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UAF in the news: Week of Feb. 11, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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For marriage proposals ring, bended knee still de rigeur
National Post
The first date and the marriage proposal, two of the seminal moments in courting behaviour, still stick very closely to a traditional script, despite dramatic societal changes in relationship-making. Read more ...

Native leader named to Board of Game
Anchorage Daily News
Craig Fleener, a wildlife biologist and Native leader from Fort Yukon, was named Friday to the vacant seat on the state Board of Game by Gov. Sarah Palin. Read more ...

Dillingham College Goal teaches in, outs of federal aid
Bristol Bay Times
The lofty goal of getting into college can often be stifled by seemingly endless amounts of red tape. Read more ...

Cleveland Volcano spews ash
Anchorage Daily News
NIKOLSKI -- Cleveland Volcano on the Aleutian arc began erupting Friday evening, spewing a plume of ash about 20,000 feet high, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Read more ...

Fish adapting to changing planet
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Scientists say as fish and marine mammals try to adapt to warming oceans people will have to do the same. Read more ...

The Climate of Alaska hits bookstores
Alaska Report
Fairbanks, Alaska - If you like gardening, you might scratch Barrow off your list of places to live. Alaska┬╣s farthest north town experiences about 10 frost-free days each year. Read more ...