January has become a very special time of year for those of us who appreciate Montana’s incredible outdoor opportunities. About this time every year, folks from every walk of life, whether they are anglers or boaters, naturalists or river rats, tourists or hardened Montanans, all come togeth…
An Australian mining company now owns more than one-third of Tintina Resources, the company proposing to build a copper mine a mile from a tributary of the Smith River.
HELENA — State environmental regulators have given Tintina Resources permission to drill four wells to assess the groundwater in the area of its proposed copper mine in central Montana.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Supporters and opponents of a proposed copper mine near the Smith River State Park and River Corridor have recently launched their respective public-relations campaigns.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS —The “crown jewels” of the Black Butte Copper mine are kept in three velvet-lined boxes, hinting at what might be an estimated $1.9 billion in copper lying below the surface of farmers’ fields 18 miles northeast of this rural community.
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