Skamania County Newswire

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  1. Skamania County adds weekend buses for recreation in Washington's Columbia gorgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    The May wildflower bloom high on Dog Mountain on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge will now be accessible via a weekend Skamania County recreation bus.

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  2. Woman gets 10 years for trying to shoot husbandRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... vorce. Roger Bethke was able to wrestle the gun away. Nugent says the woman then left the house and drove to Skamania County. She was arrested the next day after a pursuit and a five-hour standoff.

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  3. Court Watch: Woman Gets 10 Years For Trying To Shoot HusbandRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Roger Bethke was able to wrestle the gun away. Nugent says the woman then left the house and drove to Skamania County. She was arrested the next day after a pursuit and a five-hour standoff. (Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ...

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  4. Vancouver woman gets 10 years for trying to kill then-husbandRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Columbian

    ... to wrestle the gun away, but she repeatedly threatened to kill him. Then she left the house and drove to Skamania County, where she called her daughter and told her that the police weren't going to take her alive, Nugent said. After her arrest, ...

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  5. Peeps in Law Contest: Voting is OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Lowering the Bar

    ... but now all the entries are in and the voting is underway . Unfortunately for these two hunters, in 1969 Skamania County, Wash., made the "premeditated, willful and wanton slaying" of a sasquatch, yeti, bigfoot or "Giant Hairy Ape" a felony ...

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  6. Woman, 28, rescued after being swept down the Wind River in Skamania CountyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | OregonLive.com

    Skamania County officials deployed ropes to rescue a 28-year-old woman who was swept down the Wind River east of Stevenson late Friday.

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  7. 3 getaways for this weekend, from Leavenworth to Vancouver, B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Seattle Times

    ... , complete with red carpets and limousines (trade that Gore-Tex for a tux?). 2-8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, Skamania County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 701 S.W. Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson; $15 includes souvenir glass + three tastes. Head for the ...

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

    Thursday Mar 27 | ABA Journal

    ... 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. 69-01, making it a felony to shoot and kill a sasquatch. Author and attorney Kevin ...

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  9. Winter weather leaves potholes in its wakeRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... year are in rural areas. Northeast Sunset Falls Road, running east-west between Moulton Falls Park to the Skamania County border, remains under weight restrictions, as portions of the road have practically disintegrated. It was already in bad shape ...

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  10. Tiny town on the Columbia Gorge wants to open a marijuana storeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... and see whether it gets one of the coveted 334 retail licenses from state officials. North Bonneville is in Skamania County, a former timber community where tourism is now the No. 1 industry. The state will allow two marijuana stores in the county, ...

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  11. Crews suspend search for missing Vancouver womanRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | KGW-TV Portland

    ... was found parked at Beacon Rock State Park Sunday and the search was narrowed to that area, according to Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox. A 15-person ground crew, two K-9 teams and a Clark County marine patrol unit helped family members search ...

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  12. Search underway for Vancouver woman missing near Beacon RockRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... 's Office. We want to bring her safely back to her family and friends." Anyone with information can call the Skamania County Sheriff's Office at 509-427-9490, or the Clark County Sheriff's Office at 360-397-2303.

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  13. Missing woman's vehicle found at Beacon Rock State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    Skamania County Sheriff's deputies have found the vehicle that belongs to a 46-year-old Vancouver woman who was reported missing over the weekend.

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  14. Bogus 'gunman' tweet: Wash. student arrestedRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A Skamania County sheriff's officer says a Stevenson, Wash., High School student accused of sending out a Twitter message that put the school into lockdown has been arrested.

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  15. Bogus 'gunman' tweet: Wash. student arrestedRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Skamania County sheriff's officer says a Stevenson, Wash., High School student accused of sending out a Twitter message that put the school into lockdown has been arrested.

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  16. Skamania County high school student arrested for tweeting threat that put school into lockdownRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | The Oregonian

    A Stevenson High School student sent out a message on Twitter that put the Skamania County, Wash.

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  17. Washougal School District levies passRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    Washougal School District officials are likely breathing a sigh of relief as both of its levies passed in last Tuesday's election.

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  18. School levies pass in WashougalRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    "I am extremely appreciative of the support of the community," said Dawn Tarzian, superintendent.

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  19. School levy issues will be decided todayRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... voters within this jurisdiction. That's a 22 percent turnout so far. In addition, 1,385 WSD voters live in Skamania County and so far 411 of them have returned ballots, according to David O'Brien, Skamania County elections official. Ballots must ...

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  20. Spring chinook outlook encouraging for Wind, Drano LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Columbian

    Spring chinook salmon returns to Wind River and Drano Lake in Skamania County are forecast to bounce back in 2014, fueling a popular late April-May fishery.

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