1999 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
August 1999 by StaffCeremonies to induct 1999s nominees into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Sunday October 10,
1999 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO.
It was my fourth prospecting trip to Paradise Valley, Alaska, and I arrived in late July. I spent the first seven days with claim owner Mick Manns and his helper, Brian. It was one of my best trips yet and I wish I could have shared it...
- NEPA comments due
- Update on latest US Supreme Court suction gold dredging appeal
- Washington State tries to restrict suction gold dredging
Washington’s mineral prospecting regulations, adopted Jan. 1999, have indeed caused great chaos for those who enjoy the hobby and also those who were accustomed to making a living by operating larger (8”) dredges. The discussion within the miners’ network has not decreased; at best it is a slow simmer.
• Lock ‘em up and throw away the keys
• Snow White and the 9 Justices?
• Child support wasn’t her “Primary” concern...
• Burglar makes a clean getaway
- November elections
- Anti-mining ballot initiative rejected in Montana
That is the course and intention for this article—to wander through some of the lessons I have learned in my thirty-two years of metal detecting and prospecting.
When he’s not searching for improvements on the track, the affable driver is prospecting for gold across the United States.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner • Cutbacks at S. African Mines—Britain Blamed • BLM Reports That 'Mining' Brings Most Public Reward • Long-Term Camping Plan at Fortymile Proposed by BLM • "No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator • Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions • State May Re-Examine Plans on Dredge Use Near Hope • Company Notes • Jim Butler's Political Career • Picks & Pans: Gold Recovery in Placer Mining Operations • Nevada Looks to Tourism to Fill Mining's Gap • PGMs in the United States • Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest • U.S. Admits Botching Indian Funds Accounts • Gold Fever • Roads Protecting Grizzlies Reopen • Guanajuato Silver, Mexico • Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake • Dollar Must Slip for Gold to Rise • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices