Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Explorers Complete Training This Past Summer

October 10, 2012 1:30 PM Four Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Explorers successfully completed the Kiwanis / Washington State Patrol Law Enforcement Explorer Academy this summer held at the Washington State Patrol Academy in Shelton, WA. Ciara Griffee, Rebecca Gonser, Ty O’Neal, and Cheyanne … [Read more...]

Fire Destroys Summer Home On Upper Washougal River

October 9, 2012 10:15 PM A fire early this morning destroyed a summer home located on the upper Washougal River. The home, owned by Karen Fitzsimmons of Vancouver, WA, was located on Tree-ific Drive, approximately 15 miles NE of Washougal.  Agencies that responded to the 5:00 AM fire included … [Read more...]

Update: Human Remains Located In Western Skamania County

****UPDATE****   The human remains that were located on Sunday, September 23rd in western Skamania County have been positively identified as those of to Kenneth P. Stovner.  Stovner was reported missing about April 12th, 1980 from his residence on Belle Center Road in Washougal, WA.  He was 39 … [Read more...]

Human Remains Located In Western Skamania County

Human remains were located Sunday afternoon in western Skamania County off Turk Road.  A property owner was bulldozing brush and the remains were located.  A four day site investigation has concluded and the remains have been sent in for forensic work in an attempt to determine the identity and sex … [Read more...]


5th NATIONAL MEDICATION TAKE-BACK DAY   WHEN:      Saturday, September 29, 2012 WHERE:  Skamania County Sheriff’s Office                       (200 Vancouver Ave, Stevenson WA 98648) TIME:       Between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.   The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Now Accepting Applications

The Skamania County Sheriff's Office will be accepting applications for the positions of Patrol and Corrections/Communications.  Testing will take place on September 22nd at Stevenson High School starting at 0800.  If interested, please send in a completed application to the Sheriff's Office by … [Read more...]

Vancouver Man Dies In Boating Accident Wednesday Afternoon

10:00 AM August 17, 2012 A Vancouver man drowned Wednesday afternoon when the vessel he was riding in made a sharp turn and ejected both he and his brother into the water. Grant Kelly, 49, was pronounced dead at the Swift Forest Camp boat ramp after CPR efforts failed to revive him. The … [Read more...]

Internet Scam Results In Search Warrant And Recovered Items

Yesterday’s search of a North Bonneville, WA home resulted in the recovery of several high value items including computers and electronic tablets, which were scheduled for shipping to an overseas destination later this week.  The search involves the continuing investigation into a reported internet … [Read more...]

Dog Rescued From 150 FT Cliff Fall In Mt St Helens Area

At 8:30 AM on Monday July 23rd a 26 year old Colorado woman, on a cross country hike, was in the Mt. St. Helens area with her two dogs. While on a trail, both of the dogs went over an embankment. The owner was able to get one dog up on her own, however “Maggie” a 90 lb Bernese Mountain dog, slipped … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Launches Smart Phone Application

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new smart phone application or “app” for the public to access Sheriff’s Office information. The Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with a company called Appriss, which runs the application free of charge to the Sheriff’s Office and the public. Appriss … [Read more...]