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Woodstock anniversary the focus of KBTC’s Northwest Now

It's been almost half a century since a concert in upstate New York ended up becoming a big part of American history. On this edition of Northwest Now, we talk to University of Washington historian...
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Fire Service instructor and Bates alumni Chuck Kahler grateful to his mentors

This edition of Focus on Faculty features Fire Service program instructor Chief Chuck Kahler. After spending a long career in the industry, in 2016, Bates alumni Chief Kahler circled back to where it began...
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KBTC’s Northwest Now focuses on housing market

As spring flowers pop up in yards throughout Western Washington, so do 'For Sale' signs. In this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at the local real estate market.  Hear from experts...
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Bates Technical College’s Brain Series lecturer explains how sleep affects brain development in young...

TACOMA, Wash. – Babies and kids need significantly more sleep than adults to support their mental and physical development. But, do you know how critical sleep is for a young child’s brain development? You are...

Northwest Now: New York Times, Frontline journalist Hedrick Smith

For five decades, he's established himself as America's premiere journalist, a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, editor for the New York Times and Emmy Award winning producer, host Tom Layson sits down with Hedrick Smith. Smith...
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Bates Technical College’s president Lin Zhou joins College Spark board

The organization funds programs in our state that help low-income students become college-ready. TACOMA, Wash. – Trustees at College Spark Washington appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou, Ph. D. to the College Spark...

Student volunteers needed for mobile food pantry

Greetings college community, Many of you know that the Nourish Pierce County Mobile Food Pantry is stationed at our South Campus on Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The organization brings a large semi-truck that can supply...

Two Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team

High-performing students receive recognition as part of the prestigious academic team TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College staff have selected two students to represent the college as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Governor Jay...

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...