Missing Mushroom Hunter Found

Thursday, 31 October,2019 @ 1030 AM On Thursday, October 30, 2019, at approximately 2:21 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased person just off the USFS 60 Road, near a deserted hunting camp. The reporting party, Glenn Byrd, of Vancouver, WA, reported an Asian … [Read more...]

10/29 UPDATE – Search for 78 year old Mushroom Picker

Tuesday, 22 October,20190930 AMOn Saturday, October 19, 2019, at approximately 4:17 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report that an overdue/missing mushroom picker on the USFS 60 Road, 10 miles north of Carson, WA. The mushroom picker, Richard L. Sugai, 78, Beaverton, OR, was … [Read more...]

Search in progress for 78 year old mushroom picker

Tuesday, 22 October,2019 0930 AM On Saturday, October 19, 2019, at approximately 4:17 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report that an overdue/missing mushroom picker on the USFS 60 Road, 10 miles north of Carson, WA.  The mushroom picker, Richard L. Sugai, 78, Beaverton, OR, … [Read more...]

Search Resumes Today For Overdue Mushroom Picker

Monday, 14 October 2019 0830 AM On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 2:43 pm The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a hiker had become lost, while picking mushrooms, near 572 Beacon Highlands Road in Skamania, Wa. The reporting party, Sue Cosper, told … [Read more...]

2 Hours, 2 Search & Rescues

Thursday 29 August 2019 @ 1030 AM  On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2 search & rescue missions, within 2 hours of each other, on the Pacific Crest Trail on different ends of the county. At 4:00PM, the Sheriff’s Office was notified, by a broken … [Read more...]

Changes on State Route 14

Many of you may or may not know that there has been ongoing conversation for sometime now regarding traffic improvements on SR 14 and the Wind River Rd Junction.  Washington State Department of Transportation (WADOT) will begin July 15th to make such improvements.  The improvement chosen will be to … [Read more...]

July 2019 Newsletter

Please take some time and read about the what has been going on here at the Sheriff's Office.  Click on the link below. Sheriff Newsletter … [Read more...]

Arrest made in Kidnap Case

                                                                                                   July 5, 2019 On 6/30/19 at approximately 4:07 PM, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check within the city limits of Stevenson, Washington. A business owner called to report a … [Read more...]

Firework Safety 2019

As we celebrate the 243rd anniversary of our Nation’s founding we ask that you do so safely and responsibly. We will soon see fireworks stands erected and sales commence. Under Washington state law, legal fireworks may be sold beginning June 28th through July 5th.Skamania County continues to enforce … [Read more...]

Arrest Made In Connection With Death Of Brian Bodle

                                                                                                      04/23/2019The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with the murder of Brian Bodle 24, of Newberg Oregon.Damian Bradley Belander, 22 years of age from Dayton Oregon, was … [Read more...]