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NORTHWEST NOW DIGITAL FIRST  2022                         

Northwest Now Digital First offers you online and social media stories from around Western Washington that you won't see anywhere else.  Producer/Host Chris Anderson provides you with information on your community, the environment, education, public affairs, and current events. 

If you have an idea for a  Northwest Now story, email Chris Anderson at 

European Green Crab Invasion (Special Report)

The clock is ticking for efforts to control the invasive European Green Crab.

Tacoma BLM Mural Hand Prints

A way Tacoma residents can literally lend a hand to an important project



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


Juneteenth 2022

A look at events happening as Western Washington celebrates Juneteenth

Water Safety

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

Head Start Funding

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