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Saturday, August 18, 2018

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Friday: KBTC’s Northwest Now airs program on gun protection order initiative

The number of deadly shootings involving a mentally-disturbed person who somehow managed to get their hands on a gun, seem to rise higher every year. In this edition of KBTC's public affairs program Northwest Now,...

College closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 19 for employee training

In preparation for the start of fall quarter on Monday, Sept. 26, the college will hold an inservice training for employees on Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20. To ensure all employees can attend...

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...

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...