Climber Makes His Way Off Mountain

12/07/2018 @ 1240 The Skamania County Sheriff’s received information from a third party that 38- year old Patrick Johnston of Portland had walked out to a road in the St. Helens area and was in a vehicle enroute back to Portland.   The Sheriff’s Office dispatch was successful in making direct … [Read more...]

Search For Climber on Mt. St. Helens

SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR CLIMBER ON MT. ST. HELENS Friday, December 07, 2018 The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office was notified late Thursday afternoon that a 38-year old man was overdue from a climbing trip on Mt. St. Helens. According to the reporting party, a group of four hikers with a guide made … [Read more...]

Lava Canyon Missing Hiker Located

Monday, 5 November 2018 0930 AM On Saturday, November 3, 2018, at approximately 12:27PM the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a call advising of a deceased subject in the Swift Reservoir, near the Swift Camp Ground, 18 miles east of Cougar, Washington. The reporting party, Paul Taylor, … [Read more...]

WDFW To Hold Public Meeting

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Deceased Hiker On Mt. St. Helens

Friday, 19 October 201810:00 AM On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at approximately 2:04 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured hiker on Mt. St. Helens. The initial information received was the hiker had slipped, fell, and injured his head while hiking near the boulder … [Read more...]

Search Suspended For Missing 18 Year Old

On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 7:31 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a hiker had become lost on the Lava Canyon Trail, located at the end of the USFS 83 road, 18 miles east of Cougar, Washington. Avery Jackson, 19, of Kelso, Washington called the … [Read more...]

Fatal ATV Accident In Gifford Pinchot Forest

Wednesday, 17 October 20180930 AM On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at approximately 10:10 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fatal ATV collision near the USFS 2592 road,18 miles east of Cougar, Washington, on private timber land. Frank Yela, Fire District #6 Fire Chief … [Read more...]

Skamania County Dive Team Conducts River Clean Up

On Sunday,  September 16th 2018  the Skamania County Sheriff's Office  Dive Rescue / Recovery Team took time out of their regular in-service training to clean up local waterways.  People drive past these bodies of water everyday but don't realize the mess and hazards that lies beneath; cans, … [Read more...]

Our Lip Sync Video!!!

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Man Injured At Rock Creek Falls

August 9, 2018 On August 8, 2018 at approximately 3:45 pm, the Skamania County 911 center received a report that a male subject had jumped from the top of Rock Creek falls and was injured. Robert Joseph Sellars, 52 years of age had hiked up Rock Creek to the area of the falls with his wife, 2 sons … [Read more...]