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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about funnel clouds.


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Public concern about getting or transmitting the Covid 19 illness has resulted in reduced commerce, including at the local level. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, a Fairbanks small business operator is getting creative to attract and serve customers.

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Alaska has its 2nd and 3rd confirmed cases of Covid 19, as samples from 2 Fairbanks residents tested positive late yesterday (Mon) for the novel coronavirus caused illness. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the evolution of weather balloon technology.

From Sweden With Stress

Jan 29, 2020
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Yukon Quest mushers are making final preparations for Saturday’s race start in Fairbanks. For one of 3 rookies in his year’s field of 15 mushers, just getting to Fairbanks has been an adventure. KUAC’s Lex Treinen reports.

Vigil Honors Slain Woman

Jan 16, 2020
Huntington family

People gathered Wednesday night outside a Fairbanks apartment building where a woman was found dead earlier this week. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports the candlelight vigil was held in memory of 30 year old Kristen Huntington, an Alaska Native woman, whose death is being investigated as a murder.

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks to Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the record warm year of 2019.

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The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has submitted a new fine particulate pollution control plan for the Fairbanks-North Pole area, to the Environmental Protection Agency. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the updated plan is required because the area has failed to meet a federal Clean Air Act standard for the health damaging fine particulates, known as “P.M. 2 point 5”, produced by burning wood, coal, and oil.

US Army Alaska

Changes are in the works at Ft. Wainwright, aimed at reducing an unusually high number of soldier suicides. According to the Army, the deaths of 8 Fairbanks based soldiers in 2019 remain “under investigation”, and another 11 are confirmed to have taken their own lives in the previous 5 years. The suicide deaths drew the attention of Alaska Congressman Don Young last spring, prompting an inquiry and recent report. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Army leaders held a press conference this week (Nov 5) to address some of the report’s findings, and efforts to address them.

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about Fairbanks unprecedented run of green Halloweens.


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