Woman Gets 90 Months in Mining Fraud Case
March 2007 by StaffA Nevada woman was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in an investment scheme involving claims that she could extract precious metals from volcanic cinders, officials said.
Six sticks of dynamite had been found in the glove compartment of an abandoned car back in 1972. This started an investigation by every level of law enforcement, including the federal government, in the Silver City, New Mexico area.
Roosevelt was a product of the Thunder Mountain boom, Idaho's last major gold rush.
The Forest Service is issuing $69,630 in small grants to several rural communities in Nevada to help diversify their economies and wean them from dependency on natural resources.
The recent increased public attention given to Revised Statute 2477 rights-of-way also has been accompanied by an increase in misinformation being spread by some anti-access environmental groups and federal bureaucrats.
Without this versatile group of technologies, we would be hard-pressed to produce the metals so critical to our modern way of life. The robust mining industry of today would literally not exist.
As I laid in my Jeep and tried to get some rest, I began to realize how tired I was. I felt like a little kid who walked around Disneyland for 12 hours with his parents.
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