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UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 6:04 p.m.

Hecla reports higher 1Q earnings despite ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine

Higher silver prices helped Hecla Mining Co. turn a first quarter profit despite an ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5:34 p.m.

Hecla Mining posts $69 million profit in 2016 on strong performance from its silver mines

Hecla Mining Co. had a turnaround year in 2016, reporting $69 million in profits from strong performances at the company’s silver mines.

Hecla reports loss amid lower metals prices

Lower prices for gold, silver and lead took a bite out of Hecla Mining Co.’s second quarter results.

Galena silver mine cutting workforce by a third

The Galena Mine will cut its workforce by about a third in response to plunging silver prices and high production costs, officials said Tuesday. Layoff notices are being sent to …

Lucky Friday Mine families explore ways to wait out closure

WALLACE – Mark Miller’s baby girl is just learning how to crawl. She has three rambunctious older brothers, ages 2, 7 and 9. Miller hopes he can find a job …

High prices, booming silver industry bankroll mine’s expansion

MULLAN, Idaho – At the Lucky Friday Mine, a descent of nearly a mile takes only 2 1/2 minutes. You climb aboard the “cage” on the Silver Shaft, which operates …