Sheriff Will Host Forum To Discuss All Terrain Vehicle Use On County Roads

  August 15, 2013 Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will host a forum on Thursday, August 29th, to gather input from the public regarding Washington State’s new law allowing All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) on county roads.   The Washington State Legislature passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff To Survey County Residents Regarding Service Levels

Media Release August 9, 2013 Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown will soon be asking county residents for input on service levels from the county’s sole law enforcement provider.  A short survey will be available beginning the week of August 11th and will be distributed at the Skamania County Fair … [Read more...]

Skamania County Prosecutor Determines Animal Cruelty Charges Are Appropriate In Dillingham Case

August 7, 2013 Joint Media Release Skamania County Prosecutor and Sheriff   The Skamania County Prosecutors Office has determined that the death of the dog in the Christopher Dillingham case does meet the elements necessary for the charge of animal cruelty in the State of Washington.  Dillingham … [Read more...]

Skamania County Prosecutor Clarifies Charging Decision In Explosives Case

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, 6 August 0345 hours ****UPDATE****   August 5, 2013—The Skamania County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office today charged Christopher Wayne Dillingham with Possession of Bomb or Explosive Device with Intent to Use for an Unlawful Purpose, a Class A felony carrying up to 20 … [Read more...]

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...]