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National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices, with the exception of emergency services, will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022 in observance of Presidents' Day.

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day.

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 in observance of Juneteenth.

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day.

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022 in observance of Labor Day.

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022 in observance of Veterans Day.

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022 in observance of Christmas. 

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).

National Holiday Observance

Wasco County Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Most offices will also be closed on Friday, November 25, 2022 - call ahead before visiting any County Offices on that day.