This week’s episode of Clark Talks, The Columbian’s podcast, explores what happens to a small town after a big company sets up shop and grows.
Troy Brynelson, The Columbian’s business reporter, discusses his recent story about Insitu Group’s expansion in the Columbia River Gorge and what it has meant for the towns of White Salmon and Bingen.
Then, features reporter Scott Hewitt talks to hosts Dameon Pesanti and Katie Gillespie about the Vancouver Bicycle and Pedestrian Stakeholder Group’s 11-mile policy ride to show local policymakers what trouble spots exist in the city’s bike infrastructure.
Then, Ashley Swanson brings her usual list of events in your weekend ahead, including the Craft Beer and Wine Fest and Get Outdoors Day at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
You can find the show on Soundcloud or subscribe for free weekly downloads on iTunes or Stitcher. Contact Pesanti and Gillespie about the podcast at email@example.com.