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Monday, December 10, 2018
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,...

KBTC’s Northwest Now talks voter turnout

In the historic 2016 election, almost 92 million eligible voters in America did not cast their votes which is the most people to not vote  in American history. In this edition of Northwest Now, we...

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...