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Geologist inspects drill core from the 2022 drilling at Betty.

First year's update from White Gold

White Gold Corp. Jan. 5 announced the first results for the year from its 2022 drilling program at the Ryan's Surprise target on the White Gold property with a significant intercept of... — Updated 1/12/2023

First-of-its-kind northern solar farm for Snowline Gold's Forks Camp in Yukon.

Snowline ends 2022 with review of success

Snowline Gold Corp. Dec. 29 highlighted a truly transformative year of discoveries and successes for this swiftly growing Yukon junior. A recent addition to the Yukon's vast collection of... — Updated 1/12/2023

Drill pad on the ridge of a rocky hill at Sitka Gold Corp.'s RC Gold project.

Sitka reports one of the best holes to date

Sitka Gold Corp. Jan. 11 announced the assay results for the final drill holes of its 2022 drill program at the company's RC Gold project in Yukon's Tombstone Belt, including one hole... — Updated 1/12/2023

A scenic view of the Yukon mountains overlooking the Nickel Shaw property.

Nickel Creek could be future carbon trap

Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. Dec. 16 announced results on the ongoing work toward carbon sequestering at the company's Wellgreen deposit on its flagship Nickel Shaw project in... — Updated 1/5/2023

The Minto Mine in the Yukon has produced 500 million lb of copper since 2007.

Minto pleased with extensive MT survey

Minto Metals Corp. Dec. 20 announced the results from its 2022 magnetotellurics geophysical survey over its Minto copper mine property in Yukon, Canada. Magnetotellurics is a passive... — Updated 1/5/2023

Dilapidated buildings from the historical mining at Porter-Idaho on Mt. Rainey.

StrikePoint unearths root of Porter-Idaho

StrikePoint Gold Inc. Dec. 19 announced that the 2022 exploration drilling was successful in confirming high-grade silver mineralization within the historic resource block on the... — Updated 1/5/2023

Snowline geologist examining drill core closely using a loupe.

Intercepts swell Valley gold for Snowline

Snowline Gold Corp. Dec. 22 announced a significant 207-meter intercept of 1.76 grams per metric ton gold in the latest round of assay results from its 2022 drilling at the Rogue project... — Updated 1/5/2023

Bre-X Minerals Ltd. former headquarters in Calgary, Canada.

The biggest Canadian gold hoax of all time

Start with the biggest deposit of gold ever reported, add in a dash of remote, inaccessible jungles of Indonesia, and let simmer for almost a decade, and you have a recipe for the... — Updated 1/5/2023 Full story

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Drill in a rocky valley at Grande Portage's Herbert Gold property in SE Alaska.

Excellent enviro results for Herbert Gold

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Dec. 13 announced very positive results of environmental testing at the company's Herbert Gold project a few miles north of Juneau, Alaska. Done as part of t... — Updated 12/22/2022

A lone geologist hiking up a grassy hill in Yukon territory.

Drill taps high-grade gold at Betty Ford

White Gold Corp. Dec. 8 reported additional assays from the company's 2022 drilling program at the Betty property, with an intercept cutting the highest grades ever at 18.29 meters... — Updated 12/15/2022

Helicopter on a drill pad near the Cambria Icefield in British Columbia, Canada.

StrikePoint discovers new mineralized zones

StrikePoint Gold Inc. Nov. 28 announced that the initial drill results from its 2022 exploration program expanded known mineralization at the Willoughby gold-silver project in British... — Updated 12/15/2022

A northwesterly view from Alianza Minerals' Haldane Silver project in the Yukon.

Bighorn raised to big league for Alianza

Alianza Minerals Ltd. Dec. 14 announced the completion of its 2022 exploration program at the Haldane silver project in the Yukon's historic Keno Hill Mining District, which culminated... — Updated 12/15/2022

A rare relatively clear sky above White Gold's Betty property in Yukon, Canada.

Betty and Mascot reveal exciting results

White Gold Corp. Nov. 28 announced positive results from the 2022 drill program at the Betty Ford and Mascot targets on the company's Betty property in Yukon's White Gold District,... — Updated 12/8/2022

A drill pad on the side of a snowy mountain at Sitka Gold's RC Gold project.

Sitka Gold expands Blackjack discovery

Sitka Gold Corp. Nov. 18 announced the latest batch of assays from the summer drilling program at the RC Gold project in Yukon, Canada. While sixteen diamond drill holes were completed... — Updated 12/8/2022

A dusk shot of Fireweed Metals' Gayna River project in NWT, Canada.

High-grade rocks from Jaws of Gayna River

Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 17 announced that its exploration program at Gayna River revealed several potential high-grade targets at this zinc-lead-gallium-germanium project in Canada's N... — Updated 12/3/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News
Geologists test water near the Pebble mine site in Southwest Alaska.

Royalty has little impact on Pebble PEA

An updated preliminary economic assessment for Pebble shows that a US$60 million royalty investment deal between Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. and an unnamed investor has a minimal... — Updated 12/3/2022

Macmillan Pass within the Mackenzie Mountains in Canada.

Fireweed first assays reveal best intercept

Fireweed Metals Corp. Nov. 22 announced that the second hole drilled this year at Macmillan Pass cut an impressive 124 meters averaging 12.3% zinc, 1.3% lead, and 45.9 grams per metric... — Updated 12/1/2022

The northern lights above Osisko Metals' Pine Point project.

Osisko defines more resource for feasibility

Osisko Metals Inc. Nov. 22 announced further drill results from the 2022 definition drilling at its Pine Point zinc-lead project in Northwest Territories, moving one step closer toward a... — Updated 12/1/2022

Beads of doré or a semi-pure gold silver alloy inside small clay crucibles.

An essay on 5,000 years of fire assaying

The magnitude of metals' role in humanity is made evident through the names of its ages – Stone, Bronze, and Iron – before the loftier eras that sought more esoteric meaning to life... — Updated 12/1/2022 Full story

A bird's eye shot of Banyan Gold's AurMac property in the Yukon.

Banyan drills impressive gold at Powerline

Banyan Gold Corp. Nov. 7 reported that its systematic drilling at AurMac continues to extend the gold mineralized footprint of the Powerline and Aurex Hills deposits, including an... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News Nuggets
Herbert Gold operational site in Southeast Alaska.

Grande Portage awaits Herbert Gold assays

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. Nov. 3 announced the completion of a nearly 10,000-meter 2022 drill program and eagerly awaits the ensuing assays to continue upgrading and expanding the... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By A.J. Roan    News
Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA)(Left), Peter DeFazio (D-OR)(Right).

Newest report condemns Pebble project

The U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee released a report accusing proponents of the proposed Pebble copper mine in Southwest Alaska of carrying out a 'bait and... — Updated 11/17/2022

Geologist surveying on a slope overseeing the Rogue property in Yukon.

Valley returns strong gold for Snowline

Snowline Gold Corp. Nov. 15 announced that drills cut an incredible 128.2-meter intercept averaging 2.48 grams per metric ton gold from surface, within a wider 285.2-meter section... — Updated 11/17/2022

Palladium One VP Exploration Neil Pettigrew standing below rocky outcrop.

Palladium One grabs big multi-metal sample

Palladium One Mining Inc. Nov. 17 announced that one grab sample from the initial exploration of its newly acquired Canalask project in the Yukon contained 0.15% nickel, 6.07% copper,... — Updated 11/17/2022

Drill core from Osisko Metals' high-grade zinc Pine Point project in NWT.

Osisko reports definition drilling success

Osisko Metals Inc. Nov. 9 announced the results of its 2022 definition drilling program at its Pine Point project in Canada's Northwest Territories, a program that aims to upgrade its... — Updated 11/10/2022


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