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Podcast discusses ‘13 Reasons Why,’ C-Van passes

By , Columbian staff writer, and
, Columbian Education Reporter

This week’s episode of Clark Talks discusses local warnings about the popular show “13 Reasons Why” and the future of C-Tran’s monthly paratransit passes.

Hosts Katie Gillespie and Dameon Pesanti discuss what local mental health professionals and educators are saying about “13 Reasons Why,” a Netflix series exploring the aftermath of a fictional teenage girl’s death by suicide.

Then, the pair discuss C-Tran’s decision to keep its monthly C-Van passes, which serve disabled riders with door-to-door service.

The Columbian’s Ashley Swanson then brings a taste of what events are coming this weekend and into next week. Events featured include:

• “Swingin’ at the Kiggins,” 7:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St., Vancouver; $15 to $18. 360-816-0352 or

• 20th annual Camas Plant and Garden Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Downtown Camas, Northeast Fourth Ave., Camas; free.

• Master Gardener Foundation Mother’s Day Weekend Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver; free. 360-397-6060 ext. 5706 or

• Summer On the Mountain: “It’s A Blast,” 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Johnston Ridge Observatory, 24000 Spirit Lake Hwy, Toutle; $8 for both venues, free for ages 15 and younger.

• Science On Tap Vancouver: “We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe,” 7 p.m. Tuesday. Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St., Vancouver; $8 to $10 suggested donation. 360-816-0352 or

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

Columbian staff writer
Columbian Education Reporter