Thursday, February 14, 2008

Ancient remains found near Cody
The chance discovery near here of human remains that may date to 1,000 years ago has triggered a process under federal law that will involve consulting with nearby Indian tribes to determine what happens next.

Two friends were heading out to go rabbit hunting Sunday on public land administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management when they noticed what they thought was an animal bone partially exposed in the dirt.

"We cleared out around it and realized it was a skull," said construction worker Mark Buhler, 28.