An Expensive Lesson
October 2011 by Jim FoleyAlaska is a land of extremes and the weather is no exception. By the time we reached the mighty Yukon River we could see a dark line of clouds stretching from east to west as far as the eye could see.
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
For those who have the courage and resources to challenge the environmental opposition, I’d like to bring to their attention a potential new mining district in Montana that was suggested by an exploration project of The Bunker Hill Company about 30 years ago. I have no financial interest in the property or its future but feel the story should be told so that future generations might benefit from the mineral potential.
Eleven year old Josh Evans’ words said it for all of us at the rally: “Finding gold is really fun!”
History may not exactly repeat itself, but we have once again been receiving a double-dose of headlines regarding gold for the second straight month as the yellow metal has soared to yet another series of records,
In our opinion, these dizzying up and down moves reflect not so much a change in the direction of hard data, but rather fluctuations in sentiment regarding the degree of danger relating to the overall international economic structure.
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