Letter to the Editor
December 2000 by Scott HarnFollow the chain of letters between everyday prospectors Robert and Lesa Barton of Oregon and Deputy Regional Forester Linda Goodman.
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- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
Q: Can and should you remove their poles and notice right then and there or should you wait until you have convinced them of their trespass?
Fishing, camping and the protection of American Indian artifacts along a 30-mile section of the North Fork of the Clearwater River outweigh the desire of placer miners to search for gold, an attorney representing the US Forest Service said.
The gold miner held out his hand and showed me a sixteen-ounce gold nugget, slightly coarse in texture, and resembling a biscuit. I shook my head in amazement as he pointed out the exact location of his lucky find.
While most prospectors, mine operators and business owners are aware that “like-kind” exchanges can be an excellent way to postpone the gain resulting when any of the operation’s assets are disposed of, few give any thought to the value...
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A draft environmental assessment of a proposal to allow long-term camping by gold miners along 21 miles of the North Fork of the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River is available from the Bureau of Land Management.
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