The Bawl Mill
February 2006 by Staff• It’s good to be the president...of the teacher’s union
• Anyone need a 1040 form?
• Global warming turns a new leaf
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: All Work and No Pay
At first we decided to see what the flat by our camp would produce where the old-timers had worked it with their Pelton wheel and dragline buckets.
The World of the Simple Gold Pan
There are so many, many different types of gold pans on the market that I thought it would be worthwhile to take a look at the world of the simple gold pan.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Bush lets Roadless Rule take effect while promising changes
• USFS seeks comments for Utah forest
• A bold move by a small town
• Forest Service wants to encourage return of Canada lynx
• Update on Oregon's Measure 7
California State Gold Panning Championships September 1-2, 2007
Ready, Set, Go! The stopwatch clicks on and the panner starts like being fired out of a cannon. It’s the Labor Day weekend and the State Championships are on their way.
Mining Districts: A Concept Reborn
Most of the mining opposition today is centered around the small-scale miner. These miners number in the thousands and come from every walk of life.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Exploring La Trinidad Mine
This was a trail for a mountain goat. It was wide enough for a person to travel, clear enough except for lots of broken shale, but steep, really steep. I was beginning to question my sanity as the eight of us dropped almost 1,200 feet down the mountainside in order to locate La Trinidad Mine. Just as it seemed we might have missed it, there it was in all its glory.
January Issues Delayed For Weeks As USPS Searches Their Facility • The Rocks That Burn: Is Oil Shale the Answer?—Part I • Feds Move Oil Shale to Front Burner • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology) • The Circle Goldfields • New Montana Board Moves to Halt Mining • Newmont Looks to Ghana • PLP President Intervenes on Behalf of Dredgers • Samuel Franklin Hunt Nevada’s “Rio Tinto” • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices