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Thursday, December 14, 2017

How did the U.S. obtain a Russian sub K-129 during the Cold War? KBTC’s...

Exactly how the CIA recovered a sunken Soviet submarine during the height of the Cold War sounds like something from a Hollywood spy thriller. In this edition of Northwest Now, host Tom Layson sits down...

Bates hosts open house for CNC Operator in Spanish

In an effort to respond to community and industry needs, Bates Technical College will offer an evening CNC Operator program in Spanish, starting winter quarter. An Open House will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 5-7...

KBTC’s Northwest Now takes a deeper look at the growing homeless population

It seems everywhere you look in urban areas of Western Washington, you see more and more homeless camps. The problem is getting bigger as more people struggle to afford housing in our region. On this...

Bates Technical College Foundation receives $10,000 matching grant to support STEM scholarships

TACOMA, Wash. — The Murray Family Foundation recently awarded the Bates Technical College Foundation a $10,000 grant in support of the Henry T. Schatz Endowed Scholarship for Manufacturing Technologies. Schatz has pledged to match 50...

Northwest Now explores restoration of legendary Western Flyer vessel

A local crew of boat builders restores a long-lost piece of Western Washington history that will serve to educate a new generation of scientists about the health of our oceans. In this edition of Northwest...

Student eNews: Week of Nov. 20

This Week on Campus PTK Meetings – Today PTK will meet in room C 303 today from 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. Half Day – Wednesday Half day for students and faculty. No School – Thursday & Friday The college...

KBTC’s Northwest Now discusses wave of accusations of harassment against women

Nearly every day, it seems headlines about violence or harassment against women pop up. From Hollywood power brokers and professional athletes to those who lead our country, there are no boundaries regarding who the victims are, or who is being...

Information regarding inclement weather conditions

If you haven't broken out your winter coats, this is probably the week to do so. It's also time to review the college's inclement weather process for closures and delays. Safety is important during inclement...

Student eNews: Nov. 13-17

This Week on Campus   ASG General Assembly Meeting – Wednesday The next ASG General Assembly meeting is Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in the Downtown Campus Auditorium from 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Pizza is available for...

Turkey, ham and pie–oh, my! Culinary Arts holds Thanksgiving buffet

Why wait until Nov. 23 to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal? For just $11 ($6 for kids), you can start the holiday a week early at the Culinary Arts Annual Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov....