Welcome to Pend Oreille County Emergency Management

Emergency Management

JoAnn Boggs, Deputy Director

101 S Garden Ave/PO Box 5035
Newport, WA 99156
(509) 447-3731
(509) 447-0286 Fax

MISSION STATEMENT:   The mission of the Pend Oreille County Department of Emergency Management is to protect people, property and the environment.  Through increased readiness, mitigation and contingency plans, the Pend Oreille County Department of Emergency Management empowers constituents to prepare for, respond to, and recover from major emergencies and disasters.

Current Information

As of June 9th 2018 the No Wake Speed Limit has been removed.

  • Pend Oreille Co Information Line is 447-1988.



In addition to Nixle, now you can go to the PlayStore or App Store on  your Antroid or IPhone and download the “Pend Oreille County Sheriff” app.


Pend Oreille County citizens are urged to sign up to receive emergency updates through the new Community Information Service which is designed to deliver important and timely information to residents in our county using the latest technology.


Nixle delivers trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications instantly sent to you by cell phone text message, email and web.  There is NO Spam or advertising. Nixle is completely free (standard text message rates apply for cell phone subscribers who do not have text plans with their cell phone providers). The service is simple to use, reliable and trusted. Register now and learn more at www.nixle.com  or Text your zip code to 888777 for SMS text messages.

Stay connected to your world, from the public safety alerts that are relevant to you, to the important neighborhood advisories that you want to know about, and other valuable community information.  You decide what information you want and whether you want it sent to your cell phone, email, or just simply over the web.

Pend Oreille County Plans

Community Wild Fire Protection Plan 2011

Hazard Mitigation Plan 2018

Pend Oreille County is currently updating their Hazard Mitigation Plan. Please click on the links below for more information or contact the Emergency Management Director for more information.

Hazard Mitigation Public Survey Results

Kids Get Prepared