National Police Week

May 6, 2015   The week of May 10-16, 2015 is officially recognized as National Police Week.  This annual observance is filled with events across the nation that take time to honor our nations law enforcement officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice and died in the line of duty.  The … [Read more...]

Letter From Sheriff Brown To County Commissioners Regarding Staffing Levels

Sheriff Brown has issued a letter to the Skamania County Board of Commissioners regarding staffing levels.  Please click on the link to read this letter.   Sheriff Letter to the Commissioners … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriffs Office Now Accepting Applications

The Skamania County Sheriff's Office will be accepting applications for employment effective immediately to develop an eligibility list.  Applications will be accepted for Civil Deputy, Road Deputy, Corrections/Dispatch Deputy, and Telecommunicator.   The testing date will be May 30th 2015. Click … [Read more...]

Oregon Man Arrested For Rape Of a Child

  February 19, 2015   Detectives with the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 37 year old Tualatin Oregon man Wednesday night after they learned he had come to Skamania County with the intent of transporting a juvenile female back to Oregon to have sexual contact with … [Read more...]

Beaverton Women’s Vehicle Located Near Trout Lake, Washington

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 30 January, 2015 12:15 PM  On January 29, 2015 at approximately 4:35 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an abandoned car on the USFS 23 road, 5 miles north of Trout Lake, Washington. Deputies responded and determined the vehicle is associated with … [Read more...]

Washougal Woman Dies In Fatal Residential Fire

A Washougal woman died early this morning in a fire at her residence on North Fork Road, approximately 12 miles east of Washougal, off the Washougal River Road in western Skamania County.  Marlene Dorego, 62, died in the fire that was called in by a security company shortly before midnight who … [Read more...]

2 Arrested For Drug Trafficking In North Bonneville And Stevenson, WA

Monday, December 22, 2015 8:45 AM Two Skamania County residents were arrested late last week after an intensive 9 month investigation into the trafficking of heroin and prescription medications.  Booked into the Skamania County Jail were Jared Hinzman, 25, of  North Bonneville, WA  on 3 counts … [Read more...]

Vehicle Pursuit

December 12, 2014 Skamania County Sheriff’s Deputies took control of a vehicle pursuit that originated in the City of Hood River Friday morning.  The driver of the vehicle, Veronica Davis  42 years of age from Fairview Montana, did not stop and proceeded north across the Hood River Bridge then … [Read more...]

Have you checked your home for winter safety yet?

With the winter weather already moving in, it is important to make sure your home is properly checked for fire safety. Take time to properly make sure that your home and family are properly protected. Here is a check list that can be downloaded … [Read more...]

One Prevention Alliance Requests Citizen’s Involvement

Monday, 10 November, 2014 12:30 pm The Skamania County One Prevention Alliance, a group of concerned citizens that are addressing drug and alcohol use with our youth, is requesting the citizens of Skamania County to actively participate in a critical survey that addresses the perceived needs for … [Read more...]