Ester photographer wins international competition

Douglas A. Yates, of Ester, has been named by the The Blake Society of London as the winner of the 2013 Tithe Grant, a competition that invited photographers...
Ester Echivarre

Juneau resident Ester Echivarre died peacefully on Sept. 2, 2008, at Wildflower Court. She was 71. Born May 22, 1937, in Tacloban City, Philippines...
Ester parade shows independent streak

ESTER - It's not your garden variety Fourth always the biggest event of the year in Ester," said Jeff Rogers, one of its organizers...threw radishes. "It was hilarious," said Ester resident Jody Hassel, summing up the 30-minute...
Miner sentenced for building unauthorized road

FAIRBANKS - An Ester gold miner has been sentenced to six months in jail for building an unauthorized mining road and intentionally damaging another...
Details emerge about Ester shooting, poisoning

ESTER - Alaska State Troopers think they have gotten to the bottom of a bizarre incident Sunday that left a man suffering from a shotgun...
Out-of-state Begich fan

...D-NC), Sen.Heinrich (D-NM), Sen. Heitkamp (D-ND),Sen. Manchin (D-WV),Sen. Pryor (D-Alaska ), Sen. Ester (D- Mt.) and Sen. Donnelly (D-IN)! These 8courageous Democrat Senators broke ranks from their fellow Democrats andPres...
In the stacks: new fiction

...Brian Wiprud, "The Clause," in addition to the titles below."Have you seen Marie?" By Sandra Cisneros, illustrated by Ester Hernandez. This tiny picture book for adults explores the ways in which grief lays us low, but also can bring us out to discover...
UAF station manager is a music aficionado

...job he held for two years before becoming the general manager last year.He has since bought an off-the-grid house near Ester Dome, met local bands and encourages bands to come from Connecticut, where he was stationed in the Navy.Last fall, he launched...
Developer shelves plan for nuclear plant

FAIRBANKS - A developer is dropping plans for a nuclear power plant near Ester. John Reeves said signals from federal nuclear regulators indicated his prospective supplier, Hyperion Power Generation, still...
Black bear killed after raiding freezer

FAIRBANKS - A homeowner and a retiree combined forces to fatally shoot a male black bear that raided a freezer in Ester this week. State wildlife officials said it's likely the same bear that had been seen for the past week in the community five...


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