Category Archives: News

Our Phased Approach to Restoration

The Stibnite Mining District has a long history of mining, spanning more than a century. For most of the time the site was in operation, regulatory and environmental laws were limited and expectations around reclamation were very different than they are today.  That, combined with the critical mining for the war effort at Stibnite, has […]

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Release: Midas Gold’s Plan to Address Previous Water Contamination in Stibnite Mining District

Midas Gold has been advised the Nez Perce Tribe intends to initiate legal action against the company and its subsidiaries over water quality impacts related to historical mining activity undertaken prior to Midas Gold’s involvement in the site. Water quality in the historical Stibnite Mining District has been impacted by more than a century of […]

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Statement on Nez Perce Tribe’s Notice of Intent to Sue

Below is a statement from Midas Gold Idaho CEO, Laurel Sayer, in reaction to the Nez Perce Tribe’s notice of intent to sue: We have long shared the Nez Perce Tribe’s concerns over water quality in the Stibnite Mining District and we are aware of the site’s historically degraded water quality. Filing a lawsuit will […]

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AN IMPORTANT UPDATE ON STIBNITE ROAD

UPDATE: June 11, 2019 The Valley County Road Superintendent received the final permit needed from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to start work on the last section of the washed-out road late last week. By Tuesday morning, Stibnite Road was once again passable with vehicles. This is the first time this has happened since […]

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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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