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, backpacking and river trips.  

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Courtesy of Alaska State Parks

Vandals hit a Chena River State Recreation Area facility over the Independence Day weekend. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it’s part of a trend of intentional damage at area State Parks.

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Alaska Division of Forestry

Firefighters remain focused on protecting Chena Hot Springs Resort and area cabins from the Munson Creek wildfire. The 24-thousand-acre lightning caused blaze about 50 miles east of Fairbanks made it to the resort property overnight, but as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports firefighters were well prepared.

07-06-21 AM newscast

Isaac Solomon / Alaska DNR DOF

Wind has pushed a wildfire near Chena Hot Springs Resort east of Fairbanks, past a control line, and closer to the resort and other area cabins and homes As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, firefighters have been forced to retreat from the advancing 9 thousand acre Munson Creek Fire and are focused now on protecting resort and other area structures.

07-02-21 midday newscast