Category Archives: News

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Harvested from the Payette National Forest

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree has been a popular holiday tradition on the Capitol lawn in Washington, D.C. since 1964. A different national forest is chosen each year to provide “The People’s Tree,” along with 70 additional trees for offices around the Capitol. The 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree is an Idaho mountain gem.  The Payette […]

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Midas Gold Submits Plan of Restoration and Operations for Stibnite Gold Project

Midas Gold and its team of professionals and experts have spent the last five years studying the Stibnite Gold Project site – searching for minerals, considering our options as to how to most safely redevelop the site, learning about the state of the environment and working closely with residents and businesses in Valley County. We’ve […]

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Supporting the Cascade Medical Center

Safety is a one of our company’s core values. We work hard to create a safe environment for our employees, making sure they have the training and tools they need to successfully and safely do their jobs every day. But our commitment to safety extends beyond our employees. We care about the health and safety […]

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Laurel Sayer named CEO of Midas Gold Idaho

Longtime conservationist and Idaho native Laurel Sayer has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Midas Gold Idaho. We’re thrilled to welcome her into this new role after two years of service on Midas Gold’s Board of Directors. This is an exciting step as we continue to explore the potential to mine gold, antimony […]

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Helping First Responders Communicate Clearly

During an emergency, first responders have to be able to communicate with one another. Until recently, it has been difficult for the Valley County Sheriff’s Office, the Yellow Pine Fire Department and others to communicate over the radio in and around Yellow Pine. Safety is a top priority for Midas Gold. When the Village of […]

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Midas Gold Hikes with Mike

Congressman Mike Simpson is trying to get enough steps in over the next year to equal the distance of walking from Washington, D.C. to Boise. Midas Gold employees are going to join him in his adventure and we invite you to do the same. The distance between Boise and the U.S. Capitol building is 2,963 […]

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The Road Ahead: Midas Gold Shares Plans for Traffic During Construction and Operation

At Midas Gold, we like to be prepared. As we are planning for construction and development of the Stibnite Gold Project site, which is still a few years off, we are carefully considering how we can reduce our impacts on the roads. The main access to the project will leave Highway 55 at Cascade and […]

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Helping to keep the roads clear

The area surrounding Yellow Pine is stunning – steep mountains, tall trees and boulders shooting up from the hillsides. In March, a section of this beautiful scene changed and caused big problems for drivers. Large boulders and trees fell across the East Fork Road, blocking traffic and preventing local community members from getting through. Valley […]

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A new investor means a bright future for Midas Gold

Midas Gold has a new investor. This news brings us one step closer to restoring the Stibnite Gold Project site through modern mining practices. Paulson & Co. was the major investor in a recently completed $40 million transaction. This money will give a tremendous boost to our company and the work we are doing in […]

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