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Saturday, August 18, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

KBTC Public Television’s Northwest Now wins Excellence in Journalism award

The winning episode also won a Telly award and received an Emmy nomination TACOMA, Wash. – Managing Editor Tom Layson of KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College, took home another prestigious award...

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,...

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...