The Boise Weekly reports Idaho has received its first application in more than 10 years for a new cyanidation gold mining facility. Desert Mineral MiningÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s proposed small facility is located a 15-mile crowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s flight from downtown Boise off of Blacks Creek Road in northwest Elmore County. The article notes that 90 percent of the gold mined in the U.S.uses cyanide. The article criticizes the application because it is not even mention the earthquake hazard of the Borah 7.3 quake in 1983.
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Buckmasters Online reports 62 bighorn sheep from Montana have been released at Borah Peak. The bighorns were captured near Augusta, Montana. Helicopters flew over the animals, and nets were shot over the ewes selected for transplant. Every animal is outfitted each with ear tags and a radio collar.
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This flash movie of the Borah Peak summit by Rich Tofil. Click on the item to navigate right and left. By using right click you can also zoom in.
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