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Alaska Science Forum: The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

...foggy day on St. Paul Island, a woolly mammoth stepped onto a trapdoor of greenery...scientist who descended by ladder found the mammoth's tooth amid the bones of other mammoths...foxes. Radiocarbon dating showed the mammoth died about 6,500 years ago. Here was...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-03/alaska-science-forum-mammoth-mystery
Outdoors
Mother and son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

...fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk in the same Alaska location where...Luann Harrelson, spotted a 79-pound mammoth tusk fossil in the muck of the river...Harrelson, said villagers previously found mammoth teeth at the site."I think at one point...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/mother-and-son-find-wooly-mammoth-tusks
State
Becoming Alaskan: Giving in to the Xtratuf trend

...use out of my Xtratufs once I left Alaska - lack of insulation was a major bummer in the dry, 10-degree temperatures of Mammoth Mountain.But here's the funny thing about Xtratufs outside of Alaska - they're a beacon for anyone who has ever lived...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-12/becoming-alakan-giving-xtratuf-tren
Neighbors
Guide pleads guilty to stealing mammoth tusk

...client smuggle a 10,000-year-old mammoth fossil out of Alaska.Karen Jettmar is...co-conspirator but not named, took the mammoth fossil to Pennsylvania, investigators...years.It is illegal to collect or sell mammoth fossils found on federal or state land...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-05-21/guide-pleads-guilty-stealing-mammoth-tu
State
Humans not blamed for demise of mammoth

...cleared humans as a prime suspect in the demise of the woolly mammoth. Work by a team of international researchers indicates that...they found what they were looking for - the presence of both mammoth and horse DNA. Evidence of species like moose and Arctic hare...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122109/sta_537993925.shtml
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

...Gary Larson-ish" false front bar with a bear hiding behind it, trying to lure a miner in. There's a man hunting a mammoth."Stories are more interesting to me than the abstract pieces that you sometimes see which are really beautiful," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/snow-carving-team-prepares-buckwheat-ski-
Art
Outside editorial: A mammoth tale

...may one day try to resurrect a woolly mammoth, a long-extinct relative of today's...if scientists can reconstruct a woolly mammoth, what's to say that they can't tinker...discovered, Coyne said. Bring back the woolly mammoth and his friends? Sure. But remember...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010709/opi_374785285.shtml
Mammoth excavated

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A woolly mammoth preserved in ice has been excavated in...Siberian explorer Bernard Buiges views wooly mammoth tusks that he arranged earlier this month...the Taimyr Peninsula of Siberia. The mammoth was found in 1997 by a 9-year-old...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102199/Loc_mammoth.html
Local
Ketchikan man making replica sail for museum ship

...the site will remain home for a number of exhibits, including a mining locomotive, historic kayaks, a lighthouse lens, mammoth tusks, "tons and tons" of taxidermized animals and a crab pot from the TV show "Deadliest Catch." Come spring 2016...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-09/ketchikan-man-making-replica-sail-museu
State
London rail work unearths thousands of skeletons

...archaeologists it's like Christmas. Almost every shovelful of earth has uncovered a piece of history, or prehistory: bison and mammoth bones; Roman horseshoes; medieval ice skates; the remains of a moated Tudor manor house.Chief archaeologist Jay Carver...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/london-rail-work-unearths-thousands-s
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