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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...
Salmonfest casts a wider net

...returning to create her trademark human mosaic. Hundreds gather annually at the rodeo grounds to form a border around her mammoth fabric designs featuring salmon imagery and bring the pieces to life.An aerial photograph is the only option to capture the...
An Outdoor View: Tourist trap

...being rated #1 for size.""It is not uncommon to land a trophy King weighing in at 60 to 70+ lbs!""Every year these mammoth Alaska salmon tip the scales at 70, 80 and even 90 pounds.""The rod tip jerks and then bends violently as the giant king...

...rain for 2 hours, 7 minutes, and the teams played in 50-degree weather throughout. It didn't bother Trout, who hit mammoth homers in the first and sixth to account for the Angels' runs against starter Chris Rusin.WHITE SOX 7, BLUE JAYS 6, 11...

...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...
Gangs of hooligan invade Cook Inlet

...lined the shores of Cook Inlet near Anchorage, others have slogged through the muck in the Kenai River to net a portion of the mammoth runs. "The worst part of catching these fish is carrying them out," said Anchor Point resident Charlie Smith on Monday...
Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

...schooled.A third-grader's effort to name the Columbian Mammoth as South Carolina's official fossil got held up by several...six separate meals - among them, chicken-fried steak. The mammoth gave South Carolina 51.Whose idea was this, anyway?According...
Wildfire burns half-acre near Funny River Road

...smoldering 20-foot area near Aurora Lake in Funny River. Forestry firefighters responded to what they called a holdover from the mammoth 2014 Funny River wildfire and found heat coming from underneath a layer of peat moss. Hayes said checking in on an extinguished...
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...
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...


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