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12 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Vancouver man says he was robbed at gunpoint by a motorcyclist

A 70-year-old Vancouver man told authorities he was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening in a parking lot, the Skamania County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Columbian

Morning Press: Lost in the wilderness, blasting under a mountain, pot ...

Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star Mountain and the vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Clark County, WA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KSL-TV

5. Man with leg trapped under rock rescued ...

Emergency crews used a system of ropes to rescue a man whose leg was trapped by a rock at the bottom of a waterfall.

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Related Topix: Washougal, WA, Fire

Daily Mail

Johnny Napierkowski rescued after trapping leg at base of Washington waterfall

Cop is suspended for brawl with combative speeder who turned out to be a superior officer 'trying to pull rank' The Comcast service rep who REALLY doesn't want you to quit! Astounded customer records his nightmare 'interrogation' when he phoned to cancel with cable giant 'As long as I am alive, any book purporting to be with my cooperation is a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Washougal, WA

Alabama Live

Mine! Mine! Mine! in Today in Pictures

Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters rescue John Napierkowski, who was trapped in the water at Dougan Falls on the Washougal River in Washougal, Wash.

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Related Topix: Washougal, WA, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Globe and Mail

The best images for the past 24 hours

An M346 aircraft, produced by Alenia Aermacchi SpA, a unit of Finmeccanica SpA, performs in an aerial flying display on the second day of the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, U.K. The Farnborough International Air Show, which runs July 14-20, is this year's biggest forum for aircraft introductions and sales.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Romania, Belarus, Washougal, WA, Israel, Middle East

The Columbian

Rescuers save man trapped under rock at Dougan Falls

A 19-year-old Washougal man was rescued after one or both legs became trapped underneath a rock at Dougan Falls.

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Related Topix: Washougal, WA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Columbian

Outings

July 8 and 15: Forever Young Hikes Hummocks and Coldwater Lake trails, 4 to 5 miles with 250 feet elevation gain near Mount St. Helens.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, North Bonneville, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Camas-Washougal Post-Record

Horn of discovery

Cape Horn Conservancy President Teresa Robbins, board member Larry Keister and Friends of the Columbia Gorge Secretary Keith Brown stand on a new set of stairs leading hikers out of the Cape Horn Trail.

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Related Topix: Washougal, WA, Stevenson, WA, Camas, WA, Vancouver, WA

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