Diving for gun

On Sunday, Aug. 18, the Bingen-White Salmon Police Department requested the assistance from the Skama-nia County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue/Recovery Team. During a weapons investigation by the B-WSPD, it was learned a handgun had been discarded into the Columbia River at the mouth of Bingen Point. Divers searched the area and found a handgun in 10 feet of water. The weap-on was transferred to Police Chief Mike Hepner for case follow-up.