Category Archives: News

AN IMPORTANT UPDATE ON STIBNITE ROAD

UPDATE: May 17, 2019 Unfortunately, vehicle travel along Stibnite Road is likely still a few weeks out. However, we are encouraged by the progress the contractor for Valley County, OK Gravel, has made in clearing about 75% of the avalanche. Melt conditions have also been favorable and most of the snow has melted from the […]

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Why Midas Gold Supports Boise GreenBike

Midas Gold is a proud sponsor of a Boise GreenBike hub in Camel’s Back Park. We’ve sponsored the hub for the last two years because we believe in promoting actions each one of us can take to help the planet, like riding a bike instead of driving. Additionally, we want to help our community understand […]

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Five Years Later, Remembering the Avalanches

During the winter, the team at Midas Gold works hard to help keep Stibnite Road clear of snow and safe for everyone. Five years ago, the team had to work harder than usual when a series of avalanches hit. We thought it was worth going back into our archives and reposting our blog from five […]

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Keeping Roads Open During Winter

During the winter, the snow stacks up at Stibnite. In fact, it has buried cars and covered roofs several times these last few weeks. Snowy winters are a big  part of the Stibnite Mining District’s rich history. We have photos of the area from the 1940’s that show the snow when it was more than […]

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Efforts to Update 1971 Mining Act Advance at Statehouse

Idaho Representatives took a major step forward to protect Idaho’s lands and taxpayers by passing House Bill 141 today. The bill, which will now be considered by the Senate, updates Idaho’s 1971 Surface Mining Act to mandate stronger financial backing and oversight to ensure the real cost of reclamation for mining projects is fully funded. […]

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Community Agreement Moves Forward with Eight Cities & Counties

We are excited to share the news! Midas Gold and eight of the communities surrounding the Stibnite Gold Project site have officially established a community agreement. The agreement, signed on November 30, creates a collaborative environment for local communities to work together with us throughout the life of our project. It also provides a venue […]

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Giving Back by Planting Trees

For the past seven years, Midas Gold has planted trees on and around our project site in the historic Stibnite Mining District. This is an opportunity for us to do more than improve the environment up at site, we also use it as a way to give back to our community. For the last several […]

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The Facts About Road Closures

At Midas Gold, we believe in being good neighbors, working with the communities closest to our project and communicating transparently with Idahoans. This is why we feel compelled to address some misconceptions we’ve been hearing about road closures outside of Yellow Pine. Recently, we have heard some confusion about three distinct points of access. The […]

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ASK MIDAS: HOW DOES NEPA AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING PROCESS WORK?

Midas Gold Idaho wants to keep the community informed about the work we are doing at the Stibnite Gold Project site. The Ask Midas blog series gives the experts in our company a chance to answer some of the community’s most frequently asked questions and help clear up any misconceptions around the project.   Mine companies in the […]

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