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October 27, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Possible complete mammoth skeleton found in Idaho

In this Oct. 16 photo provided by the Bureau of Reclamation, Idaho State University geology students (from left) Casey Dooms, Adam Clegg, Jeff Castro and Travis Helm brush and clean a mammoth skull discovered near American Falls Reservoir near American Falls, Idaho. (AP Photo/Bureau of Reclamation, (Dave Walsh / Bureau of Reclamation) AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho…

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March 19, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Wednesday Memo: Mammoth bone found … Oops, wrong car! … Arrest in North Bend attack

National Weather Service forecast Another mammoth discovery … OK, it’s not a tusk, but what appears to be a Columbian mammoth bone was unearthed by a construction crew near Clarkston in far Eastern Washington last week. (Far east as in Asotin County on the border with Idaho, near Lewiston.) A mammoth tusk was…

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February 13, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Mammoth tusk found in South Lake Union headed to the Burke

The Burke Museum has announced that it’ll begin excavation this afternoon of the mammoth tusk that was discovered Tuesday at a dig for an apartment complex in South Lake Union. The museum reached an agreement with AMLI Residential, a multi-billion-dollar company with apartments nationwide, to take possession of the tusk that was found at…

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February 13, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Thursday Memo: Mammoth tusk’s future … Shirtless baristas … Spanish duds

National Weather Service forecast The Burke Museum would like to get its hands on the mammoth tusk unearthed the other day at a construction site in South Lake Union. Shirtless baristas: A coffee stand in Spokane is touting them, hoping it will boost business.  Oh, yeah, forgot to mention that the…

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February 11, 2014 at 6:10 PM

What’s believed to be mammoth tusk found in S. Lake Union area

A tusk that paleontologists believe came from an Ice Age mammoth was discovered while workers were digging at a construction site in South Lake Union today, according to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. The tusk was found on private property, so the landowner will decide what to do with it. Burke Museum paleontologists…

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