Skamania County Newswire

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  1. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Columbian

    ... May 12: Forever Young Hikes Upper Cape Horn, 7 miles, 1,350 feet elevation gain in western Skamania County, age 50+, $14 city residents, $16 for others, bring a lunch and money for a snack stop. Transportation provided from Luepke Center. Call ...

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  2. Clark County grows faster than PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Columbian

    ... 2014 population of Clark County at 451,008. In 2010, the census listed 425,363 residents in Clark County. In Skamania County, the population grew by 274 from 2010 through 2014. The 2014 population estimate for that county is 11,340, compared with ...

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  3. Mount Hood blast victim remembered as kind, caring, devoted to Christian serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... from the remains recovered at the scene to Williams. Authorities here also learned that Williams had alerted Skamania County, Washington, authorities on Feb. 16 that he had suffered a mental health emergency and indicated that he contemplated ...

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  4. Report: Ore. man who blew himself up had prior mental crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A Washington sheriff's officer says an Oregon man who killed himself last week in an explosion along a busy highway leading to Mount Hood had another recent mental health crisis that sent him to a southwest Washington hospital. The Oregonian reports Skamania County, Washington, sheriff's Chief Deputy Pat Bond said Tuesday that Jeffrey R. Williams called 911 in Skamania County on Feb. 16 to say he needed help.

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  5. Man who blew himself up on Mt. Hood had recent mental health crisis and called 911 for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    ... , he had a mental health crisis that sent him to a Southwest Washington hospital. Williams called 911 in Skamania County on Feb. 16 to report that he needed help, Skamania County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Pat Bond said Tuesday. Just past ...

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  6. Snow-free roads give bike-hike options in S. CascadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Seattle Times

    ... No. 234 up toward the Plains of Abraham or June Lake trail No. 216B to June Lake. DRIVING: From Carson, Skamania County, follow the Wind River Highway for 14.2 miles to the junction with road No. 3062, north of the fish hatchery. Turn right on No. ...

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  7. Climbing up Mount St. HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Star Tribune

    ... 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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  8. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Columbian

    ... May 12: Forever Young Hikes Upper Cape Horn, 7 miles, 1,350 feet elevation gain in western Skamania County, age 50+, $14 city residents, $16 for others, bring a lunch and money for a snack stop. Transportation provided from Luepke Center. Call ...

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  9. 'Cannabis Corner' First gov't-owned pot shop opens in Wash. stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Fox News

    ... profits from The Cannabis Corner will now be kicked back to City Hall. "I think it's sad for the city," said Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown. "I think it's sad for the county and the residents, and I think it's sad for society as a whole." While ...

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  10. Clark County approves jail-leasing agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Columbian

    Clark County will use up to 15 beds in the Skamania County Jail at a price of $55 per inmate per day, according to Clark County Sheriff's Office budget estimates. Clark County will use the Skamania beds only when the state Department of Corrections taps the local jail for beds, according to the agreement.

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  11. Smokin' to SurviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Willamette Week

    ... used some of its dwindling cash reserves to form a public development authority that could apply for one of Skamania County's two state-issued licenses. They spent a little more to erect a no-frills dispensary on the edge of town. On March 7, the ...

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  12. Wash. town opens first government-run marijuana storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | USA Today

    ... began July 8, 2014 - store licenses are handed out based on population and geography. By snagging one of Skamania County's two available licenses, North Bonneville ensures that government officials play a major role in marijuana sales, which they ...

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  13. Climbing Mount St. Helens during peak timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Columbian

    ... dusk the night before. Lone Fir is a popular layover for hikers on their way to climb Mount St. Helens, in Skamania County, 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 chipper ...

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  14. Washington Town Opens Pot Shop Operated by GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... was timber but now relies heavily on tourists who come to the region to hike, camp, windsurf and kitesurf. Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown told the Seattle Times he was concerned about a possible uptick in crime and in a surge of use and ...

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  15. Small Washington town opens first ever government-run pot shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Raw Story

    ... to get a lot of folks from all over the place coming into the store and stopping by to visit," Legun said. Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown told the Seattle Times he was concerned about a possible uptick in crime and in a surge of use and ...

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  16. Planning and scrambling to the top of Mount St. HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Capital-Journal

    ... 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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  17. How to climb Mount St. Helens in peak seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Vancouver Sun

    ... dusk the night before. Lone Fir is a popular layover for hikers on their way to climb Mount St. Helens, in Skamania County, Washington, 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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  18. Only in Washington state: First ever government-run pot shop set to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Business Journal

    ... Dudley said. The Cannabis Corner won't have much competition. It's the only recreational weed shop in Skamania County; the Liquor Control Board will allow two stores in the county. The two-nearest pot shops are 35 to 45 minutes away in different ...

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  19. Get a rush from the gush: Columbia Gorge waterfall hikes for a rainy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Seattle Times

    STEVENSON, Skamania County - The weather forecast called for a 100 percent chance of rain. Normally, this would be an excuse to hang up the hiking boots and sit by a fire.

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  20. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Columbian

    ... working to recover from several years of severe budget cuts that hit timber-dependent counties, such as Skamania County, worse than most areas. Less than a year after Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana in November 2012, the North ...

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