Category Archives: Community

Thunder Mountain Dedication

On Saturday, July 26 a plaque was dedicated at Monumental Summit by the Trust for Public Land, Thunder Mountain Gold and the Payette National Forest. The plaque honors the pioneers who lived and worked in the Thunder Mountain District. Prospectors first passed through the Stibnite Mining District on their way to the Thunder Mountain gold rush, […]

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Cascade’s 4 Summit Challenge

Midas Gold’s Bob Barnes, Anne Labelle and Ronn Julian (not pictured) participated in the 4 Summit Challenge this past weekend. Labelle and Julian completed one summit while “Ironman Barnes” did all 4 summits for the second year in a row! We are very proud of our Midas Gold team.

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Payette Children’s Forest Event

On Saturday, July 12, 2014, Perry Ponshock, Belinda Provancher and Bryan Hardel were involved with a children’s outreach program at the Little Ski Hill just west of McCall.  The event was hosted by the Payette Children’s Forest.  This event brings all sorts of businesses and outreach agencies together to put on an educational event for […]

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Donation of Historical Photos

Midas Gold donated three historical Stibnite photos to the Silver Dollar Café and the Post Office in Yellow Pine, ID.  Pictured Steve Holloway & Sundy Martin with Silver Dollar Cafe.    Pictured Paula McClintock with the Post Office

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Midas Donates Surplus Equipment

Midas Gold donated six extra four-wheel drive vehicles to help the community. Midas Gold gave Kubota UTV’s, which Midas had previously used to access remote drill sites in Stibnite during exploration activity, to the City of Cascade, Cascade Rural Fire Department, Valley County Fair Board, McCall Area Snowmobilers and J&R Sanitation. The City of Cascade received […]

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Why we plant Lodgepole Pine trees

Someone recently asked us why we plant Lodgepole Pine at the site instead of Ponderosa Pine. Here is the exact question: “Why would you plant Lodgepole Pine instead of Ponderosa Pine? Lodgepole Pine require fire to regenerate as their cones only open at 120°, and Ponderosa cones open when they dry out at room temperature.”  […]

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Snow Slides around Yellow Pine Idaho

At Midas Gold, our employees wear many hats and jump in to fill a variety of roles for our company. But recently, a few members of our team took on jobs they probably never anticipated when they quickly worked to help clear the Stibnite Road after a series of avalanches. On March 6, the team […]

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2013 Sustainability Report

  Midas Gold has released our second annual Sustainability Report providing an update on our progress in 2013. The report assesses our activity in five key areas – Safety & Health, Conservation Management, Energy & Waste Management, Community and Economic Sustainability. Midas Gold values communication and collaboration with our stakeholders. We hope you find the […]

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Midas Gold Supports Erik Fisher for Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

With the commencement of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Midas Gold is pleased to announce its sponsorship of downhill skier and Idaho native, Erik Fisher. “We are proud supporters of Erik and the U.S. Olympic team in their quest for gold at Sochi,” said Anne Labelle, a vice president of Midas Gold.  “At Midas we […]

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