NORTHWEST NOW DIGITAL FIRST 2021
A look at the status of racial equality on the week of Juneteenth.
Mermaid Museum 6/8
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
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
Local Small Online Businesses
How are local small online businesses doing during the pandemic?
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