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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Biomass Demand

Nov 12, 2012
Dan Bross

Proposed projects would increase timber harvest in the Tanana Valley State Forest south of Fairbanks. The Alaska Board of Forestry heard presentations on the biomass related demand for wood at a meeting in Fairbanks that wrapped up Friday. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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Alaska elder statesman Vic Fischer is out with an autobiography. In his book “To Russia With Love”, the man best known for his role in Alaska statehood, traces a life that began in Germany and Russia prior to World War 2.

New LNG Player

Nov 6, 2012

There’s another company looking at producing liquefied natural gas on the North Slope. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, that could present an opportunity for Fairbanks to access the cheaper cleaner burning fuel.

City Budget

Nov 5, 2012

The City of Fairbanks is looking at a close to hold the line budget for 2013. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Dan Bross

As the campaign season comes to a close, there are few questions remaining about where Fairbanks area candidates stand on the big issues. Everyone wants to lower the cost of energy, and Republicans and Democrats differ sharply on oil tax reform. A Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce forum this week saw re-hash of the familiar topics, but also provided some new insight. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports on what the candidates running for State House Districts 1,4, and 5 had to say.

Pier 1 Opens in Fairbanks

Oct 30, 2012
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Another major retail chain has set up shop in Fairbanks.

Wood Energy Conference

Oct 30, 2012
Dan Bross

People from around Alaska are gathered in Fairbanks to talk about biomass energy. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the conference is geared toward helping smaller communities replace high cost oil fired energy with wood fueled systems.

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Candidates for 3 State Senate seats representing portions of the Fairbanks area are on the November 6th general election ballot. The candidates took questions during a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce sponsored forum this week, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Alaska’s oil tax was a key issue.

Governor Sean Parnell says a plan for trucking North Slope natural gas to Fairbanks isn’t quite ready, but is moving in the right direction. On Monday and Tuesday the governor met in Fairbanks with a range of players seeking state money for the gas project. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Dan Bross

Representatives from circumpolar nations are in Fairbanks to preview venues and plan for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games. The last time the youth sporting event was held in Alaska, was in Kenai in 2006. The Games International Committee includes members from Alaska, Canadian provinces, Greenland, the Scandinavian Arctic and Russia, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports they like what they’re seeing in Fairbanks.