Skamania County Newswire

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Results 1 - 20 of 194 in Skamania County, WA

  1. Jayne: Laws, even when they confound, are indispensableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    It turns out that it is illegal in Skamania County to kill Bigfoot. Seriously. This isn't one of those, who-bites kind of things.

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  2. Climb eva ry mountain a " but not without that sought-after permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    ... dusk the night before. Lone Fir is a popular layover for hikers on their way to climb Mount St. Helens, in Skamania County, Wash., and, not being much of a planner - and having no desire to sleep in my car - I ponied up for the last room at the ...

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  3. Acadian Farms and Brewery shuts down, moves onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Last summer we reported that Skamania County was threatening to shut down Acadian Farms and Brewery . Eventually the owners, Benton and Nicole Bernard, came to terms with the County, but apparently the resulting compromises helped to make the business unsustainable.

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  4. In Our View: Jail Proposal a Rare Win-WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Columbian

    ... clients who have violated the terms of their release from prison. That's why a new proposal by the Clark and Skamania county sheriff's offices seems like a win-win situation. Under the terms of an agreement under discussion, Clark County would lease ...

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  5. Dangers abound, but SR14 spot where 2 West Linn teens killed not route's worst stretch, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... lot - occurred at milepost 54, but SR14's target areas run from milepost 22 - a mile east of the Clark-Skamania county line - to milepost 41, inside Skamania County. The other area is from milepost 55, a mile east of the Dog Mountain parking lot, to ...

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  6. Final tally confirms school bonds' passageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Columbian

    Elections officials released final vote counts Tuesday for this month's special election, confirming that two multimillion-dollar construction bond measures for Clark County schools have passed. State law holds that school construction bond measures need to hit a 60 percent approval rate to pass.

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  7. Vigil for 2 teens killed in Columbia Gorge crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... the Washington side of the gorge. They were in the back seat of a car that was rear-ended on Highway 14 in Skamania County. The Oregonian reports ( http://bit.ly/1BG1Ue0 ) the school has established several "safe rooms" Monday for students to ...

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  8. Vigil for West Linn teens killed in Columbia Gorge car crash begins at 7 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Oregonian

    ... loss of Cooper Hill and Antonio Caballero. The boys were among eight West Linn students on a hiking trip in Skamania County, Wash. when the accident occurred. Driver "inattention" is listed as the cause on a police report. On Saturday night, more ...

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  9. Two West Linn High students reportedly killed in Gorge highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | OregonLive.com

    ... "out of respect for the families." The students were reportedly among eight students on a hiking trip in Skamania County. The crash occurred shortly before noon on State Route 14 between mile posts 53 and 54, according to a Skamania County law ...

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  10. Ore. man accused of Skamania rape attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Columbian

    Authorities have arrested an Oregon man after they say he drove to Skamania County with plans to pick up a girl and take her back to Oregon to have sex with her. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Edward Blake Smith was booked into Skamania County on investigation of child rape and attempted child rape.

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  11. Tualatin man arrested in Washington faces child rape accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | OregonLive.com

    Authorities have arrested a Tualatin resident after they say he drove to Skamania County with plans to pick up a girl and take her back to Oregon to have sex with her. Skamania County sheriff's investigators say Edward Blake Smith, 37, was booked into Skamania County on investigation of child rape and attempted child rape.

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  12. Oregon man arrested for child rape in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Authorities have arrested an Oregon man after they say he drove to Skamania County with plans to pick up a girl and take her back to Oregon to have sex with her. The Skamania County Sheriff's office says 37-year-old Edward Blake Smith was booked into Skamania County on investigation of child rape and attempted child rape.

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  13. Oregon man arrested for alleged Skamania child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Columbian

    Authorities have arrested an Oregon man after they say he drove to Skamania County with plans to pick up a girl and take her back to Oregon to have sex with her. The Skamania County Sheriff's office says 37-year-old Edward Blake Smith was booked into Skamania County on investigation of child rape and attempted child rape.

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  14. Klickitat rail-to-trail features winter eaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Columbian

    ... or sand bars where spawned out salmon wash up and are easily available.'' Jim Buckland of Mill A in eastern Skamania County wasn't looking for eagles on the Klickitat Trail. He just wanted a nice spot in the middle of winter. "We we're just looking ...

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  15. Washougal voters approve capital project bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    The most recent ballot count on Friday shows 60.94 percent in favor. The results include a portion of Skamania County voters as well.

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  16. Patience, respect and self-controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... cats," he joked. "I try to keep them focused on what we are doing and learn to block, punch and kick." The Skamania County resident also teaches women's self defense classes. The next one will likely be in the spring. Paco and student Zach Ager give ...

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  17. Counties see jail partnership as win-winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Columbian

    A budding partnership between the sheriff's offices in Clark and Skamania counties would ease budgetary pressures on Clark County's eastern neighbor while clearing bed space locally for more inmates. Beginning early this spring, the sheriff's office would lease 15 beds in the Skamania County Jail at a price of $55 per inmate per day, according to budget estimates by Darin Rouhier, finance manager for the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Washougal, Hockinson bond measures passRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Columbian

    With the last outstanding votes from Tuesday's special election apparently counted, multimillion dollar construction bond measures for Washougal and Hockinson schools have passed. Clark County elections officials announced the results Friday, showing each district's proposal surpassing the 60 percent approval mark, the minimum level of support needed to pass a bond measure.

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  19. Washougal, Hockinson school bond measures passing in latest countRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Columbian

    After the latest vote count from this week's special election, multimillion-dollar construction bond measures for the Washougal and Hockinson school districts are passing, with few ballots left to process. On Thursday morning, the Clark County Elections Department released figures showing each measure surpassing the necessary 60 percent approval rate.

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  20. Washougal, Hockinson school bond measures pull ahead in updated vote countRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Columbian

    ... County voters, the measure has a 62.56 percent approval rate. Meanwhile, 53.61 percent of the ballots from Skamania County came in against the proposal. More than 16,400 voters in Clark County were eligible to cast ballots in the election, and ...

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