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Jesse Allan didn’t need a commercial drivers license to haul a half-dozen football players on a daily, 40-mile Interstate 90 commute with winding roads and a mountain pass that drops into rural North Idaho.
“By a vote of 86 to 78, the proposal has been accepted. The strike is over!!” the union, United Steelworkers Local 5114, said in a Facebook post Monday evening after votes were tallied electronically.
Rescued miners Emil Sayko and Peter Grant told chilling stories about their two-week ordeal deep in the Gold Hunter Mine near Mullan. One of the worst moments came when they were down to one match and one stub of a candle.
The sense of urgency in rescuing a pair of miners trapped in the Gold Hunter Mine had subsided, and crews were instead looking at digging out the entombed workers from below. Also, pork was more in-demand for Thanksgiving than turkey due to high prices.
The farmers of Wheeler, Wash., near Moses Lake, were willing to take stray dogs off the hands of the Spokane Humane Society and give the dogs permanent jobs as rabbit chasers, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Earlier this month, I found myself with a few days off of work and nothing to do. Inspiration struck: I would ride my bike from my home on Spokane’s South Hill to Mullan, Idaho.
Basketball wins aren’t a phenomenon in Mullan, a school drenched in pride and tradition since its former glory in the 1980s, ’90s and early 2000s. Mullan’s modern marvel: Existence.
Forty miles of winding road, a mountain pass and a time zone separate the tiny Interstate 90 towns of Mullan, Idaho, and St. Regis, Montana.
Miners at the Lucky Friday Mine overwhelmingly voted against arbitration to end a strike that has dragged on for nearly a year.
Deary and Kendrick have owned the football only White Star League the first two years of its existence.
More than 100 Lucky Friday mine workers and their families, retirees and union workers from across the U.S. gathered Wednesday to rally in front of Hecla’s corporate headquarters in Coeur d’Alene
Huge snowslides roared into valleys in North Idaho, killing three people. On Placer Creek, near Wallace, Custer Laird heard the avalanche coming and, according to witnesses, ran as hard as he could to get out of the way.
Miners went on strike today at the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho.
Silver and gold production surpassed expectations for 2016, Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday.
There’s no doubt that the White Star League road goes through Kendrick this year.
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.
The big Mullan Avenue rebuild next to City Park in downtown Coeur d’Alene is done and reopens Wednesday.
Summer crowds ran into some major public works projects in downtown Coeur d’Alene the past few years, with blocked streets and reduced parking. This season the construction zone is next to City Park, a popular and shady summer destination on Lake Coeur d’Alene and a central location for big events such as Ironman, Independence Day and Taste of the Coeur d’Alenes.
Class-size reductions combined with rapid population growth are pushing some kindergarten students out of their neighborhood school.
Spokane Public Schools needs about 120 classrooms to meet the new class size requirements while Central Valley School District needs 42 classrooms and West Valley School District needs 11.