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  • California court upholds ban on dredges to extract gold

    California’s ban on the use of suction dredges to extract gold from rivers is legal and not overridden by a 19th century federal law that allows mining on federal land, …

  • Montana receives new proposal for gold mining near Yellowstone

    A company has resubmitted its application to look for gold in Montana near the Yellowstone National Park border after state officials raised some concerns with the project.

  • Beware of scary Brexit headlines pushing you to buy gold

    NEW YORK – If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in the New York Times recounting all the horrors …

  • Idaho coin shop owner sentenced

    People who feel they were swindled by a North Idaho coin shop that took their payments for gold and silver but failed to deliver the goods finally got their day …

  • The Rock Doc: Keeping warm on a cold night with gold fever

    I own a couple of small gold nuggets. They came from the Round Mountain gold mine in Nevada, which I visited a few years ago. A tour of the open-pit …

  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police caused a scene of panic when they raided a Chinese and Japanese gambling house in Spokane’s Chinatown on Trent Avenue.

  • Rock Doc: Miners’ mercury still makes mark on environment

    When I was a younger and more sprightly woman, I spent part of my life investigating unusual hot springs in rural California. They were salty and quite stinky springs out …

  • Better Business Bureau finds gold price disparity

    Anyone selling gold jewelry to businesses that promise to pay “top dollar” should go the extra mile to price-compare their offers, according to a secret shopper test conducted by the …

  • Idaho files suit against former CdA coin store

    The Idaho Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit alleging that a former Coeur d’Alene coin store, its owner and its operator broke state consumer protection laws by failing to …

  • U.S.’s Grevers sets Olympic record in 100 back

    LONDON (AP) — Matt Grevers of the United States set an Olympic record to win the men’s 100-meter backstroke at the London Olympics today.

  • Protect yourself when selling

    If you have gold to sell, whether quality heirlooms or pieces of “scrap” (broken chains, a single earring, dental crowns), you need to protect against rip-offs, say area gold buyers. …

  • As gold’s value continues surge, business spikes locally

    As gold prices skyrocket, area residents are searching through closets, drawers and jewelry boxes to find rings, chains or other items worth selling. For many, the question becomes: Is that …

  • Gold shoots past record $1,800 an ounce

    The price of gold surpassed $1,800 an ounce today for the first time as investors pulled their money out of stocks and snapped up precious metals contracts.

  • CdA Mines reports 2Q earnings gains

    Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. reported improved financial earnings during the second quarter, citing record metals prices and strong production at the company’s gold and silver properties in Alaska, Bolivia and …

  • Gold search under study in Okanogan County

    OROVILLE, Wash. – The Buckhorn Mine’s owners want to explore for additional gold deposits in northern Okanogan County. Echo Bay Exploration Inc. wants to explore about 10,000 acres of federal, …

  • Extraction begins at gold mine

    After two decades of permitting battles, Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. has begun extracting gold from its Kensington Mine in Alaska. Nearly 200 people work at the underground gold mine, located …

  • Stocks pull back on Europe’s deepening debt woes

    Investors are once again worried that debt problems in Greece and Portugal could threaten the global economic recovery.

  • CdA Mines reports record revenue despite deeper losses

    Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. Thursday reported record quarterly revenue from its highest silver production ever, and a tripling of gold production during the third quarter. But net income tumbled.

  • Gold-buying firm setting up shop at area malls

    Lyssa King is queen of the mall gold-buyers brigade. The company she launched two years ago, Wisconsin-based Gold Buyers, buys gold directly from people, conducting business exclusively in malls across …



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