This week Columbian reporters Jake Thomas talks with Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler. Then Thomas, Dameon Pesanti and Will Campbell talk local elections. Finally, get a look ahead to the next two upcoming weekends.
This week, Dameon Pesanti and Jake Thomas talk about the Supreme Court case behind the Washington Legislature's failure to pass a capital budget and what that means for Clark County. Next Pesanti talks with Columbian intern Will Campbell about the city of Vancouver's plans to prevent animal hoarding, bring futsal to town and one local bar's struggle for outdoor seating. Finally, Pesanti and Ashley Swanson give you a two-week primer on local events.
Katie Gillespie and Dameon Pesanti dive into the McCleary funding deal, which legislators hope will meet the state Supreme Court mandate to fully fund basic education. Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, gives her perspective on the events of the session. Ashley Swanson talks about the weekend ahead.
Katie Gillespie, Jake Thomas and Dameon Pesanti interview former County Manager Mark McCauley about his years at the county. Jake checks in with Nan Henriksen, former chair of the Board of Freeholders, about how Home Rule Charter implementation is going. Then, Ashley Swanson gives her usual roundup of how to get out and about in Clark County this weekend.
This week, Dameon Pesanti and Katie Gillespie talk to coworkers about the impact a drone company has made on small cities in the Columbia River Gorge, as well as the future and current state of cycling in Clark County.
This week The Columbian gets an update on the state government's work to fix school funding and hears from high school students changing the world outside the class room. The show wraps up with a taste of what's in store this weekend.
This week, Dameon and Katie discuss the county shakeup of the dismissal of County Manager Mark McCauley with county politics reporter Jake Thomas, then discuss the best and worst of local pho restaurants with food writer Rachel Pinsky.
This week Dameon Pesanti and Katie Gillespie talk with Columbian health reporter Marissa Harshman about her story on the shortage of early childhood care centers in Vancouver, politics reporter Lauren Dake talks with state Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, about the state legislative session. Then Katie and Dameon talk about this weekend's events.
This week, the Clark Talks brings you a holiday special to talk about the Vancouver recreational marijuana market and how one pot businessman feels about the future of the industry in the Trump era. Also, hosts Katie Gillespie and Dameon Pesanti talk with Columbian politics reporter Lauren Dake for an update on the upcoming special session. Finally, Katie and Dameon chat with Columbian features news coordinator Ashley Swanson about all the interesting things happening in the area this...
This week hosts Katie Gillespie and Dameon Pesanti talk with Columbian business reporter Troy Brynelson to catch up on the soon to open Ilani Casino. Then Dameon and Katie talk about the Port of Vancouver, the Vancouver Energy oil terminal and Kris Greene and Don Orange who are running to become the Port's next District 1 commissioner. Finally, they'll talk with Ashley Swanson, the Columbian's features news coordinator, about all the things happening this Easter weekend.