Brighter Days Ahead Reports Nevada Mining Association
October 2003 by Associated PressA new report predicts brighter days for mining in Nevada if the price of gold maintains at current levels.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Inter-department letter, Forest Supervisor to Regional Forester seeks assistance in segregating a significant area of the San Bernardino National Forest from mineral entry.
• Conservation and Reinvestment Act (CARA) stopped in Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
• Forest Service meetings on Roadless Initiative have ended and the comment period closed December 20, but we have been advised that the public will have another opportunity for input.
• On November 8, the BLM held a hearing in Placerville, California, regarding withdrawal of 3,368.85 acres of public land along the South Fork of the American River.
Gold Trader, Employee Charged with Wife’s Killing
A wealthy gold trader was charged with paying one of his workers to arrange the stabbing death of the businessman’s estranged wife...
British Columbia to Streamline Filing of Mining Claims
Tired of trudging through quagmires, over mountains and slipping into bloodsucker infested mud holes to stake your mining claim? Then perhaps you should consider British Columbia. BC is moving towards an Internet-based claim staking system that will allow you to stake your claims during football half-time festivities.
Our Readers Say
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Lesson Learned
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
Alaska Geologist Survives Grizzly Attack
“When he stepped into the clearing he didn’t snarl and stand up and show me how big he was. He just came for me,” Miller said.
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