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
9:30 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Newscast: Friday 4/24/15

Local News
1:02 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

UAF Announces Academic Cuts, Changes

University of Alaska Fairbanks logo
Credit University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a list of academic program cuts and changes in response to reduced state funding.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross the cost saving measures are the first of numerous expected as UAF tries to cover an over 20 million dollar budget hole.   

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KUAC Newscasts
9:35 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Newscast: Thursday 4/23/15

Local News
11:16 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Tanker Wrecks, Spilling 2,000 Gallons of Aviation Fuel Along Parks Highway

The tandem tanker crash near milepost 274
Credit Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

UPDATED: The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation now says the tanker truck that crashed Tuesday near Anderson spilled about 2,000 gallons of JP-8 aviation fuel along the Parks Highway.  The agency initially said the truck spilled No. 1 diesel. Alaska State Troopers report that the driver of the Big State Logistics owned rig was not injured in the rollover near mile 274.

The DEC said in an updated situation report issued Thursday afternoon that the wrecked tractor and tankers were removed from the site at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Local News
11:12 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Federal Funding Sought to Help Galena Relocate From Flood-prone Area

Flood damaged yard in Galena (2013)
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

The Yukon River community of Galena could be relocated out of flood danger if a land transfer being pushed by Alaska Congressman Don Young goes through. As KUAC’s Dan Bross the village, which is still recovering from a major flood 2 years ago, will likely approach moving with multiple steps over time.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:31 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Newscast: Wednesday 4/22/15

Local News
1:10 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Park Service: Snare Killed Denali Wolf

Snare killed wolf found March 12th near Sanctuary River.
Credit Steve Arthur N.P.S. / National Park Service

There’s renewed push for greater protection of declining Denali National Park wolves.  The effort follows news that a Park wolf was discovered dead last month from a snare injury. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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KUAC Newscasts
10:22 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Newscast: Tuesday 4/21/15

Local News
1:02 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Models Predict Warm Summer

National Weather Service logo
Credit National Weather Service / National Weather Service

With the last of the snow melting off, and Alaska headed toward summer, long range forecasts indicate it could be a hot one.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:17 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Newscast: Monday 4/20/15

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