Young prospector’s wish granted

Young prospector’s wish granted

Nine-year-old Evan Valentino finds gold nugget at LDMA Camp

A prospector’s biggest wish is to find a shiny, gold nugget staring up at him from the earth. In mid-July, nine-year-old Evan Valentino’s wish was granted in multiple ways. With the...
Monday, October 3, 2016/Author: SARAH REIJONEN/Number of views (9498)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Prospectors fight for rights in Black Hills

Prospectors fight for rights in Black Hills

Forest Service cites fairy slipper orchid as reason to ban new mining claims

The U.S. Forest Service proposed  nearly 18,000 acres of land in the Black Hills National Forest to be “withdrawn from mineral entry,” which means no new mining claims would...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016/Author: SARAH REIJONEN/Number of views (3339)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Of fairy slippers, toads and yellow-legged frogs

Of fairy slippers, toads and yellow-legged frogs

Agency rule-making continues to restrict land access, prospecting

Once upon a time, the U.S. Forest Service was a respected federal agency that served the interests of the American people, and not just the interests of radical environmentalist lobby groups. Those...
Monday, September 26, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (2867)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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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 (4078)/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 (5860)/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 (6408)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.1
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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 (13657)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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PLP 2016 GRAND RAFFLE

PLP 2016 GRAND RAFFLE

More than $24,000 was raised in the annual raffle—about one third of that in the last week before the livestream event.
Friday, July 22, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (3491)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.5
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016/Author: SARAH REIJONEN/Number of views (7256)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.4
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GPAA to host PLP Grand Prize Raffle Friday, July 22

GPAA to host PLP Grand Prize Raffle Friday, July 22

Livestreaming set for 10 a.m.

Public Lands for the People has moved the drawing of its 2016 major prize raffle to Friday, July 22, to facilitate live coverage of the event at the Gold Prospectors Association of America...
Monday, July 18, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (3716)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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