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.
You’ve developed an interest in prospecting for gold. A couple friends have told you how much fun they’ve had looking for gold. In this article I’ll point out the pros and cons of this activity and by the end you can decide to what degree you want to pursue your search for gold.
As the river dredgers soon learned, it was not a good idea to leave your dredge in the Fortymile River over winter.
A very famous quote that appears particularly relevant to the past month is one attributed to former British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan. When asked what could most easily derail a government, he replied, “Events, dear boy, events.” We certainly had events in abundance this past month.
The large nugget just sat there and would not budge, mocking me as if to say, “I have been here for 3,000 years and I am not leaving.”
Roadless areas in 35 states would be affected under the plan.
For miners holding a mining claim, mill site or tunnel site on public lands, August 31, 1999 is the last day to meet the annual filing requirement and pay the $100 maintenance fee to the Bureau of Land Management.
Alaska is getting a lot of interest these days, not least because of all the gold prospecting shows on television. Hardly a month seems to pass without some new prospecting show being announced, and a couple of the most popular feature Alaska.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • Company Notes • ISEE Celebrates 25 Years • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • The Klamath Mountains • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Gold in the Drum Mountains • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back