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Idaho Dredging Update

South Fork Clearwater update, July 26:   Yet another day partially missed to deal with this USFS nonsense. We drove to Grangeville to call a gentleman in Missoula MT at the regional HQ for the USFS. He was cordial, but said some things we found quite baffling. He stated all the miners he’s heard from […]

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Hello from Idaho dredge camp

Hello from the South Fork Clearwater. Firstly, we’d like to remind everyone internet is quite a ways away from our claim and our camp so we cannot get emails, therefore the hundreds I am getting with go unanswered for a while. Phone service is non-existent, so calling if futile. That being said, if the Washington […]

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Idaho Dredge Update, Sunday July 22.

Update Sunday, July 22nd, 12:45 pm:   Yesterday little brown envelopes were placed on several of our vehicles. In those were several things.   1) a “warning notice” from the LEO stating we were dredging without a PoO and which, he said days earlier this document (should we be given one) was only that we […]

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Things are getting interesting here in Idaho

We wanted to give you an update here in Idaho. Things are beginning to get very interesting.   Last night, we were approached by the USFS LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) who informed us that we will be required to accept a “notice of non-compliance” or a “warning of non-compliance” which are essentially one in the […]

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Colorado is now challenging the Feds over road closures

We here at AMRA strive to educate our followers, members and friends on what their rights are.   If you do not know what RS2477 is, you need to.   RS2477, a subpart of the 1866 Mining Grant states roads must remain open. Just a few years ago, Utah challenged the Federal government’s assertion that […]

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A quick update on some issues:

Update on some current issues:   We are packing today for our trip to Idaho and the South Fork Clearwater. We have been informed the USFS is not backing down on their ridiculous assertion that suction dredgers must pull a Plan of Operations (PoO). This is not, by law required and they are also claiming […]

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Suction dredging and the fight in California

A new article by the Desert Sun on the fight here in California. Please folks, post a comment on the Desert Sun and be heard: https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/politics/2018/06/29/suction-dredge-mining-advocates-foes-regroup-after-clarifying-legislation-grinds-halt/742999002/ Or simply click Suction dredge mining advocates foes regroup after clarifying legislation grind to a halt

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What to do if you’re missing a leg for your Gold Cube

If you are in the middle of nowhere and need to run a gold cube but only have three legs, what do you do? Steal one from a moose of course. Worked like a champ for three days when i found the 4th leg and we had to move.   This was an ingenious fix […]

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We are back and here is what we are working on

We have finally recovered after our dredge trip to the 40 Mile River in Alaska at the Gold Fever Prospecting camp near Chicken. We are writing a story which documents our 2 weeks up there and will share it soon.   We are very actively setting up our face to face meetings with CA Department […]

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