10,000 Shovels Back Protest
March 2000 by Associated PressGov. Kenny Guinn added his backing to a protest against the Forest Service in Elko as an estimated 10,000 shovels arrived in Nevada in a show of support from loggers, ranchers and miners across the country.
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One of the most popular medicines commonly available is “Dramamine,” defined to be, “… used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, cramps and vertigo associated with motion sickness,” according to our favorite medical dictionary. Well, after watching the various financial, political and psychological gyrations that have been taking place in the world’s markets over the past month, we might suggest that some sort of psychological Dramamine might be in order.
In some places, semi-continuous sections of riverbed can easily be linked in many places to identify the path of the ancient rivers.
So you think you know a lot about placer mining? Well let me tell you about a placer miner that has forgotten more about placer mining than you and I will ever learn in our lifetimes.
If you want to get better gold you will need to put your detector down for a while .
There are many other locations in the area where gold has been found, but Woods Creek is the most famous of the creeks and gulches in the area where the 49ers searched for that elusive yellow metal.
As decade-high gold and silver prices spark a renewed interest in mining in the West, there are few mining education programs and fewer students earning mining engineering degrees due to two decades of decline in the US mining industry.
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