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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Bank rolls onto Bates Technical College campus with celebration

The Nourish Pierce County food bank will serve students and community Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. TACOMA, Wash. –Students at Bates Technical College and community members in need will soon have a new...

Students visit legislators to deliver unique message

Twenty Bates Technical College students, employees and trustees delivered a sweet message to 24 state legislators and their aides on Thursday, Jan. 24. The group visited the Capitol with 240 freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies from...

Bates Technical College instructor honored as educator of the year

Dental Lab Technology instructor will be presented the Educator of the Year Award at a reception in Las Vegas this month. TACOMA, Wash. – An instructor who helped develop and implement new digital dentistry technologies...

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...

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.
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...