Group Sues Feds Over New Nat'l Monuments
March 2000 by Associated PressSeveral Arizona lawmakers and Utah ranchers filed suit against the federal government over the creation of a national monument in northern Arizona.
Only one word truly describes the greatest source of headlines during the past month and that word is “politics.” With the November 6 Congressional and Presidential elections drawing ever closer and with both party’s conventions having been recently concluded, we take a serious look at the political situation below.
• Home, home on the range...where the deer and the non-native antelope play
• Today's math lesson: Study x 3 = Taxpayer Waste
In October, five of us decided to take an exploration trip into an area called Green Valley. This was perhaps ten miles upstream from where we had gone in September and the difficulty was access. One would think that based on the name it was an easily accessible area not far from a nearby town. This couldn’t be more wrong.
The 250 mile long Colorado Mineral Belt cuts diagonally across central and southwestern Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...
At one time or another, many miners will look seriously at purchasing a mining claim...Usually it’s a significant financial commitment, so how do you know if you are getting a good deal?
The Gold Hill (Clifton) mining district is located 162 miles, by road, west of Salt Lake City. All but the last 12 miles of road is paved. The settlement of Gold Hill (pop. 10) lies at an elevation of 5,321 feet in desert mountains, the highest of which, Dutch Mountain, is 7,800 feet above sea level. Ponderosa pine grows at the highest elevations, with a zone of pinyons and junipers below that.
By the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
The Bawl Mill • Tribe Joins Idaho in Roadless Suit • 10,000 Shovels Back Protest • Letter to the Editor—From Mike Miller, President, Original Sixteen to One Mine • U.S. Dept. of Interior Inspectors in Arizona • Wyoming Tops in Royalties • Sunnyside, Arizona • Evaluating a Placer Discovery • Company Notes • Treasures for Sale • "Gold" Coin Debuts • Picks & Pans: Prospecting at Mills Creek, Alaska • Delamar District, Nevada • Millie's Tailings • Adventure at the 420 Level • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices