Two Rescued Near Takhlakh Lake

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 On Monday, December 1, 2020 at approximately 1040 hours, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two overdue travelers that may be driving through our area. The report came from family members, who reported Heidi Tran, 26, Lynwood, WA and Andy Nguyen, … [Read more...]

9/25/2020 Big Hollow Information Update

09/25/2020 ANNOUNCEMENT: The evacuation order for cabins located at Government Mineral Springs near Trapper Creek Wilderness have been lowered to Level 2 “SET”. Residents can return to the area but should be set for immediate evacuation. Slow down and use caution in this area. Watch for heavy … [Read more...]


Gifford Pinchot National Forest September 8, 2020 The U.S. Forest Service is currently working on a fire in the Observation Peak area of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest approximately 10 air miles north of Carson Washington.   The perimeter of the fire area was checked this … [Read more...]

SCSO Dive Team Assists USFS At Spirit Lake

On Sunday August 30th, 2020, The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue / Recovery Team, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and Pacific N/W Research Station-Olympic Forestry Science Laboratory conducted a recon dive operation in Spirit … [Read more...]

AUGUST 10th 2020

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is providing the information contained in this media release in response to inquiries by the media and to provide factual information regarding the incident. On the evening of 8/7/20 at approximately 7:45 pm, deputies of the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office … [Read more...]

Camas Women Arrested On Charges Of Attempted Murder And Arson

Friday, 24 July 2020 On July 22, 2020 at approximately 3:40 am, Deputy’s and Skamania County Fire District #1 were dispatched to a residence in Carson, Washington on a report of a vehicle fire, inside a garage. The fire was extinguished; however, the vehicle was a total loss and there was damage … [Read more...]

Fatality Occurs on Forest Service 90 Rd

Tuesday, 21 July, 2020 On 7/18/2020 at approximately 1:00 pm, North Country EMS and Deputy’s were dispatched to a single motorcycle collision with serious injury, on the USFS 90 Road at milepost 1, just east of Cougar, Washington. Upon arrival Deputies found the rider, Michael E.K. Holman, 30, … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Assistance With Locating A Missing/Endangered Subject

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public assistance in locating a missing and endangered person from the Washougal, WA area of Skamania County. The missing person, Jonathon M. Wodtke, 21, left the Hilltop Road area of Skamania County on July 12, 2020 and may be in the possession … [Read more...]

Suspect Arrested After Hit & Run

On July 19, 2020 at approximately 8:12pm, Skamania County EMS and Deputies were dispatched to a hit & run collision involving a pedestrian at the 1400 block of the Wind River Road, Carson, WA. The initial information, confirmed by first responders, was Tammy M. Sweeney, 57, of Carson, WA was … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Dive Team/SAR & EMS Hold Mock Water Rescue

On Sunday, June 14th, participants from the Skamania County Sheriff's Office Patrol/SAR Coordinators, Skamania County Sheriff's Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Skamania County Sheriff's Dive Rescue/Recovery Team, along with members of Skamania County E.M.S. held a mock Search/Rescue and Crime … [Read more...]