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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Northwest Now episode focuses on Tacoma-Pierce County economy

As the Trump administration boasts about a "historically strong economy," Tacoma and Pierce County are also in the midst of a economic boom. In Friday's edition of Northwest Now, host Tom Layson takes a closer look at the...

KBTC’s Northwest Now episode focuses on Chinese migrants with artist and UW professor Zhi...

Art that tells a story is a powerful teaching tool because it helps us understand our past and present, and communicates in a universal language that transcends race, nationality, or world view. Artist Zhi Lin...

Bates celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with event, annual March for MLK

Activism is the theme of Bates Technical College’s Martin Luther King Jr. event TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an event featuring the Tacoma Action Collective on...

Student eNews: Jan. 2-5

  This Week on Campus Happy New Year AND welcome back!!! ASG and Student Life MLK Celebration and March MLK Celebration We will be celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with members of the Tacoma Action Collective, in the Downtown...

Governor Jay Inslee joins host Tom Layson in Friday’s episode of Northwest Now

In November, the state Senate added one Democrat to make the majority of our state's government Democratic. In this edition of Northwest Now, we sit down with Governor Jay Inslee to discuss what's next for...

KBTC’s Northwest Now: Attorney General Ferguson discusses current administration, lawsuits and more

President Trump has been in office for less than a year, and already Washington state's Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed 18 lawsuits against recent actions the administration has taken. Tune in to KBTC's Northwest...

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...