Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks
Four Alaska wild fire professionals are working on blazes in southern California. Listen now
A woman wanted in connection with a Fairbanks murder, and other crimes, is in police custody. Listen now
An Anchorage man died in an accident along the Parks Highway south of Anderson. An Alaska State Trooper dispatch says 22-year-old Sylvester Smith got out of his vehicle to help a snowmachiner along the highway Monday night, and was hit by a tanker truck.
A North Pole woman is dead, and her son is charged with her murder. Listen now
Arctic temperature data has nullified a perceived 14-year pause in global warming. Work by a University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher shows global warming did not slow between 1998 and 2012, as previously calculated. Listen now
Technology that removes fine particulates from wood and coal stove smoke is being readied for testing in North Pole. It's part of a citizen science project. Listen now
A group of four military veterans are riding motorcycles from Alaska to Argentina. Riding the Pan-America route is not unusual, but the Army vets are attempting an unprecedented continuous journey that includes going through the road less Darien Gap. Listen now
The World Ice Art Championships will not happen in 2018. Ice Alaska, the Fairbanks non-profit which has organized the annual March event since 1989, released a statement over the weekend, saying the 2018 championships have been canceled. Listen now
A $917 million University of Alaska system operating budget for next year, approved by UA regents, does not include non-union employee pay raises.
The Bureau of Land Management is taking the lead on an environmental review of the state proposed Ambler Road. The controversial project would punch an industrial access road from the Dalton Highway west to the Ambler Mining district. The proposed 211-mile road already faces substantial opposition from many area residents. Listen now
In a move is prompted by employees, the University of Alaska Fairbanks is taking action to address workforce diversity and equity issues. Listen now
The Yukon Quest is clarifying its rule banning performance enhancing drugs. A press release issued by the Quest last week in light of a positive drug test on dogs in last year’s Iditarod says, “all dog teams are required to be clear of prohibited drugs”. Listen now
The National Park Service is considering fee increases at 17 parks, including Denali. Higher entry fees would be in effect during peak season, or the busiest five months, starting May 1st. Listen now
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is securing water rights along Alaska’s major rivers. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is currently taking public input on water reservation rights applications covering two stretches of the Tanana River near Fairbanks. Listen now
The state has re-couped nearly $600,000 in legal fees from a 2012 lawsuit with the Bureau of Land Management over an Eastern Interior river. Listen now