Wednesday, August 13, 2003
On Saturday, Aug. 9, at 5:10 p.m., a Klickitat County Sheriff's Office range deputy was dispatched to the Kreps Ranch in the Glenwood area on a cow shooting.
The investigation shows the cow was shot and killed sometime between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. The cow was located in a range area off the BZ/Glenwood Highway, between Laurel Road and BZ Corner.
The sheriff's office is requesting the public's help in solving this shooting. Anyone with information in regards to the case is requested to call the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office, 773-4545.
The Klickitat County Cattlemen's Association is offering up to a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the crime.
Susan M. Enslow, 51, Portland, Ore., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2003, as a result of injuries from a fall off the Augsburger trail near Dog Mountain in Skamania County.
At approximately 4 p.m., the Skamania County Sheriff's Office received a report from a cell phone indicating Enslow had fallen, approximately 300 feet, from the Augsburger trail.
Responding search and rescue teams along with Skamania County EMS hiked over an hour, reaching the party who had been hiking with Enslow. Search and Rescue members, using ropes, worked their way down to Enslow's location.
A military helicopter from Ft. Lewis was called to perform a hoist operation. A medic from the helicopter crew was lowered to ground and with the help of Search and Rescue members, Enslow was loaded into a stretcher and airlifted from the area to a landing zone at the Home Valley Park.
Members of Wind River Search and Rescue, Silver Star Search and Rescue and Skamania County EMS responded and assisted in the extraction.
Rescue personnel on scene estimated the fall to be between 400-500 feet.
Kimberley A. Seley, 32, Vancouver, was injured in a two-vehicle accident which occurred Aug. 6, 2003, at approximately 9:15 p.m. on State Route 14 at milepost 25.
According to the report, Seley was driving her 1990 Chevy pickup westbound on SR 14 at Cape Horn. A second vehicle -- a 2000 Peterbilt driven by Jonathan T. Hart, 40, Abingdon, Va. -- was eastbound on SR 14.
The report stated Seley lost control of her vehicle and went sideways into the westbound lane. The vehicle then became pinned between the Peterbilt and the guardrail.
Seley was transported from the scene by aid vehicle. Hart was not injured.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.