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  1. Public's help sought in finding missing mentally disabled Portland manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    The Skamania County Sheriff's Office says Joseph Ronald Sizemore, a missing mentally disabled man from Portland, was last seen in a red 2009 Ford Focus like the one pictured here. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office says Joseph Ronald Sizemore, a missing mentally disabled man from Portland, was last seen in a red 2009 Ford Focus like the one pictured here.

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  2. 'Frantic:' Family desperate to find man missing for nearly two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... Sizemore's family had already reported him missing to Portland Police, when he and his car popped up in Skamania County a week-and-a-half ago. The last time anyone saw Joey Sizemore was Sept. 7, near milepost 17 on Washougal River Road north of ...

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  3. 'Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance' author shares weird-but-true laws from around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | ABA Journal

    Laws, much like warning labels, usually exist because someone, somewhere, tried to do something inadvisable. Lawmakers are also tasked with thinking up the weird things people might try to do; which is probably how the board of commissioners in Skamania County, Wash., ended up composing Ordinance No.

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  4. Portland man last seen in SkamaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    The Skamania County Sheriff's Office is hoping the public can help find a Portland man who was reported missing Sunday evening.

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  5. It's a race after all in 14th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Columbian

    Michael Scott Brumback, left, picked up enough votes in a write-in campaign to challenge incumbent Rep. Norm Johnson in the general election for the 14th District seat.

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  6. Global warming: Is state doing enough to protect timber from invading beetle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    ... do it. .... The state is going to have to have revenue to support this," Inslee told about 35 Klickitat and Skamania county elected officials, government administrators, tribal leaders and business representatives Wednesday in Bingen, on the ...

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  7. Wash. Team Saves Man, Man's Best FriendRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | FireHouse.com

    ... Nelson, 57, lives in Washougal and maintains a 50-acre ranch about 5 miles east of town near the Clark-Skamania county line. When he went out to the property Saturday to check on his dozen cattle, he brought along all four of his four-legged ...

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  8. Historic forest cabin to move FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... tool house and bunk house in the community of Willard along the upper Little White Salmon River in eastern Skamania County. It will be lifted from its foundation, placed on a trailer and driven slowly over Gifford Pinchot National Forest roads to ...

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  9. Remains from U.S.'s Mount St. Helens belong to Jap...Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | WHTC

    ... gone missing, about 7,100 feet (2,164 meter) up the south slope of the 8,300-foot (2,530-meter) summit, the Skamania County Sheriff's Office said. His identity was confirmed by the medical examiner's office in nearby Clark County, which also borders ...

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  10. Remains found on Wash. volcano are Japanese hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Skamania County sheriff's office says human remains found earlier this month on Mount St. Helens have been identified as those of a 27-year-old Japanese hiker reported missing last November after indicating he planned to climb the southwest Washington volcano.

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  11. Remains on Mount St. Helens are Japanese hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Human remains found on Mount St. Helens have been identified as those of a 27-year-old Japanese hiker reported missing last November after indicating he planned to climb the southwest Washington volcano, the Skamania County sheriff's office said Monday.

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  12. Remains found on Mount St. Helens are Japanese hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | KOMO News

    Human remains found on Mount St. Helens have been identified as those of a 27-year-old Japanese hiker reported missing last November after indicating he planned to climb the southwest Washington volcano, the Skamania County sheriff's office said Monday.

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  13. Remains found on Mount St. Helens likely that of missing Japanese manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | NWCN.com

    ... Helens were performed with no results and the search was called off in December. On Saturday, August 9, the Skamania County Sheriff's Office said a renewed search effort that included 13 different agencies from Oregon and Washington took place on ...

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  14. Historic Gifford Pinchot National Forest cabin to be moved 16 milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The News Tribune

    ... statement released Friday by the Forest Service. Once the forest's district office, the structure located in Skamania County is scheduled to be moved on Aug. 22 by Arsenault, LLC of Bend. Currently located five miles north of the Columbia River, the ...

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  15. Two people rescued near Naked FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    Skamania County Fire District first reponders assisted a woman with a shoulder injury and a boy who got his foot trapped between two rocks on Saturday.

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  16. Crews Rescue Washougal Man From Waterfall in Skamania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | KNDU

    ... - A Washougal man is lucky to be alive after crews rescued him from a waterfall in Washougal River. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office responded around 8 p.m. Monday to a man stuck in the water at Dougan Falls. Personnel crews arrived and found ...

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  17. The Emergency Sasquatch OrdinanceRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Business Law Prof Blog

    ... with commentary by Underhill. The title comes from an ordinance adopted by the board of commissioners of Skamania County, Washington that made it illegal to slay Bigfoot. Apparently, the threat was serious because the county commissioners designated ...

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  18. Remains of Japanese climber on Mount St. Helens foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | KOMO News

    ... disappeared in November on Mt St. Helens was suspended Saturday after his remains were found. According to Skamania County Sherriff's office at around 2:00 PM this afternoon, searchers located male human remains near the 7100 foot level on the south ...

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  19. Human remains found on Mount St. Helens consistent with man who went missing in fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Olympian

    The Skamania County Sheriff's Office said the remains were found Saturday afternoon and are consistent with a Japanese man, 27-year-old Yosuke Onishi, who had been missing since November.

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  20. Search ends, remains of Japanese climber on Mount St. Helens foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | KPIC

    ... who disappeared in November on Mt St. Helens was suspended today after his remains were found. According to Skamania County Sherriff's office at around 2:00 PM this afternoon, searchers located male human remains near the 7100 foot level on the ...

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