Loss of a Legend: Jerry Keene Tribute

Loss of a Legend: Jerry Keene Tribute

The mining community has lost legend Jerry Keene, the well-known patriarch of the Keene Engineering empire. He passed away July 14 at the age of 83 from heart failure.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017/Author: BRAD JONES/Number of views (143)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

Gold Prospectors magazine and the Pick & Shovel Gazette have been accessible online for a couple years, but just recently has viewing these publications on the web been an interactive...
Thursday, July 6, 2017/Author: GPAA Staff/Number of views (2113)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Metal Detecting 101 / Renegade Treasure Hunts

Metal Detecting 101 / Renegade Treasure Hunts

Four detecting events scheduled for 2017

The Gold Prospectors Association of America and the Lost Dutchman’s Mining Association are excited to announce a series of metal detecting training sessions along with renegade treasure hunts...
Friday, February 24, 2017/Author: GPAA/Number of views (5969)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
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Membership Services Team: "You are the gold!"

Membership Services Team: "You are the gold!"

Our goal in the Membership Services department is to provide all members of the Gold Prospectors Association of America with exceptional customer service, continued communication and support. Our...
Saturday, November 26, 2016/Author: BRAD JONES/Number of views (3871)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Miners hold out hope in Oregon dredging case

Miners hold out hope in Oregon dredging case

Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel supports fight

On top of the fundraiser being sponsored by Western Culture Conservancy, Oregon miners got another gift recently, this time in the form of two amicus curiae briefs: one filed by Mountain States...
Friday, September 16, 2016/Author: SARAH REIJONEN/Number of views (3094)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

WMA claims state uses EIRs as weapons against suction dredgers

The following article by the Western Mining Alliance pinpoints the weaknesses in the scientific studies on which the California suction dredge mining ban was based. The original two-year...
Thursday, September 15, 2016/Author: CRAIG LINDSAY/Number of views (4923)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Monster 145-ounce gold nugget unearthed Down Under

Monster 145-ounce gold nugget unearthed Down Under

‘Friday’s Joy’ expected to fetch more than $190,000

A lucky Australian prospector near has unearthed an 145-ounce monster gold nugget, according to a report released by Minelab. The nugget was aptly named “Friday’s Joy” because it...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (5389)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.1
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Summary of the findings in the California Supreme Court Ruling of People vs. Rinehart

Summary of the findings in the California Supreme Court Ruling of People vs. Rinehart

A summary of the history, the arguments, the facts and citations of the decision published by the California Supreme Court concerning suction dredge mining within the state by GPAA President -...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016/Author: BRANDON JOHNSON/Number of views (13518)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
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California Supreme Court rules against Rinehart - UPDATE

California Supreme Court rules against Rinehart - UPDATE

Miners eye Pacific Legal Foundation

The Supreme Court of California has ruled against suction dredge mining in the People v. Rinehart case. Mining groups, including Public Lands for the People, the American Mining Rights...
Monday, August 22, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (12035)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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Prospecting provides peace of mind

Prospecting provides peace of mind

Wounded vets enjoy golden escape into the desert

 A caravan of wounded military veterans and their families ventured out to the Arizona desert in the spring to learn the fine art of gold prospecting. The Gold Prospectors Association of...
Thursday, August 18, 2016/Author: Karen Briggs/Number of views (2745)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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