Miners Attend Meeting in Myrtle Point, Oregon
July 2000 by Tom KitcharIt was "standing room only" as a crowd of approximately 50 interested miners attended a meeting hosted by the Powers Ranger District and Forest Service personnel from the Siskiyou National Forest.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Just recently, the miners hit another big pocket, this time with nearly 1,000 ounces of gold. Some of the rich specimens were as big as a fist and others were in the form of smaller pieces.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The International Monetary Fund is reconsidering selling some of its gold reserves to help finance a Western debt-relief plan for some of the world's most debt-burdened countries, a top IMF official said.
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
Today, a Canadian company is reviving the mine to take advantage of silver prices that have tripled since 2009, giving the few dozen residents still living in the area more action than they’ve seen in decades.
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