Detectives Continue Investigation In Missing Woman’s Location

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office and South Lake Tahoe, CA Detectives continue to investigate the disappearance of 54 year old Marie Hanson.  She was last seen the evening of July 6th at the Rainbow Family Gathering that took place in rural Skamania County on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest July … [Read more...]

15 Year Old Injured While Climbing Mt St Helens

August 11, 2011 15 year old Braden Crampton, reportedly from the Corvallis, OR area, was transported to Emanuel Hospital in Portland, OR by Life Flight after receiving injuries from a 100 foot fall on Mt St Helens yesterday afternoon.  Resources from the Volcano Rescue Team from Fire District 13 … [Read more...]

Portland Climber Fatally Injured In Fall From Beacon Rock Identified

Nathan Turner, a 30 year old man from SE Portland Oregon, was fatally injured after falling over 100 feet from Beacon Rock late Sunday afternoon in a climbing accident.  The man and his climbing partner, Michael Aubry, from NE Portland, were rappelling down the popular Southeast corner route at … [Read more...]

Portland Climber Fatally Injured In Fall From Beacon Rock

A 30 year old Portland Oregon area man was fatally injured after falling over 100 feet from Beacon Rock late Sunday afternoon.  The man and his climbing partner were rappelling down the popular South corner route at approximately 5:30 PM when the accident occurred.  Beacon Rock is a popular rock … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Woman From Rainbow Festival

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking assistance locating a woman from South Lake Tahoe, CA missing from the Rainbow Festival. The female subject Marie C. Hanson, a 54 year old female, was last seen on July 10th, 2011 at the Gifford Pinchot National Forest attending the Rainbow … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Provides Point Of Contact For Rainbow Festival Questions

Skamania County has been chosen as the location for the 2011 Rainbow Festival Family Gathering.  The Rainbow Family of Living light is an international group of individuals who come together once a year to try and “achieve peace and love on Earth.” The festival was started in the 1970’s and moves to … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Unaccounted For Stolen Firearms In The Community

On May 26th, 2011 Skamania County Sheriff’s Office arrested Steven Tyler Hohman, a 27 year old Carson, WA man, on multiple counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Trafficking Stolen Property, and Possession of Stolen Property. Detective Tim Garrity and Deputy Jeremy Schultz followed up on … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Executes Search Warrant, Recovering $300,000 Worth of Marijuana

On May 19th, 2011, Deputies from the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office, along with officers from the Clark-Skamania Drug Task Force, executed a search warrant on a residential address in western Skamania County. The warrant led to the discovery of a fully operational marijuana grow house. Officers … [Read more...]