Siskiyou National Forest Update
July 2002 by Tom KitcharFor the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
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• No such thing as a free lunch
• Cold weather interrupts global warming expedition
• Hotline turns up the heat
• Mad Men arrested for living up to their name
It’s amazing how a few pictures could place an entire Presidential Administration on the defensive, yet that is exactly what has happened during the past month with the publication of the photos out of Iraq, which presumably show American soldiers engaging in acts of torture, humiliation and ridicule inflicted on their Iraqi prisoners.
• Government discovers new method to subsidize airlines
• California uses environmentalists' favorite tool against them
• Delayed gratification
• Hold my seat; I'll be right back...
With the strong gold and silver prices we have had for the last couple years, exploration for gold and silver is on the rise around the world. Junior (smaller) exploration firms are out sampling, trenching and drilling their properties.
Many prospectors who find specimens of rich quartz with visible gold often wonder about the gold content of their specimens. Pieces with significant visible gold can sometimes be found at hard rock mines, by prospecting...
Not too many years ago, junior mining companies most frequently limited their activities to exploring and pre-developing their mining properties.
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