October 27, 2016 2:50pm
The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has concluded recovery efforts for the body of Melvin Burtch, 31 years of age, from Beaverton Oregon. Crews from the 304th rescue squadron out of Portland, Wind River Search and Rescue, Thurston County SAR and Southwest Washington Search and Rescue. Recovery efforts commenced at 0800 this morning and concluded at 2pm. All SAR personnel are out of the field and there were no injuries to personnel assisting.