Tag Archives: Education

Student learns leadership by getting outside

Student learns leadership by getting outside

At Midas Gold, we want to see the students in Valley County realize and achieve their dreams. We believe education is a crucial element to their future success. So every year, we select deserving students from McCall Donnelly High School, Heartland High School, Cascade High School, Meadows Valley High School and Lapwai High School and […]

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2015 Sustainability Report

2015 Sustainability Report

Restoring the historic Stibnite mining district through renewed mining efforts seems closer than ever before. We are excited to share our progress with you in our 2015 Sustainability Report. This report is part of our ongoing commitment to transparency and keeping the community informed about our work at Stibnite. In 2015, we formed new partnerships that […]

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Students Plant Trees and Help Restore the Site

Students Plant Trees and Help Restore the Site

Every year, Midas Gold plants thousands of trees at the Stibnite Gold Project site as part of our ongoing reclamation efforts. Recently, we asked a group of students from Cascade High School if they would like to help us plant trees and raise money for their school in the process. Thirty-two students in the environmental […]

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Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2015 Rock Party

Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2015 Rock Party

For a second year in a row, Midas Gold was happy to join the Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology’s “Rocky Party” at the Old Penitentiary.  Midas Gold employees hosted a hands-on fossil hunt for the kids. Aspiring geologists searched for fossilized shark teeth, coral, bat ray mouth plates and other treasures.  

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The Many Uses of Gold

The Many Uses of Gold

Gold is one of the most valuable and versatile minerals in the world and for centuries the most revered. While people have been using gold for currency and jewelry for centuries, today people are drawn to this element for its unique characteristics. It is easy to work with, conducts electricity, never tarnishes, can be made […]

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2014 Rock Party

2014 Rock Party

Members of Midas Gold’s Boise team, Ken Assmus, Todd Drage, Sam Reid and Jeff Root, participated in the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology’s “Rock Party” event on Sunday September 14. In addition to the many other hands-on activities for kids, the Midas Gold team conducted a fossil hunt. Everybody got their own bag of […]

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Donnelly Office Open House

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

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

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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