USFS 83 Rd Investigation Update #1

01/28/2019 An autopsy was conducted on Saturday January 26, 2019 in relation to the discovery of a body 7 miles east of Cougar Wa, off Forest Road 83 last Thursday.  The autopsy revealed the cause of death to be homicidal violence.   Preliminary identification of the deceased adult … [Read more...]

Deceased Subject Located on USFS 83 Road.

January 25, 2019 The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Thursday afternoon January 24th at approximately 2:15 pm reporting suspicious circumstances on forest road 83 near the junction of forest road 90 which is approximately 6 miles east of Cougar Wa.   Detectives responded to … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help From Public

Tuesday, 22 January,2019 The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with a missing person’s case out of the Stevenson, Washington area.  On 10/09/2017 our office responded to an area just north of Stevenson for a report of suspicious circumstances.Deputy’s responded … [Read more...]

Missing/Endangered Women Found in Skamania Co

                                                                                Friday, 11 January 2019                                                                                             0930 AM  On 1/9/19 at approximately 10:50 am, a Patrol Deputy with the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office … [Read more...]

Stranded Motorist Rescued on USFS 23 Road

On January 8, 2019 at approximately 5:00pm, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stranded motorist on the USFS 23 Road, 10 miles northwest of Trout Lake, Washington. The caller, Maria E. Becerra, 30, of Puyallup, Washington called the Sheriff’s Office and indicated she’d … [Read more...]

911 Lines Working Again

UPDATE....911 appears to be operating normally again. Please call 911 only in the event of an emergency. If you are not able to reach 911 please call 509-427-9490, option 0 or dial 509-427-4040. … [Read more...]

Wide Scale Phone Outage

The Skamania County Sheriff's Office 911 Center is experiencing a phone outage that is affecting 911 service. Callers attempting to call 911 will get a fast busy signal instead of an operator. This is a CenturyLink outage with an estimated repair time of 1:00 am. Callers needing emergency service … [Read more...]

Sand Bags Available

Public Works Road Crews are working this afternoon to make self-service sandbags available at District #4 Fire Station in the Washougal River area, across from the County Shops in Stevenson and in the Sand Shed behind the County Shop in Underwood.Pleased be prepared for extreme weather; stay … [Read more...]

Stevenson High School Placed on Lockdown

12/13/2018Today, 12/13/2018, the Sheriff’s Office was notified of a bomb threat at the Stevenson High School. The threat, in email form, was caught by the school’s IT department. They in turn reported the message, immediately, to our Community Prevention Deputy, who at the time was in the school.Our … [Read more...]

Windsurfer Perishes In Columbia River

Friday, 7 December,20182:00 PM  On 12/6/18 at approximately 11:33 PM, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office requesting an area check of the Port of Stevenson. They had been notified by John Hadley, Lyle, WA, that his wife, Laura L. Green, 60, had … [Read more...]