Stories tagged: mine accident
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Spokane Rotary Club members were incensed when a disheveled man who looked like a Wobbly “radical” broke into their meeting at the Davenport Hotel’s Hall of Doges.
Tue., April 16, 2013
The family of a miner killed in a tunnel collapse two years ago has sued Hecla Mining Co. Larry “Pete” Marek, 53, was crushed to death in a cave-in more …
Fri., July 20, 2012
Federal investigators are blaming the November death of a worker in the Lucky Friday Mine on company management. “The accident occurred due to management’s failure to provide the miners with …
Thu., July 19, 2012
An underground worker killed by a November 17 accident at the Lucky Friday Mine was wearing the wrong type of safety harness, a federal report says.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2011
Two miners were injured Thursday while working to expand the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho. One was hospitalized in critical condition, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office said today in …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010
Excitement grew today outside the mine where 33 men have been trapped for more than two months, as a drill carving an escape shaft pushed through the final section of …