Category Archives: Education

McCall Winter Carnival

You might be surprised by what you find this year between all the snow sculptures of the 50th annual Winter Carnival. Visitors will have the opportunity to pan for gold just like miners have been doing in the area for hundreds of years, thanks to Midas Gold. Children of all ages can pan for gold […]

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Midas Gold Community Scholarship

  Midas Gold is offering a total of five scholarships to deserving high school seniors.  One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at each of the following high schools: McCall-Donnelly, Cascade, New Meadows, Heartland and Lapwai, Idaho. AWARD AMOUNT AND USE The award amount is five (5) $1,000 scholarships; one graduating senior per high school. […]

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Donnelly Office Open House

Our 3rd Annual Open House was a great success. The Open House was held as part of the McCall Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours series. There were approximately 100 people in attendance and all of our employees pitched in to help with the event. Every child in attendance was given a mineral kits. These kits […]

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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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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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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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American Exploration & Mining Association

Last week, several Midas Gold employees were able to attend the annual Northwest Mining Association (now the American Exploration & Mining Association or AEMA) conference in Reno, Nevada. Chris Dail, Bryan Hardel, and Colter Bennett manned the “Core Shack” while engineering and public relations staff attended short courses and technical sessions, and saw many old […]

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Stibnite Weather Station

Weather conditions from Midas Gold’s new meteorological station in Stibnite, Idaho are now publicly available at MesoWest! According to the MesoWest site: MesoWest was created to provide access to current and archived weather observations across the United States. It is used by the National Weather Service to aid in forecasting, by researchers to understand severe […]

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Adopt-A-Highway

Midas Gold has adopted a two-mile stretch of Idaho Highway 55, miles 113 and  114 in the Cascade city limits to be exact. We held our first cleanup day on October 30. Our geologic staff in Lake Fork and COO Bob Barnes collected about 20 bags of trash and other assorted debris in just three hours. […]

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