All About Mining

Out of control……..

In answer to the question we posed yesterday on which state AMRA has the most complaints about access, interference with mining, road closures, USFS and other issues, 5 of the 77 comments we received were correct. Montana is home….by far to the most complaints of all the states in the Union. Oregon is likely number […]

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Day 3 of the Corona Virus lockdown at the AMRA house.

Day 3 of the Corona Virus lockdown at the AMRA house. Was pretty bored this morning, wife wouldn’t let me hang the painting from yesterday. She said…well, I’ll leave that part out but it was something like ‘no f****** way are you putting that piece of **** in here” so decided to make cake for […]

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Day 2 of the Corona Virus lockdown…

Day 2 of the Corona Virus lockdown at the AMRA house. Woke up at 2:30 am and thought someone was breaking in to steal my 3 roll stash of Charmin double-soft, ultra deluxe super rolls worth about $1,765.00 in todays current prices. Jumped out of bed to grab the shotgun and stepped on the dogs […]

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Our trip to Washington DC is postponed due to Corona virus.

We have avoided posting about the Corona virus because well…we don’t want to add to the hysteria.   However, we have been informed our trip to Washington DC is being postponed to a few months down the road.   We find it rather amazing that grocery stores are being stripped of their products….although it makes […]

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BLM exodus: Agency loses half of DC staff slated for relocation

From The Hill: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has lost more than half of its Washington-based employees who were slated to move out West as the agency pushes ahead with a controversial plan to relocate staff. New internal numbers from the Interior Department obtained by The Hill show 69 employees have left the agency rather than […]

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Outstanding read on mining law

We’ve read a lot of publications over the years on the legality and history of filing mining claims, both patented and non-patented. This is perhaps the most comprehensive we’ve read to date. (thank you Kerby Jackson).   Our goal at AMRA is to educate you, the small-scale miner on what your rights are, what you […]

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New AMRA Utah claim!

Woo hoo, AMRA just added our first mining claim in Utah to our mix. We have been working to add this claim now for over a year and are proud to say we’ve just added yet another state to our mining territory. The claim is near Beaver Utah and while the gold isn’t 1 ounce […]

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Please help Elk City Idaho and sign this petition, we have.

This Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests “Forest Plan Revision” petition addresses the adverse economic impact on the greater Elk City, Idaho area’s economy. A significant portion of Elk City, Idaho business community is dependent upon recreation, tourism, hunting, fishing, mining and lodging in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.  The addition of more “Wild & Scenic River” […]

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4.9 million dollars of your tax money for California Trout

4.9 million dollars of your tax money to California Trout to create fish habitat.   Hmmm, I wonder if there is something which creates fish habitat and generates revenue for the state instead of costing the tax payers…..oh, and removing 98% of mercury and lead from those same fishermen?   From the article: “In this […]

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AMRA has been invited to Washington DC

You may have put two and two together now by us asking about, and talking about politicians, Secretary of the Dept. of Ag and other topics recently. Yes, in fact AMRA has been invited to go to Washington DC to meet with several Trump supporting people and Trump appointed people. We leave in a few […]

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