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...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Currently Operating 3 Searches *Search Updates*

Tuesday October 1, 2013 8:10 pm This is an update on the three search and rescue operations held today in northern Skamania County County Sheriff’s Office is currently operating 3 active search and rescue operations in northern Skamania County. The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Currently Operating 3 Searches

Tuesday October 1, 2013 1145 hours The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is currently operating 3 active search and rescue operations in northern Skamania County. The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland, OR continues in the Big Lava Beds approximately 10 miles north of Cook, WA in … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff To Continue Focus On “The Principles of Liberty”

September 19, 2013   As a follow-up to the forum held last May, Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will be hosting another evening forum that focuses on the Principles of Liberty. The Sheriff has invited two guest presenters for this one hour forum on Thursday September … [Read more...]

Click Here To Read The Washington State ATV Law

Click on the link below to download and read the .pdf copy of Washington's new ATV law.   House Bill 1632 … [Read more...]

Washougal And Vancouver Men Arrested For Kidnapping, Assault, And Robbery

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, August 26th 2013 1400 hours A week long investigation by Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Deputies resulted in the arrest of two men from Washougal and Vancouver for Kidnapping, Assault, and Robbery. Marcus Bedell, 25 of Washougal, WA and Charles Sample, 32 … [Read more...]

Sheriff Will Host Forum To Discuss All Terrain Vehicle Use On County Roads

  August 15, 2013 Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will host a forum on Thursday, August 29th, to gather input from the public regarding Washington State’s new law allowing All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) on county roads.   The Washington State Legislature passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff To Survey County Residents Regarding Service Levels

Media Release August 9, 2013 Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will soon be asking county residents for input on service levels from the county’s sole law enforcement provider.  A short survey will be available beginning the week of August 11th and will be distributed at the Skamania County Fair … [Read more...]