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2016 is ending on a strong note for 10 local, publicly traded companies. Led by Hecla Mining Co., their share prices are up an average of 46 percent.
WILDERNESS -- A coalition of conservation groups has objected to a mining company’s request for a state water right permit for the proposed Rock Creek Mine on the Kootenai National Forest. According to a news release from Earthjustice, the permit would allow the mine to...
From our archives, 100 years ago The surprise marriage of Sara E. Smith to Ralston Wilbur was front-page news in Spokane.
Miners in the Silver Valley picketed Monday outside the Wallace office of Hecla Mining Co. to protest lack of progress on a new contract for about 250 employees at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan.
Hecla Mining Co. has dropped its bid to take over Dolly Varden Silver Corp., a small Canadian company with mining properties in British Columbia.
Hecla Mining Co. has launched a takeover bid for Dolly Varden Silver Corp. , a small Canadian company with mining properties in British Columbia.
Five of the top executives at the six Idaho companies that trade on major stock exchanges took home multimillion-dollar compensation packages in their companies’ latest fiscal years.
Labor unions at some of the region’s largest private employers are negotiating for new contracts.
Hecla Mining Company plans to buy a major silver deposit in Northwest Montana that for decades drawn the interest of speculators and the ire of conservationists.
Hecla Mining Co., the last of the pioneer mining companies in the Silver Valley, celebrates is 125th anniversary this year.
Two proposed mines endanger pristine corner of Kootenai National Forest.
Lower prices for gold, silver and lead took a bite out of Hecla Mining Co.’s second quarter results.
From our archives, 100 years ago In an event with lasting repercussions for all Spokane nature lovers, John A. Finch, 61, pioneer Spokane mining man and businessman, died suddenly at his summer home in Hayden Lake.
Hecla Mining Co. has agreed to pay $600,000 in fines for releasing heavy metals and other pollution into the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River during a five-year period. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency documented about 500 violations of the company’s federal discharge permit at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho, between 2009 and 2014.
Hecla Mining Co. has agreed to pay $600,000 for releasing pollution into the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River over a five-year period.
Hecla Mining Co. is poised to buy a large silver-copper deposit in northwest Montana whose location beneath a wilderness area has spurred decades of debate over whether it should be developed into a mine. Through a $20 million stock deal expected to close in the second quarter, Hecla would purchase Revett Mining, the owner of the Rock Creek deposit. It’s one of the richest undeveloped mineral properties in North America, with an estimated 229 million ounces of silver and 2 billion pounds of copper.
Hecla Mining Co. will $20 million to acquire a company attempting to dig silver and copper from a Northwest Montana ore deposit that has drawn the ire of conservationists worried about wildness protections and water quality for endangered fish.
Hecla Mining Co. produced a record 11.1 million ounces of silver last year and reported sales of more than $500 million, officials said today.