From the Editor
September 2005 by Scott HarnThanks to the hard work of our writers and staff, along with the support of our advertisers, we are beginning our 75th year in print.
Manslaughter charges against the Original Sixteen to One Mine, company president Mike Miller, and manager Jonathan Farrell, were dismissed by Judge Stanley Young Jr. in Downieville, California.
Sampling and mining a historic mining claim
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
The Carter and Reynolds gold mines were two of the earliest gold deposits to be exploited following the first discovery of gold in North Carolina in 1799, at the Reed gold mine. Both of these mines were worked to a limited degree between 1800 and 1900. The Carter mine is located approximately 3.0 miles east of Troy, North Carolina...
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
How to find gold with a metal detector: The technology certainly has improved quite a bit over the years, so when these owners are testing various types of gold on their machines and they find that some gold responds poorly or not at all...
- Bishop and Curtis seek to rein in Antiquities Act abuses
- Lands bill signed by President Trump
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