Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest
September 1999 by Associated PressThe National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum at Leadville has announced the results of a search earlier this year for new poetry about mines and mining.
Jerry Hobbs, president of Public Lands for the People, is taking action to prevent undue restrictions on miners utilizing suction dredges in California.
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
The Colorado state Court of Appeals ruled that counties have the authority to ban the use of cyanide in gold mining.
• An idea that is overdue...
• Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?
A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
Getting started in prospecting often requires the purchase of some equipment, but one can spend as little as $10 and be finding gold or spend thousands and also be finding gold—yet you will probably have many more opportunities and possibilities with more and better equipment.
Federal and state wildlife biologists planted false evidence of a rare cat species in two national forests, officials told The Washington Times.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • Company Notes • ISEE Celebrates 25 Years • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • The Klamath Mountains • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Gold in the Drum Mountains • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back