Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Raises Harassment of Miners to a New Level
August 2002 by Greg ChristensenNew regulations have given the enforcement arm of the WDFW official “police” status, with the authority to issue citations, pursue warrants, make arrests and confiscate items.
Backers of the petition drive that began five months ago said they secured only about two-thirds of the 97,000 signatures they needed by the deadline to place the measure on the November ballot.
by Ron James
State Historic Preservation Officer
Concerning assay comments...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The German scientist, Alfred Wegener, came out with his theory of "continental drift" in 1912. He was considered a crackpot and it was half a century before geologists and planetary scientists began to take a second look at his theory.
Interior Secretary Gale Norton approved the reversal of controversial millsite restrictions that were put in place by the Clinton administration.
Ask leading historians to name Colorado's top 10 builders and the list quickly grows to 50 people. The list includes visionaries, scoundrels and gamblers.
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