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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Deaf artist and Seattle native Ann Silver featured at Disability Awareness Day

Bates Technical College will feature internationally-known deaf artist Ann Silver at the annual Disability Awareness Day on Thursday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The free and open-to-the-public event will be held at the college’s...

WorkForce Central unveils county-wide job board

Are you looking for jobs in Pierce County? Look no further than Live. Work. Pierce., an innovative new tool that allows WorkForce Central’s website to be the premier destination for job postings in our area. By...

Northwest Now on KBTC discusses police use of deadly force, initiative 940

It seems the headlines are filled more and more every year with instances of police using deadly force while on the job.  Is there a rise in violent crime that would warrant the use...

Bates Technical College unveils new website, web address

BatesTech.edu includes improved layout, responsive design TACOMA, Wash. — Bates Technical College is proud to welcome you to the new BatesTech.edu website. This website is part of a yearlong, three-phase web project to build a...

Season premiere of KBTC’s Northwest Now features superintendent Chris Reykdal

As trees start to change color and summer heat turns to cooler temperatures, people in the Pacific Northwest can also see other telltale sign of fall as students all over Western Washington get ready...

Local alumni credits Bates for successful career as construction inspector

With retirement in the coming months, Pierce County Development Engineering Inspector Tom Eddy looked back at his 40-year career as a civil construction inspector, and found that Bates Technical College played a critical role...

Bates Technical College Foundation receives $7,500 Boeing grant

Aerospace-focused students can apply for scholarships to fund tuition, books, tools and supplies TACOMA, Wash. — The Bates Technical College Foundation is the recipient of a $7,500 Boeing University Relations Scholarship Grant.  Funds will support...

Bates Technical College ranks in top 25 “trade schools” nationwide

Forbes focuses their rankings on technical education TACOMA, Wash. –Bates Technical College recently received national attention when the college was included in a Forbes ranking of the nation’s top 25 technical education institutes and schools. In...

KBTC’s Northwest Now highlights South Hill brothers’ work with technology for amputees

Two brothers in South Hill are building global reputations for the work they're doing to deliver new technology to amputees. While we're all familiar with the large running 'spring' used by competitive athletes, they're of...

Helpful resources for those affected by poor air quality because of wildfires

Wildfire season is here! The Washington State Department of Health is available to support you during this season. Here is an outline of resources. Public information resources  DOH webpages: Comprehensive webpages with frequently asked...