Skamania County Newswire

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  1. Hey, I'm Appearing on FOX TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Lowering the Bar

    ... of entertainment only. This is why, as you will hopefully see, I tried to stand up for the legislators in Skamania County, Washington, who enacted the emergency Sasquatch ordinance for which the book is named. Stossel (perhaps understandably) ...

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  2. Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pinesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | SFGate

    ... clusters of healthy ponderosa pines, said Todd Murray , an entomologist with Washington State University 's Skamania County extension office. So far, large populations of the beetle appear to be concentrated mostly east of Clark County on both the ...

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  3. Vancouver man robbed at gunpoint at Skamania park and rideRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Columbian

    Allen Ferrians, 70, told Skamania County sheriff's deputies that he stopped to use the restroom at the park and ride, adjacent to Highway 14 near Salmon Falls Road at about 5:30 p.m. after a day of fishing, according to the sheriff's office.

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  4. Vancouver man says he was robbed at gunpoint by a motorcyclistRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | OregonLive.com

    A 70-year-old Vancouver man told authorities he was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening in a parking lot, the Skamania County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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  5. Morning Press: Lost in the wilderness, blasting under a mountain, pot ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The Columbian

    Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star Mountain and the vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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  6. Lost in the wilderness: cautionary talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Columbian

    ... not have to call search and rescue." Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star ...

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  7. Man rescued from base of raging waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WTVF Nashville

    ... in rushing water at the base of a southwestern Washington waterfall after his legs got caught in rocks. The Skamania County sheriff's office said John Napierkowski, 19, was rescued Monday night in a pool near the bottom of Dougan Falls on the ...

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  8. 5. Man with leg trapped under rock rescued ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KSL-TV

    ... crews used a system of ropes to rescue a man whose leg was trapped by a rock at the bottom of a waterfall. Skamania County authorities were called out to Dougan Falls on the Upper Washougal River at just after 8 p.m. Monday. They arrived to find a ...

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  9. Injured Swimmer Rescued from Washington WaterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Fire Rescue Magazine

    In this July 14, 2014 photo released by the Skamania County Sheriff's Office, Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters rescue John Napierkowski, bottom right, who was trapped in the water at Dougan Falls on the Washougal River in Washougal, Wash.

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  10. Johnny Napierkowski rescued after trapping leg at base of Washington waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Daily Mail

    ... waterfall and plunge into the water. Napierkowski thought it looked like fun so he went after him. Rescue: Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters can be seen rescuing John Napierkowski, who was trapped in the water at Dougan Falls on ...

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  11. Man rescued from base of raging waterfall in SW WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | KATU-TV Portland

    In this July 14, 2014 photo released by the Skamania County Sheriff's Office, Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters rescue John Napierkowski, bottom right, who was trapped in the water at Dougan Falls on the Washougal River in Washougal, Wash.

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  12. Man rescued from Dougan FallsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... water at the base of a southwestern Washington waterfall after one of his legs got caught in some rocks. The Skamania County sheriff's office says 19-year-old John Napierkowski was rescued Monday night from the bottom of Dougan Falls on the ...

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  13. Dougan Falls rescueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... night after his legs became trapped under some rocks at Dougan Falls. According to a press release from the Skamania County Sheriff's Office, just after 8 p.m., deputies responded to a 911 call reporting that a man was stuck in the water. Upon ...

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  14. Mine! Mine! Mine! in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters rescue John Napierkowski, who was trapped in the water at Dougan Falls on the Washougal River in Washougal, Wash.

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  15. Man with leg trapped under rock rescued from bottom of waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... crews used a system of ropes to rescue a man whose leg was trapped by a rock at the bottom of a waterfall. Skamania County authorities were called out to Dougan Falls on the Upper Washougal River at just after 8 p.m. Monday. They arrived to find a ...

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  16. The best images for the past 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Globe and Mail

    ... surface, in the early morning in a public park in Lisbon. (Francisco Seco/AP) In this photo released by the Skamania County Sheriff's Office, Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters rescue John Napierkowski, bottom right, who was trapped ...

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  17. Rescuers save man trapped under rock at Dougan FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Columbian

    ... chest-deep water under the bridge at Dougan Falls with one or both legs stuck under a rock, according to the Skamania County Sheriff's Office and the Skamania County EMS and Rescue. First responders gave Napierkowski a life jacket and began ...

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  18. OutingsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Columbian

    ... July 12: Friends of the Columbia Gorge Table Mountain hike, 8 miles with 3,200 feet elevation gain in Skamania County near North Bonneville. Register online at www.gorgefriends.org/hikes. July 19: Friends of the Columbia Gorge Cape Horn loop hike, ...

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  19. Horn of discoveryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... and gravel on top prevent the build up of mud. a The upper and lower trail head is located across the Skamania County Transit Park & Ride parking lot on Salmon Falls Road, near milepost 26 on State Route 14 "When hikers see us working on the trail, ...

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  20. OutingsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... July 12: Friends of the Columbia Gorge Table Mountain hike, 8 miles with 3,200 feet elevation gain in Skamania County near North Bonneville. Register online at www.gorgefriends.org/hikes. July 19: Friends of the Columbia Gorge Cape Horn loop hike, ...

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