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Timber squeeze prompts career change for longtime logger (access required)

Even after spending his entire life in the logging industry, a career he loved, John Nearing wasn’t about to wait around for the next logging boom. It wasn’t easy to say goodbye. Nearing misses the open forest air, the camaraderie ...

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Abrasives company announces losses, takeover (access required)

WGI Heavy Minerals Inc. announced a net loss of $763,000 for the second quarter of 2012. The Coeur d’Alene company that mines, processes and sells abrasive minerals and makes and sells water jet parts is also in the midst of ...

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Idaho Office of Energy Resources seeks new money, faces tough questions after geothermal flop

Idaho’s state energy office is running out of cash because geothermal leasing royalties never materialized and federal stimulus cash it’s relied on since 2009 is drying up. Among possibilities discussed to cover the Office of Energy Resources’ expenses: a surcharge ...

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Hecla earnings, sales fall (access required)

Hecla Mining Company on Aug. 7 reported second quarter net income of $2.52 million, or 1 cent per diluted share, down from $33.3 million, or 11 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales totaled $67 million, down 43 percent from ...

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Hecla won’t buy U.S. Silver

U.S. Silver Corp. won’t be sold to Hecla Mining Company. U.S. Silver shareholders on Aug. 7 approved a plan to combine operations with RX Gold & Silver Inc. That means U.S. Silver won’t be acquired by Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla, which ...

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Utilities, renewable power developers set for PUC fight

State electricity regulators aiming to set the course for Idaho’s renewables industry for years to come will hold hearings next week on long-running and bitter disputes between utilities like Idaho Power Co. and independent wind, solar and biogas developers. The ...

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Avista requests drop in power, gas rates

Northern Idaho power and gas customers could see smaller bills, as Avista Corp. is seeking a small reduction as part of its yearly cost adjustments. The drop is due to lower costs for Avista to generate or buy electricity and ...

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U.S. Silver urges shareholders to reject Hecla bid (access required)

U.S. Silver Corp. on July 30 urged shareholders to reject an all-cash, hostile takeover bid by Hecla Mining Company. The $108.6 million bid that Hecla announced late July 25 is hostile because talks between the companies broke down two days ...

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Drought declared in parts of Idaho (access required)

Five southeast Idaho counties are in a state of drought, raising the risk of fires, threatening crops and prompting changes in water allocation. The Idaho Department of Water Resources issued an emergency drought declaration for Teton County July 20 to ...

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Hecla makes hostile bid for U.S. Silver as sector prices sag

U.S. Silver Corp. is reviewing an all-cash, hostile takeover bid by Hecla Mining Company. The $108.6 million bid Coeur d’ Alene-based Hecla announced late July 25 is hostile because talks between the companies broke down two days earlier, and because ...

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