Mining Restrictions Lifted in Southwest Alaska
January 2008 by Associated PressMining restrictions will be lifted on about 1 million acres of federal land in southwest Alaska, officials have announced.
House Resources Chairman Don Young is asking the White House and Agriculture Department for records related to President Clinton's decision to place 40 million acres of remote, federal forest land off-limits for development.
The Jerritt Canyon Mine, located in northern Elko County, was abruptly shut down on August 8, and four hundred miners were left wondering what happened.
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Treasure hunters have been looking for the Lost Dutchman mine for more than a century.
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