March 18, 2018

The Tri-City Herald has an article on the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site. This article led to an overwhelming number of requests for Public Tours of the site. Unfortunately, not all requests could be filled. Interested parties are encouraged to check back again after the first of next year for 2019 Public Tour dates and registration.


September 02, 2017

The Tri-City Herald has an article on the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site.


August 20, 2016

KNDO/KNDU TV has a story and video on their website today about extracting one of the mammoth humerus bones at the CCMS dig site. Check them out!

Story: No longer on KNDO/KNDU TV website.


Note: The link will take you outside the CCMS website. Any problems with the video playback should be referred to KNDO/KNDU TV.

May 12, 2012

David Lanigan from popular local Celtic band Skweez The Weezle visited the site today and presented mammoth researchers Gary Kleinknecht, George Last, and Bax Barton with a framed print “Napoleon in His Prime” by artist Carl Dennis Buell. The print of a bull Columbian mammoth now hangs in the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site Dig House.

left to right: Gary Kleinknecht, George Last, Bax Barton, David Lanigan

April 2012

The MCBONES Research Center Foundation has received a $10,000 grant from Battelle Memorial Institute for enhancing the Research Center’s laboratory capabilities - equipment, materials and analyses, primarily at the Coyote Canyon Mammoth SIte.