Winnemucca Rising While Other Towns Falter
September 2008 by Associated PressWinnemucca has something almost every other place in Nevada wishes it had: jobs and relative prosperity.
The sun is teasing the horizon in the heart of the Mojave. Soon, the exciting nightlife will end as the lizards and desert rats return to their homes.
A series of coastal ranges, separated by narrow valleys, characterize coastal California south of Monterey. The mountains rise to 5,800 feet in elevation, with annual rainfall varying from 12 to 64 inches, depending on elevation and exposure.
Back in the early 1800s, there was a gold mine being dug in a mining community called Garden Valley. Garden Valley is located northeast of Sacramento, between Georgetown and Coloma. They called it Garden Valley because there were some miners who thought there might be more money in growing and selling vegetables than in mining for gold.
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How does one determine who owns a mining claim?
Opponents of Measure 7 warn that it will grow into a monster.
Q: I plan to be filing as the sole owner of the claim. How many claims can I file for and what would be the size of claim(s)?
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