gold mining

Some say there's gold in them thar tunnels

There’s a long tradition of gold mining in Auburn, but two transients took that tradition a bit too far when they mined inside a tunnel below Sun River Clothing and Cafe Deli ...

Reader Input: Beware ADA’s cash cow

I read the article about mercury tainted fish in the Journal (“Warning to anglers on toxic Gold Rush legacy in some fish,” May 30) and was glad it warned about the dang ...

Responsible dredging does no harm

The mercury study that was used to extrapolate the theories about suction dredging was seriously flawed (Journal, July 18). The methodology was the same as if one were to count fli ...

Two arrested for ‘claim jumping’

Two men were arrested for “claim jumping” after they were caught on another man’s gold claim in Foresthill Friday night. Mark Alan Stuck, 51, of Elk Grove, and Steven Silva ...