Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks

Dan Bross is a reporter at KUAC in Fairbanks.

Yukon River ready for breakup

Tonight's upcoming winter snow storm for the Interior may slow down some river break-ups this month. But the Kuskokwim and Tanana Rivers have seen record early breakups this year, and it’s likely the Yukon will follow suit.

Maine governor approves extradition of accused UAF cold case killer to Alaska

The governor of Maine has signed a warrant allowing the extradition of a man accused of a rape and murder 26 years ago in Fairbanks.

State dials back PFAS response standard

The state has rolled back a stricter PFAS drinking water contamination standard, and suspended development of new regulations for the chemicals.

HAARP goes artsy

The High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) facility in Gakona is expanding its scope beyond traditional science.

US Supreme Court rules in favor of Sturgeon, limiting NPS jurisdiction of state-owned rivers

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the state controls rivers running through Alaska’s federal conservation lands.

Most Alaska military projects spared from border wall fund diversion, DOD says

Funding for Alaska military projects is largely spared from diversion for construction of a southern border wall, under criteria released by the Department of Defense.

New UAF research may be groundbreaking for electronic data storage

A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher has made a discovery which could dramatically increase electronic storage capacity. The work could break a computer memory barrier dictated by particle size and stability.

Fairbanks man sentenced for stealing $300K from nonprofit

A Fairbanks man has been sentenced to a year and half in federal prison for stealing from a nonprofit organization.

Suspect arrested for 25-year-old murder of UAF student

There’s a break in a murder case that has haunted Fairbanks for over a quarter century.

UA president says drastic actions would have to happen to cover Dunleavy’s proposed $134M in cuts

The Governor’s budget proposal lops $134 million from state support for the University of Alaska, reducing the general fund allocation from the current year’s $327 million dollars to $193 million.

Fairbanks man charged with murdering his mother

A Fairbanks man is charged in the death of his mother. Thirty-four-year-old George Rosa faces a first degree murder charge in the death of 70-year-old Molly Rosa.

DEC says about 3,000 gallons of diesel spilled near village of Beaver

There’s been a large fuel spill in the Yukon Flats village of Beaver.

2-year-old dies in Fairbanks mobile home fire

Alaska State Troopers report that the two-year-old girl was in a bedroom of a mobile home in Gold Rush Estates that burned in the early morning hours of January 7th .

Alaska skiers continue victory streak over the weekend at National Cross Country Championships

On Sunday, Alaskans again posted top results at the U.S. National Cross Country Ski Championships in Vermont.

25-year-old Army sergeant found dead in North Pole home

A Ft. Wainwright-based soldier was found dead at his home in North Pole.

Alaska skiers medal at day two of National Cross Country championships

Alaska-based skiers again grabbed podium spots today as the U.S. National Cross Country Ski Championships continued in Craftsbury, Vermont with classic technique sprint competitions.

Alaskan skiers claim victories at first day of National Cross Country Championships

Alaskans skied to top finishes Thursday as the US National Cross Country Ski Championships got underway in Vermont.

UA officials react to proposed Trump Title IX changes

Universities across the country are reviewing Trump administration proposed changes to rules governing how the institutions handle sexual assault and harassment cases, under Federal Title IX law.

Eielson AFB commander says F-35’s will usher new era of combat power

Base commander Colonel Ben Bishop says he envisions Alaska becoming a mecca for F-35 training.

Alaska firefighters sent to battle California wildfires

Some Alaskans are helping with the California wildfire response. Listen now