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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09-25-18 9:30 AM newscast

09-24-18 8:30 AM newscast

Department of Environmental Conservation

The state has lowered the water contamination threshold for perfuorinated, or PFAS compounds. The manmade chemicals, once commonly used in a variety of products, from non-stick coatings to firefighting foams, are highly water soluble, and increasingly found in groundwater worldwide, heightening concerns about human ingestion of the chemicals linked to health problems. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Alaska joins other states that have reduced the contamination threshold, in effort to better protect the public.

09-21-18 9:30 AM newscast

09-20-18 8:30 AM newscast

09-19-18 9:30 AM newscast

09-18-18 8:30 AM newscast

Bison A No Go

Sep 17, 2018
Pleistocene Park

A plan to fly bison from interior Alaska to Siberia is off. Father and son Russian scientists Sergey and Nikita Zimov, operators of “Pleistocene Park”, a research station in eastern Siberia, purchased a dozen bison from a Delta Junction area farm last spring. The scientists wanted to transport the animals to their park, as part of a plan to recreate an Ice Age ecosystem, but logistics hurdles foiled the effort. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

09-17-18 8:30 AM newscast

09-14-18 9:30 AM newscast