There’s Still Gold In Oregon’s Umpqua River
January 2008 by David KnowlenThe Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
That prospecting effort you are about to spend your time on...is it worth your effort? If you are going to devote your time to it, you will need all the facts you can get.
The United States has an oil reserve at least three times that of Saudi Arabia locked in oil shale deposits beneath federal land in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, according to a study released August 31.
Strange, isn’t it, how our vocabulary has been expanding of late. Up until late 2001, the term “Twin Towers” meant either the combination of the Federal Budgetary Deficit and the National Debt or the two outstanding forwards of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs. Suddenly, the only relevant meaning was the two destroyed buildings in New York City. By mid-2002, most of us who hadn’t given Afghanistan a second thought became familiar with names of towns and regions in that country.
Dire warnings about potential recession and side effects being felt throughout the economic spectrum sent the stock market down to a massive 394 point loss on the Dow Industrials on the 6th of June (see chart) and also sent chills in many corporate boardrooms in America and beyond.
Only the famous Kennecott copper mine was able to continue operating through the Depression owing to the exceptional richness of its ore.
It is with regret that we let our readers know about the passing of four respected members of the mining and prospecting community who have been lost in the past several months.
My head nearly scraped the caribou horns that hung above the doorway of the old tarpaper cabin I would call home for a few days. The cabin was originally built in the early 1930s and had been dragged about 200 yards across the valley to...
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