Alaska

Alaska Tracks

Aug 6, 2013
Dan Bross / KUAC

A new book explores the life many come to Alaska for, but few live out.  Alaska Tracks shares the tales of hunters, fishermen and trappers.  KUAC’s Dan Bross has more.

Eel House

Apr 29, 2013
Robin Wood

From hard-driving to slow-lilting ballads, Eel House puts their stamp on every song. Eric Barker - keyboard and vocals, Chazz Gist - electric bass, Susie Hallinan - fiddle and viola, Alisa Williams - drums, and Margaret Ransdell-Green - vocals and percussion, give this dance band their unique sound. Animals, not just eels, seem to play a huge part in the naming and story lines for Eel House.


Epic Wilderness Journey

Apr 10, 2013
Patrick Farrel

You could spend a lifetime exploring the terrain an Alaska couple traversed last year.   KUAC’s Dan Bross has more on the human powered mega adventure.

Northern Edge Cancelled

Apr 5, 2013

Another major military exercise has been cancelled. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the state’s biggest multi force exercise is not happening.

Earthquake Map

Mar 22, 2013

A new interactive map lays out the earthquake potential across Alaska.  The online map uses a color coded system to identify seismically active locations.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

U.S. Army

A Ft. Wainwright based soldier implicated in a hazing case is being discharged from the Army.  Lieutenant Daniel L. Schwartz is the last of 8 Stryker Brigade members charged related to physical and verbal abuse that resulted in the suicide of an army private last year in Afghanistan.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Frontier Mythology

Dec 18, 2012
University of Chicago Press

A new book by Judy Kleinfeld of Fairbanks explores a mythology  lived out in Alaska.  “The Frontier Romance” looks at why people head north to carve out an existence off the beaten track.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

uaf.cornerstone.net

A former UAF professor says the years he spent operating radio stations in the Alaskan Bush gave him the know-how to build the first wi-fi network – at Carnegie Mellon University, in New York. Alex Hills has written a book that tells how he developed the technology that now enables people around the world to connect to the web wirelessly.


Interior Senate Democrats Fall in General Election

Nov 7, 2012

You can find more election results from around the state here: http://bit.ly/TwLRFE

Fairbanks, AK - Two interior members of Alaska Bipartisan Senate Coalition fell to Republicans Tuesday.  Incumbent Senators Joe Paskvan and Joe Thomas were defeated by Senator John Coghill and Former Legislator Pete Kelly.

Photo courtesy<br> of Jacqueline Thomas

Award-winning journalist Jacqueline Thomas will share some insights on how news media cover politics during a talk at 7 tonight at the Noel Wien Library.

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