Latest Shoshone County, Idaho Stories

2010-04-22 19:21:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sterling Mining Company (Pink Sheets: SRLMQ) announces that Court papers will be filed shortly seeking to approve a successful $24.0 million bid for the assets and stock of Sterling Mining Company, the operator of the historic Sunshine Mine. Sterling Mining Company has been reorganizing for the last year under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Idaho. The successful bidder--with a cash price of...

2009-02-23 09:16:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sterling Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: SRLM) announced today its intention to vacate the Sunshine Mine lease due to the Company's inability to fund ongoing care and maintenance costs at the mine site. The Board of Directors of the Company voted unanimously (with one abstention) to vacate the lease at a board meeting held on Thursday, February 19th. Sterling Mining Company will finalize vacating the Sunshine Mine on February 24th,...

2009-02-05 12:54:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sterling Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: SRLM) wishes to clarify the status of the Sunshine Mine Lease on the Sunshine Mine located near Kellogg, Idaho. In response to recent news articles indicating that the Company had "lost" the lease and the owner of the Mine, Sunshine Precious Metals (SPMI) intended to repossess the property, the Company desires to clarify the present situation. SPMI has in the past and continues to claim...

2009-01-12 13:24:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sterling Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: SRLM / FSE: SMX) is pleased to announce the appointment of John P. Ryan as President and Chief Executive Officer and Ron Ho as Corporate Secretary and Treasurer, both effective immediately. Mr. Ryan will succeed Ken Berscht as interim President, who has resigned but will remain on the Board of Directors. Mr. Ryan was also named to the Board of Directors of the Company. John P. Ryan...

2008-09-26 00:00:26

KELLOGG, Idaho, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Precious Metals, Inc. filed with Shoshone County a notarized Declaration and Notice of Default to the Sterling Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: SRLM; TSX-V: SMQ) for breaching its lease on the historic silver mine in Idaho. The Notice of Default concerns Sterling's inability or unwillingness to pay their creditors. "Although we are under no obligation to issue press releases, we recognize the importance of fair and open public...

2008-09-15 09:00:39

COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Sterling Mining Company (TSX:SMQ)(OTCBB:SRLM)(FRANKFURT:SMX) today announced it has suspended commercial production activities at the Sunshine Mine in Idaho. Since 2003 Sterling Mining staff and employees have dedicated themselves to rehabilitating and resuming production at the Sunshine Mine. Despite resuming production in late 2007 and the significant progress made in the first half of 2008, the operation has encountered a series of...

2008-09-15 09:00:39

COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Sterling Mining Company (TSX:SMQ)(OTCBB:SRLM)(FRANKFURT:SMX) today announced it will be hosting a shareholder reception for Friday, September 19, 2008 from 9am to 11am at the Coeur d Alene Inn Best Western, Room 106, located at 414 W. Appleway Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID. Shareholders are invited to attend and discuss recent developments within The Company. Please RSVP with Tina Nichols via email at Supertina@sterlingmining.com. Thank you....

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.