Tim Ellis

FM News Reporter & Producer

Tim has worked in the news business for over three decades, mainly as a newspaper reporter and editor in southern Arizona. Tim first came to Alaska with his family in 1967, and grew up in Delta Junction before emigrating to the Lower 48 in 1977 to get a college education and see the world.

After graduating from Seattle University in 1983 with a degree in journalism, he relocated to southern Arizona, where he spent most of the next 25 years working as a print, broadcast and online journalist. He returned to Alaska – and radio – in 2010, when he joined the KUAC staff. He is a reporter and producer.

He lives in Delta Junction with his wife, Mary, and enjoys reading, woodworking and hiking.

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Alex Skripnichuk/4th BCT, 25th Infantry Division public affairs

U.S. Army Alaska begins a new annual combat training exercise today on ranges around Fort Greely.


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Army convoys began moving equipment and soldiers from Fort Wainwright this to support an 11-day training exercise that begins Monday on ranges around Fort Greely.

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An Alaska Native woman who grew up in the Interior is running for mayor of Seattle. Colleen Echohawk heads a Seattle nonprofit that helps and heals indigenous people in need by affirming their cultural identity while providing housing and job training. She says the holistic approach could be applied to uplift all the people of Seattle.


National Weather Service

Fairbanks and the rest of the eastern Interior is in for some bone-chilling weather over the next couple of days – especially after winds kick up this evening.

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The Commander of Alaska’s largest military installation announced today that it’s easing-up on some of its COVID-19 precautions, effective at 5 p.m. Friday.

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Fort Greely reduced its level of COVID-19 precautions today, because of fewer cases of COVID there and in the surrounding community and the ramping-up of vaccinations. Greely follows Eielson Air Force Base, which lowered its health-protection condition level on Monday. Fort Wainwright plans to do the same later this week.


Division of Agriculture

The state Division of Agriculture is offering grants to help Alaskans improve our ability to feed ourselves.

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The North American Aerospace Defense Command says it tracked two Russian reconnaissance aircraft Monday afternoon that flew near U.S. airspace.

Alaska Environmental Power

The owner of a wind farm in Delta Junction has proposed building a larger facility to produce up to 42 megawatts and selling the electricity to Golden Valley Electric Association. Golden Valley officials say they’re studying the proposal.


A 41-year-old Fairbanks woman died Monday after wrecking her snowmachine near Fox. Alaska State Troopers say her passenger was seriously injured.

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