Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Now Accepting Applications

The Skamania County Sheriff's Office will be accepting applications for employment effective immediately.  Applications will be accepted for Civil Deputy, Road Deputy, Corrections/Dispatch Deputy, and Telecommunicator.   A testing date and time will be announced at a later date. Click on the link … [Read more...]

Results of the 2013 Community Survey

The results of the community survey taken in the fall of 2013 are in.  Please click on the link below to view the results.   2013 Community Survey Summary Results … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Awarded A Law Enforcement Partnership Grant

December 16, 2013 The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded a Law Enforcement Partnership grant to help reduce underage drinking in Skamania County. Underage drinking is recognized as a significant social, economic and physical problem in communities throughout the United States … [Read more...]

Vancouver Woman Airlifted From 7000 Foot Level Of Mt St Helens After Fall

 Thursday, 5 December 2014 9:30 am   A Vancouver WA woman was airlifted from the 7000 foot level of Mt St Helens at daybreak this morning after falling into a snow cave near Monitor Ridge late last night.  North Country EMS, the Volcano Rescue Team, and the Skamania County Sheriff's Office … [Read more...]

Washougal Man Arrested After Assaulting Caregiver

Tuesday November 12, 2013 0645 AM A Skamania County man was arrested on a charge of Assault in the First Degree Domestic Violence after the Clark County SWAT team had to go in to his home at 122 Thorp Lane in Washougal early Monday morning.  David L. Simmons was taken into custody without incident … [Read more...]

Follow Up Video To The Principles of Liberty Event Held On September 26th

Click on the link below to view the video on youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKGocWTM1Ro … [Read more...]

Officials Suspend Search For Missing Portland Oregon Man

Saturday 5 October, 2013 8:10 pm “The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland, OR has been suspended this evening pending any further leads as to his whereabouts”, said Undersheriff Dave Cox.  “We had over 100 people working to locate him today and unfortunately found nothing”.    Search … [Read more...]

Search For Missing Portland Oregon Man To Resume Tomorrow Morning

Friday 4 October, 2013 4:45 pm The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland, OR will resume tomorrow morning, 5 October,  utilizing ground  resources requested through the Washington State Department of Emergency Management.  There will be a concerted effort to again search the Big Lava … [Read more...]

Lava Bed Search Updates

Wednesday 3 October, 2013 8:45 pm   The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland, OR will continue tomorrow morning utilizing air resources to search the Big Lava Beds area approximately 10 miles north of Cook, WA in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Search efforts by 7 ground … [Read more...]

Ground Search Efforts Suspended Until Saturday 5 October, 2013

Officials just suspended ground search efforts for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland, OR that were based in the Big Lava Beds near Goose Lake, approximately 10 miles north of Cook, WA in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Zitzewitz was looking for caves with his partner, Caleb Richie of … [Read more...]