Gold Mining

Idaho Gold Miner
6:34 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Idaho Miner Says He's Not Intersted In Salmon River

This section of the Salmon River was where Mike Conklin of Grangeville had intended to dredge for gold.
Photo Credit: Aaron Kunz

A gold miner who got the go-ahead to dredge a half mile section of the Salmon River in Idaho may be calling it quits.

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Idaho Mining Approved
6:15 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Idaho Land Board Approves Mining Lease

Idaho salmon river mining.
Photo Credit: Aaron Kunz

The Idaho Land Board signed off Tuesday on a lease that would allow a gold miner along the Salmon River to exclusively mine for gold.

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Mine Water Quality Violations
4:49 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Wash. Mine Fined For Water Quality Violations

Washington's Department of Ecology has fined a gold mine in northeastern Washington for water quality violations.
Northwest News Network

The Department of Ecology has fined a gold mine in northeastern Washington for water quality violations. The company plans to appeal the fines. The mine has faced numerous penalties over the past five years.

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