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Fri., Nov. 18, 2011, 1:15 p.m.

2 Miners Hurt At Lucky Friday Mine

A miner is hospitalized in critical condition after an accident Thursday night at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan. A second miner was taken to Shoshone Medical Center, but the condition of that worker has not been released. Mike Dexter, a community relations spokesman for Hecla Mining Co., the mine’s owner, said the workers were constructing a new shaft at 4,900 feet below ground. The miners are employees of Cementation USA/SR. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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