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December 18, 2014
GF&P gets OK to purchase land in Spearfish Canyon
FORT PIERRE — Two valuable parcels of land in Spearfish Canyon will be purchased by the state Game, Fish and Parks Department from Homestake Mining Co. The state Wildlife Division will pay $420,000 for 32 acres at Homestake's old Hydro 2 site. It will be managed as a game...
news / state
December 18, 2014 - 10:25pm
In a story published on Page A6 of Saturday's edition, The Daily Republic Capitol Correspondent Bob Mercer incorrectly reported who is involved with litigation against Homestake Mining Company and Spearfish Canyon Foundation. A third party brought court action against the two regarding...
news / local
December 18, 2014 - 10:22pm
December 10, 2012
Gold exploration in Black Hills takes step forward
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota regulators have approved a permit for a mining company to explore for gold at a site overlooking Spearfish Canyon in the Black Hills. The exploration permit does not allow Valentine Mining Co. to extract gold, but it will enable the company to get a better...
December 10, 2012 - 4:51pm
November 16, 2012
Firm files notice to explore for gold in Black Hills
SAVOY (AP) -- A mining company has filed notice with the state of its intent to explore for gold and other minerals around its site near Savoy and Spearfish Canyon. The South Dakota Department of Natural and Environmental Resources is expected to rule on the request from Deadwood...
news / state
November 16, 2012 - 7:13am
October 2, 2012
Early color change draws sightseers to Black Hills
SPEARFISH (AP) -- Word that fall colors were peaking in Spearfish Canyon have prompted sightseers from across the country to visit winding U.S....
life / state
October 2, 2012 - 8:23am
August 22, 2012
Spearfish Canyon gold mine permit decision delayed by months
DEADWOOD (AP) -- Lawrence County commissioners likely will not decide for more than a year whether to grant a permit for a proposed gold mine near Spearfish Canyon in the Black Hills. The commission decided Tuesday after five hours of testimony from people on both sides of the issue...
news / state
August 22, 2012 - 12:44pm
July 7, 2012
Proposed Black Hills gold mine clears first hurdle
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A proposed gold mine that would be built near Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota's Black Hills has cleared an initial permitting hurdle. The Lawrence County Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday recommended approval of a conditional use permit for the mine. The...
news / state
July 7, 2012 - 8:39am
May 18, 2012
Permit transfer opens possibility for a new gold mine
PIERRE -- The state Board of Minerals and Environment decided Thursday to allow the transfer by one company to another company of a permit to mine gold in an area about five miles west of Lead near the rim of Spearfish Canyon. The transfer is one of the steps that VMC LLC has...
news / state
May 18, 2012 - 3:29pm
April 20, 2012
SD company plans gold mine near Spearfish Canyon
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A South Dakota company is proposing a new gold mining operation in the Black Hills. The Deadwood Standard Project wants to extract gold six miles west of Lead. The site is just east of Spearfish Canyon, but the conditional use permit being sought calls for a 500-foot...
April 20, 2012 - 3:14pm
November 21, 2011
Spearfish Canyon to get observation platform
SPEARFISH (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service is planning to build an observation platform near Spearfish Canyon's Bridal Veil Falls. The Forest Service was recently awarded $160,000 from a federal highway grant. Northern Hills District ranger Rhonda O'Byrne says those funds...
outdoors / news / state
November 21, 2011 - 7:26am