- Hotel/Motel/B&B: Golden Spur Motel, Lakeview Motel, Newport City Inn, Lazy J Hide-a-Way, Inn at the Lake, DannyAnn's Bed & Breakfast
- RV/Camp Sites: Moonlite RV Park, Pioneer Park USFS, Albeni Cove, Old American Kampground
- Meeting Centers: City Hall, Eagles, Hospitality House, PUD, Masonic Temple, various churches.
- Golf Courses: Ranch Club (5 mi.), Stoneridge Resort (13 mi.), Twin Lakes (25 mi.), Sandpoint (26 mi.)
- Tennis Courts: Newport High School
- Playing Fields: City Parks and School Facilities
- Athletic Clubs: Score Ten Gymnastics, Club Energy, Rodeo Association, Newport Gun Club, Softball Association.
- Maintained Trails: Wolf Trails Hiking, Mountain Biking and Cross Country Skiing.
Newport is the county seat. The City Hall is located at 200 S Washington (Ph 509-447-5611). The Mayor and City Council form the City Government.
Visit the City of Newport's Website: http://www.newport-wa.org/
- Mayor: Shirley Sands
- Councilmember: Sam Brooks
- Councilmember: Mark Zorica
- Councilmember: Keith Campbell
- Councilmember: Kenneth Smith
- Councilmember: William Burnett
- Clerk Treasurer: Nickole Schutte
- Deputy Clerk-Treasurer: Cindy Endahl
- City Administrator: Ray King
- Fire Chief: Curt Knapp
Meetings: City Hall, first and third Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
The Planning Commission is responsible for a variety of duties, such as: updating the city comprehensive plan; granting conditional use permits; reviewing zoning matters; making recommendations to city council on matters that concern subdivision applications and annexation petitions; and other matters as may be requested by the city council. Planning Commission members are not professional planners. Members are responsible community leaders from all walks of life who are vitally interested in the orderly growth of our community.
Meetings: Newport City Hall on the last Monday of each month, 5:00 p.m. or as needed.
- Weather: The average temperature range is between 20º F and 80º F.
- The average precipitation is 24" vs. 41" in Seattle.
- The growing season averages 120 days per year.
- Population: 2,015
- Elevation: 2,250
- Verizon is the local telephone carrier. The Newport area offers three Internet Service Providers as well as fiber-optic capablilty.
- Library: Newport Public Library 447-2111.
- Historical Sites: Pend Oreille County Historical Society Museum, Centennial Plaza, City Hall, County Court House, Kelley's Tavern, Old Opera House
- Performing Arts: CREATE, Northwoods Performing Arts, Newport School District.
- Hospitals: Newport Community Hospital offers 24 beds and a 24-hour trauma center.
- Medical Clinics: Newport Family Medicine, Pend Oreille Medical Center
- Chiropractic Care: Bliss Chiropractic Center, English Chiropractic
- Assisted Living: River Mountain Village, Cornerstone Cottage, Pend Oreille Assisted Living
- Nursing Homes: Pend Oreille Pines, South Shore Manor
- Pharmacies: Seeber's Pharmacy and Safeway Pharmacy.
- Urban Parks: Newport Community Park, Centennial Plaza, Skate Board Park
- Rural Parks: Albeni Cove, Pend Oreille County Park, Pioneer Park
- Lakes: Bead, Diamond, Marshall, Sacheen, Davis & more!
- Rivers: Pend Oreille River
- Little Diamond (NACO): http://www.resortparks.com/members/resorts/353.htm
- Fire Department: 17 volunteer firemen.
- Retail Sales: Combined State and local retail sales tax is 7.6% Real Property/School Levy/Bond
$13.88 per $1,000 assessed valuation
- Easy Check Tax Payment Online: http://www.newport-news.va.us/easyCheck/index.html
- Air: Spokane International Airport (55 miles) serves Newport, which has major passenger and freight carriers. Priest River Airport (7 miles) hosts private aircraft.
- Rail: The Pend Oreille Valley Railroad, a shortline owned and operated by the Port of Pend Oreille, connects with Burlington Northern and Union Pacific in Sandpoint, Idaho.
- Trucking: Several carriers serve Newport from Spokane: Roadway Express, Spokane Transfer, Federal Express, United Parcel and others.
- Highways: Newport is the junction for US Hwy 2, Washington State Hwy 20 and Idaho State Hwy 41.
- Water: Service is provided by the City of Newport with a total capacity of 1.4 million gallons per day. Pressure range is 45-84 pounds per square inch. In-city residential rates are $24.00 mo. based on 10,000 gallons month usage.
- Sanitary Sewer: Capacity is 500,000 gpd. Currently operating at 55% of capacity. In-city residential rates are $35.00/mo.
- Electricity: Service provided by Pend Oreille Public Utility District. Base charge is $20. Energy rate is $0.033 per kWh.
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