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    Help us update the 2024 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. We're keen to understand your readiness for natural disasters and gauge your awareness about our community's hazard susceptibility. Your insights will help shape our Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan - Share ideas and contribute to your community safety. Click the Learn More button to complete the brief survey.

  • 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!

  • Winter is here.Travel safely.

    The first brush of snow has already come, and the general prediction is for another tough winter. Get up-to-date information on weather from the NOAA Weather page and road conditions on the ODOT Trip Check page. For information on snow plow routes in Wasco County, click the Learn More button.

  • Wasco Countyis hiring.

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

October
October

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.

Eastern Oregon Building Officials Association Meeting

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National Holiday

County offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.

National Holiday

County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 in observance of Juneteenth.

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