Washington Gold & Fish Update
July 2001 by Greg ChristensenWashington’s mineral prospecting regulations, adopted Jan. 1999, have indeed caused great chaos for those who enjoy the hobby and also those who were accustomed to making a living by operating larger (8”) dredges. The discussion within the miners’ network has not decreased; at best it is a slow simmer.
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
Most American markets greeted the first few trading days of the new year with substantial selling. Compared to their 2004 year-end levels, by January 11, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had declined almost 300 points, the NASDAQ Composite had fallen from 2,185 to near 2,080 while the S&P 500 had dropped from 1,217 to 1,183.
While most precious metals observers tend to pay more attention to action in the gold market as opposed to silver, there are times when the white metal can give us particularly sharp price targets going forward.
A treasure-seeking young man whose name will forever remain anonymous made the months-long journey either over land or by sailing ship to California after word spread about the gold strike in 1849.
Coeur Alaska’s plan to develop the Kensington gold mine and dispose of its tailings in a lake has been approved by the Tongass National Forest.
We anticipate there will be a change in party leadership in possibly both the House and Senate following the November 2022 mid-term elections…
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