KBTC's Northwest Now: How progress on land is hurting life in the Puget Sound

Posted: January 02, 2019

The clock is ticking on many of the endangered species that inhabit Puget Sound. The destruction of habitat is a major factor — and that includes cement bulkheads and towering breakwaters made of stone that threaten to turn the sound into a hostile environment for forage fish, salmon and the dwindling number of Orca.

In this edition of Northwest Now, we get out of the studio and into the community to take a closer look at how progress on the land is hurting the life in the waters of Puget Sound.

The Emmy and Telly Award-winning public affairs series Northwest Now airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College.

Use the list below to find us on TV. You can also watch past episodes and learn more about the show on our website.


KBTC 28.1, 28.2, 28.3 digital channels, (including K41KT-D Grays River-Lebam and K24IC-D, Bellingham and Channel 16 Digital, Seattle)

KCKA 15.1, 15.2, 15.3 digital channels


Comcast channel 108 (HD, most areas in Western Washington)

Comcast channel 12 (most areas – in Tacoma, Comcast channel 3)

Click! (Tacoma) channel 3 Rainier Connect channel 10

Broadstripe channel 28 (varies by area)

Verizon FiOS channel 28
Frontier Cable: 528 (HD), 28 (SD), and 474 (MHz Worldview)

Dish channel 28 (may appear as 8620)

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