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Anderson Island Ferry Fees

Anderson Island residents are concerned about a potential %15.5 ferry fee increase

AWB Post COVID Bus Tour

The Washington Association of Businesses hits the road once again.

Recycled Jar Greenhouse

A truly green and unique greenhouse

Scarlett's Story

A 14-year-old Western Washington Resident uses comedy to battle NF

Chris Anderson
Northwest Now Associate Producer Chris Anderson joined KBTC in September of 2014. Before his arrival at KBTC he worked in Seattle for seven years at KCPQ and KING as an Assignment Editor. Chris has more than 20 years of experience as a television journalist, working as an assignment editor and producer in markets like, Sacramento, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Monterey/Salinas and Santa Barbara. He attended San Jose State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Television and Radio Journalism. When he's not putting together Northwest Now shows or Digital First segments, Chris enjoys exploring and hiking on the coastal Olympic Peninsula, traveling and reading. Chris is a native of the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Ocean Shores.

Digital First Archive

Disappearing Bumble Bees Part 2

Part two of a two-part series looking at possible solutions to saving bumble bees.

Disappearing Bumble Bees

These crucial pollinators are disappearing at an alarming rate

Impact Charter School Opens

A new public education option in Tacoma

Mermaid Museum

How one local museum is using mythology to teach ocean ecology.

Summer Swimming Safety

How to stay safe in the water during the pandemic with a lack of lifeguards

Local Small Online Businesses

How are local small online businesses doing during the pandemic?

Microchip Shortage

What to do if your tech is getting old while new tech is getting harder to find

COVID Recovery and Religion

A look at how one church weathered the COVID storm

Museum of Glass Art History

An artistic comparison of how times were 100 years ago to how they are today.

Dickman Park Head Saw

A piece of Washington State history returns to the Tacoma waterfront.

Anderson Island Community Vaccinations

A community bands together to make sure all get the COVID vaccines

International Dance Day

A plan to get the world dancing again

New Addiction Treatment

A new way to treat various addictions is showing promise with patient success.


A look at a local writing group for African Americans

Black History & Art

A look at a special exhibit coming to the Northwest and a local multimedia artist

Gas Powered Vehicle Phase Out

A bill in Olympia would phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2030

2020 Tacoma Housing Values

Tacoma and Federal Way see sharp increases in housing values during pandemic

Pierce County Library Downloads

The Pierce County Library System announces record setting e-book downloads during 2020

WA Climate Assembly

Washington becomes the first state to have a Climate Assembly

Emergency Food Donation

Two agencies team up to help the hungry during the pandemic