Skamania County Newswire

Skamania County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Skamania County, WA.

Results 1 - 20 of 178 in Skamania County, WA

  1. Mt. Hood Pit StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Willamette Week

    ... city manager used dwindling cash reserves to form a public development authority that could apply for one of Skamania County's two state-issued marijuana sales licenses and build this blue metal shack on the edge of town. It opened last month, an ...

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  2. Morning Press: Memorial Day; Rivers, Vick town halls; Library booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Columbian

    ... outside. ( A man who law enforcement officials say has been squatting in a Washougal-area house appeared in Skamania County Superior Court on Thursday on allegations that he sold the home's fencing. Brett Marquiss, 22, has been staying at 201 ...

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  3. Medics carry injured woman, canine off Dog MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Columbian

    ... to the trailhead Monday after getting into trouble while hiking on Dog Mountain in the Columbia River Gorge. Skamania County Emergency Medical Services responded to the Dog Mountain trail at about 1:10 p.m. to help a woman with an injured ankle. ...

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  4. Emergency crews rescue injured dog on Washington trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KOMO News

    Emergency crews had to hustle earlier today when they were called out to Dog Mountain Trail to rescue an injured hiker, but ended up helping a hurt canine. Just after 1:10 p.m. Skamania County Emergency Medical Services were alerted about an injured female hiker on the trail.

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  5. Squatting case in SkamaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Columbian

    A man who law enforcement officials say has been squatting in a Washougal-area house appeared in Skamania County Superior Court on Thursday on allegations that he sold the home's fencing. Brett Marquiss, 22, has been staying at 201 Aberdeen Drive, a country-style house in rural Washougal.

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  6. BNSF: Train kills man walking on railroad tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KIMA

    ... of town. He says the crew of the BNSF freight train sounded the horn but the person was still struck. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the man as Russell Stotts of Stevenson. He had been fishing with friends along the ...

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  7. BNSF: Train kills man walking on railroad tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KEPR CBS 19

    ... of town. He says the crew of the BNSF freight train sounded the horn but the person was still struck. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the man as Russell Stotts of Stevenson. He had been fishing with friends along the ...

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  8. Man hit by train was from StevensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Columbian

    Russell Stotts, 54, was struck by a BNSF Railway freight train about a mile east of Stevenson, the Skamania County Sheriff's Office said. He had been fishing with friends along the Columbia River and left the group to return to his vehicle.

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  9. Sheriff's Report, May 14, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... Rosedale resident who was dizzy, had numbness in his arm and heart burn. LifeFlight was activated. 8:38 p.m. Skamania County requested an assist in a search scheduled for the next day. Three local search and rescue members were dispatched. 11:04 ...

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  10. Help on the Way for Elk Habitat, Research in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | AmmoLand

    ... the burn on a landscape that is a summer, winter and calving area for elk as well as bighorn sheep range. Skamania County -Provide funding for continuing research to address the interaction of forage availability and nutritional quality on the elk ...

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  11. Emergency calls near Dog Mountain prompt caution warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Columbian

    ... near the trail head. ( Four emergency calls in the past two weekends to the Dog Mountain Trail area have Skamania County EMS and Rescue urging people to be cautious. About 12:30 p.m. May 2, crews were dispatched to assist a woman with an ankle ...

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  12. Skamania County officials make repeated trips to Dog Mountain to rescue hikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Oregonian

    Skamania County emergency workers used a helicopter to remove an injured hiker from near the top of Dog Mountain in the Columbia River Gorge Sunday. Skamania County search-and-rescue crews brought two people off the Dog Mountain trail in the Columbia River Gorge over the weekend, one with a medical condition and the other with an ankle injury.

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  13. In Our View: Location CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Columbian

    ... whether those who moved to Clark County as children eventually fared better than those who moved to, say, Skamania County. Or King County. Or Avoyelles Parish in Louisiana. For poor children - defined as those living in the bottom quartile of income ...

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  14. Bigfoot Truthers Turn On Their LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2012 | Cryptomundo

    ... Heart and backpack pounding, I fled that forest. My other experience was near Little Huckleberry Mountain, Skamania County in Washington State. Killing Bigfoot is illegal here but the damned things kept peeking at us. The corner of your eye catches ...

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  15. Inside The Bigfoot Truther MeltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Daily Beast

    ... Heart and backpack pounding, I fled that forest. My other experience was near Little Huckleberry Mountain, Skamania County in Washington State. Killing Bigfoot is illegal here but the damned things kept peeking at us. The corner of your eye catches ...

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  16. Ore. hiker found dead under Washington state waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KATU-TV Portland

    Authorities say the body of a Portland, Oregon, hiker has been found at the bottom of a waterfall in north Skamania County, Washington. A Vancouver, Washington, man told Skamania County sheriff's officers he was hiking with a friend, 39-year-old Shawn Kenline of Portland, along a tributary of the Washougal River when they became separated Sunday afternoon.

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  17. Portland man dies after 20-foot plunge from Washington waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | OregonLive.com

    Skamania County authorities on Monday recovered the body of a 39-year-old Portland man who died Sunday after plunging over a waterfall in Washington. Officials say Shawn W. Kenline fell about 20 feet and his body was found in 11 feet of water beneath Prospector Creek Falls, a tributary of the Washougal River.

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  18. Portland hiker found dead under SW Wash. waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Authorities say the body of a Portland hiker has been found at the bottom of a waterfall in north Skamania County, Washington. A Vancouver, Washington, man told Skamania County sheriff's officers he was hiking with a friend, 39-year-old Shawn Kenline of Portland, along a tributary of the Washougal River when they became separated Sunday afternoon.

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  19. Oregon hiker found dead under Washington state waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KOMO News

    Authorities say the body of a Portland, Oregon, hiker has been found at the bottom of a waterfall in north Skamania County, Washington. A Vancouver, Washington, man told Skamania County sheriff's officers he was hiking with a friend, 39-year-old Shawn Kenline of Portland, along a tributary of the Washougal River when they became separated Sunday afternoon.

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  20. Body of Portland hiker found under waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Columbian

    The Skamania County Sheriff's Office was alerted to an emergency locator beacon just before 3 p.m. Sunday and got the GPS coordinates. A deputy met with Thomas Pelham, 35, of Vancouver later near Prospector Creek, a tributary of the Washougal River.

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