Over The Divide: Jim Straight, 1930-2019
June 2019 by Staff
ICMJ honored with prestigious award.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
“The biggest nugget you’ll ever find is in a spot that many have walked over for years.” I’m not sure who told me that, but the more I think about that statement, the more it makes sense.
“Why is so much public land closed off to the recreational miner?”
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• A good travel agent is hard to find...
• What’s a “surplus?”
New Hampshire, one of five New England states, has an area of 9,351 square miles, a bit larger than Kern County, California. It is a playground for people who live in the large urban areas in the East.
Two longstanding mineral rights leases that are critical for a proposed large underground copper-nickel mine upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota will not be renewed, two federal agencies announced…
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