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
1:07 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Assembly Approves Initiative Statement Funding

The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly has passed an ordinance appropriating funds to cover the cost of publishing pro and con statements on local ballot initiatives up for vote in the October 7th municipal election.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, debate about the ordinance during Thursday’s assembly meeting hit on concerns about spending, and how to fairly represent opposing sides.

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KUAC Newscasts
10:06 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Newscast: Friday 8/29/14

Local News
11:52 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Downtown Sculpture Nearing Completion

Model of Polaris sculpture.
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

A sculpture destined for downtown Fairbanks is undergoing final work before being shipped north.  The piece called “Polaris” consists of stainless steel spires up to 36 feet tall. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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KUAC Newscasts
10:20 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Newscast: Thursday 8/28/14

KUAC Newscasts
10:41 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Newscast: Wednesday 8/27/14

KUAC Newscasts
11:20 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Newscast: Tuesday 8/26/14

KUAC Newscasts
10:22 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Newscast: Monday 8/25/14

KUAC Newscasts
11:01 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Newscast: Friday 8/22/14

Local News
12:36 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Salmon Woes

Yukon River king salmon continue to show symptoms indicative of low production. Unprecedented fishing restrictions in Alaska this summer allowed over 64 thousand kings to cross the border into Canada. That was enough to surpass an escapement goal, but as  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it doesn’t tell the whole story.

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Local News
12:33 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

City Hall Re-Named For Pat Cole

Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

Fairbanks City Hall now bears the name of a former employee who died after 4 decades of local government service. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the building that houses city of Fairbanks offices is now officially the “Patrick B. Cole” City Hall.

The new plaque on Fairbanks City Hall

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