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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Bank rolls onto Bates Technical College campus with celebration

The Nourish Pierce County food bank will serve students and community Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. TACOMA, Wash. –Students at Bates Technical College and community members in need will soon have a new...

Northwest Now on KBTC: human trafficking in the Pacific Northwest

Washington state continues to be a hotbed for human trafficking, where victims are abused sexually or exploited for forced labor. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and on this edition of Northwest Now, we’ll hear...

KBTC’s Northwest Now: How progress on land is hurting life in the Puget Sound

The clock is ticking on many of the endangered species that inhabit Puget Sound. The destruction of habitat is a major factor -- and that includes cement bulkheads and towering breakwaters made of stone...

Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event: Community and Compassion

Community and compassion is the theme of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Bates Technical College on Thursday, Jan. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Downtown Campus. The event, which will focus on...

Happy Holidays from Bates Technical College

Sending you holiday cheer from Bates Technical College! We collaborated with our talented Digital Media students to create this special holiday message. We hope you enjoy it.

Northwest Now on KBTC: 50th anniversary of first lunar orbit

Friday's special edition Northwest Now commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first lunar orbit, Northwest Now: Earthrise. A Pacific Northwest resident shares the compelling story of his program Apollo mission and the crucial roles it played...
Boeing's new plane, the 797

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on aerospace industry and Boeing’s new flyer

Up until the mid-1990s, Boeing built most of its largest commercial aircraft projects here in Western Washington. But over the past two decades, the aerospace giant has looked elsewhere to build its aircraft, including places...
Alt-Right demonstrators and counterprotesters

Northwest Now on KBTC tackles the rise of hate-motivated violence

FBI statistic released this month show hate crimes are on the rise, up 17 percent from last year nationally, and up 32 percent in the Pacific Northwest. What's behind all of the recent hate-motivated violence...

‘A whale of a good time’ awaits Fantasy Lights visitors

Visitors will get a big whale-come to this year’s Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park. Bates Technical College welding students crafted a ginormous whale as part of the college’s contribution to the holiday drive-through gift...
photo of veteran featured in video

Bates Technical College collaborates with KBTC Public Television to celebrate Veterans Day

Digital stories highlight local veterans and organizations TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College and KBTC Public Television, a service of the college, will showcase a video screening and conversation with local veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8,...