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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Blood Drive at South Campus Thursday, Jan. 30

Save a life! Bates will host the Bloodworks Bloodmobile at South Campus, 2201 S 78th Street, Tacoma, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (closed 11 a.m. - Noon). Sign up and wait...
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KBTC’s Northwest Now sits down with Congressman Derek Kilmer

To say it's a turbulent time in our nation's history is putting it lightly. With a bitter political divide, not only across the country, but within our own government. Just how much longer until...

Voter registration drive next week at South Campus Library

Your Vote is Your Voice Bates Library, in partnership with the League of Women Voters, is hosting a voter registration drive on Thursday, Jan. 16. This event will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the South Campus...
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Governor Jay Inslee appoints Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou to Adult Education Advisory...

President Zhou will join a group of individuals within the state who have an interest in adult education and literacy TACOMA, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee recently appointed Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou to...

KBTC’s Northwest Now talks with UWT Chancellor Mark Pagano

Since March of 2015, he has been the head of what's becoming the centerpiece of Downtown Tacoma, helping grow the campus and strengthen the bond with the city. A discussion with University of Washington Tacoma...

KBTC’s Northwest Now interviews former Seattle Weekly editor and local author Fred Moody

For years, he was the editor for the Seattle Weekly newspaper, and for decades, he wrote books about the culture of the Emerald City and the changes it's gone through especially since the 1990's...
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Gun violence on the rise in Tacoma: KBTC’s Northwest Now discusses latest rash of...

So far in 2019, 22 people have died in Tacoma as the result of gun violence, representing the highest rate of gun deaths since 2006. In this edition of Northwest Now, we sit down with...
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Fire/evacuation drills held at Bates, Nov. 4, 5 and 7

If you are at any of our campuses during the week of Nov. 4, you might hear fire alarms and large groups of people standing outside. In an ongoing effort in emergency preparedness, employees...

Bates Foundation opens scholarship applications

The Bates Technical College Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the opening of winter quarter 2020 scholarships. Bates students will have an opportunity to apply for 40 scholarship awards for up to...
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Earthquake Drill: Bates participates in Great Washington ShakeOut

Are You Ready to ShakeOut? You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school or even on vacation. That’s why it’s important to practice how we can be safe during...