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Saturday, July 11, 2020

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...

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...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on Project Comet and space

On this Friday's episode of Northwest Now, you'll travel with host Tom Layson to Everett to learn more about a team of volunteers painstakingly restoring a de Havilland Comet from the 1950s. Project Comet...

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...

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...

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'...

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...

Fantasy Lights: An annual tradition for many and a valued partner for Bates Technical...

The first season of Fantasy Lights in 1995 brought 38 leased or purchased displays. In just a few years, organizers established vital partnerships that have earned Fantasy Lights the title of largest drive-through light...

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,...