Stevenson Man Arrested On Explosives Charges

A Stevenson man was arrested early Sunday morning after Deputies responded to the report of an explosion in the NW Stevenson area.  Christopher Dillingham, 45, was arrested and booked into the Skamania County Jail  on charges of Malicious Mischief in Second Degree, Reckless Endangerment, and … [Read more...]

Injured Texas Woman Pays For Helicopter To Assist With Her Removal From Mt St Helens

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1020 hours An injured 48 year old Katie, TX woman decided to pay for a private helicopter to remove her and her daughter from the 6100 foot level of the south side of Mt St Helens early this morning.  Nancy Allen had contacted the Skamania County Sheriff’s … [Read more...]

Stevenson Woman Dies From 90 Foot Fall While Hiking

A Stevenson, WA woman died Friday morning after falling approximately 90 feet in the Wind River canyon near Carson, WA.  Debbie Scott, 53, was hiking with a companion on a narrow trail that leads to an area commonly referred to as the “Hot Holes”, a natural hot spring area along the Wind River.  … [Read more...]

Search To Resume For Missing Vancouver Woman Saturday

MEDIA RELEASE Friday, June 14, 2013 ***UPDATE*** 2:00 PM Search operations will resume Saturday morning at 8:00 AM for 19 year old Maureen Kelly of Vancouver Washington.  Resources have been requested to be at the Search Command Post located at the USFS Mt St Helens National Volcanic Monument … [Read more...]

Search Suspended Till The End Of The Week For Missing Vancouver Woman

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, 11 June, 2013 ***UPDATE*** 5:30 PM Search operations will be suspended as of 8:00 PM this evening until the end of the week  for a missing 19 year old Vancouver, WA woman.  Maureen Kelly, 19, of Vancouver Washington was last seen Sunday afternoon about 5:00 PM in the Canyon … [Read more...]

Search Suspended For The Evening, To Resume In The Morning For Vancouver Woman

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, 10 June, 2013 ***UPDATE*** 8:50 PM   Search operations were suspended as of  8:00 PM this evening for a missing 19 year old Vancouver, WA woman.  Maureen Kelly, 19, of Vancouver Washington was last seen Sunday afternoon about 5:00 PM in the Canyon Creek area of western … [Read more...]

Skamania County Launches New Mobile Application, “MobilePatrol”

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 1000 hours Today the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office launched a new mobile application for both Apple and Android devices. MobilePatrol, a national application, is available in both iTunes and Google Play stores. The application allows users to access information at … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Institutes Online Reporting

Starting today 3/21/13 the Skamania County Sheriff's Office website will allow for people to report non-emergency crimes over the internet.  Once reported a Sheriff's Deputy will contact the reporting party within 24 hours after it has been submitted. Click on the link below to access the online … [Read more...]

Skamania County Jail Institutes New Commissary Program

Skamania County Jail recently signed on with Turnkey Corrections to provide the commissary program for the facility.  With the new program the public will be able to add money, order commissary, send emails, and even video chat with inmates within the facility.  Click on the link below to go to the … [Read more...]

Search Suspended As Of Dark For Possible Missing Hiker

March 11, 2013 1545 The search for a possible missing hiker will be suspended as of dark this evening north of North Bonneville Washington in Skamania County.   “We have not received any credible physical evidence from the field that would indicate that we have anyone out there in the area at this … [Read more...]