News & Events

AMRA Public Outing at “Roaring Camp Mining Company”

AMRA is having another fun and exciting outing! Saturday, August 22, 2020, 9:30 am to 10 pm You must make reservations by August 12th. This event is not open for drop-ins and space is limited! Click Here for more information

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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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On a serious note about the virus

We here at AMRA have made an informed and educated decision to stay at home, only going to the grocery store once per week. We will be making that trip for our neighbors as well (mostly elderly) so they do not have to. If you are hoarding TP, hand sanitizer, medicines, bread, milk, eggs, thermometers […]

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Day 4 and 5 of the Chinese Corona Virus lockdown at the AMRA house

Day 4 and 5 of the Chinese Corona virus lockdown at the AMRA house.   Gotta apologize for not posting yesterday, things got a tish-bit hectic…more on that in a bit. Haven’t gotten any requests for my paintings yet, but decided to do a few more to impress folks with my talents and hopefully will […]

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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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