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From Avid Cyclist to Tour Divide Finisher, Patrick McKellips Goes All-In at Work and on the Trail

In March 2020, Patrick McKellips and his wife were training to do a charity bike ride across Washington state, a race organized by her employer. The race was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But Patrick, an IT service management specialist based at our Seattle Headquarters, spent the early days of the pandemic deepening a passion for distance cycling — and in particular, for bikepacking, which is essentially backpacking but on a mountain bike (so carrying all your gear and provisions as you go). ... Read More
November 11, 2022

Company Donation Brings Safe Storage Solutions for Santiam Canyon Residents Impacted in 2020 Oregon Wildfires

When Kyleigh Gill, Oregon public relations manager, drives through the Santiam Canyon on Oregon Highway 22, she can still see the effects of the 2020 wildfires that ravaged the area. “Homes are going up slowly, and there’s truly some beautiful construction,” she says. “But there are also many fire-damaged homes and businesses that aren’t rebuilt yet — some haven’t even been demolished.” ... Read More
November 10, 2022

Shauna Dunn Brings 'Grit and Grace' to Safety

​Shauna Dunn is a safety champion. It’s her job. As an advocate for achieving sustained injury-free performance, she lives and breathes our safety value. Just as important, she works hard every day inspiring others to do the same. ... Read More
November 7, 2022

Remote Sensing Specialist Erik Boren Has Eyes in the Sky

For most of our company’s history, we have largely relied on ground observations to measure the volume of wood in a stand or understand the health of the trees. But today, satellite imagery can tell us a lot about what’s happening on our land — at an increasingly fine resolution — and Erik Boren joined Weyerhaeuser in 2020 to help us acquire and apply satellite data to support our operations. ... Read More
October 14, 2022

Ginny Ridgeway Loves Supporting Salespeople — and Her Community

Ginny Ridgeway left nursing school because she discovered she cared too much and wanted to bring her patients home with her. Today, she brings a similar level of care to both her job and her entire community in Hot Springs, Arkansas — yet without the same emotional burden she felt with nursing. ... Read More
October 11, 2022