Skamania County Newswire

Skamania County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Skamania County, WA.

Results 1 - 20 of 85 in Skamania County, WA

  1. Fishing report 1/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Columbian

    ... a legal fish about every five rods. In Clark County, Klineline Pond at Salmon Creek Park got 1,900 trout. In Skamania County, Kidney Lake near North Bonneville got 2,600 rainbows. Bonneville pool, 138 boaters with 27 legal sturgeon kept plus one ...


  2. Plan for exploratory drilling near Mount St. Helens revivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Columbian

    In this 2011 photo, Jessica Walz, with Bob Digenthaler, right, both from the Gifford Pinchot Task Force, points to the area where Ascot Resources wants to do exploratory drilling above the Green River and on the border of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. To the chagrin of environmental groups, a Canadian mining company has renewed its efforts to perform exploratory drilling in the Green River valley north of Mount St. Helens.


  3. Grant will educate teens about marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Columbian

    A $247,196 grant for educating youth about the impact of marijuana use will provide education, awareness programs and resources to target the highest needs in Clark and Skamania counties. Resources include toolkits, social media campaigns, school policy support and retailer education.


  4. Oil terminal hearing attracts area residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    Keith Brown, a former volunteer firefighter and former Skamania County Fire District 4 commissioner, was among the speakers during a Jan. 5 public hearing about an oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver.


  5. STATE v. BLISSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    Yarden F. Weidenfeld, Olympia, WA, Adam Nathaniel Kick, Skamania County Prosecutor, Stevenson, WA, for Petitioner. Lisa Elizabeth Tabbut, Attorney at Law, Winthrop, WA, for Respondent.


  6. 3 Vancouver hikers rescued after vehicle stuck in deep snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Skamania County Sheriff's Office says an emergency radio beacon was activated Monday and they, along with state officials and a rescue team responded on snowmobiles. Searchers found the three men in their early 20s uninjured and in their vehicle attempting to make their way out.


  7. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    A portion of the parking lot and pathway at Heritage Park in Camas was flooded Monday, following several inches of heavy rain.


  8. Washougal schools close WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... 9 a.m. Wednesday, for the Gorge, Hood River Valley and the valleys below 2,500 feet in the Cascades and Skamania County. Low temperatures are predicted to be in the low 30s, which high temperatures reaching into the low 40s. There are east wind ...


  9. CPD sells seized, stolen property via online auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... including the Washougal Police Department, Clark County government, Battle Ground Police Department, Skamania County Sheriff's Office and the Vancouver Police Department. There are a total of more than 3,000 law enforcement and municipal agencies ...


  10. Seasonal celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... for viewing at 5 p.m. On Friday, at 6:55 p.m., a Christmas tree will be lit in downtown Stevenson at the Skamania County Courthouse, 170 N.W. Vancouver Ave., followed by the Starlight Parade at 7 p.m. On Saturday, there will be a breakfast with ...


  11. School notes for Nov. 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... Fire Department. It is also distributed in baskets to families through the American Legion in Skamania County. Students of the month at Hathaway Elementary School include: Elina Sams, kindergarten; London Hickey, first grade; Lola Lamb, second ...


  12. Heavy rain causes flooding at Washougal fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... rain showers and strong winds reaching 40 to 50 mph. Down tree limbs could be found throughout the Clark and Skamania county areas, particularly at the west end of the Columbia River Gorge. Power outages were reported in west Skamania County. ...


  13. Commissioners wary of murrelet proposalsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    The state Department of Natural Resources has tied, or encumbered, over 3,000 of the county's 12,000 acres of trust timberland as potential habitat for the marbled murrelet, an endangered sea bird that nests on big limbs of old trees. The agency, which also manages timber harvests off the trust lands, has had little or no logging on them in recent years, and that has hurt revenue for county government.


  14. Thinking small: Celebrating the very best in tiny housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Gizmag

    ... es, but writer and photographer Foster Huntington shows this isn't always the case. Based on a rural plot in Skamania County, Washington, his enviable Cinder Cone project comprises two treehouse structures linked by a


  15. Into the woods: 8 cabins that will make you want to live off the gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 |

    ... is no exception. In the spring of 2014, a small group of close friends broke ground on a building project in Skamania County, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. Their primary endeavour was a multi-platform tree house, but they also created a ...


  16. Mt. Hood Pit Stops - Willamette WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... city manager used dwindling cash reserves to form a public development authority that could apply for one of Skamania County's two state-issued marijuana sales licenses and build this blue metal shack on the edge of town. It opened last month, an ...


  17. WSDOT wraps up 55 miles of regional paving projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Columbian

    The Washington State Department of Transportation recently wrapped up a series of paving projects that resurfaced more than 55 miles of highway in the region, the agency announced. Construction crews paved a combined 15 miles of roadway along stretches of state Highway 501, state Highway 503 and state Highway 14 in Clark County this year.


  18. Sheriff's Report, October 22, 2015Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... with a knife. 5:21 p.m. A car had gone off the road along the detour in the Elochoman Valley. 5:27 p.m. Skamania County requested assistance with a search for a hiker. No one was sent at that time. 8:32 p.m. A Skamokawa resident requested assistance ...


  19. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    Officials have called off their search for a Kentucky man who was last seen a month ago in Washington state. The Skamania County Sheriff's office says 39-year-old Glenn "Austin" Oldfield, of Louisville, Kentucky, had planned a two-week-long camping trip in southwest Washington.


  20. Search suspended for Kentucky man missing in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Officials have called off their search for a Kentucky man who was last seen a month ago in Washington state. The Skamania County Sheriff's office says 39-year-old Glenn 'Austin' Oldfield, of Louisville, Kentucky, had planned a two-week-long camping trip in southwest Washington.