Esther Bower

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Esther Bower joined the 4 News Now team in January 2021 as a Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist. She grew up in Indiana and feels so blessed to see more of America calling Spokane home.

Esther attended college at Ball State University where she studied Journalism, Telecommunications and Dance. She also spent time studying Video & Broadcast Journalism at Northwestern University in Chicago before moving to Spokane for the opportunity to launch her dream career. While in school, she was actively involved in her college’s live newscasts, dance productions and on-campus mentoring opportunities.

She loves journalism because it allows her the chance to share the heartbeat of humanity through video storytelling. She believes everyone has a story and feels honored to serve society through storytelling and impactful reporting. It brings her nothing but joy to showcase what makes life special, unique and meaningful. She loves highlighting the good in the world and is always interested in sharing stories that harbor hope and connect communities. Send her any and all story ideas!

In her free time, Esther loves working out (running is her favorite!), immersing herself in the performing arts, trying new (spicy) foods and deepening her relationship with Jesus Christ. Her faith is the cornerstone and most important aspect of her life, and she always seeks to share the Good News of salvation with anyone.

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Articles

America Strong: 'Make the world a better place': Students collect socks to help the homeless this winter

'Blocks I would never walk': Downtown businesses band together to curb crime, keep people safe

'We're taking that leap': Local families get ready to welcome Afghan kids into their home

Packed In: 'The heart and lifeblood': City forecasts future transportation plans, wants your advice

Looking for a way to make an extra $30? Tell the city your thoughts on transportation

Community mourns loss of Almira School, a timeless treasure gone forever

'Not all we are': Local moms learn tech skills to launch new careers

Packed In: 'It's criminal': Some think rent caps could help the housing issue, but it's complicated

Packed In: How to join the conversation about rent control in Washington

'That needs to change': Community raises over $4,000 to fight domestic violence

'Friends of Adam Cheney Suicide Prevention Benefit' happening today

Packed In: 'In the name of the almighty dollar': Homeowners say development's destroying East Central

Packed In: 'They always sit on a shelf': City Council members say they're not moving fast enough to fix housing crisis

'That was the hole inside of me': Overdoses climb nationwide, survivors stress prevention to save lives

Packed In: 'Should we buy cheaper diapers?': Families worry about rent hikes

Packed In: ‘Our money is just going nowhere’: Millennials priced out of Spokane housing market

'I'm really frustrated': USPS increases delivery time on first-class mail

Packed In: 'I'd love to stay': Under-building homes leads to long-time families leaving Spokane

Are you behind in utility payments? You could lose power if you don't act now

'The shift is real': More jobs but fewer employees create long-lasting labor shortages

America Strong: 12-year-old girl gifts toys to kids in the hospital

Mass testing sites are coming to Spokane. But opening dates are up in the air

'She's completely isolated': Local domestic violence advocates weigh in on Petito case, violence in community

'We truly don't have beds at times': Rural hospitals struggle to keep up with COVID surge

'You can start at any age': Ways to have conversations about the climate with your kids

'Don't give up, and I mean it': Community spreads support during Suicide Prevention Month

'To be ignored is very concerning': Local nurse has religious exemption approved, still has to find a new job

Packed In: How can empty offices fill the housing shortage?

Packed In: Spokane Valley needs more resources to keep up with road repair

Packed In: Builders, home owners and energy experts voice concerns over natural gas ban

How to See A Free Documentary On Suicide Prevention Day

'It's honestly a bit of a game-changer': Families turn to Telehealth for care during COVID

'It is a gut wrenching decision': Washington scrambles to keep state out of crisis care levels

Planning to buy this fall? Here are 3 tips from a local realtor

'We love that we can offer that again': Interstate Fair moves forward with new safety precautions

'There is a fear in the community': City responds to rising COVID-19 cases and looming lockdowns

'There is no workforce': Child care centers can't find long term staff

Washington health leaders: Public's perception of pandemic doesn't match what's happening in hospitals

Spokane Symphony to require vaccine proof, negative COVID tests for concert-goers