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Saturday, April 20, 2019

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...

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...

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...

KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on saving salmon

For thousands of years, local tribes have survived on the abundance of salmon in Western Washington, and for the past century, the rise of industrialization and population has lowered those numbers at an alarming...

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...

Northwest Now opens season with show focusing on state’s teacher shortage

Just about everybody involved in public education is calling the shortage of qualified teachers, a "crisis." How did we get to this point? How might it be resolved in the future? Washington state's teacher shortage...

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 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...

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.

‘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...