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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Bates Technical College student wins City Club of Tacoma leadership award

Annual Dennis Seinfeld award recognizes a community member with exceptional leadership qualities. TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College student Sophia Tran received the Dennis Seinfeld Emerging Leader award at a City Club of Tacoma dinner...

High School 21+ graduate and administrative medical assistant student writes prescription for victory

After she dropped out of her Tacoma high school during senior year, April Green went to work as an office assistant. She left school because of a change in her family situation, but it...

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on how race plays a role in homelessness

As if the skyrocketing numbers of those who are homeless in our country aren't alarming enough--there's strong evidence that extreme poverty does discriminate, especially against African Americans. On Friday's edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer...

Auto paint and coating company NitroHeat holds live demonstration with Ryan Evans

NitroHeat and Bates' Auto Body and Refinishing Program invite you to a FREE live demonstration to experience the benefits of painting cars with heated nitrogen on Wednesday, June 28, 5:30-9 p.m. at South Campus'...

Diversity Academy: June book club discussion features Beatty’s The Sellout

Attention students and employees! Please join the Diversity Academy and the Library for our June book discussions, featuring Paul Beatty’s The Sellout.    Tuesday, June 20, 11:30am-12:30pm, Central/Mohler Library (B207) Thursday, June 22, 11:30am-12:30pm, South Campus...

Take Pierce Transit to the Festival of Sail® this weekend

Ships Ahoy! Come to the shores of the Puget Sound for Festival of Sail®. Catch Pierce Transit Local Bus Service to the festival June 15-18, 2017. It’s a rare chance to catch a glimpse,...

Northwest Now episode focuses on homelessness and race in Pierce County

As racial equality continues to be one of our nation's biggest social issues, there is one area where African Americans are in the majority: homelessness. On Friday's edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on President Trump’s executive order on immigration

It was one of President Trump’s first acts since he took office last month, and it has millions of immigrants not only angry, but fearing for their future, as well. On the next Northwest Now, host...

Tacoma schools superintendent Santorno on Friday’s Northwest Now on KBTC

In 2010, USA Today called the Tacoma School District a "Dropout Factory," with a disappointing 55 percent graduation rate. It was then that the district forged a clear goal: by the class of 2020, the...

Turkey, ham and pie – oh, my! Culinary Arts holds Thanksgiving buffet

Why wait until Nov. 24 to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal? For just $10, you can start the holiday a week early at the Culinary Arts Annual Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-12:30...