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August 18, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Remains found on Mount St. Helens ID’ed as Japanese climber

Human remains found near the top of Mount St. Helens on Aug. 9 have been identified as a Japanese climber who went missing in November, the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Yosuke Onishi, 27, had planned to summit the mountain on Nov. 27 but never returned. The sheriff’s office said the remains were found at the 7,100-foot level,…


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February 24, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Skamania County student arrested for bogus ‘gunmen’ tweet

The Associated Press STEVENSON, Skamania County — A sheriff’s deputy says a Stevenson High School student accused of sending out a Twitter message that put the school into lockdown has been arrested. The Oregonian newspaper reports that Undersheriff Dave Cox said the student sent out a tweet Monday that included the words “gunmen at school!!!” Cox said 18-year-old…


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July 24, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Injured woman hires private helicopter for Mount St. Helens airlift

An injured woman hired a private helicopter to airlift her and her daughter from Mount St. Helens rather than be carried down on a litter, according to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office. The woman, identified as Nancy Allen, 48, of Katy, Texas, called the sheriff’s office around 8 p.m. Tuesday and said she had fallen over…


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