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2012-12-10 20:21:00

SALMON, Idaho, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Imagine asking your employees to burn their underwear as a tribal ceremony to thwart a drought so a rafting season can be saved. That and 30 other bizarre stories can be found in the new book Halfway to Halfway & Other River Stories. The tales focus on river related events that usually have little to do with whitewater. Many don't even take place on a river. All say a lot about the culture of guiding and the people attracted to wild...

2012-10-18 07:22:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., ("USRE" or "the Company"), is pleased to announce it has received approval for its drill permit on its Diamond Creek property in Idaho. Diamond Creek is one of four deposits the Company has under claim in Idaho and Nevada. The permit will allow the Company to prepare a drill program shaped by historical data and more recent surface sampling, including the assessment conducted by James Hedrick ("Hedrick Assessment"), head of...

2012-09-25 10:21:08

LONOKE, Ark., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., ("UREE"), www.USRareEarths.com, ("the Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed a debt and equity financing totaling $1.2 million, led by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, J. Victor Lattimore. This financing follows a successful 2011 Company-led Private Placement that raised a total of $3.8 million. Together these financings totaled $5 million. The use of the proceeds from the financings...

2008-06-18 12:00:00

The federal government has approved a proposed cobalt mine west of Salmon in central Idaho, subject to conditions. The U.S. Forest Service approved Formation Capital Corp.'s plan to mine cobalt -- used in jet engines, batteries for hybrid and electric cars and other machines -- in the Panther Creek drainage of the Salmon-Challis National Forest. "As we have firmly believed, a sustainable, responsible mine plan can be designed without compromise to the environment," said Bill Scales,...

2008-06-18 00:00:22

By The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jun. 17--The federal government has approved a proposed cobalt mine west of Salmon in central Idaho, subject to conditions. The U.S. Forest Service approved Formation Capital Corp.'s plan to mine cobalt â´ used in jet engines, batteries for hybrid and electric cars, and other machines â´ in the Panther Creek drainage of the Salmon-Challis National Forest....

2006-08-25 21:15:57

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A federal firefighter in Idaho is facing arson charges linked to least one blaze in an act that may have been motivated by a desire to produce some firefighting work, officials said on Friday. Levy Miller, 21, is in Lemhi County Jail charged with starting an August 13 blaze on the outskirts of Salmon, an area of thick forests and natural beauty, officials said. The half-acre blaze was snuffed out quickly by fire crews. Lemhi County Sheriff Sam Slavin said...


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Boise National Forest
2013-11-22 10:50:09

The Boise National Forest is a US National Forest located north and east of the city of Boise, Idaho. The forest is made up of about 2,654,000 acres in size and ranges in elevation from 2,600 to 9,800 feet. The mountainous landscape developed through uplifting, stream cutting, and faulting. The majority of the land lies within the Idaho Batholith, a large and highly erodible geologic formation. The major rivers that run through the forest include the Boise, the Payette, and the South and...

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