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by Dave Mack
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Update on Happy Camp Fire, Details on GoFundMe Account
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Update on Happy Camp Fire, Details on GoFundMe Account

To be brief, let me just say that conditions in Happy Camp have been very difficult since the wild fire swept down Indian Creek on September 8th. Nearly all residents of Happy Camp were evacuated. Our acting General Manager, Dickey Melton, defied mandatory evacuation orders and stayed behind. I have...
by Dave Mack
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: The town of Happy Camp was nearly taken out by a firestorm!
Replies: 1
Views: 204

The town of Happy Camp was nearly taken out by a firestorm!

For those of you who are worried about how and if we survived the voracious fire storm that swept down Indian Creek and threatened all of Happy Camp (northern California) yesterday and last night, I will update you with what I know so far. I still remain locked down in the Philippines because of COV...
by Dave Mack
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Our open doors have just been switched to off-season hours
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Our open doors have just been switched to off-season hours

This is just to let you know that we have switched our open door hours to an off-season schedule. The front door will be open between 9 am and 2 pm Monday through Friday. Our staff will be doing their administrative work inside the building and answering calls until 4 pm. We have an answering servic...
by Dave Mack
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: In Memory of Montine Blevins
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Views: 201

In Memory of Montine Blevins

Nearly everyone associated with our program knew and loved Montine Blevins. She was the most helpful person we ever had at the counter and over the phone. Montine would go out of her way to help anyone who needed it. I am very saddened to announce that Montine Blevins has passed on from a long battl...
by Dave Mack
Sat May 09, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Solicitor General brief to High Court!
Replies: 2
Views: 320

Re: Solicitor General brief to High Court!

Whoops; my bad; I have been corrected. This was the reply from the Oregon State Solicitor General. Whew; I was taking a heavy loss on that!

These are the arguments we would expect from the officials we are up against.

Perhaps the Trump Administration will come in on our side after all.
by Dave Mack
Sat May 09, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Solicitor General brief to High Court!
Replies: 2
Views: 320

Solicitor General brief to High Court!

Well; it does not look like we are getting much support from the Trump Administration!

The following arguments are presented to the U.S. Supreme Court by the Solicitor General:

https://goldgold.com/wp-content/uploads ... 19-839.pdf
by Dave Mack
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Winners List for 14 February Legal drawing
Replies: 0
Views: 345

Winners List for 14 February Legal drawing

Here are the winners from The New 49’ers Legal Fund Drawing on February 14, 2020 Ten 1-Ounce American Silver Eagles 1. Bernard O’Connell from OR 2. Scott McGrosso from CA 3. Tamarand Campbell from CA 4. Michael Bales from WA 5. Tamarand Campbell from CA 6. Kevin Creamer from NY 7. Lenny Rock of from...
by Dave Mack
Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Memo from our attorneys
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Memo from our attorneys

I thought you might be interested in this:

https://goldgold.com/wp-content/uploads ... ogress.pdf
by Dave Mack
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Legal Drawing Will Happen This Friday!
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Legal Drawing Will Happen This Friday!

Here is a reminder that The New 49'er Legal Fund will give away 3 ounces of gold American Eagles and 10 ounces of silver American Eagles on this coming Friday, 14 February. This is to raise money to help pay for the Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court and the other legal matters which small-scale...
by Dave Mack
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Amicus Brief on behalf of Small-scale Miners Submitted to U.S. Supreme Court!
Replies: 3
Views: 496

Re: Amicus Brief on behalf of Small-scale Miners Submitted to U.S. Supreme Court!

I just got this from our attorneys: "All – some very promising news: Today, the U.S. Supreme Court specifically requested a response from DEQ, after meeting in conference about the case. (Last month, DEQ actually waived its right to file a response to the petition, but the Supreme Court has now orde...