State of the Re:Union: Oakridge - A Work in Progress
Sun. 8/22: Find out how this small, once-booming Oregon mill town is reinventing itself in the wake of a crumbling economy.
Back in the timber industry's heyday, small mill towns in Oregon were thriving. Business was booming. Then in the early 1990s, the saws stopped. The mills shut down and their economies crumbled. State of the Re:Union surveys how a town that has lost its identity reinvents itself.