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Citizen Alert, Preparedness and Wildfire Events

The Wasco County Sheriff and Emergency Manager are encouraging citizens to sign up for Citizen Alert and prepare for wildfire events. To find out more, read the letter from Sheriff Magill (English, Spanish), as well as the How To Prepare Your Home for Wildfires flyer (English, Spanish).

Request for Applications for Community Dispute Resolution Services

Notice is hereby given that Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco and Wheeler Counties and the University of Oregon on behalf of the University of Oregon School of Law (Grantor) are initiating the application and selection process for grant funds available to eligible community dispute resolution programs in Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco and Wheeler Counties under ORS 36.155. The grant period is July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, subject to funding authorization by the 2021 Legislature. Assuming funding for 2021-2023 is reauthorized by the 2021 Legislature, grant funds for Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco and Wheeler Counties will be approximately $47,344 for this period. Applications must be received by April 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Late applications may not be considered. Click here to open the Application Form and Instructions.