Fatal Fall In The Gifford Pinchot NF

Monday, 2 May, 2016 On May 1, 2016 at approximately 8:45pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a person may have fallen. The reporting party told dispatchers his friend, Bradlee Byfield, 26, of La Center, Washington had climbed over the guardrail and tried to reach … [Read more...]

Missing Hikers Located In The Trapper Creek Wilderness Area

Media Release 26, April 2016   On 4/24/16 at approximately 10:23 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s received a phone call from Kathy Sartain, from Grandview, WA, reporting her two daughters overdue from a hiking trip into the Trapper Creek Wilderness area. Kathy told dispatchers her … [Read more...]

Talk with your kids about NOT using Marijuana Day

On April 20th 2016, the Skamania Board of Commissioners released the following decoration naming 4/20/2016 as "Talk with your kids about NOT using Marijuana Day". Talk with your kids about NOT using Marijuana … [Read more...]

Climber Falls 50’ From The Ozone Climbing Route

  Climber falls 50’ from the Ozone Climbing Route     On April 17, 2016 at approximately 10:43 am, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call requesting assistance for a rock climber that had fallen approximately 50 feet and is not responsive. The location given … [Read more...]

Kayaker Injured In The Little White Salmon River

Kayaker Injured in the Little White Salmon River   On April 16, 2016 at approximately 3:25 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a kayaker had injured his back going over a falls in the Little White Salmon River near Underwood, Washington. The reporting … [Read more...]

Hiker Falls On Archer Mountain

Monday, 18 April, 2016 Hiker Falls on Archer Mountain   On April 15, 2016 at approximately 4:35 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a hiker on Archer Mountain, 6 miles NW of North Bonneville, Washington. Wyatt Glaeser, 16, of Skamania, Washington reported he’d … [Read more...]

Kennewick Man Arrested For DUI – Hit & Run Attended

  Thursday, 14 April 2016 Kennewick Man arrested for DUI – Hit & Run Attended On 4/11/16 at approximately 4:33 pm, the Washington State Patrol called our office to relay information regarding a potential impaired driver, currently in a dispute with other motorists near milepost 22 on … [Read more...]

Women Charged with Assault 2 DV

Friday, 8 April, 2016 Assault II w/ Deadly Weapon – Assault II Domestic Violence   On 4/7/16 at approximately 7:30 pm, Skamania County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a fight in-progress involving a knife. Deputies were immediately dispatched  and learned while en route two … [Read more...]

Single Vehicle Fatality Collision

Wednesday 6 April, 2016 On April 5, 2016 at approximately 3:18 pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one-car, serious injury collision on the Washougal River Road near Malfait Tracks. Sheriff’s Deputies, Skamania County EMS/Rescue, and Skamania County Fire District #4 … [Read more...]

Man Becomes Lost on Table Mountain Trail

Monday, 4 April, 2016 0930 AM   On Thursday, March 31, 2016, at approximately 8:12 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a hiker had become lost on the Table Mountain Trail near North Bonneville, Washington. The hiker, Riley P. Eagen, 21, Madison, WI, called the … [Read more...]