AUGUST 10th 2020

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is providing the information contained in this media release in response to inquiries by the media and to provide factual information regarding the incident. On the evening of 8/7/20 at approximately 7:45 pm, deputies of the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office … [Read more...]

Camas Women Arrested On Charges Of Attempted Murder And Arson

Friday, 24 July 2020 On July 22, 2020 at approximately 3:40 am, Deputy’s and Skamania County Fire District #1 were dispatched to a residence in Carson, Washington on a report of a vehicle fire, inside a garage. The fire was extinguished; however, the vehicle was a total loss and there was damage … [Read more...]

Fatality Occurs on Forest Service 90 Rd

Tuesday, 21 July, 2020 On 7/18/2020 at approximately 1:00 pm, North Country EMS and Deputy’s were dispatched to a single motorcycle collision with serious injury, on the USFS 90 Road at milepost 1, just east of Cougar, Washington. Upon arrival Deputies found the rider, Michael E.K. Holman, 30, … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Assistance With Locating A Missing/Endangered Subject

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public assistance in locating a missing and endangered person from the Washougal, WA area of Skamania County. The missing person, Jonathon M. Wodtke, 21, left the Hilltop Road area of Skamania County on July 12, 2020 and may be in the possession … [Read more...]

Suspect Arrested After Hit & Run

On July 19, 2020 at approximately 8:12pm, Skamania County EMS and Deputies were dispatched to a hit & run collision involving a pedestrian at the 1400 block of the Wind River Road, Carson, WA. The initial information, confirmed by first responders, was Tammy M. Sweeney, 57, of Carson, WA was … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Dive Team/SAR & EMS Hold Mock Water Rescue

On Sunday, June 14th, participants from the Skamania County Sheriff's Office Patrol/SAR Coordinators, Skamania County Sheriff's Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Skamania County Sheriff's Dive Rescue/Recovery Team, along with members of Skamania County E.M.S. held a mock Search/Rescue and Crime … [Read more...]

Vandalism Occurs at Law Enforcement Repeater

6/2/2020 1200 Hrs. On May 30, 2020 the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of extensive damage to one of their west end repeater sites. The Lookout Mountain repeater site provides radio coverage for law enforcement, fire, EMS and the United States Forest Service. Skamania County … [Read more...]

Fatal Accident Occurs On The USFS 65 Rd

May 13, 2020 On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at approximately 7:28 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a serious injury motor vehicle collision at milepost 5 on the USFS 65 road, 15 miles north of Carson, WA. The caller reported a vehicle swerved off the paved roadway and … [Read more...]

National Police Week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have … [Read more...]

Skamania County Launches Text-to-911 Service

Nothing yet replaces the efficiency of a voice call to 911.  However, if you’re in an emergency-situation and don’t have the capability to call, you can now send a text message to 911 in Skamania County. The text-to-911 service launched Monday, April 27th, is available to all Verizon … [Read more...]