2 Hours, 2 Search & Rescues

Thursday 29 August 2019 @ 1030 AM  On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2 search & rescue missions, within 2 hours of each other, on the Pacific Crest Trail on different ends of the county. At 4:00PM, the Sheriff’s Office was notified, by a broken … [Read more...]

Changes on State Route 14

Many of you may or may not know that there has been ongoing conversation for sometime now regarding traffic improvements on SR 14 and the Wind River Rd Junction.  Washington State Department of Transportation (WADOT) will begin July 15th to make such improvements.  The improvement chosen will be to … [Read more...]

July 2019 Newsletter

Please take some time and read about the what has been going on here at the Sheriff's Office.  Click on the link below. Sheriff Newsletter … [Read more...]

Arrest made in Kidnap Case

                                                                                                   July 5, 2019 On 6/30/19 at approximately 4:07 PM, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check within the city limits of Stevenson, Washington. A business owner called to report a … [Read more...]

Firework Safety 2019

As we celebrate the 243rd anniversary of our Nation’s founding we ask that you do so safely and responsibly. We will soon see fireworks stands erected and sales commence. Under Washington state law, legal fireworks may be sold beginning June 28th through July 5th.Skamania County continues to enforce … [Read more...]

Arrest Made In Connection With Death Of Brian Bodle

                                                                                                      04/23/2019The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with the murder of Brian Bodle 24, of Newberg Oregon.Damian Bradley Belander, 22 years of age from Dayton Oregon, was … [Read more...]

Dive Team Assists Hood River Sheriff’s Office

On Sunday March 24th,  2019 the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue and Recovery Team, along with Marine Deputies of the Hood River Sheriff’s Office, held a joint dive/boat operations training in the Hood River Marina.  After working out logistics with the Port of Hood River, the training … [Read more...]

Overdue Climbers Found Safe On Mt. St. Helens

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office initiated search efforts early Monday morning for two overdue climbers. The Sheriff’s dispatch center received information from Tigard Police that two men, Lei Chen 60 years of age, and Tianyi Zhai 61 years of age were overdue from climbing Mt. St. Helens on … [Read more...]

Skamania Co S.O. Dive Team assists Hood River in Vehicle Recovery

On March 4th the Skamania County Sheriff's Office Dive Team responded to help in the recovery of a submerged vehicle.  Below are a few pictures of their efforts.   … [Read more...]


The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received assistance Thursday night from the SW Washington Regional SWAT team in efforts to arrest a North Bonneville man. Robert Lane, 42 years of age from North Bonneville was wanted on multiple warrants including stalking and violation of a protection … [Read more...]