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Recluse Died with $7 Million in Gold

A Carson City recluse whose body was found in his home at least a month after he died left only $200 in his bank account.

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Picks & Pans: Highbanking on the American River


Steve and I decided to try our luck on the North Fork doing a little highbanking, or motor sluicing as the liberals would call it. 

The Suction Gold Dredging Fight Continues in California


The story is similar to what has played out over the past several years. The Karuk Tribe of northern California, with the support of several environmental and fishing groups, sues the California Department of Fish & Game in an attempt to stop suction gold dredging in the state. At the same time, they find a state legislator sympathetic to their cause and persuade the legislator to introduce a bill to stop suction gold dredging.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• California Senator proposes locking up 2.5 million acres with "Wildnerness" designation
• Battle over the rights of people versus fish continues in the Klamath Basin
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Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle


This is a story of a bit of our earth, carved by lines of longitude and latitude. There is a deep mystery in this land. The naked mountains speak of long ages of thrusting and rifting—of uplift and erosion. These riddles in the rock defy explanation.

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The San Juan Mountains, Colorado


The rugged San Juan Mountains of Colorado rise to 14,309 feet and were a barrier to overland travel for many years. Precipitation, in the form of summer thundershowers and heavy winter snow, is enough to support coniferous forests.

Tyrie's Roadway Nugget


I will have to admit, I actually was brought to tears just thinking about what I had just done. I knew the gold was there, but I never thought I would be so fortunate to find such a prize nugget.

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