Body Discovered At Dougan Falls

April 1, 2017   The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the discovery of a body near the Dougan Falls Bridge in western Skamania County.  Dougan Falls is approximately 17 miles northeast of the City of Washougal. The Skamania County 911 center received a call at … [Read more...]

Information Sought In 1975 Cold Case

On February 7 Koin 6 did a story on a cold case from 1975.  The Skamania County Sheriffs Office is seeking any information that can lead to an arrest of the suspect involved in this case.  Please watch this video and check out the link.  If you have any information that could help in this case, … [Read more...]

Subjects Involved In North Bonneville Shooting Incident Identified

November 24, 2016   11:15  AM     The four individuals involved in the shooting incident last evening in North Bonneville, WA have been identified.  Robert E. Holmes IV, 25 years of age, 1306 Yehuh street North Bonneville - determined to be the subject who fired the weapon.  Holmes is … [Read more...]

Shooting Investigation ongoing in North Bonneville, WA

November 23, 2016   9:50 PM   The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the shooting of two male subjects this evening in the City of North Bonneville, Washington.  Both shooting victims have been transported to Southwest Washington medical center in Vancouver.  The extent … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Office Phone System RFP

The Skamania County Sheriff's Office is seeking bids for a new phone system.  Please click on the link below to view the Request for Bid.   Skamania County Sheriffs Office Phone System RFP Skamania PBX Cost Attachment … [Read more...]

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office K9 Arai Has Received Body Armor

Skamania County Sheriff’s Office K9 Arai has received body armor. Skamania County Sheriff’s Office K9 Arai has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. A donation in the amount of $65,825 was presented to the … [Read more...]

Recovery Efforts On Table Mountain Concluded

October 27, 2016 2:50pm   The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office has concluded recovery efforts for the body of Melvin Burtch, 31 years of age, from Beaverton Oregon.  Crews from the 304th rescue squadron out of Portland, Wind River Search and Rescue, Thurston County SAR and Southwest … [Read more...]

OVERDUE SUBJECT LOCATED AND CONFIRMED DECEASED

October 26, 2016 8:00 pm   At approximately 5pm this afternoon searchers located the body of Melvin Burtch at the base of Table Mountain in Skamania County north of the Bonneville Dam.  Burtch started out on Tuesday morning for a day hike to Table Mountain and was last heard from at 2pm Tuesday … [Read more...]

Search Underway For Overdue Beaverton, Oregon Man

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting search operations in the Columbia River Gorge north of Bonneville Dam for an overdue 31 year old man from Beaverton Oregon. Melvin Burtch left with 2 dogs on Tuesday October 25, 2016 for a day hike to the Table Mountain area above … [Read more...]

2016 Sheriff’s Office Newsletter

Ever wonder what is new here at our office?  This years newsletter covers topics from just about every department of the Sheriffs Office. Click on the link below to find out more. … [Read more...]