January 2000 by Carolyn Dobbs"Gold does strange things to people."
Is there any hope for a solution? Yes, there is, and we’ve been working with Public Lands for the People, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council, attorney James Buchal and others on that solution.
• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
In the “toolbox” of most every prospector there are certain tools that we tend to use consistently for a variety of reasons. Have you ever noticed that tools and equipment tend to wear out, rust and fall apart whether we use them or not?
• No end in sight to tax and spend
• Leadership or sinking ship?
Clay described working the placer claim with his D-6 in 1998, “when this big one just rolled....."
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
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