Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | Categories: Gamechanger
In the old days, they panned the rivers and creeks north of here for the gold flakes that sent so many scurrying to the Klondike. Let us introduce you to prospector Shawn Ryan whose low-tech weed extractor and high-tech mapping has pinpointed the Gold many thought was gone. He now owns 20-percent of all the mineral claims in the Territory. Not bad for a guy with no formal geology training who came here to pick mushrooms.