Picks & Pans: Nuggets by the Dozen in Alaska
May 2004 by Ron WendtJeff Reed may be Alaska’s top nugget hunter, or maybe he’s one of many. He doesn’t get skunked too often. In the past two years, he’s estimated he’s found about 3,000 gold nuggets primarily at the...
PacificCorp, which owns four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River, has agreed to terms for their removal, a key milestone in efforts to restore what was once the third biggest salmon run on the West Coast and end decades of battles over scarce water.
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
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In years past, it was a long, mosquito infested walk through these hills, not only as a youth but also as an enthusiastic gold prospector and explorer in search of old gold mines and lost paystreaks. Hours were spent going through...
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation of the recent raids, saying he will not tolerate a state agency's participation in the sort of conduct displayed.
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