The Pend Oreille River Way of Life

Pee Wee Falls, August

Newport, Washington lies in the heart of Pend Oreille County and neighbors communities of Metaline Falls, Metaline, Cusick, Usk, and Oldtown, Idaho, Priest River, Idaho and Priest Lake, Idaho.

These rural towns may span two counties and cross the Washington/Idaho state line, but they all border the majestic, north-flowing Pend Oreille River.

Life along the Pend Oreille River is rich in history, culture, and multi-seasonal recreational opportunities. With 100MB fiber far-reaching into Pend Oreille County, working and living here has never been better. The “High Tech High Rec” lifestyle allows for super high speed internet while living amidst pristine mountain landscapes. Discover for yourself why people are choosing the high-tech high rec lifestyle offered here.

Chambers of Commerce

Greater Newport Area Chamber of Commerce
325 W. 4th Street
Newport, WA 99156
(509) 447-5812

Priest River Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 929
Priest River, ID 83856
(208) 448-2721

North Pend Oreille Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 388
Metaline, WA 99153
(509) 446-1721

Area School Districts

Newport School District
1380 W. 5th St
Newport, WA 99156
(509) 447-3167

Cusick School District
305 Monumental Rd.
Cusick, WA 99156
(509) 445-1125

Selkirk School District
10372 SR 31
Ione, WA 99139
(509) 446-2951

West Bonner School District
134 Main St.
Priest River, ID 83856
(208) 448-4439

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

Kalispel Tribe of Indians
P.O. Box 39
Usk, WA 99180
(509)  445-1147

Camas Center for Community Wellness
P.O. Box 39
Usk, WA 99180
(509)  445-1147

Recreation and Tourism

Pend Oreille River Tourism Alliance (PORTA)
P.O. Box 1182
Newport, WA 99156

The Pend Oreille River Water Trail

Priest Lake – Idaho’s Crown Jewel

Visit North Idaho – The Northwest’s Playground

The International Selkirk Loop