KUAC Newscasts

Fairbanks, AK – Top Stories for Wednesday, May 26th.

Fairbanks, AK – Top Stories from Tuesday, May 25th.

Fairbanks, Ak. – For the first time since 1991, dipnetters won't have to pay anything to wet their nets at Chitina. As Kuac's Dan Bross reports, a state law passed 2 years ago, that eliminates a permit fee, goes into effect next week when the popular fishery opens.

Fairbanks, AK – The University of Alaska Fairbanks will have a new Chancellor in July. U-A President Mark Hamilton has tapped Stephen B. Jones for the job. As KUAC's Robert Hannon reports, most of those who met the new administrator liked Jones' combination of business and academic experience.

Fairbanks, AK –

Fairbanks, AK – A group of international scientists predicts that the Arctic Ocean could be largely ice-free by 2050, making Trans-Arctic shipping common. But it could also dramatically change the lifestyle of Northern People. Doug Schneider has more in this week's Arctic Science Journeys Radio.

Fairbanks, AK – Mike Miller's U.S. Senate Campaign Ramps Up
And Fairbanks' Borough Assembly Passes Budget.

Fairbanks, Ak. – Healy residents are the latest to grapple with coal bed methane development. Usibelli Coal is interested in looking for the gas in and around the Healy area where it already mines coal. Coal bed methane has been very controversial in other areas of the state. As Kuac's Dan Bross reports, the community of Healy, the State and Usibelli Coal are hoping to learn from what has happened in the Mat-Su Valley and Homer.