RCA News

2023 Annual Party – Friday, August 18

Join us for a fun time for a serious cause from 5:00 to 8:30ish p.m. at Matchwood Brewery in Sandpoint!  Live music by Headwaters, free munchies, and a silent auction featuring great gifts and experiences to help raise funds for our battle to protect Lake Pend Oreille from the proposed Rock Creek Mine. Beer, wine and meals will also be available for purchase. Bring some friends and we’ll see you there!


25th Anniversary Coffee!

The 25th Anniversary “Rock Creek Alliance Blend”, a blend of Colombia, Brazil, and Yirgacheffe (Ethiopia) coffee beans, with tasting notes of caramel, toasted nut, and sweet citrus, is now at Evans Brothers Coffee!  This delicious, medium/light roast coffee in 12 … Read More »

25th Anniversary Party – Save the Date!

Join us Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 ish, for our annual gathering and a special 25th Anniversary Celebration on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, outside under the tent at Trinity at City Beach! We’ll have … Read More »

Pend d’ Oreille Winery Sip & Shop

Join us at the Pend d’ Oreille Winery on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, as we kick-off our 25th Anniversary celebration! Come in for a glass of wine from 4:00-8:00 p.m., where you can learn more about our efforts to protect … Read More »

Idaho Pour Authority Fun Fundraiser

Idaho Pour Authority is holding a fundraising night for us at their craft beer store on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m.  This event will kick off a series of activities to commemorate our 25 years as … Read More »

RCA Salutes LPO at IPA

Idaho Pour Authority is holding a special event for us from September 21, 2020 until October 4, 2020 at their craft beer store located at 203 Cedar Street in Sandpoint. We hope you can stop by during the next two weeks … Read More »

Local Companies Invited to ‘Declare Concern’

If you have a local business, the proposed Rock Creek Mine poses a special hazard to you – and your employees. Everyone who enjoys Lake Pend Oreille – whether for swimming, fishing, boating or wildlife – stands to lose from … Read More »

Join Us For Our 2018 Annual Party!

The Rock Creek Alliance is holding its annual party on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Evan’s Brothers Coffee Roasters at 524 Church Street in Sandpoint. Come with friends, questions, and a good thirst!  We’ll give … Read More »

RCA Launches New Ad Campaign

“Help us prevent a mining disaster. Our lake is at stake.” That’s the Rock Creek Alliance message as we enlists citizens to raise their voices against the Rock Creek Mine in a full page ad in the current Summer 2016 … Read More »

Comment Period For Draft SEIS

The Draft Supplemental EIS (DSEIS) for the proposed Rock Creek mine has been released for public comment by the Kootenai National Forest. If you are a long-term resident, you are probably familiar with this proposal and remember the controversial public … Read More »

Urgent Action Needed

Comment on the Supplemental Final EIS. The Forest Service’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Rock Creek mine is up for public comment. The mine, if approved, will pose grave threats to water quality in Lake Pend Oreille just downstream, and have massive impacts on the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.

We have only until April 19th, 2016 to comment. Take action now >>