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  1. Skamania County financial outlook worsensRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    When Congress approved its 2015 government funding bill earlier this month, a bleak financial situation for Skamania County got worse. Federal lawmakers failed to renew a program that each year sends millions of dollars to timber-dependent counties.


  2. Missing man found in Columbia River Gorge ravineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbian

    A Portland, Ore. man who went missing in Skamania County over the summer was recently found dead in a ravine in the Columbia River Gorge area.


  3. 'Wild' film spurs new interest in Pacific Crest TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Columbian

    ... it would generate a lot of interest overall." From the south, the Pacific Crest Trail enters Washington in Skamania County, crossing the Bridge of the Gods near Stevenson. From there, the trail meanders into the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and ...


  4. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Columbian

    "I was starting to go on liberty," the Vancouver veteran said a few days ago. "I was planning on getting married.


  5. A study of explosions - Thursday, 04 December 2014 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Tualatin Times

    Riverdale Grade School students have been visiting Mount St. Helens for almost as long as the active volcano has been missing its peak. The 8,365-foot-high landmark in Skamania County, Wash., blew its top in 1980, and three years later, Riverdale fifth-graders were on the scene.


  6. Women chart course as entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Columbian

    ... therapeutic mineral waters - in the Columbia River Gorge. Her businesses are among the major employers in Skamania County, attracting tourist dollars to the region. Depending on the season, she leads 140 to 170 employees, who manage 10 operations ...


  7. Portland woman found dead at windsurfing spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    A woman was found dead Saturday at a popular wind surfing site off Highway 14, Skamania County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies located the body of Jennifer Gouvea, 38, from Portland, and her vehicle at the site known as Surf City east of Stevenson.


  8. Body of Portland woman found near StevensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Columbian

    Skamania County Sheriff's Office said that the body of Jennifer Gouvea, 38, and her vehicle were found at about 3 p.m. Saturday at an area known as Swell City on state Highway 14. Detectives from the agency along with members of the Region 4 Major Crimes Scene Investigation Team are working on the case. Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox said in a press release that investigators are waiting autopsy and toxicology results to assist in determining the manner of the death.


  9. Portland woman's body found at wind surfing siteRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Skamania County sheriff's office says the body of a Portland woman was found at the launch point for a popular wind surfing site on the Columbia River known as Swell City. Undersheriff Dave Cox says the body of 38-year-old Jennifer Gouvea was found by an officer Saturday afternoon next to her vehicle at the site off Highway 14 east of Stevenson.


  10. Christmas tree cutting permits available soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Columbian

    Families planning to cut their own Christmas tree from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest will be able to buy cutting permits starting Wednesday, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Tree-cutting permits, which are valid for one-time use only, will sell for $5 each.


  11. Grant to aid Skamania drug, alcohol programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Columbian

    The Skamania County One Prevention Alliance was awarded $125,000 to benefit drug and alcohol prevention programs in the Stevenson-Carson School District. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, awarded the grant.


  12. In Our View: Assessing Oil ReadinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Columbian

    For residents in Clark and Skamania counties, the most important aspect of a proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver is easy to delineate. The overriding question for those who live here now and will live here in the future involves preparedness in the event of an oil spill, explosion, or other accident as millions of gallons of volatile crude are hauled near the hearts of our communities.


  13. Mount Pleasant voters approve levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence at Mount Pleasant." If the levy had not passed, the Skamania County school would have become insolvent and students would attend the neighboring Washougal School District, as Washington law ...


  14. East County Fire & Rescue, Mount Pleasant schools levies passRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... $310,000 over the next two years for the Mount Pleasant School District, which covers parts of Washougal and Skamania County. The district serves about 70 students and operates on a budget of $500,000 every year. The money will help the district ...


  15. Region's oil disaster preparedness mired in controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... deficiencies in emergency response capabilities along the Columbia River from the eastern boundary of Skamania County through the river's mouth. Although the parties had earlier agreed that Vancouver could have control over the study, the ...


  16. 31 Facts About Mount St. HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    ... the natives. Some very interesting facts about Mount St. Helens follow. Mount St. Helens is located in the Skamania County in southwestern Washington, about 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. It is a part of both, the Cascade mountain range and ...


  17. Clark County business calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Columbian

    Professional connections: Jana Beeman will speak on mastering success at noon at a free networking group, Professional Connections, at Glenwood Plaza, 5320 N.E. 81st Ave., Vancouver. Upcoming speakers include: Neal Hayden, "How to Sell Sewage," Nov. 3; David Zimmerman, ceramic artist, Nov. 17; and Ginger Reynolds, Pet Pro Services and Mary Kay Cosmetics, Nov. 24. * , Training for home-based businesses: The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce offers a seven-week training series on topics related to operating home-based businesses, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday beginning today at the chamber office, 1101 Broadway, Suite 100.


  18. Document details specifics of Stevenson teacher's 'Wheel of Misfortune'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... consultant with ESD 112's Risk Cooperative, conducted an investigation into the complaints. The Skamania County Pioneer shared Rada's report with The Columbian on Friday afternoon. In his investigation, Rada interviewed Patteson and nine of her ...


  19. Candidates air views at CHS forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... harvested to create a better environment for animals and people, and also jobs in rural communities like Skamania County, where forestry funds have been used to support schools. "This may be the biggest thing that you people face in your lifetime," ...


  20. Local Skamania County Resident takes on the Fashion WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    Desi Allinger-Nelson is an entrepreneur as a designer, artist, and seamstress. She was born and raised in the Portland/Vancouver area, and now residing in Carson.