June 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
As green preservationist groups hail their King as he marches down Pennsylvania Avenue loudly proclaiming his land legacy proposals, I am reminded that it once took a child to remind a past king that he had no clothes.
Selected excerpt from USDA Forest Service Technical Report:
Anatomy of a Mine from Prospect to Production
The state of Washington, the smallest, in area, of the western states, is dominated by the north-trending Cascade Range. The highest peak in the Cascades, Mt. Rainier, reaches an elevation of 14,411 feet.
I hope this case inspires some of you. It shows that miners can and do succeed when they are persistent and well-prepared, even when representing themselves against state and federal attorneys in a court of law.
The Province of British Columbia, one of mining’s most active venues, has just issued a clear warning call to all miners that regulatory changes are on the way, and they may not be welcome ones…
One hundred eighty-six panners went through a wild and woolly two days (August 30 & 31 in Foresthill, Calif.) to determine who had the bragging rights of being the best—at least for one year!
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