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Otter To Discuss Mine Closure At N. Idaho Meeting

WALLACE, Idaho (AP) - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting Monday in Wallace in northern Idaho to talk about the closure of the Lucky Friday Mine and economic conditions in the Silver Valley.

The meeting is planned for 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Wallace Inn. The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration earlier this month ordered Hecla Mining Co. for safety reasons to scrub the walls of the mile-deep shaft that is the main entrance to the mine. Hecla says the mine will be closed about a year for the process.

 

 

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