Father And Daughter Rescued From Columbia River

At approximately 11:15 am Sunday, May 6th, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a canoe that had capsized in the Columbia River,  just off the Stevenson, WA shore.  Stevenson residents Les Hastings, 73 and his daughter Melissa Pearce, 32 encountered very rough conditions with high … [Read more...]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Results

On April 28th 2012, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Program was conducted.  The Sheriff's Office would like to thank all of those who participated in making it a success.  Below are the results of the amount of drugs received on that day and years prior here in Skamania … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Implements Social Media Sites

This week the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office rolled out new Social Media sites on Twitter and Facebook. Twitter will be used to notify individuals of current information and emergency events impacting the County area. Facebook will be utilized to inform the public of current Sheriff’s Office … [Read more...]

3 Arrested After Attempted ATM Theft

Three Clark County residents have been incarcerated in the Skamania County Jail after attempting to steal an ATM machine from the LaCamas Community Credit Union in Stevenson early this morning.  24 year old Christopher Hewitt of Vancouver, 21 year old Benjamin Milam of Battleground, and 22 year old … [Read more...]

Taco Feed To Benefit Explorer Program

The Skamania County Sheriff's Explorer Program is hosting a Taco Feed and Bingo Night this Saturday, April 28th.  The Fundraiser will be held at the Carson Elementary School Cafeteria, and will be offering Tacos for a dollar.  Tacos will be served at 5pm and Bingo will begin at 6pm. Prizes for … [Read more...]

Skamania County Jail Seeking Proposals For Inmate Telephone System

The Skamania County Jail is seeking proposals for a new inmate telephone system.  Proposals for the the new telephone are now due by June 8th 2012. For a description of requirements click on the below link : 2012 Jail Phone Request For Proposal … [Read more...]

Honor Guard To Hold Fundraiser

    The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard will be conducting a fundraiser on May 18th. The Honor Guard will be hosting a Spaghetti Feed at the Hegewald Center located in Stevenson, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. There will be a Raffle and Silent Auction as well, to assist … [Read more...]

Got Drugs?

NATIONAL TAKE-BACK INITIATIVE April 28, 2012 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This is a great opportunity for … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office To Hold Preventative Scam And Fraud Presentations

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office will be holding two different fraud/scam informational presentations next month. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office have been investigating an increased number of these cases that appear to target Senior Citizens, utilizing the telephone, US Mail, and the … [Read more...]

New Phone Scam Targets 9-1-1

Residents of Washington, Michigan, Pennsylvania and other states have reported receiving calls from someone requesting money for 9-1-1 services. The caller claims that residents must pay a fee to register their home in a 9 1 1 database so first responders can locate the home in an emergency. The … [Read more...]