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.
Or is it? These man-made nuggets first started appearing on some of the Internet auction sites in the summer of 1999, at which time I became a little suspicious and purchased two of them.
• A busy week at work
• Help Needed: light office work, good pay, good benefits...
• FBI pulling weeds in Washington, DC
"Suh-wheet!" I exclaimed as I sprang to my feet and quickly pumped my detector coil high overhead to alert Smokey that I had just found a nugget.
For gold advocates, the theme this past month could have been Life should be beautiful! After all, just consider some of the events of the past month.
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