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NATIONAL TAKE-BACK INITIATIVE April 28, 2012 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This is a great opportunity for … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office To Hold Preventative Scam And Fraud Presentations

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office will be holding two different fraud/scam informational presentations next month. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office have been investigating an increased number of these cases that appear to target Senior Citizens, utilizing the telephone, US Mail, and the … [Read more...]

New Phone Scam Targets 9-1-1

Residents of Washington, Michigan, Pennsylvania and other states have reported receiving calls from someone requesting money for 9-1-1 services. The caller claims that residents must pay a fee to register their home in a 9 1 1 database so first responders can locate the home in an emergency. The … [Read more...]


On Tuesday March 20, 2012 a local group called Minors Against Smoking Habits or known as “MASH” will be holding a march to raise awareness of the dangers of teen smoking. MASH is a volunteer based group that is passionate about educating local teenagers and minors of the negative effects of … [Read more...]

One Man Arrested After Search Warrant Weapons Turns Up A Meth Lab

11:30 AM Thursday March 15th, 2012 On Wednesday, March 14th, Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Deputies executed a search warrant at 401 Harder Rd in Washougal, WA. Deputies were investigating a shooting complaint that was received March 7 from a residence in upper Washougal. A 22 yr old female … [Read more...]

Possible Exposure To Measles At Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA March 6-9

HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN EXPOSED SHOULD GET ANTIBODY TREATMENT BY MARCH 15 On March 13, local public health officials were informed of a probable measles diagnosis in an individual who spent time at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA. The individual, who was traveling internationally, was … [Read more...]

Stray Gunshot Goes Through Wall Of Home

At 1045, Skamania County Deputies responded to 391 Harder Road in Washougal, WA this morning after being notified of shooting noise in the area and the resident owner locating a bullet on a bedroom floor.  Deputies subsequently located a bullet hole through the bedroom wall just above the headboard … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Deputies Serve Three Search Warrants, Three People Detained

At 7:00 Am, Thursday February 16th,2012 Skamania County Sheriff’s Deputies, assisted by Officers from the Clark/Skamania Drug Task Force, served three search warrants on three different residences in Stevenson, WA. Results yielding from a long term investigation conducted by Skamania County … [Read more...]

Snow Melt And Heavy Rains Next Hurdle For Skamania County

January 23, 2012  1100 The National Weather Service is predicting a warm front with heavy rains as the forecast for the coming week.  With the high volume of snow and ice still in the mid to upper level elevations, authorities are expecting higher than normal water levels in Skamania County rivers … [Read more...]

Williams Pipeline Partnerships With Skamania County DEM

January 17, 2012 2:00 PM During a time of tightening budgets, the Skamania County Department of Emergency Management has found a silver lining in an otherwise tightening budget future.  The Department has relied mainly on dwindling Federal grant opportunities to ensure day to day operations.  … [Read more...]