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NORTHWEST NOW DIGITAL FIRST                               2022 

School Shootings Keeping Kids Safe

A UW Medicine expert has this to say about school shootings and keeping kids safe.

Skin Cancer Awareness

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and time to be aware of the dangers of UV rays.

Water Safety

Cold, fast local waters can make for dangerous times at the beach. How you can remain safe



Chris Anderson has been with KBTC and Northwest Now since September of 2014.  He has almost 25 years of experience in broadcast journalism.  He earned his bachelor of science degree from San Jose State University in 1997 before going on to work as a producer, writer and assignment editor in Monterrey, CA, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Sacramento, and Seattle. Chris is native Washingtonian. When he's not working on Northwest Now and Northwest Now Digital First, he enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling. He currently lives in Ocean Shores.


Digital First Archive

Wildfire Awareness Month

How you can help prevent wildfires.

Head Start Funding

Concerned parents are heading to encourage congress to include Head Start funding

Northwest Now Digital First

Duwamish River Community Coalition

Rating: TV-G

A group using diversity and community to solve a serious pollution problem

Bates Allied Health Building Opening

Bates Technical College and the Tacoma Community celebrate a game changing facility.

Japanese Exclusion

Remembering an injustice and making sure it doesn't happen again.

Hilltop Artist Gather Exhibit

A special exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum from underserved youth in Hilltop.

Fines And Fees Study

A local professor leads a study into the effects of fines and fees on people of color

Blood Shortage 2022

Medical Experts warn of an alarming shortage of blood

New CDC Opioid For Pain Guidelines

A local doctor explains what the new guidelines are and what they mean

PC Library Downloads

Record breaking downloads during the pandemic for the Pierce County Library System

YMCA Community Fundraiser

A unique way to raise funds for a nonprofit.

Blood Shortage 2022

Medical Experts warn of an alarming shortage of blood

Blue Angels Return

NAVY's Blue Angels return to show off new F/A - 18 Hornet jet.