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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06-05-20 12:30 PM newscast

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about lightning-caused wildfires.


Jun 5, 2020

06-05-20 12:30 PM newscast


Well testing is planned for properties in the Harding Lake and Salcha areas, near where a large volume of liquid firefighting foam residue was dumped this spring.  The chemical residue was from testing of firefighting systems at Eielson Air Force Base, and a local contractor: Rolling Stone Inc., had an approved plan to properly dispose of it, but instead, an

06-05-20 8:30 AM newscast

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

The 2020 Iditarod champ is finally home, thanks to an old cargo plane that had been sitting in Fairbanks for decades.

Thomas Warner won the race March 18th. He was stuck in the US and had been staying with friends in Fairbanks because of coronavirus-related, international travel restrictions of flying with dogs.

But he flew this week on a Fairbanks cargo plane with quite a history.

Robyne / KUAC

Fairbanks joined many cities around the nation and world over the weekend in holding an event to express solidarity against police killings of people of color, following the suffocation of an African American man by a Minneapolis officer last week. Sadness and anger about George Floyd’s murder drew hundreds of people together Saturday in downtown Fairbanks for a peaceful march and rally. 

Foundation Health Partners

27 cases of COVID-19 is the highest case count since the pandemic began. 12 patients or staff members at Providence Transitional Car Center, a skilled nursing facility in Anchorage, and others were traced to gatherings where social distancing and masks were not used.

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy Climate specialist Rick Thoman about how the Arctic, unlike the Antarctic,  gets ozone from other air masses.

05-29-20 12:30 PM newscast