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Fort Knox To Expand

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Dan Bross
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KUAC

A major driver of Fairbanks economy will get bigger. The Ft. Knox Mine north of the city is extending the open pit gold extraction operation onto land acquired by the state last year. KUAC’s Dan Bross attended an expansion celebration at the mine Wednesday.

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.