The Rocky Bar Mining District, Idaho
August 2010 by Alan J. ChenworthRocky Bar sits on the north slope of Horse Ranch Mountain, and while the most productive placers were found in Bear Creek below Rocky Bar, most of the creeks on the south, east and north sides of the mountain contain placer gold and were worked commercially in the past.
We have found strong support from legislators in both the House and Senate for several proposed bills that will provide Mining Districts with a greater role in the decisions that affect access to mining claims, oversight and regulations.
Robert A. Sanregret
1930 - 1999
• The Forest Service worker who cried “wolf”
• Out of commission
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