"...and the beat goes on..."
Kerby Jackson is an author, gold miner and historian living in Southern Oregon's Rogue River Valley. A well known mining rights advocate, he has represented the mining community on public issues and been interviewed on mining related topics and mining history by the Grants Pass Daily Courier, Medford Mail Tribune, The Portland Oregonian, ABC, NBC and Oregon Public Broadcasting. He wrote a regular column on local mining history for the Apple Rogue Times and for the Roseburg Beacon, 1859 Oregon Magazine and numerous internet sites.
In early 2013, Jackson sued Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and three Oregon State Senators for passing state legislation that attacked mining rights.
He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Gold Dust: Stories of Oregon's Mining Years, The Golden Trail: More Stories from Oregon's Mining Years, The Troubled Land and The Long Dark Trail.
Tonight's episode is sponsored by PoBoy Dredge and Oro Expeditions Goldcations.
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