Skamania County Newswire

Skamania County Newswire

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

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  1. in Re: the Estate of Margaret L. BertoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    ... legal interpretation of regulations promulgated by DSHS. We review an agency's conclusions of law de novo. Skamania County v. Columbia River Gorge Comm'n, 144 Wn.2d 30, 42-43, 26 P.3d 241 (2001). We interpret regulatory language consistent with the ...

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  2. Beaverton man dies in fall over 100-foot Washington waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | OregonLive.com

    The body of a 25-year-old Beaverton man has been recovered from Muddy River after he slipped and went over the 100-foot high Lava Canyon Falls. The Skamania County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call Sunday reporting that James Fowler was trying to across the river just above the falls when he stepped on a partially submerged rock and the swift water swept him over the falls.

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  3. Beaverton, Ore., man killed after being swept over falls at Lava CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Columbian

    Searchers recovered this afternoon the body of a Beaverton, Ore., man who was swept over the falls at Lava Canyon Sunday, according to the Skamania County Sheriff's Office. Searchers with the Volcano Rescue Team and sheriff's office located the body of James Fowler, 25, around 12:30 p.m. today.

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  4. Pine Creek station's 30 years celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Columbian

    ... Tom and Dianne and the family they built with us changed all of us and led us down the path we're on today," Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown said. Past Pine Creek members talked about how Tom McDowell seemed to enter their lives at just the right ...

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  5. In Our View: Government Good StewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Columbian

    ... In Clark County, such neighborliness is akin to a pat on the back or a friendly wave. But elsewhere, such as Skamania County, it is essential to keeping the county on its feet. More than 85 percent of Skamania County is owned by the federal ...

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  6. Could CRYSTALS warn of the next volcanic eruption?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Daily Mail

    ... the world, as scientists have tried to understand what caused the eruption. Mount St. Helens is located in Skamania County, Washington. Roughly 520 million tons of ash were blown across the United States when it erupted in 1980, causing complete ...

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  7. Independence Day festivities are plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    America's Independence Day will be celebrated Monday at several sites in the Camas-Washougal area, as well as in Vancouver and Skamania County.

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  8. Fireworks restrictions exist in C-W, Clark and Skamania countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... 219th Street, today through July 3, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., and July 4, from 9 a.m. to midnight. In Skamania County, fireworks can be sold today, from noon to 11 p.m., June 29 through July 4, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., and July 5, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ...

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  9. Clark County gets $1,330 from Interior DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Columbian

    ... around the country getting $451.6 million this year - the largest amount ever allocated under the program. Skamania County received $306,000. Cowlitz County received a little more than $11,400. Washington state received a little less than $20.5 ...

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  10. The Best Portland-Area Hiking Trails Accessible By Public TransitRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Willamette Week

    Thanks to the region's robust public transit system, it's totally possible to spend every weekend in the woods without even getting a driver's license. For $4 a day, a Skamania County bus takes you by nine trailheads throughout the Columbia Gorge.

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  11. Proposed wildlife land transactions mulled for Toutle River valleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... money to buy the area, and the Gifford Pinchot National Forest has tried to purchase the land, too. However, Skamania County officials oppose efforts to get the High Lakes into public ownership because the county doesn't want to lose taxable land. ...

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  12. WA Logging Camp Fire Investigated as ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    June 10--A two-acre fire at a logging site east of Stevenson is being investigated as arson, according to Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown. Firefighters were called to the site, above the community of Mill A, Thursday morning.

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  13. Arson suspected in Skamania logging fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Columbian

    A two-acre fire at a logging site east of Stevenson is being investigated as arson, according to Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown. Firefighters were called to the site, above the community of Mill A, Thursday morning.

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  14. Naked Falls, popular cliff diving spot, is permanently closed to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... state spokesman for Weyerhaeuser, explained. "There was definitely concern from our part and from the [Skamania County] Sheriff's Office." In 2015, Naked Falls was the setting of a harrowing video showing a man tumbling onto the rock face of the ...

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  15. Injured hiker taken to hospital via LifeFlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Columbian

    A Yelm woman was taken to an area hospital via LifeFlight after she was injured while hiking near Lower Falls Campground Saturday. Stephanie Amell, 37, was hiking with her boyfriend near the Lewis River when she tripped and fell while attempting to reach the water's edge, according to the Skamania County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Proposed Washington oil spill safeguards criticizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... in the plan, saying local fire officials could not take care of a fire caused by an oil train derailment. Skamania County Fire District No. 4 Commissioner Tim Young commended Ecology for taking action where the federal government has taken virtually ...

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  17. Proposed Washington oil spill safeguards criticizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... in the plan, saying local fire officials could not take care of a fire caused by an oil train derailment. Skamania County Fire District 4 Commissioner Tim Young commended Ecology for taking action where the federal government has taken virtually ...

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  18. Oil train safety focus of Ecology hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... the Vancouver Energy terminal was on the lips of several people who asked questions and gave testimony. Skamania County Fire District 4 Commissioner Tim Young commended Ecology for taking action where the federal government has taken virtually none, ...

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  19. Injured Arizona hiker rescued from Mount St. HelensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Columbian

    Volcano Rescue Team out of Yacolt helped bring an injured hiker down from Mount St. Helens Thursday. Andrew Maris, 19, was climbing Mount St. Helens with his bothers Thursday, according to the Skamania County Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Report looks at lack of affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... counties, and Vancouver has some of the fastest growing rents in the nation. Rental housing in neighboring Skamania County, where there are about 1,200 renter households, requires the same $23.23 hourly wage for a two-bedroom rental, the report ...

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