August 2002 by Bob SchlosserI wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
• "No small mining operation can afford this..."
• "The small arrastra still lives... "
• "...an effective defense against Green political efforts to lock the public off public lands."
Original Sixteen to One Mine Inc., the second oldest United States publicly traded gold mining company, became a Golden Partner of the California Sesquicentennial last month.
This was one of those stories where you have no doubt that the person telling it believes it to be true. But was it?
As usual, the decision process was extremely difficult, but we managed to pick our 10 winners.
• The Canadian exchange rate defense
• Excess vehicles are "driving" taxpayers crazy
• Dead snake delays construction
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
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