The Bawl Mill
December 1999 by Staff• Gotta Have It, got it!...
• Computer Industry Feeds the Belt Way...
• The pre-game snack of choice at the new Staples Center arena is oysters on the half shell...
• Not so happy birthday
• Even more support for the PLP
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
• USFS Draft Reclamation Bond Guide needs your comments
• Colorado seeks ownership of rights of way
• Comments needed for Sierra Nevada EIS
• Roadless rule to stand, with a few changes
• California dredging update
• Favorable bills in Congress
There was certainly no shortage of attention-grabbing headlines during the past month. First we had the successful initiation of a recall election in California, followed by enormous increases in the price of gasoline in the USA and Canada, then both nations suffered through the worst power blackout in decades, and finally we are witnessing what appears to be the unraveling of the “road map” to peace in the Middle East.
If developed with metal detecting in mind, this virgin ground could be a bonanza for nugget hunting.
Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Desert Phone Trashed • ICMJ Elected Prospecting Magazine of 1999 • Advertising Manager Leaving ICMJ • Guest Editorial—California "Special" Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • The Search Continues • Guest Editorial: U.S. Government—Like Nobody's Business • Circulation and Collections Manager Leaving ICMJ • Company Notes • House Chair Requests Records on Forest Decision • BLM Wants to Withdraw South Pass Public Land • Silverton Preserving Lofty Symbol of Mining Era • Hijackers Make Off With 660 Pounds of Gold • Prospecting With a Magnetometer • 1999 Tables of Content • Lighting the Way Underground 1860-1940s • Millie's Tailings • Picks & Pans: Crevicing & Sniping for Placer Gold • Looking Back • Gold in Sonora • Forest Service Boss Quits in Bull Trout Flap • Melman on Gold & Silver • European Gold Miners Seek Clarification Letter • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Squeezing Diamond Into Graphite