Wasco County offices, with the exception of emergency services, will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25th. Several offices will also be closed on Friday, November 26th - please call ahead to confirm if you require assistance from a department.
Wasco County employee Chrissy Zaugg wins a NASS Medallion Award
Chrissy Zaugg, Chief Deputy of the Wasco County Clerk's Office, was one of five people in the State to win the National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion Award, awarded by Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan. The official press release and accompanying video have been posted on the Secretary of State website and social media channels! Please join us in congratulating Chrissy for being honored for her outstanding work!
Burn ban lifted
The burn ban has been lifted in Wasco County. Check with your local fire department for information on burning in your area.
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).