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Wednesday, November 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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100 years ago in Spokane: Supposed radical breaks out in song after breaking into meeting

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.


Miner’s family sues Hecla for Lucky Friday Mine death

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 …


Hecla faulted for worker death

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 …


Lucky Friday Mine death blamed on safety lapse

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.


2 miners injured in Lucky Friday Mine

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 …


Chile sees ’great day’ with escape shaft near done

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 …