Washington Gold Miners Receive Ecology Award
June 2008 by David KnowlenRepresentatives from Washington State’s independent, small-scale gold mining community recently accepted an award and a message of gratitude from the leader of the State’s Department of Ecology.
It is our hope that the following information will help desert residents understand what is happening and prepare them with adequate knowledge and information to participate in the government process as allowed by the United States Constitution and provided for in public law.
Suggestions for claim jumpers
Rocky Bar sits on the north slope of Horse Ranch Mountain, and while the most productive placers were found in Bear Creek below Rocky Bar, most of the creeks on the south, east and north sides of the mountain contain placer gold and were worked commercially in the past.
Many gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
An original copy of our very first issue was recently found at the North Star Mining Museum in California by Carol Marshall, and the museum was nice enough to return it to us! (Read the full story.)
The issue is now available as a free pdf download. The file is approximately 7Mb.
(A black & white reprint is also available for $6.00 plus postage.)
Click here to download a copy.
Only one word truly describes the greatest source of headlines during the past month and that word is “politics.” With the November 6 Congressional and Presidential elections drawing ever closer and with both party’s conventions having been recently concluded, we take a serious look at the political situation below.
The first pieces found were in a spot that most gold hunters would not even detect, right in the middle of a downslope meadow.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Platinum Alley—The South American Zone of Wealth and Adventure • Choosing The Right Detector Coil • Internet Scams • Becoming A Nozzle Master • Slug Gulch • Gold Deposits of Georgia • Mining the Old-Timers • Prospecting Adventures—Pure Gold • Legislation Would Require Palladium Coin • Record Gold Prices Prompt Gold Mining In Boulder • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back