Tacoma Growth

Will a boom go bust in the Coronavirus era?

Northwest Now Weekly Podcast With Chris Anderson

Coronavirus Update (Show airs Friday 7:30p)


Meet Host Tom Layson

Tom Layson is KBTC's Managing Editor and worked in Yakima, Terre Haute, Louisville, Sacramento, Columbus and New York-New Jersey. Tom anchored 13 hours of live coverage in the NY/NJ market during 9-11 - just one example of the many thousands of hours he’s been on set or in the field covering politics, natural disasters, courts and crime, economic development, personal finance and the environment. Tom won an Emmy for Northwest Now and is a graduate of PLU who currently resides in the Puyallup area.

Tacoma Growth- March 27

Will a boom go bust in the Coronavirus era?

Coronavirus - March 20

Battling pandemic in Western Washington

Census 2020 - March 13

Counting the population during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Caroline Wright - March 6

Helping children face a parent's death.

Open Government 2020 - Feb. 28

Should your date of birth be private?

Governor Jay Inslee - Feb. 21

Clean fuel standards and taxation are on the table.

Quintard Taylor - Feb. 14

The black experience through the lens of history

Ross Hunter - Feb 7

The state's child welfare system in crisis

Wear Red Day - Jan 31

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women

Congressman Derek Kilmer - Jan 24

Can a moderate survive in Washington, D.C.?

Dave Reichert - Jan 17

Spreading the gospel of DNA enabled crime-fighting.

Pierce Economy 2020 - Jan 10

Will the economy remain strong or is a slowdown in sight?