Using a Winch to Work Smarter, Not Harder
July 2009 by Ron KliewerIt’s really a kick to watch a boulder weighing several tons moving out of your dredge hole and onto the cobble pile being pulled by a cable attached to your portable winch.
Following the hundreds of delivery complaints we received regarding our January 2006 issue, the US Postal Service made a few suggestions to help stem the tide of late deliveries.
Any illusions that the world had become a safer place were certainly put into serious doubt by events over the past few weeks. During that time we have seen a major Israeli incursion into Gaza in retaliation for Hamas attacks on Israel, huge public demonstrations and accusations of fraud regarding the recent election in Mexico and, most recently, terrorist bombings in Mumbai (Bombay), India, which killed about two hundred people and seriously disrupted India’s financial center.
In Canada we are blessed with a multitude of ways of acquiring gold. We can buy a gold ounce leaf from the bank, buy gold in a jewelry store, purchase gold stocks on the stock market, or dig for it ourselves. If we add gold theft to the list we add...
Planners are narrowing their options for managing the 5.3 million-acre area Chugach National Forest.
Jerry Freeman became an instant celebrity in January by announcing the discovery of a 149-year-old trunk belonging to a band of Gold Rush settlers he's obsessively researched for more than a decade.
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