Letter from the Editor to our Readers and Advertisers
January 2000 by Kenneth HarnWell, as they say, "there's a time for everything and everything has it's time"—or something like that!
• No Adventure Pass needed
• Supreme Court of Canada rules on aboriginal title claims
• No agreement reached in suction gold dredge permitting case
There are a number of Tertiary river channels in the area, most of which trend south-southwest. They tend to be steep, narrow, and rich with coarse gold.
• PLP continues the fight for miners' rights
• Oregon miners fight back
• Bills address strategic minerals
Mining Districts are the private regulatory authority granted by Congress recognized to regulate the mineral lands held by the United States and for the disposal to citizens of the United States, by means of development and potentially perfected by patent.
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
Long-term, the outlook remains very favorable—but the obvious and important question is when we might expect a solid bull market revival to take place.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Administration Considers Bypassing Congress • First Woman to Draw Mining Pension • Small Mine Selective Blasting • Mohave Mountain Placers, Arizona • High Court to Reconsider Wilderness Water Rights • Sixteen to One Takes on MSHA • Picks & Pans: Gold Mining on Joie Osgood Ranch • Gold • Company Notes • Millie's Tailings • Placer PGMs in Alaska • Mogollon—New Mexico's Remote Gold Camp • ICMJ 9th Annual Photo Contest Results • The Other Minerals of Mt. Diablo • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back