• Wasco County is hiring

    Join a dynamic team of people dedicated to serving others! Click on the Learn More button to see a listing of open positions.

  • Debris Burning Closingto Reduce Wildfire

    The Wasco County Board of Commissioners have issued a burn ban beginning 12:01 AM on Sunday, June 11, to ensure the safety of Wasco County residents and to prevent dangerous wildfires from occurring. During this time, all outdoor burning is prohibited in Wasco County, including campfires, debris burning, and agricultural burning.

  • Wasco County'sFlood Map is Changing

    The Wasco County Flood map has been updated and is ready for review. FEMA worked with the state of Oregon, the cities of The Dalles, Dufur, Mosier, and Maupin and the town of Shaniko to update the flood map. This updated map better shows the risk of flooding in Wasco County. An online resource has been developed to help inform residents. Click the Learn More button to review the changes. 


Wasco County Economic Development Commission is Accepting Applications

The Wasco County Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for an open position on the Commission.  Position 3 represents southern Wasco County. Applicants from anywhere in Wasco County will be accepted. 


Offices will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2023 in observance of Veteran's Day.

Open Positions for the May 2024 Election

The first day for major party and nonpartisan candidates to file a declaration of candidacy or nominating petition for the May 21, 2024 Primary Election is September 14, 2023.
Wasco County will have five positions open:

  • County Assessor
  • County Clerk
  • County Commissioner, Position #2
  • County Sheriff
  • County Treasurer
The filing deadline is 5:00 p.m. on March 12, 2024. Additional information and candidate forms are available on the Wasco County website, on the Elections page and at the County Clerk’s Office, 511 Washington St., Ste. 201, The Dalles.

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