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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The state doesn’t have any major action planned following approval of a Fairbanks ballot proposition that bans the North Star Borough from regulating heating devices. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the yes vote has shifted the responsibility for reducing winter air pollution from wood and coal burning.

State Auctioning Ag Land

Oct 2, 2012

The state is auctioning off a large parcel of agricultural land near Anderson. The month long sealed bid auction is for 637 acres. Its’ the 3rd sale in the state’s Kobe designated agricultural use area. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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Fairbanks borough voters consider a ballot proposition in tomorrow’s (Tues) municipal election, that if passed will stop the borough government from regulating heating devices. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it’s the latest volley in the war over air quality.

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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.

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