Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners
September 1999 by Associated PressKeeping a health clinic in San Manuel operating was among key concerns the governor, state lawmakers and union officials addressed in a meeting about assisting laid-off copper miners.
• Taxed to the max...
• What were they thinking?
• Maybe they just misplaced it...
• Not so environmentally friendly after all...
A conservation group said it has an agreement to purchase nearly 1,500 acres of private mining claims northeast of Yellowstone National Park.
I particularly enjoyed this little expedition. It is always nice to get out and spend time with my father, Bud Herschbach. He has taken a liking to Mills Creek and was anxious to return and look for more nuggets.
Marketing other minerals recovered while gold mining
by Henry E. Hilliard
Excerpted from USGS "1998 Annual Review"
I decided to focus my attention on some exposed bedrock that was along a little stream only about 100 yards from our cabins. My very first pan full of gravel showed several nice small flakes that were just big enough to be picked up with my fingers. That first pan showed that indeed there was some very nice gold to be had here...
Awhile back, I was doing some prospecting in a remote mountain region, located in the rugged, well-timbered valleys of north-central British Columbia, an area known for its coarse gold.
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