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Prayer for Silver Valley Miners

Miners setting up Rock Drills in The Bunker Hill Company Mine at Kellogg.  (1959 SR file photo)
Miners setting up Rock Drills in The Bunker Hill Company Mine at Kellogg. (1959 SR file photo)

Where the snow never falls
and sun can't be found,
remember your children
who toil underground.

Tom Wobker, The Bard of Sherman Avenue



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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