Underground at Yankee Jim's
June 2003 by Don RobinsonIn 1849, the story spreading around the Barnes Store (on the North Fork of the American near Colfax, California) was about some rich diggings being found up in the hills going east, and not very far up the ridge according to some accounts.
The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) announced the release of their new small-scale mining regulations. Public meetings were scheduled at several locations in the state to collect comments, but we learned just prior to press time that the process has come to a halt.
The late George Elwood, of Johannesburg, California, was well known for helping anyone in need. As a matter of fact, I originally met George when he went out of his way to help me with a flat-tire problem.
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"Little Boys who pick up rocks either go to prison or become geologists."
Hard times for the copper industry could cost property owners in Grant County.
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• County Ruled Unfair in Mineral Valuations
• Public Comment Period for Clean Water Action Plan
Cominco American Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Cominco Ltd., is seeking regulatory approval to reopen the mine in early 2002.
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