On this edition on Northwest Now, we’re getting out of the studio and into the field to take a closer look at issues that affect all of Western Washington.

Hundreds gather asking the Army to carefully consider cuts that may be coming to JBLM as the military draws down after decades of war.  We’ll also have a look at work being done at Rally Point 6 in Lakewood as returning veterans work to transition back into civilian life.

Plus, an in-depth look at gridlock, we’ll learn about the worst tie-ups in Western Washington and hear from the DOT.  And finally, a small town reporter takes on the government and wins here case for arguing for open public records.

Northwest Now is a weekly public affairs program that you can watch Friday’s at 7:30 p.m. right here on KBTC.

You can also watch past episodes and learn more about our show by going to our website.  http://www.kbtc.org/page.php?id=369