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More than 20,000 Buffalo Bill Center of the West artifacts now viewable online

More than 20,000 Buffalo Bill Center of the West artifacts now viewable online

Placing photographs of more than 20,000 items from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s artifact collection onto the museum’s website was a lot of work for Seth Johnson.

June 17, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Were early visitors to Yellowstone Lake fish eaters?

Were early visitors to Yellowstone Lake fish eaters?

Technology offers great tools for archaeologists, such as analyzing the residue in ancient ceramic containers to reveal what they contained, or testing proteins on stone artifacts to find what animals were butchered or killed with the tools.

April 19, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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New superintendent steps in at Little Bighorn Battlefield

New superintendent steps in at Little Bighorn Battlefield

LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT — Denice Swanke, the new superintendent at Little Bighorn Battlefield, wants to keep a promise made a year ago to bring the national monument’s vast artifact collection back from storage at a conservation center in Tucson, Ariz.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Garryowen man admits child porn charges

Garryowen man admits child porn charges

A Garryowen man with a history of child pornography convictions admitted to his third offense in U.S. District Court in Billings on Wednesday.

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Casper historian's home burglarized

CASPER, Wyo. — Bruce Berst, a Wyoming frontier historian and re-enactor, has been collecting artifacts since the mid-1970s: dozens of antique firearms, dozens of American Indian relics.

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Plenty Coups items rushed to Wyoming from Montana floodwaters

Plenty Coups items rushed to Wyoming from Montana floodwaters

CODY, Wyo. — Rare and sacred items belonging to the Crow Tribe arrived here Friday afternoon in a small U-Haul trailer towed behind a pickup truck.

June 04, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Gary Miller, installation manager at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Gary Miller, installation manager at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Gary Miller, installation manager at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, checks over the artifacts Friday belonging to Chief Plenty Coups and the Crow Tribe. The items were moved from Pryor to the Wyoming museum to escape floodwaters.

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Plenty Coups State Park

Plenty Coups State Park

Workers with Chief Plenty Coups State Park in Pryor and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyo., unload historic artifacts belonging to the Crow Indians and Chief Plenty Coups.

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Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Martel demonstrates that the musket he found can still be cocked. When he found the gun, the hammer was locked in position, but loosening the screw opposite the hammer freed the device.

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Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

GLENDIVE - How many people can say they've found an Indian wars battle site from 1876?

June 07, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

This photo on a glass plate was uncovered with a bayonet and sheath wrapped in a blanket, Maxx Martel said.

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Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Maxx Martel, of Glendive, poses with a Civil War-era musket in a makeshift museum he has set up with the permission of the owners of the Glendive Campground. In the background are display cases containing many of the other finds Martel has made while combing the countryside around his Easte…

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Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

The brass crossed swords of a cavalry insignia adorn a bone Indian breastplate. His most productive find was a U.S. Army battle site from the 1800s.

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Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Glendive man has knack for collecting artifacts

Delicately flinted points are part of the display at the Glendive Campground.

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