Dan Bross

Senior FM News Reporter

Dan has been in public radio news in Alaska since 1993.  He’s worked as a reporter, newscaster and talk show at stations in McGrath, Valdez and Fairbanks. Dan’s experience includes coverage of a wide range of topics, from wolf control to the Trans Alaska pipeline and dog mushing. 

He graduated from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York with a degree in fine arts and environmental studies in 1987.  Snow and adventure lured Dan and wife Peggy to Alaska in 1992. The couple and their two kids enjoy cross country skiing, back packing and river trips.  

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Local News
2:18 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

State To Buy FNG

The state is taking another step toward increasing the availability of natural in the Fairbanks area.  Governor Bill Walker recently re-focused the state backed Interior Energy Project to tap Cook Inlet gas, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it’s now proposing the purchase of a private utility to get the gas to more Fairbanks residents.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:28 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Newscast: Thursday 1/29/15

KUAC Newscasts
9:48 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Newscast: Wednesday 1/28/15

KUAC Newscasts
9:44 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Newscast: Tuesday 1/27/15

Local News
10:54 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Cook Inlet Gas Considered

State and local leaders are trying to determine if natural gas from Cook Inlet gas is viable option for interior’s need for a lower cost, cleaner energy source. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, at issue are some of the same costs that derailed an earlier focus to bring in North Slope gas.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:33 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Newscast: Monday 1/26/15

Local News
11:51 am
Fri January 23, 2015

District Tracks Testing And Post High School Education

Two reports shared with Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Board this week provide insight on the experience and post high school track of local graduates.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, more kids have been taking college assessment tests, but that has yet to translate into more moving on to post secondary education.

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Local News
11:31 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Air Guard Busy Helping Track Russian Planes

(Fairbanks, AK.) The Russian military is making regular incursions into U.S. airspace in the Alaska region. The Air Force is responding with F-22’s, supported by the Alaska Air National Guard’s 168th Refueling Wing. Commander Colonel Mark Hedlund says the missions are in reaction to what he describes as Russia trying to re-establish itself as a super power.

“Some of that activity is flying their training missions close to the “ADIZ” in the Alaska zone, and so when they get to that area, and they (U.S. Air Force) launch the F-22’s, we launch with them.”

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KUAC Newscasts
9:41 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Newscast: Friday 1/23/15

KUAC Newscasts
9:25 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Newscast: Thursday 1/22/15

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