• Your input matters

    Everyone needs access to high-speed internet!  Wasco County and the City of The Dalles are investigating the possibility of a community-owned fiber-optic network that offers more speed, more affordability, and more reliability. We have created a survey for residents to help us better understand the connectivity of our community. Join the initiative and share your experience with us! We want your input.

  • Tax Statementshave mailed

    The 2023 -2024 property tax statements have been mailed. Property taxes are due on or before November 15, 2023. Visit the Assessment and Taxation page to get a better understanding of taxes, including videos from the Property Tax Fairy! Also, the Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA) filing period is now open. Visit the Clerk's Office BOPTA web page for more information.

  • Visit Wasco County!

    Fall is the perfect time to visit Wasco County! With cooler temperatures and sunny skies, it's fantastic weather for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, bird watching, river rafting and more. Come browse through Oregon's oldest bookstore, discover Oregon Trail history, and enjoy local wines, micro brews and food - all within a short drive of major metropolitan areas. Come see what Wasco County has to offer!


Board of Property Tax Appeals

The filing period for Board of Property Tax Appeals is now open. This is a process for citizens who want to appeal the value of your land, buildings, manufactured structures, and industrial machinery and equipment. Property value-not taxes-are the subject of the hearing. The deadline to file is midnight, January 2, 2024.

Contact the Wasco County Clerk’s Office if you would like to find out more about the appeal process.

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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