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
10:14 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Newscast: Thursday 3/26/15

Local News
1:41 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

City Hacked

(Fairbanks, AK.) The city of Fairbanks website has been restored after hackers briefly took it over yesterday (Tues.). City spokeswoman Amber Courtney says a foreign group appears to have pirated the site. 

“It was a black screen with some red writing and it was just a lot of ramblings about who they were, but there was no message or call to action call to action.”

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Local News
1:37 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Fuel Spill

(Fairbanks, AK.) A truck rollover on the southern end of the Dalton Highway resulted in a fuel spill. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reports that tractor portion of the rig remained upright, and the driver survived the Tuesday crash without serious injury. D.E.C. on scene coordinator, Tom DeRuyter says responders have conducted preliminary work at the spill site north of the Yukon River crossing, near mile 59.

“They have removed the oil, or most of the oil, from the tanker, they up righted the tanker and got it removed from the highway.”

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Local News
10:48 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Overflow Troubles Truckers

Water running over the Dalton Highway.
Credit Alaska Department of Transportation / Alaska Department of Transportation

Water continues to flow over a far northern section of the Dalton Highway, creating trouble for truck drivers coming to and from Prudhoe Bay. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it’s not the first time overflow has posed a problem.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:46 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Newscast: Wednesday 3/25/15

KUAC Newscasts
9:29 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Newscast: Tuesday 3/24/15

KUAC Newscasts
9:35 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Newscast: Monday 3/23/15

KUAC Newscasts
10:11 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Newscast: Wednesday 3/18/15

Local News
2:03 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

FNG President Assails Borough's Natural-Gas Rate Hike Bid Complaint

The president of Fairbanks Natural Gas is defending his company. Dan Britton is responding to comments by Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly members and a borough hired attorney characterizing the private utility as under serving and over charging to maximize profit.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports. 

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KUAC Newscasts
9:37 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Newscast: Tuesday 3/17/15

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