Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks

Dan Bross is a reporter at KUAC in Fairbanks.

A satellite scheduled for launch Thursday will aid weather forecasting in the western US, including Alaska. Listen now

Allen Moore is maintaining a big lead in the Yukon Quest, but last year’s winner Matt Hall is making a push, as the race heads toward the final checkpoint at Braeburn. Listen now

President Trump is credited with helping advance Alaska’s long sought gas pipeline project. Listen now
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Costco may move into a Fairbanks building being vacated by Sam’s Club. Listen now
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The state of Alaska has agreed to settle trans-Alaska Pipeline tariff cases. The tariff is what pipeline owners charge for shipping North Slope crude down the line. Listen now

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

Fairbanks police have identified a man found dead Tuesday morning at a residence on the city’s south side. 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.
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A North Pole woman is dead, and her son is charged with her murder. Listen now
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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

Growth of the Forty Mile caribou herd in the eastern interior has prompted the state to open the winter hunting season Friday, two weeks earlier than normal. Listen now
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State troopers have identified the woman that was struck and killed by a car along the Alaska Highway near Delta Junction yesterday. 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.
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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