Clark Talks Outdoors Clark Asks focus of podcast

first_imgIn this week’s episode of Clark Talks, the Columbian’s podcast, hosts Katie Gillespie and Dameon Pesanti talk about outdoor recreation and a new way for readers to engage with the newspaper’s reporters.Outdoor writer Al Thomas talks about ways to get outside during the long Memorial Day weekend, including good hikes to start the summer season.Then, metro team editors Mark Bowder and John Hill introduce Clark Asks, a new tool you can use to ask Columbian reporters the burning questions you have about Clark County.Finally, Ashley Swanson offers a glimpse of events in Clark County this weekend. Events include:• Open Cockpit Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Pearson Field Education Center, 201A East Reserve St., Vancouver; free. 360-992-1815 or• Portland Rose Festival CityFair, 5 to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday to Monday, June 2-5 and June 9-11. Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 1020 S.W. Naito Parkway, Portland; $8 for ages 7 and older, free admission for military members. www.rosefestival.orglast_img read more