FAQ Topic: Emergency services

How do I apply for a controlled hunt?

Select the “Controlled Hunt” option on the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife license ordering page. Find big-game details at the Columbia and Central Oregon Big Game Hunting sections of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife website.

Do the Ambulance Service personnel get paid?

Yes, they do. Sherman County Ambulance Service has teams of three personnel who rotate one week on call. They are paid a modest stipend to be on call and are paid an hourly wage of $15 per hour while on call (whether that time includes responding to a call or simply waiting for one). The … Continued

How many calls does the Ambulance Service respond to?

In 2016, Sherman County Ambulance responded to 201 calls. In 2017, as of September 1st, we have responded to 170 calls, which is about 30% higher than the same timeframe in the previous year. The calls are about 70% medical and 30% trauma.

Is Sherman County Ambulance tax-supported?

Absolutely not! We are very proud to report that Sherman County Ambulance has NEVER received tax dollars from the citizens of Sherman County. The ambulance is self-supported mostly from patient-transport revenues and a smaller portion from memberships. You can register to be a member with the Sherman County Ambulance Membership Application.

How do I protect myself and others from wildfires?

Here are three ways to help protect yourself and others from wildfires: Call 9-1-1 right away if the fire cannot be put out. Compost rather than burn and do not use a burn barrel or campfire during the dry summer and early-fall months. Study up on the Sherman County Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

How much does it cost for a Concealed Handgun License?

Concealed Handgun License renewal is $50 for out-of-state applicants and $65 for new applicants. There is no cost for Sherman County residents to renew their license; a renewal is required every four years. Note that license holders should renew in their county of residence.

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