• County-OwnedLand Auction

    Wasco County will sell tax foreclosed properties at public auction on June 3, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 302 of the Wasco County Courthouse. Click on the Learn More button for bidder registration information and links to the properties.

  • County WinsExcellence Award

    Wasco County's Finance Department was presented with the Tyler Excellence Award at the Tyler Technologies Connect Conference in Dallas last week. The Tyler Public Sector Excellence Awards were established to acknowledge clients who demonstrate leadership, innovation, and excellence in developing, deploying, and maintaining Tyler solutions in new ways. Congratulations to our Finance team for their efforts!

  • Experience the beautyof Wasco County

    Do you appreciate dramatic skies and wide open spaces? If so, Wasco County is the place for you. Come browse through Oregon's oldest bookstore, spend a day fishing or rafting on the Deschutes River, or enjoy local wines, beer and food set in stunning locations. From Mosier in the northwest corner to the Washington Family Ranch in the southeast corner, Wasco County has something for everyone.


Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of Wasco County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, will be held at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center, Classroom, located at 402 E Scenic Drive, in The Dalles, Oregon.  The meeting will take place on the 14th of May, 2019 at 9:00 am.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.  A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 6th at the Wasco County Courthouse, 511 Washington Street, Suite 207, The Dalles, Oregon between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

Mike Middleton, Budget Officer, Wasco County

Last day to file for District Board Positions

Thursday, March 21st is the last day to file for candidacy for district board positions. The Wasco County Elections Office will be open from 9 am - 5 pm, including the lunch hour. Please call our main office line at 541-506-2530 if you have questions.

Community Dispute Resolution Services Grant Request for Applications

This Request for Applications is issued by Wasco, Wheeler, Sherman, Gilliam and Hood River Counties for the purpose of identifying eligible applicants to provide community dispute resolution services for Wasco, Wheeler, Sherman, Gilliam and Hood River County Counties, pursuant to ORS 36.155. These services are funded in part by a grant from the Grantor.

Grantor is charged with the responsibility of administering a Community Dispute Resolution Program (CDRP) grant fund pursuant to ORS 36.150 and 36.155 and UO Policy I.03.02. The focus of this grant program is to support the development and maintenance of community dispute resolution programs that assist citizens in resolving disputes and developing conflict resolution skills.

Assuming funding for 2019-2021 is reauthorized by the 2019 Legislature at the same level as the prior biennium, grant funds for your County will be approximately as follows for the period July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021.

Wasco County $28,600.00     Sherman County $1,040.00
Gilliam County $ 1,040.00      Wheeler County $1,040.00
Hood River County $20,280.00

Click here to open the Request for Application Packet

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