Search And Rescue Calls Continue

Wednesday, 17 May,20180822 AM On May 15, 2018 at approximately 5:47pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured hiker at the 4700’ level of Mt. St. Helens. A search & rescue Deputy was already in the area due to the volume of incidents in the mountain. The Volcano … [Read more...]

Warm Weather Brings SAR Response

May 15, 2018   The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received several calls requesting assistance due to high recreational visitors to Mt. St. Helens and Columbia Gorge Scenic area. An estimated 600 permits were issued for Mother’s Day weekend. On 5/11/18 at approximately 10:09 pm, the Skamania … [Read more...]

Hiker Injured At Middle Falls Trail

Hiker injured at Middle Falls Trail May 9, 2018On May 8, 2018 at approximately 2:38 pm the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured hiker near the overlook at Middle Falls Trail, off the USFS 90 road, approximately 37 miles east of Cougar, Washington. The initial report … [Read more...]

Injured Climber Rescued Off Mt. St. Helens

Monday, 23 April,20181200 PM On Sunday, April 22, 2018, at approximately 8:41 am The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured hiker on Mt. St. Helens. The information received was a female hiker had injured and possibly broken her ankle on her decent from the summit. She was … [Read more...]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision April 4, 2018 On April 3, 2018 at approximately 11:08 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle traffic collision just north of Stevenson, Washington.The preliminary investigation revealed a full size pickup truck was travelling south on … [Read more...]

Man Found Deceased At Dougan Falls

Man Found Deceased At Dougan Fals March 12, 2018 On March 9, 2018 at approximately 0851 hours the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased person on the W 2000 Road, above Dougan Falls. The area in question is 21 miles NE of city of Washougal, in Skamania … [Read more...]

VANCOUVER WOMAN RESCUED IN WIND RIVER CANYON

VANCOUVER WOMAN RESCUED IN WIND RIVER CANYON March 11, 2018 At approximately 9:50 am this morning, the Skamania County Sheriff’s 911 center received a call of an injured female hiker in the Wind River Canyon above the Carson Hot Springs resort.Angel D. Vaillencort, 29 years of age was hiking in … [Read more...]

Injured Snowmobile Rider Near Mt. St. Helens

Injured snowmobile rider near Mt. St. Helens March 11, 2018 On Saturday March 10th  at approximately 11am, the Skamania County Sheriff’s 911 center received a call reporting an injured snowmobile rider on the Plains of Abraham on the northeast side of Mt. St. Helens. Trent Simonson, 20 years of … [Read more...]

A Letter On School Safety By Sheriff Brown

In the aftermath of the most recent and tragic school shooting in Florida, I want to take this opportunity to inform you of the preparation and planning that has been ongoing here in Skamania County.  It became apparent several years ago that these types of incidents required a more active approach … [Read more...]

02/05/2018 Courthouse Update

SKAMANIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE Flood Related  SERVICE LEVELS  UPDATE   February 5, 2018 10:00 AM   The information below represents the current operation and location of County Offices in the Courthouse as a result of last week’s flooding incident   1st floor- … [Read more...]