Exploratory mining begins in Kisaralik Lake area; DNR takes public comment

Department of Natural Resources (DNR) commissioner Tom Irwin was in Bethel earlier this week to hear public testimony about an exploratory mining permit the agency granted in Kisaralik Lake region. (Kisa Gold, mentioned in the story, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gold Crest Mines.)

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel

Quote from a May 16, 2007 SEC filing by Gold Crest Mines, Inc.: “The Company intends to engage in exploration work on its Kisa group of claims in Alaska. The work program for the next 12 months includes airborne aeromagnetic and electromagnetic surveys, geologic mapping, soil, stream sediment and rock chip sampling, ground geophysical surveys and diamond drill testing of three prospects on Kisa claim group.”