Photo: Mock mine rescue practice

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2008

Greens Creek Mine's rescue team captain Mike Steenhoek, right, and Scott Horn go through the motions of taking air samples while practicing in a Vintage Park field on Thursday for the National Mine Rescue Competition to be held in Reno, Nev., July 15-17. The six-man team recently won four medals during the regional competition in Kellogg, Idaho, including first places in the field and first aid events. More than 30 teams are expected to compete in the national event. Other team members are Andy Vaughn, left, Tony Arriaga, Shane Carter and John Howard.



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