Latest from The Spokesman-Review
Rescue crews dig for trapped miner at Lucky Friday Mine
April 17, 2011 in City, Idaho on Page A1 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 …
Chile sees ’great day’ with escape shaft near done
A story of trapped miners with an ‘all’s well’ ending
Sept. 4, 2010 in City on Page A1 Mine engineers say the attempt to rescue 33 Chilean miners is an “unprecedented challenge.” Yet a precedent does exist, on a smaller scale, right here in the Inland Northwest.
‘Miracle’ in China: 115 trapped miners rescued