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100 years ago in Mullan, Idaho: Rescued miners recount weeks trapped in darkness

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 …

100 years ago in Mullan, Idaho: Miners rescued after being trapped for 2 weeks

Miners Peter Grant and Emil Sayko emerged into the light of day after being entombed 2,600 feet deep in the Gold Hunter mine near Mullan, Idaho, for 14 days.

100 years ago in Mullan, Idaho: Trapped miners alive, well – but still trapped

Excellent news arrived from the Gold Hunter Mine near Mullan, Idaho. Two miners, trapped for a week, were alive and well, although not yet out of the mine.

100 years ago in Spokane: Jail authorities end Wobbly ‘disturbance’ with fire hose

A Wobbly “disturbance” at the Spokane City Jail – or what the Spokane Daily Chronicle called a “jail riot” – ended after authorities “turned a fire hose on the disturbers.”

100 years ago in North Idaho: Mine managers ask for troops to get strikers back to work

The managers of mines in and around Mullan, Idaho, wired the Idaho governor to ask that “troops be held in readiness” to quash labor troubles.