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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on Black History Month

Last November's nationwide protests over a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a Missouri police officer in the shooting death of  Michael Brown were more than just communities venting frustration over the legal system,...

Employee perks: Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios and Tacoma Remodeling Expo

Every now and then, vendors or event coordinators offer employees of Bates discounts or free tickets to various events. Check out the two offers below. Tacoma Remodeling Expo tickets available Bates has received complimentary tickets to the 2015...
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Computer services disruption this President’s Day weekend

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will complete a required move of its online servers and systems over President’s Day weekend. This means State Board-related systems and services will be unavailable between...

Northwest Now, KBTC’s public affairs program, focuses on Nat’l Wear Red Day

Friday, Feb. 6, is National Wear Red Day - an annual reminder that heart disease is the number one cause of death in women. On Friday's edition of Northwest Now, we talk to women who have survived...
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Al Griswold announced as college’s Executive Vice President

TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College President Dr. Ron Langrell recently announced the appointment of Al Griswold as executive vice president, effective March 16. Griswold has more than 20 years of experience in community and...

Occupational Therapy Assistant student club reports successful clothing drive

Warm Winter Clothing Drive Comes to a Successful End The Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Club is happy to report that the warm winter clothing drive has come to a successful end. OTA student and president of the club...

Friday’s Northwest Now examines guardianship laws

Is it possible for a total stranger to take total control of important aspects of a loved one's life like their finances and where they will live? According to current guardianship laws, the answer is yes. On...

Culinary Arts’ Snooty Chef burger featured in military newspaper

It's evident that the folks over at www.northwestmilitary.com know a delicious burger when they see one. Writer Jackie Fender sniffed out our post on Culinary Arts' The Snooty Chef burger event, happening on Tuesday, Jan. 27...

Student eNews: Jan. 20-23

Foundation Scholarships Due This Week:  The Bates Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for spring quarter. The foundation will award up to 37 scholarships totaling $32,600 for spring quarter 2015. Instructions on how to...

Friday’s Northwest Now focuses on JBLM cuts

It's the largest military base in the Northwest and soon it could have several thousand fewer soldiers and civilian personnel.  On Friday's edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at what a proposed cut of...