Stories tagged: gold
Tue., May 5, 2020
Exploration work by a Canadian company hoping to build an open-pit gold mine in Idaho west of Yellowstone National Park has been halted by a federal judge.
Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
The stars have aligned for gold, as concerns that the coronavirus outbreak may damage growth, hurt risk assets and add to pressures for easier monetary policy trigger a global hunt …
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Delbert Kienholz was standing at the train depot waiting for his fiancé, Florence Fancher, to arrive from San Francisco. But she wasn’t on the train.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019
Six feet away from his first PGA Tour victory, Lanto Griffin never felt calmer. It was only after his par putt fell into the middle of the cup Sunday in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Detectives are investigating a purse-snatching that turned into a suspected shooting Wednesday. No one was hurt and deputies are searching for the suspects.
Sun., March 17, 2019
The Army Corps of Engineers hopes to decide by mid-2020 whether to allow Pebble Limited Partnership to open a copper and gold mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay in …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018
Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $6.1 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner, worth a combined $18 billion.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018
Crews have begun working on a project that will improve fish habitat in an area impacted by gold dredging on the Yankee Fork tributary of the Salmon River in central …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
A Canadian mining company says it’s raised more than $2 million from an outside investor to help fund its pursuit of a gold mine north of Yellowstone National Park.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he wants to speed up a proposal to block new gold mining claims on public lands near Yellowstone National Park and will consider blocking other …
Wed., June 7, 2017
Gold is taking aim at $1,300 an ounce. The metal has rallied to the highest since November as investors position themselves for the outcome of the U.K. election and potential …
Thu., April 20, 2017
British officials say they’ve been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a “life-changing” amount of money.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017
Thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said.
Thu., March 23, 2017
Police have arrested two teenagers in Central Oregon for allegedly selling fake gold bars to unsuspecting adults in the past year.
Thu., March 9, 2017
Gold is sliding toward $1,200 an ounce in its longest losing run since October as positive U.S. economic figures reinforce expectations that yields on other investments will rise this year.
Fri., March 3, 2017
Gold climbed to the highest in almost three months as investors purchased metal through the biggest exchange-traded fund for a fifth day, the longest buying spree since June.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
100 years ago today in Spokane: Gold coins, the currency of the West, losing to paper money juggernaut
A Spokesman-Review editorial noted that one of the West’s last distinctive mannerisms — the preference for gold coins over paper money — was about to bite the dust. For a …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017
What works for gold in practice rarely works in theory. The last three U.S. interest-rate increases that should, all other things being equal, be bad for the metal have seen …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
The Federal Reserve has emboldened gold bulls. Prices and trading volumes surged Thursday on call options giving holders the right to buy bullion at higher prices. On Wednesday, investors poured …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
It’s been said that Matthew McConaughey is a character actor trapped in a leading man’s body. His latest film, “Gold,” directed by Stephen Gaghan, is his most extreme character work …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Silver and gold production surpassed expectations for 2016, Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016
The Donald J. Trump era is marking a new age for gold as an investor safe haven. While the precious metal has always been hoarded in times of trouble, a …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
A Salvation Army worker has found a gold coin amid contributions collected in Montana.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
A day after the Federal Reserve signaled rates will rise next year faster than expected, the Labor Department released data showing fewer Americans filed for applications for unemployment benefits, validating …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
The dollar climbed to the highest level since 2003 against the euro and gold plunged as the prospect of a steeper path for U.S. interest rates filtered through markets. U.S. …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
Everything’s against gold at the moment. Gold futures closed at the lowest level since February as the Federal Reserve gears up to raise rates, while U.S. equities at record levels …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Police in New York City are looking for a quick-thinking thief who stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
U.S. officials plan to block new mining claims outside Yellowstone National Park as the Obama administration races in its last days to keep industry out of pristine and environmentally sensitive …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
With traders pricing in near certainty that U.S. borrowing costs will rise next month, silver investors are heading for the exit.