of sawmills under contract with the U.S. Forest Service -- but no longer in need of timber because of the housing slowdown -- caught a break last week when the federal government allowed them to cancel their contracts. But the deal struck with the Forest Service, according to an article in the Denver Post, will also help clear out some of the acres of dead and dying lodgepole pine trees. 

March 7, 2011

The founder of Pest Control Insulation Systems says the time is right for an insulation product that doubles as pest control.

February 23, 2011

Madison, Wis.-based Wolf Appliance introduced its largest grill to date -- a 54-in., 51,000 Btu unit with five stainless steel burners. 

An optional side burner for high heat and preparing side dishes is available and packs 25,000 Btu into the outdoor configuration.

The company says the product is a response to consumer demand for more variety in outdoor grills. 

February 19, 2011

Coast Hardware, a True Value dealer in Willits, Calif., keeps some unusual merchandise in the front of the store: a large cage full of cats, ready for adoption. According to an article in the Willits News, owner Don Buchanan and staff have been helping place animal rescue shelter cats in homes for several years. 

The Northern California hardware store partners with the local chapter of the Humane Society and a group called Anderson Valley Animal Rescue.