High Court to Reconsider Wilderness Water Rights
January 2000 by Associated PressThe Idaho Supreme Court agreed on November 30 to reconsider its controversial split decision to award the federal government the rights to all unappropriated Salmon River water flowing through three central Idaho wilderness areas.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
When I dropped the boulder into my son’s hand everyone spoke a single word in unison, “Wow!”
• Dollars and (non) sense
• Speaking of overspending
• A hare-raising solution
• No longer in the majority
• Feeling a little vulnerable
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...
For any foot-loose prospector betting the price of silver goes up, there’s a promising piece of public land open for location in Nevada’s challenging Esmeralda County.
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