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by Dave Mack
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Counties are supporting our Petition!
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Counties are supporting our Petition!

Tom Kitchar of the Waldo Mining District is doing a heck of a great job encouraging local counties to vote for letters in support of our Petition requesting that the Trump Administration begin a federal Rule-making process that will prevent States from enforcing laws or regulations which impose proh...
by Dave Mack
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: We still Have a Reasonable Opportunity to be Allowed Suction Dredges and Motorized Mining on the Federal Lands!
Replies: 2
Views: 121

We still Have a Reasonable Opportunity to be Allowed Suction Dredges and Motorized Mining on the Federal Lands!

After careful review of the court documents from the Rinehart and Bohmker cases, we realized that the BLM and USFS (Forest Service) mining regulations had been amended in the early 2000’s, basically allowing the States authority over mining on federal lands in excess of authority which the BLM or US...
by Dave Mack
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Legal Fund Drawing Winners!
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Legal Fund Drawing Winners!

I'm sorry this notice is a few days delayed. We had a very enthusiastic small army (60+ members) on a weekend project which went really well. It took us longer than usual to put the winner list in a format that could be posted here. Here is the winning list from the legal drawing this past Friday, 6...
by Dave Mack
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Gold & silver drawing in 6 days!
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Gold & silver drawing in 6 days!

This is a reminder to you that we will do the gold & silver legal drawing in Happy Camp this coming Friday afternoon. Here is a link to the details: http://www.goldgold.com/legal-fund-raiser-3-2017-gold-silver-eagles.html This fund-raiser has not generated much support, yet. But it is not uncommon f...
by Dave Mack
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or Oregon
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or Oregon

I am attaching a link to our attorney's Memo which provides a reality check concerning the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to not take up our challenge of State authority to prohibiting mining on the federal lands. This was our second legal case to reach the U.S. Supreme Court in about a year. We shou...
by Dave Mack
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Giving Away Gold & Silver American Eagles
Replies: 0
Views: 252

Giving Away Gold & Silver American Eagles

There will be 25 prizes in all: Grand Prize: 1-ounce American Gold Eagle Four ¼-ounce American Gold Eagles Ten 1/10th-ounce American Gold Eagles Ten 1-ounce American Silver Eagles Our office will automatically generate a ticket in your name for every $10 legal contribution we receive ($100 would gen...
by Dave Mack
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Long, Shallow Deposit of Easy Gold Located Along the Klamath River in Northern California!
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Long, Shallow Deposit of Easy Gold Located Along the Klamath River in Northern California!

In all, we recovered about $800 at today’s gold price – all in about 3 hours of work. I made an offer to keep all the gold for myself in exchange for all the pizza and beer necessary for everyone to celebrate our successful day. But not a single person was interested in that. They all wanted their s...
by Dave Mack
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: PLF filed an Amicus Brief in the Supreme Court!
Replies: 0
Views: 706

PLF filed an Amicus Brief in the Supreme Court!

On behalf of an impressive number of mining associations and municipalities, Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) has filed a supporting brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the mining community. You can find it right here: http://www.goldgold.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/1-1516-Bohmker-AC-Brief...
by Dave Mack
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Letter of support from Siskiyou County
Replies: 1
Views: 587

Letter of support from Siskiyou County

Jim Foley deserves credit for encouraging Siskiyou County (where most of The New 49'er properties are located) to send in a letter of support, requesting the U.S. Supreme Court review the Bohmker case. Here is the letter: http://www.goldgold.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-02-19_BohmkervOregon.pdf
by Dave Mack
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: Legal Fund prize winners
Replies: 0
Views: 729

Legal Fund prize winners

I just received this update from Teyaw Chatneuf, New 49'er Member Services: Here is the winning list from the legal fund drawing 2-22-19 Ten 1-ounce American Silver Eagles 1. William Frese of Cincinnati, OH 2. Kim Ellison of Hayward, CA 3. Steve Perris of Eureka, CA 4. Eric Hansen of Happy Camp, CA ...