Work resumes today at Lucky Friday Mine

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011, 10:21 A.M.

The Lucky Friday Mine is back in operation, Hecla Mining Co. officials said today.

The underground silver mine near Mullan, Idaho, was closed for nearly two weeks following a fatal accident at the mine.

Larry “Pete” Marek, 53, was killed in a roof fall at the mine. The accident is under investigation by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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