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What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...the next 10 years does annual general fund revenue come close to the level of this year, a year in which we already face a mammoth deficit.In short, it will only get worse.The permanent fund had a value of about $27 billion in 2004, when the Legislature...
In on the deals: Peninsula shoppers keep merchants hopping

...items including jewelry, fur parkas, and a few specimens of mammoth ivory. Some of the items she had made herself, and the village of Deering, where Moto lives. The pieces of mammoth ivory had been dug up by members of her family, whom she said...
Mammoth piece found on beach

...something other than a rock. It was a woolly mammoth tooth. "Luckily I had attended Janet...who had heard talks describing woolly mammoth remains found on the Kenai Peninsula given...approximately six and a half inches long - the mammoth it came from may have been a young one...
An Outdoor View: How to make fish

...wife's favorite pieces of jewelry is a necklace that I made with a halibut tail that I carved from a piece of fossilized mammoth tusk. Use your imagination. If you're good at welding or brazing and can scrounge up some scrap metal, make some fish...

...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...
Refuge Notebook: Ice-age mammals on the Kenai Peninsula - an update us understand the presence of these mammoth fossils by contacting trained individuals...individuals and the investigators. Nine mammoth fossils, one steppe bison horn core...carnivore were dated. Samples from a mammoth molar, the horn core of a steppe bison...
State history preserved in Soldotna Visitor Center

...Seppilu contributed many of the pieces, Murray said. Ivory is only the main material used in the collection. A large woolly mammoth molar sits untouched in the back of the display, its sharp ridges pointing outward, and two dark chestnut colored woven baleen...
Stassel set for Winter Olympics

...So does Brett Moody.Stassel made his case for a spot on the Olympic team in January at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain Resort. Stassel finished first in an Olympic qualifier on Jan. 16, fourth in a qualifier later that same day...
Washington chinook too young to be mammoth

HANFORD, Wash. (AP) - The fall chinook that return to the free-flowing Hanford Reach of the Columbia River are renown for including a few gargantuan survivors in the 50- to 60-pound range.
Teaching young skiers: Keep the focus on fun

...California for Disneyland and then four days at Mammoth Mountain.For this major milestone, I turned...said Craig Albright, the managing director of Mammoth's ski school.We sent Alex to Mammoth's ski school for 3- and 4-year-olds...


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