BLM Wants to Withdraw South Pass Public Land
December 1999 by Associated PressThe Bureau of Land Management is proposing to close off nearly 5,000 acres of public land on South Pass for the next two years while a plan is developed for designating portions of Sweetwater River as wild and scenic.
U.S. Representative Ron Paul, a Republican from Texas, introduced legislation designed to curb the ability of the president and the treasury secretary to manipulate gold prices.
Jeff Reed may be Alaska’s top nugget hunter, or maybe he’s one of many. He doesn’t get skunked too often. In the past two years, he’s estimated he’s found about 3,000 gold nuggets primarily at the...
It starts out innocently enough…
While the Water Board documented the selenium levels in fish and noted they exceed the levels of mercury, they have yet to acknowledge the numerous scientific studies that show selenium effectively neutralizes the effects of mercury.
Lesa Dale Barton, formerly of Armadillo Mining Shop of Grants Pass, Oregon, passed away September 6, 2006 after bravely fighting cancer for several months.
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
Not being a psychiatrist, this writer is not aware of the specific term for a condition laymen refer to as “split personality.” However, whatever that term might be, it would be wholly appropriate for the news background during the past month. We were first subjected to one news story after another that suggested that our economic world was on a truly shaky foundation—and then, suddenly, we were “blessed” with a barrage of positive developments.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Desert Phone Trashed • ICMJ Elected Prospecting Magazine of 1999 • Advertising Manager Leaving ICMJ • Guest Editorial—California "Special" Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • The Search Continues • Guest Editorial: U.S. Government—Like Nobody's Business • Circulation and Collections Manager Leaving ICMJ • Company Notes • House Chair Requests Records on Forest Decision • Silverton Preserving Lofty Symbol of Mining Era • Hijackers Make Off With 660 Pounds of Gold • Prospecting With a Magnetometer • 1999 Tables of Content • Lighting the Way Underground 1860-1940s • Millie's Tailings • Picks & Pans: Crevicing & Sniping for Placer Gold • Looking Back • Gold in Sonora • Forest Service Boss Quits in Bull Trout Flap • Melman on Gold & Silver • European Gold Miners Seek Clarification Letter • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Squeezing Diamond Into Graphite