2005 California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2005 by StaffEach year this annual event is staged to determine just who is the best of the best, and each year this event becomes larger. This time one hundred ninety contestants decided to prove just how good they were.
The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) recently reported some new information in their quest to expose manipulation of the gold markets by the government and central banks.
There is one last indicator that I believe may be the most important of all. That is the “Index of Leading Economic Indicators” (LEI), which is a compendium of those economic indicators that point toward future growth, and LEI has just reached historic highs, far exceeding previous peaks in 1999 and 2006.
The final environmental review for a proposed mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness appears, after 14 years, to favor allowing the hotly disputed mine to proceed.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Once I have established the presence of gold in the sample, I collect five-gallon bucket quantities of the rock material for processing back at my shop.
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
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