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 host 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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Early results from exploratory work on North Slope shale indicate oil potential.  Anchorage based Great Bear Petroleum is tapping the unconventional crude source.  KUAC's Dan Bross reports. 

The State of Alaska wants to participate in a legal challenge of National Park Service authority.The case involves a controversial run in between a moose hunter and N.P.S. rangers.  KUAC's Dan Bross reports. 

Sikuliaq Song

Sep 26, 2012

An original piece of music has been written to celebrate the University of Alaska Fairbanks new arctic research vessel, the Sikuliaq (see-KOO-lee-ak). KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Pebble Petition Fallout

Sep 25, 2012

Some members of the University of Alaska Fairbanks community say they mistakenly signed a petition sponsored by the companies pushing the Pebble Mine. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, signature gathers are accused of glossing over the petition.

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The city of Tanana is looking forward to lower fuel bills. The city is adding new biomass systems, enabling it to swap more high priced oil for locally available wood. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Illinois Detor Nears End

Sep 24, 2012
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Road construction that’s limited access to downtown Fairbanks will soon be over. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the state has pumped additional money into the 22 million dollar Illinois Street project to accelerate progress.

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Energy and manufacturing companies in Asia want to buy Alaska North Slope gas. The Alaska Gasline Port Authority says it has interest from 6 corporations: 4 in Korea, and one each in Thailand and Indonesia. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Fairbanks AK - The dry windy weather in the interior has upped wildfire activity. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

A youth homeless shelter project in Fairbanks has been delayed. Fairbanks Youth Advocates is working to turn a donated downtown apartment building into a place to provide short term housing and meals for homeless kids. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

U.A.F. Convocation

Sep 14, 2012

The University of Alaska Fairbanks marked the start of the school year yesterday (Thursday) with the annual fall convocation. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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