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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KUAC Newscasts
10:35 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Newscast: Tuesday 9/30/14

Local News
10:35 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Police Chief Candidates Questioned

Fairbanks Police Lieutenant Eric Jewkes (L), and La Marque, Texas Police Chief Randall Aragon (R)
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

The 2 finalists vying to be the city of Fairbanks next Police Chief answered questions during a public forum last (Mon 9-29) night.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the emphasis was on police interaction with the public in a diverse community.

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Local News
10:51 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Cubs Caught

Three orphaned bear cubs are safely in captivity after being captured by state biologists over the weekend in Galena. Alaska Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms says the biologists caught the black bears using baited live traps.

“Friday evening, about 8:30, they were able to capture 2 of the 3 cubs, knowing that if they hadn’t caught all 3, the 3rd one would be more difficult, and it was, the 3rd one was very trap shy, so they watched him on Saturday and they tried on Saturday, and finally on Sunday at 3:30 in the morning, they caught the 3rd cub.”  

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KUAC Newscasts
10:15 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Newscast: Monday 9/29/14

Local News
11:35 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Orphaned Bear Cubs Object of State Rescue

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Credit State of Alaska / Department of Fish and Game

State Fish and Game biologists are in Galena trying to capture 3 orphaned bear cubs.  The state initiated the effort after the cubs mother was reported killed by a local resident.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the state is also working to find the animals a new home.

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KUAC Newscasts
10:10 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Newscast: Friday 9/26/14

KUAC Newscasts
1:42 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Newscast: Thursday 9/25/14

KUAC Newscasts
10:10 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Newscast: Monday 9/15/14

KUAC Newscasts
11:21 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Newscast: Friday 9/12/14

Local News
10:42 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Visiting Doctor Warns of Smoke Dangers

Wood stove pipe on a Fairbanks home.
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

A Utah based doctor is warning Fairbanks residents about the dangers of smoky air.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Doctor Brian Moench (MENCH), who scheduled to speak in Fairbanks tomorrow (Sat.), cites medical research and his own experience in a Salt Lake City hospital, to paint a dire picture of the health impacts of fine particulate pollution.

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