Stories tagged: mines
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018
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.
Tue., April 24, 2018
Bitcoin “miners” who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York’s northern border a couple of years ago to …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
U.S. officials said Wednesday that they have proposed ending the Obama administration’s ban on new uranium mining leases on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Sun., June 14, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago The son of a former county prosecutor and another teenage boy were arrested on suspicion of auto theft when a police officer saw the …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2013
A special state fund derived from mining profits will be tapped to close a dangerous, publicly accessible abandoned mine shaft on private land in North Idaho. But first, state and …
Fri., Sept. 20, 2013
The Evolution Mine triggered gold and silver fever in North Idaho in the 1880s – the first lode-mining site in the mineral-rich Coeur d’Alene Mining District. Miners pulled ore for …
Mon., March 26, 2012
PABLO, Mont. – Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are trying to prevent an underground copper and silver mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwestern Montana by …
Sun., Nov. 28, 2010
Bats are out of sight and out of mind for the winter. Hoary bats have made their break to winter in Mexico or thereabouts.
Tue., March 9, 2010
Blue Tee Corp. will pay $1.36 million to clean up a mining Superfund site in Stevens County. The company operated a mine and milling facility near the community of Leadpoint …
Wed., May 27, 2009
With metals prices improving, management at Troy Mine has allowed warnings of a possible shutdown to expire.