Power Outage Warning: Using alternative heat sources indoors can lead to poisoning and death. If your power goes out, know how to recognize and prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. View the Portland General Electric (PGE) and Pacific Power websites for info about progress restoring power to customers and further safety advice.  

Last updated Wed, 02/17/2021 - 10:56

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Visit our COVID-19 page for links to local public health info in Oregon and Washington.

Last updated Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:37

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