FAQ Topic: Services & safety

What is “The Citizen Reporter”?

“The Citizen Reporter” is Sherman County’s bi-monthly newsletter, produced by the County Court Administrative Assistant. The newsletter contains events and news submitted by entities within the County. Each edition is published online, with printed copies sent to residents countywide. Extra copies often can be found at the Sherman County Senior/Community Center in Moro, Oregon.

What if I lose my military ID?

If you lose your Uniformed Services ID Card, go to the nearest Real-Time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS) site and obtain your new card. The nearest is the National Guard Readiness Center at Fort Dalles, billed as “the finest single-unit armory in the country” and housed on the campus of Columbia Gorge Community College. Veterans … Continued

Do I qualify for VA medical care?

You must have an honorable discharge from the military to qualify for VA medical care. Email bhunt@ncesd.k12.or.us or call (541) 993-9144 to find out if you otherwise qualify.

What services does the Tri-County Veterans Services office provide?

The Tri-County Veterans Services officer provides veteran assistance for everything from disability claims to home-loan paperwork. See the full list of services on the Tri-County Veterans Services page. Services are provided to veterans with discharges that are not “dishonorable” or “bad conduct” discharges. However, the Tri-County Veterans Service officer also can provide help in fighting … Continued

Where do I get medical help if I am a veteran?

The Veteran Transportation Dispatch in The Dalles will arrange for transport to any northern Oregon hospital that meets your needs, from the Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles to the VA Medical Center in Portland. Call 1 (877) 875-4657 to arrange transport.

How do I register to carry a concealed handgun?

Apply by printing, reading, and filling out the Concealed Handgun License Application. Please note that the public cannot bring a gun, even with a permit, into the Sherman County Courthouse. The Concealed Handgun License Notice lists other places in the county (and beyond) where members of the public cannot legally carry a gun, even with … Continued

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