States to Govern Own Roadless Areas
June 2005 by StaffThere are strong opinions on both sides after the Bush administration issued a rule ending the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.
Hardrock mining never would have happened in the United States if a recent interpretation of the nation's mining law had been in effect in the 1890s, a mining executive says.
Man O Man, if politics isn’t the strangest game! First, we had a Presidential election that wasn’t over the night it’s over, but instead dragged on for weeks on end before “Dubya” was declared the winner. Then we had the Senatorial contest in Washington that dragged on for more weeks before the Democratic candidate won that squeaker, reducing the Senate to a fifty-fifty proposition with the Republicans having a minuscule edge by virtue of the Vice President being of their party.
There were many thousands of tenderfoot, greenhorn prospectors that came out west in the 1860s and 70s. Some came to make their fortunes; some came to flee other problems back east; and some just came for the adventure. Probably every one had a tale to tell, but one of these adventurous individuals was a young man named Sam, and this is his true story.
How to locate diamonds: This article focuses on the principal host rock for diamond and describes some gemstones (and kimberlitic indicator minerals) typically found with diamond.
Mike and Machael dug in just downriver of that boulder pile and right away found good color and a few small pickers.
I first saw Pioche, Nevada while hitch-hiking into town in an old Ford with three good tires and one wheel hammered to an ugly steel disc on fifty miles of blacktop.
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