Police and Fire


SCSO taking back unwanted prescription drugs Oct. 26

On Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Police Blotter 10/10/13

Fire and Rescue 10/10/13

Courthouse 10/10/13

Search and rescue efforts for missing Portland man suspended

UPDATE: The search for Kristopher Zitzewitz, 31, of Portland suspended as of Saturday

Courthouse 10/3/13


Police Blotter: Multiple fatal accidents dot rainy week

Sheriff's deputies apprehend Lyle Post Office robbery suspect

Randal L. Osburn, 28, of Lyle, was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly robbed the Lyle Post Office at knife point.


DNR lifts statewide burn ban

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been rescinded.

Courthouse Roundup

Tease photo

Daytime lane closures coming to SR 14 in Skamania County

Travelers on State Route 14 in Skamania County should plan for daytime delays starting Tuesday, Sept. 3, while construction crews replace two aging culverts below the highway.