Stories tagged: Pete Marek
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 8:12 p.m.
Regulators slam Hecla for miner’s death in April
Federal mine safety regulators have handed out four citations to Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. after a miner died in the company’s Lucky Friday Mine in April. Hecla acknowledged fines …
Mon., April 18, 2011, 3:17 p.m.
Rescuers still advancing at Lucky Friday mine
Rescuers advanced another 2 feet through rubble in a tunnel at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho, according to the mine owner’s latest update.
Mon., April 18, 2011
Silver Valley awaiting news of 53-year-old trapped by cave-in
By Sunday night, rescue teams had labored for more than two days to free a miner trapped by a cave-in at the Lucky Friday Mine. But they still hadn’t reached …
Sun., April 17, 2011, 1:36 p.m.
Special digging machine arrives in Mullan to continue search for miner
Remote-controlled machine arrives at Lucky Friday mine to continue search for missing miner
Sun., April 17, 2011, 11:37 a.m.
Efforts to rescue trapped miner continue
Larry “Pete” Marek, 53, was trapped by debris when part of the mine’s ceiling collapsed in his work area at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Company officials have not been able to …
Sun., April 17, 2011
Rescue crews dig for trapped miner at Lucky Friday Mine
MULLAN, Idaho – Hecla Mining crews were still digging Saturday evening for a miner trapped more than a mile underground at the Lucky Friday Mine. Company officials Saturday continued to …
Sat., April 16, 2011, 10:36 p.m.
Missing Lucky Friday miner identified
MULLAN, ID - Hecla Mining crews are still digging for a miner trapped this evening more than a mile underground at the Lucky Friday Mine. Company officials continued to call …