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Update on USFS citation of AMRA President Poe

Back in May of this year we posted about how the USFS cited AMRA President Shannon Poe for “defrauding an inn keeper” over an absurd claim by them that a claim owner must pay a $7 fee to a third party garbage collection agency while on their mining claim.   Yes, it was absurd and […]

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What is an NOI, a POO and when do I need it?

Please excuse our absence, it’s been rather hectic lately with claims deadlines, deaths of personal friends, upcoming events and other personal issues. That being said, we have had a number of calls lately about NOI’s and POO’s. We wanted to explain the difference between an NOI (Notice Of Intent) and a POO (Plan Of Operations…aptly […]

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New restrictions on CCW proposed

Does anyone still think the CA government isn’t attacking your 2nd Amendment rights? Want a CCW? Take a look at this bill which would restrict you from carrying just about everywhere. You need to read this bill being proposed by Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and how the places you can carry will be […]

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Roaring Camp coming up August 27th, reserve your spot today

The Roaring Camp outing is coming up August 27th and if you plan on going, you need to reserve your spot. Roaring Camp, the world-famous mining camp located in Pine Grove about an hour south of Placerville and an hour and a half east of Stockton is one of our favorite events of the year. […]

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Oak Fire and Pomona GPAA Show

Oak Fire and Pomona Gold Show: We are home from the Pomona GPAA show this weekend and wanted to thank Jerrimy for volunteering all weekend, you were awesome buddy and we sure appreciate the help. It sure was humbling to have so many people over the two days stop by and support AMRA, sincerely……thank you. […]

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Outing tomorrow!

Well we are all packed for the outing and heading up there in a few hours. Sure have a lot to give away Saturday: A week stay at the world famous Roaring Camp. Henry rifle(s) Proline Mining equipment Screamer Mine gold and much, much more…. Free to the public, plenty of camping, great weather and […]

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Newsom passes unconstitutional gun law

Using this logic of Governor Newsom enabling people to sue the manufacturers of guns if they’ve been harmed, does that mean we can all sue Biden for harming our wallets? Ames tools for stepping on a rake in your yard? Nike for tripping over your own feet?     This is unconstitutional. Read the full […]

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Biden administration hurts American miners, helps Chinese miners

We have some close friends who are currently trying to get their rare earth mines going, but they run into many, many problems from the current administration. But China…ya, go ahead and mine away. From the article: Stauber said, “[T]his administration just will not allow the Minnesota miner to mine these critical minerals here in […]

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Electra fire threatens AMRA board member and Roaring Camp

We are watching this fire extremely close as one of AMRA’s board members home is only a few miles away currently from the front line of this fire. Also, our close friends at Roaring Camp have now just evacuated their camp as seen here on Ricky’s post below. The fire went from 10 acres to […]

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About the West Virginia v EPA case and does it affect mining?

We’ve had a few of you reach out to discuss the recent ruling by SCOTUS on the West Virginia V EPA case where the court ruled the EPA over-stepped their authority to regulate the Clean Air Act.   Does this help mining? Our take is yes, it is likely. Over the years (many, many years) […]

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