Dawson City and the World Gold Panning Championships
November 2007 by Don RobinsonEach year the World Gold Panning Association (WGPA) holds a world championship in one of the twenty countries that are members. The decision as to where to hold each championship involves many factors...
At the end of the day, Jerry showed me how to clean out the sluice box and then how to pan out the concentrates. As we finished panning, there it was—a little tiny smile of gold...
If the government can totally ignore the reality of exceeding the national debt limit, we can only wonder what all the current fuss relating to extending that limit is all about.
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Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
The Austrian Mint recently unveiled its new coin—a 68-pound, 24-carat gleaming gold disc worth about $500,000—touting it as the world’s largest and a powerful investment tool.
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