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On The Go Info at Your Fingertips – Mobile & WEB Want to be in the know about local businesses and community events? Now more than ever you can stay up-to-date through the chamber’s website and mobile phone app. Check out our website at www.newportareachamber.com where you’ll find a wealth of information on local businesses, our region’s stats, and a calendar of events. And if you’re like most of us with your smartphone always within reach, you can download MyChamberApp for your iPhone or Android. Just visit the App Store or Play Store, search for MyChamberApp, and select Newport, Washington. You’ll have access to hot local deals, upcoming events, and all the info on our businesses.

chamber for Good As a Chamber of Commerce, we are huge proponents of the shop local movement. We see firsthand what a difference supporting our local businesses makes to our economy. But there is far more going on locally than just business. There are countless local volunteers and non-profit organizations who are vital cornerstones of our community and who need your support. Do you have some spare time to volunteer? Some goods or services you could donate? Or other resources that could be put to work to help strengthen our community? Or would you like more info about local events our non-profits are hosting? To learn more about the non-profit organizations serving our area, take a look at our Chamber for Good site at www.chamberforgood.com/newportarea. See how you can do your part to put the “unity” in community.


GREATER

AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Newport • Oldtown • Cusick • Usk • Diamond Lake

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Greater Newport Area Chamber, welcome to our corner of the Great Northwest and the southern gateway to the International Selkirk Loop. If you love the outdoors, you’ll find countless ways to get your fill of fresh air exploring the Selkirk Mountains and the Colville and Kaniksu National Forests. Take a break, and reconnect with your family during a camping trip, hiking in the mountains, or discover our birding sites. With dozens of lakes and the north-flowing Pend Oreille River (pronounced Pond-o-ray), there are plenty of opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, and kayaking. While you’re here, learn about this region’s first people, the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, and discover captivating stories about our early pioneers and roots in the timber and mining industries. Festivals, fairs, car shows, and rodeos offer summertime fun every weekend. Hunting in the fall, snowmobiling in the winter, and fishing in the spring and summer give you reasons to keep coming back. If retail therapy is more to your liking, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the variety of boutique shops, stores, and restaurants ready to serve you with friendly smiles. We hope you enjoy your time with us exploring the friendly communities of Newport, Oldtown, Diamond Lake, Cusick, and Usk. Whether it’s for outdoor adventure or a peaceful get-away, we look forward to hosting you and your family. Rob Owen President Greater Newport Area Chamber

Table of Contents 1...................... Welcome & Contact Us 2-3............... Community Celebrations, Festivals & Fairs 4-7............... 2014-15 Events Calendar 8-9.............. Shopping 10-11........... Food & Dining 12................... Places to Stay 13................... Arts, Culture & History 14-15.......... Indoor & Outdoor Recreation 16-17........... Area Map 18-19.......... The Great Outdoors 20-24....... Professional Services

C ontact Us Mailing Address: PO Box 2006 Newport, WA 99156 Visitors’ Center: 325 W. 4th Street Newport, WA 99156

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25.................. Government & Industry 26.................. Just for Fun 28-31......... Membership Directory 32.................. Publication Credits

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Community Celebrations, Festivals & Fairs

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he Greater Newport Area is home to plenty of fun, wholesome events with plenty to see and do for the entire family. You’ll find mentions of our community events throughout the various articles in this publication, in our calendar of events, and of course on our website at www. newportareachamber.com. Here are the highlights on a few of our favorites!

Health and wellness never goes out of style, so mark your calendar for the annual Healthy Habits, Healthy Lives Wellness Fair held in late April at Newport Community Hospital – with seminars, booths and free give-aways, getting healthy is fun! For the ladies in the crowd, NHHS also hosts an annual Heart to Heart Tea Social later in the spring where women learn the latest in heart health as they enjoy yummy goodies and tea with friends and neighbors.

Festival while the Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival hosts a juried show of high quality art, craft, and horticulture products with over 75 booths at Newport City Park. The event includes live music by regional musicians, demonstrations, wine-tasting, and micro-brews. Children will be captivated by lovely Lavender garden fairies and can create their own works of art. Our neighbors in Priest River host the Priest River Timber Days each July celebrating our region’s timber history and rich northwest heritage, complete with a huckleberry pancake breakfast. The Pend Oreille County Fair and Rodeo is the quintessential American country fair, where you can watch local kids show farm animals and visit the exhibits of our talented, community craftspeople each August at the Cusick Fairgrounds. For a firsthand experience of Salish culture visit the Kalispel Tribe’s Annual Pow Wow in August. There you’ll see traditional dancing and drumming and can peruse vendor booths of Native American arts, crafts, and food. For those with green thumbs, or aspirations of a garden always in bloom, don’t miss the WSU Master Gardener’s Pend Oreille County Garden Tour and Dinner, a delightful showcase of our local gardening talent and native plants held in early August. Heritage Days, hosted by the Pend Oreille County Museum in September,

Celebrating our nation’s independence doesn’t get any better than here in the Greater Newport Area. We welcome you to join us at one of our area’s festive Fourth of July community celebrations. Start the holiday off with a pancake breakfast and parade in the town of Usk. Then enjoy an afternoon and evening full of family fun and entertainment at Are you a fan of hydroplanes, trains, and automobiles? How about the Kalispel Tribe’s Annual Fourth lawnmowers, snowmobiles, and motorcycles? Well we have them of July Celebration that includes all! For car enthusiasts, there’s the Hot Neon Nights Car Cruise in kids’ activities, a cook-out, and Priest River during their Timber Days Celebration in July, and Bob’s an awe-inspiring fireworks show Car Show comes to Newport City Park in September. You won’t along the banks of the Pend want to miss the Run Whatcha Brung motorcycle drag races in July Oreille River. If soaking up the sun on the streets of Oldtown. August brings the thrilling hydroplane and spending a day on the water races to the Pend Oreille River both in Oldtown and Ione. And sounds like fun, then catch the around here, snowmobiles boat parade and fireworks show at aren’t just for winter, so head to Diamond Lake. Ione’s Down River Days in July With all the summertime for the jaw-dropping sight of excitement, if you’re in the mood snowmobiles racing across the for something a bit more refined, Pend Oreille River. Tired of seeing we invite you to visit one of our your lawnmower as a humdrum area’s festivals. CREATE Art Center yard maintenance tool? See hosts the annual Rhubarb Festival what these machines can really each June, where you’ll enjoy a do by joining us at the Oldtown selection of garden art vendors, Lawnmower Drag Races. artist demonstrations, children’s activities, crafting, and a bake sale. In July, the Pend Oreille Playhouse hosts their annual One Act Play

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The City of Newport is home to the annual Newport Rodeo each June, so dust off your cowboy boots and hats to watch some western sport. Events include cowboys and cowgirls competing in bronco riding, steer wrestling, roping, and barrel racing. And to start the rodeo festivities, join us during the Newport Rodeo Parade through downtown Newport. Kids will delight in watching the parade floats, horses, classic cars, and fire trucks roll by. In July, the Newport Rodeo Grounds hosts the Bull-A-Rama, where you can cheer on your favorite fearless cowboy when he meets his match for the eightsecond ride of his life.

offers a historical walking tour of Newport, along with museum displays, arts and crafts, and music. Finally, the Newport Music Festival, held in September at Newport City Park, offers a lineup of talented Northwest regional performers of bluegrass, folk, progressive Celtic, and classic country music. How about an old-fashion train ride through scenic, rugged countryside and across the Pend Oreille River? The North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club Train Rides 11th Annual Pend Oreille Valley

July 12—13, 2014 Saturday 9 am to 6 pm Sunday 10 am to 4 pm

City Park, 1st & Calispel, Newport, WA

Spend the day or the weekend browsing through our unique Artists, Artisans and Growers booths in a woodland park setting. Have lunch or relax in the Wine & Beer Garden, while enjoying live music by regional entertainers both days. Visit the Demonstration Booths or Children's Area with arts and crafts activities, their own Marionette Theater and face painting by the Festival Fairies. Be sure to shop the Festival Store.

are scheduled during Ione’s Down River Days in July, during the Affair on Main Street in August, and again in October when the fall colors are at their best. As the seasons change and fall and winter bear down upon us, warm your spirits at a series of hometown events designed to wipe those winter blues away. We welcome in fall with Oktoberfest in Priest River and Trick or Treating in downtown Newport. Right after Thanksgiving, it’s time for our Hometown Christmas Celebration in Downtown Newport (complete with special sales and photos with Santa), followed closely by the Annual Festival of Trees and neighboring Christmas Craft Fair. Ring in the New Year at the Camas Center’s annual New Year’s Eve Celebration for families and ready your bellies in mid-January for the Soroptomist’s Annual Crab Feed. Early spring brings the Newport Hospital’s Iron Sommelier & Brewmaster Challenge and the annual Tundra Swan Festival organized by PORTA and hosted at the Camas Center.

Adults $6 per day / $10 weekend; $5 tour bus attendees Children 12 & under Free

www.povlavenderfestival.com lavenderfestival@live.com Loyce Akers, Director: 509-671-0295

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2014-15 Events Calendar april

May

June

6–19

Every Saturday May–October

30-1 Pike Palooza Fishing Derby

Global Art Project Exhibit by River Arts Alliance at CREATE Arts in Newport

11-13 The Secret Garden

at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

Newport Farmer’s Market outside Pend Oreille Playhouse

3 Greater Newport Area

on the Pend Oreille River

7–8 Washington Free Fishing Weekend

13 Fore The Health Of It! Charity

17-19 The Secret Garden

Chamber of Commerce Gala & Awards Dinner

19 Easter Egg Hunt in

Regional Area Yard Sale around the Newport/Oldtown area

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Golf Tournament organized by Newport Hospital & Health Services Foundation at Stoneridge Golf Course

25-27 The Secret Garden

Mother’s Day Marathon along the Pend Oreille River

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13-14 Elk Pioneer Days

26 Healthy Habits, Healthy

Mother’s Day Eve Dinner and Auction at Oldtown Rotary Park

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14 Idaho Free Fishing Day 13-29 The Pirates of Penzance

at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

Newport City Park

at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

Lives Wellness Fair at Newport Community Hospital

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WSU Master Gardener’s Annual Plant Sale at Stratton Elementary School in Newport

17 Who Let the Girls Out!? Shopping Extravaganza in Newport/Oldtown

24–26 Quilt Show at CREATE 30–1 Pike Palooza Fishing

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at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

20-22 The Pirates of Penzance at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

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Derby on the Pend Oreille River

Rodeo Kick-Off BBQ and Hoedown in Newport organized by RCBA

31 Shakespeare Performance

27-28 PWRA Rodeo at

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27-29 The Pirates of Penzance

at CREATE

stay up to date

at Elk Park

Heart-to-Heart Tea Social organized by Newport Hospital & Health Services

Memorial Day Weekend through October Pend Oreille County Historical Museum and Tiger Museum open

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Newport Rodeo Grounds

at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

28 Rodeo Parade in Downtown Newport

june 29-july5 Global Art Project Return Exhibit at CREATE Arts in Newport


July

june29-july5

Global Art Project Return Exhibit at CREATE Arts in Newport

4 Independence Day Celebration

with family fun & fireworks at the Kalispel Tribe Reservation in Usk

4 Diamond Lake Boat

Parade & Fireworks

4 Pancake Breakfast & Parade

in Usk

19

Bull-A-Rama at Newport Rodeo Grounds

19-20 Tri Town Float Down on the Pend Oreille River

25

Asphalt Angels Hot Neon Nights Car Cruise in Downtown Priest River

26

Priest River Timber Days & Lawn Mower Races in Downtown Priest River

26-27 Down River Days

5 Run Whatcha Brung Veteran’s

(including snowmobile races!) and Lions Club Train Rides in Ione

11 People of the Pend Oreille

August

Memorial Motorcycle Drag Races outside Oldtown City Hall Charity Golf Tournament organized by The Kalispel Tribe at StoneRidge

11-12

One Act Play Festival at Pend Oreille Playhouse

12-13 11th Annual Lavender

Festival in Newport City Park

17 3rd Annual Joint Chamber

Challenge for Charity Golf Tournament at the Ranch Club in Priest River

18-20 Hydroplane Boat

Races on the Pend Oreille River launching in Ione

19

Priest Lake Huckleberry Festival at Priest Lake Golf Course

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33rd Annual Pend Oreille Poker Paddle launching from Rotary Park in Oldtown

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Vintage Frenzie at Foxwood House

14-17 Pend Oreille County Fair & Cusick Rodeo at the County Fairgrounds

15 Art in the Park in Newport organized by Evergreen Arts Association

19–27

Trash Art Exhibit at CREATE Arts in Newport

31 Great Northwest Fall Bike

Tour begins in Newport City Park

1-3 39th Annual Kalispel

Powwow and Salish Fair at Pow Wow Grounds in Usk

2-3

Hydroplane Boat Races on Pend Oreille River launching in Oldtown

aug 30-sept1 Affair on Main Street in Metaline Falls aug31-sept1 Bob’s Car Show at the Newport City Park

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WSU Master Gardeners’ Pend Oreille County Annual Garden Tour and Dinner

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Relay for Life at Newport High School Track

A BIANNUAL EVENT that is ALL ABOUT THE LADIES!

This year:

SATURDAY, MAY 17 SATURDAY, NOV. 8 9AM to 5PM

Shanty Boutique • Just Because My Sister’s Cottage • Bushels • Concrete Earth Into the Garden Up to the Lake Plus a few other fabulous shops! A DAY of SERIOUS SHOPPING, TASTY TREATS AND LOCAL LOVE in NEWPORT, WA FOR MORE INFO

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2014-15 Events Calendar september

aug 30-sept1 Affair on Main Street in Metaline Falls 5-7 Newport Music Festival in Newport City Park

6 Newport Biayakathon on the

Pend Oreille River launching from Oldtown Rotary Park

12-14

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

13 Rough Stock Invitational

Rodeo Event at Newport Rodeo Grounds

20 Newport Autumn Bloom 5K/10K Fun Run organized by Newport Hospital & Health Services at TJ Kelly Park in Newport

27 Priest River Oktoberfest in Downtown Priest River

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Head of the Pend Oreille Rowing Regatta in Priest River

october 4-26 (Weekends) Autumn

Colors Lions Club Train Rides between Ione and Metaline Falls

15–20 WaCanId Ride the

31 Trick or Treat at Downtown

18-19 Heritage Days at the

Fiber Arts Show at CREATE

Selkirk Loop Bicycle Tour starting in Sandpoint, ID

Pend Oreille County Museum in Newport

19-21

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

19–28

Landscape Art Exhibit at CREATE Arts in Newport

20 Heritage Days Sidewalk Sale in Newport organized by RCBA

Businesses in Newport

28-29

Hometown Christmas in Downtown Newport

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Christmas Tree Lighting in Newport

TBA nov–dec

Artists Shop at CREATE

December 1 Christmas on Main Street in Priest River

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Deck the Falls at the Cutter Theatre in Metaline Falls

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Christmas Craft Fair at Stratton Elementary School in Newport

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Festival of Trees organized by Newport Hospital & Health Services at Sadie Halstead Middle School in Newport

November

A Christmas Carol at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

8 Who Let the Girls Out!?

Shopping Extravaganza in Newport/Oldtown

14-16 Grease at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

21-23

Grease at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

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19-21

A Christmas Carol at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

31 New Year’s Eve Celebration

for Families at the Camas Center for Community Wellness


Save the Date... January 2015 10 Soroptomist Annual Crab Feed 16-18 6th Annual Servicemens

Looking for more events or further details? Check the Chamber’s website at

Canteen at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

www.newportareachamber.com

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The Playhouse Follies at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

14-15 The Playhouse Follies at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

21-22 The Playhouse Follies at

the Pend Oreille Playhouse

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Greater Newport Area Chamber Annual Business Bowling Bash at Ok Lanes

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Iron Sommelier & Brewmaster Event organized by Newport Hospital & Health Services

March 2015 13-15 The Three Musketeers at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

20-22 The Three Musketeers at the Pend Oreille Playhouse

SUPPORT THE ARTS! The Secret Garden April , 2014 11-12-13 17-18-19 25-26-27

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Books are Fun Book Fair organized by Newport Hospital & Health Services

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Tundra Swan Festival at the Camas Center

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The Playhouse Follies 6th Annual Show 2015 Jan. 16-17-18 Friday and Saturday shows at 7:00 pm Sundays at 3:00 pm Tickets at the door, by phone or on line at www.pendoreilleplayers.org

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Shopping

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ou may have first come to the Greater Newport Area for our spectacular lakes, river, trails and wildlife, but did you know that shopping is also an enticing draw? Seems you outdoorsy types also have quite a retail fetish. Let us share with you a few of our awardwinning shopping events and retailers. It’s amazing what can happen when a few shop owners pool their ideas and resources. In our case, the award-winning Who Let the Girls Out!? shop hop was born. Held twice a year in mid-May and midNovember, hundreds of (mostly) ladies from far and wide descend upon Newport and Oldtown for a day that’s “all about the ladies.” Spirits are high, with sales, scrumptious treats and gift certificates up for grabs and a festive atmosphere for all. Small town retail therapy at its absolute best!

Each WLTGO!? shop is known for something special that you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere else. A crowd favorite is definitely multiple award-winner the Shanty Boutique on Union Ave in Newport. A trendy yet cozy boutique, it offers fabulous clothing, vintageinspired home décor and stylish gifts complete with first-rate, friendly service. Enjoy an espresso as you sip, shop and stay a while. You’ll never want to leave!

home · closet · café A hip, eclectic boutique full of fabulous home decor, apparel and gifts Enjoy specialty espresso drinks. Sip, shop and stay awhile.

shop www.shantyboutique.com visit 235 N. Union, Newport, WA chat 509.447.3160

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Looking back in time, few would argue that Just Because Fashion & Gifts first put Newport shopping on the map. With all the latest styles in designer clothing, accessories and gifts, rarely do women walk out the doors empty handed. At Just Because, you’ll find small town hospitality with big city style and selections. And, if you still can’t get enough, Just Because also has a Hayden, ID and a downtown Coeur d’Alene location. One of the newest kids on the block is North Country Clothing Shop, located on the main drag in downtown Newport. Recently expanded, they offer stylish clothes and accessories for men, women, juniors, plus sizes and boys and girls. Finally you can shop for the entire family in one place! Carrying a great selection of designer brands for every budget, you can shop in style at North Country Clothing Shop.


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If you’re a baker, chef, foodie or just a lover of food, The Kitchen Shoppe in Newport is a “must visit”. Typically kicking off WLTGO!? with some helpful product demonstrations and specials the night before, this is where you’ll find all the latest in cooking gadgets and accessories, not to mention a fabulous wine selection. Every Friday morning the mouth-watering aroma of freshly made bread, baked goods, and their famous cinnamon rolls, wafts from the store and patrons have been known to start gobbling up the bread before they’ve even walked out the doors!

We may be rural, but it won’t take you long to figure out that we are a wired community with an extensive fiber optic and high-speed network. For all you techies, downtown Newport’s Exbabylon is your home away from home. You’ll find smart phones, tablets, computers, printers and all the accessories, wiring, service options and the tech support you need to stay connected.

A few blocks away in Newport, the quintessential white picket fence of Fleur de Lis Floral & Home will draw you in. As you browse fresh & silk flower arrangements, stylish home décor and accessories for the home and host(ess), you’ll enjoy the natural light from the floor to ceiling windows, inviting the outside in. The scent of fresh flowers will tempt you to take a colorful bouquet home for no other reason than you’re worth it.

Variety Looking for a trip down memory lane to the good ole days? Ben Franklin Variety Store delivers the perfect blend of nostalgia, customer service and everything you could possibly want in one place. Recent Business of the Year winner, Ben Franklin offers everything from apparel to housewares, fabrics & craft supplies, hunting, fishing & camping gear, toys for kids and all the seasonal merchandise you’d expect. Open early and late, Ben Franklin truly offers it all.

Customize It Whether you’re a Seahawks fan, aspiring Olympian or like your stuff to be distinctly yours, be sure to duck your head into Country Lane Embroidery in downtown Newport. They’re full of professional team sports jerseys and licensed wear and customizable sportswear, accessories, trophies, glass and tile. Did we mention their prices and customer service just can’t be beat? Trust us, you’ll thank us later!

Just over the bridge in Oldtown off Highway 2, you will find Into the Garden, Up to the Lake. If you ever dreamed of outfitting the perfect garden or quaint cottage, this is the place for you. From outdoor furniture to vintage items, home and garden accessories and art for every nook and cranny, you’ll relax as you soak in their country hospitality and refreshing setting.

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And for all you build it, fix it, paint it, lift it, demolish it and start all over again because tools are cool types, look no further than Albeni Falls Building Supply, also located just over the bridge in Oldtown. If you need something for your home, shop, garden or business, chances are you’ll find it at Albeni.

Pampering After a day of shopping or fun-filled adventures outdoors, who wouldn’t love some relaxation and pampering? Visit Anastasia’s Salon and Day Spa where you can enjoy a rejuvenating facial and massage chair, along with hair care services, manicures and pedicures. Try their spray-tanning or tanning booth for that touch-of-sun glow.

This is just a sampling of our local retailers, designed to entice you to say a while and explore all that our shopping district has to offer. Please check out our full list of local chamber retailers in our Membership Directory and on our area maps. We may not be big city, big box, but we’re full of local love and personal touches that you can’t get anywhere else.

Convieniently located at the corner of Hwy 2 + Hwy 41 We cover a variety of your needs

Seasonal Merchandise Apparel Housewares Toys Stationary Crafts Fabrics Scrapbooking And much more

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Food & Dining

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ll the natural beauty and activities are bound to drum up your appetite! Lucky for you, there are lots of yummy options for almost every type of eater and budget.

Pizza Freshly made pizza is always a family favorite and Westside Pizza in downtown Newport has the winning combination of hand-made dough, premium meats and the freshest toppings— satisfaction guaranteed. It’s worth visiting just to see them roll & toss the dough, assemble all the toppings and bake them to perfection. But if you’re too comfortable on the couch to make it downtown, you can count on them to deliver a fully-baked (or even a half-baked pizza for you to finish off in your own oven) right to your doorstep!

Italian & American Right in the heart of downtown Newport, you’ll find Rudy Marmo’s Italian and American Cuisine (formerly Michael’s Café). Now serving American and Italian cuisine, choose from the likes of hearty spaghetti and meatballs, Italian sausage, chicken fettuccine and Tuscan chicken. Start a new Sunday family tradition by enjoying bowls of noodles, meat sauce and salad, along with breadsticks and Parmesan cheese—all family style. And if big screens, billiards and beverages is more your style, step into the adjoining bar and kick it up a notch!

Deli & Catering If you want the authentic small town Americana experience, the turn-of-thecentury soda fountain at Owen’s Grocery & Deli in downtown Newport is an absolute must-do. Just completing a major renovation this spring/summer, you’ll love their new vibe. Savor their home-made ice cream and root beer floats that overflow boot-shaped mugs. Tackle their humongous sandwiches made to order and stock up on all your groceries and beverages while you’re at it. Still not enough? Impress your friends by booking Owen’s to cater their famous prime rib dinner for your next gathering – you’ll be the host with the most!

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Bakery Freshly baked goods, breads and other sweet treats make the Kitchen Shoppe one of the most popular stops in town. Every Friday, the smell of freshly baked bread wafts out of the front door, stopping passers by in their tracks. One patron in particular is known for ripping into her weekly loaf of honey oatmeal bread before she even leaves the building—yes, it’s that good. Mouth-watering bread and a great wine selection to boot—does it get any better?

Gourmet Golf Just outside of Newport, en route to Priest River, you’ll come across The Ranch Club—a local golf course that’s as well known for its incredible kitchen and chef as it is for its sprawling fairways. Legendary prime rib and seafood specials ensure a loyal following of regulars and hey, if you’re going to work it off on the fairways, who cares about the calorie count? From appies to calzones, burgers to overflowing nachos, the Ranch Club Golf Course & Restaurant is one course you don’t want to skip.

On the Go! If fast and furious is more your style, there are a couple of “on the go” solutions to make sure you’re not late for your fishing date. With a brand new building, McDonald’s is the easiest drive through for miles around. Located right where Newport and Oldtown meet, with a menu a mile long, you can grab whatever you need to continue on your journey or, stay a while and enjoy free wi-fi while you wait. For the coffee connoisseurs in the crowd, Nomad Coffee Co., located in the parking lot of Ben Franklin in Oldtown, serves up the yummiest caffeinated and decaffeinated treats around. And to keep you cool in the summer try one of their frosty ice cream blended beverages that are sure to make you say Mmmmm. Their fun and friendly servers are fast and experienced and ensure your personal beverage of choice is made just the way you like it! Drive through or walk up, you’ll be sipping pure heaven in no time.

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Places to Stay

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ur area may be rugged, with campgrounds scattering the various bodies of water, but that doesn’t mean that you have to rough it! If you’re looking for a few options to kick back, relax and put up your feet as you recover from a busy day’s activities, let us suggest a couple of Chamber member lodging spots.

If you appreciate art and history, look no further than DannyAnn’s Bed & Breakfast. DannyAnn’s is housed in a charming 1907 restored craftsman home located only two short blocks from historical downtown Newport. Relax, retreat and renew in tastefully furnished rooms. Devour scrumptious breakfasts and enjoy the pampering of your charming hosts who always enjoy sharing the secrets of our local arts community over lively tea. Located on Highway 2 at the eastern entrance to Newport’s downtown district, the Golden Spur Motor Inn offers a variety of room types—from standard rooms to deluxe and kitchen units. Free internet is always included in this affordable stay and there is ample parking for large trucks and other vehicles as well. Newport’s City Park is only a block away, where many festivals (not to mention the local playgrounds, skate park and water park) are hosted throughout the year. These are a couple of our favorites, but if you are looking for other lodging options, please check out our full Chamber Membership Directory and area maps.

Art Center Art, Dancing, Painting, Fiber Arts, Writing, and Craft Classes & More. Facility Rentals, Concerts & Art Exhibits 4th & Fea, Newport 509 447-9277 create@createarts.org www.createarts.org

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Arts, Culture & History

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he Greater Newport area is home to artists, performers, and historians who bring a thriving arts and humanities culture to the community for all to enjoy. River Arts Alliance promotes and encourages collaboration amongst our talented local and regional artists and humanities organizations. Look for rotating displays of local art, which are available for purchase, in many shops and organizations around town. You can also find the work of local artists and artisans at Into the Garden Up to the Lake featuring a wide variety of artwork, pottery, garden sculptures and containers to dress-up your home.

Art Classes If you enjoy creating art, whether novice or expert, stop by CREATE in Newport to try your hand in one of their many classes or groups. CREATE’s calendar is full of workshops, juried competitions, and festivals. Classes include painting, drawing, photography, fiber arts, weaving, woodcarving, dancing, and writing. CREATE also hosts a variety of local events, from the Rhubarb Festival to the Quilt Show and various local art exhibits throughout the year.

Theatre The Pend Oreille Players Association (POPA) is a valued treasure in our community for performing arts. Their calendar of events offers live entertainment all year long for all ages and inclinations. The Pend Oreille Playhouse Community Theatre—a performing arts theatre and events center is located in downtown Newport. POPA produces plays and musicals, offers concerts, summer music theatre camps, and open mic nights. A sampling of 2014 performances include: The Secret Garden in April, The Pirates of Penzance in June, the One Act Play Festival in July, and Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf in September. Check the Calendar of Events contained in this guide and our website for more listings at www.newportareachamber.com.

History If you enjoy the stories of the past, you can learn about regional history at the Pend Oreille County Museum located in Centennial Plaza in downtown Newport. The museum complex is home to a railroad exhibit including a Burlington Northern caboose. Peer into the past by viewing log cabins, a schoolhouse, and replicas of a pioneer church, fire lookout, and a logging camp bunkhouse all on site. The gift shop offers crafts, gifts and local history books for remembering your visit. Picnic tables and off street parking are available for your convenience. For an introduction to Kalispel tribal history, from Newport head north on Highway 20 to Cusick to the Kalispel Rest Area. You’ll be delighted by the tule-hut inspired design. In the center’s lobby you’ll view stately pictures of early Kalispel leaders and scenes of tribal life along the Pend Oreille River. Kiosks offer historical and cultural points, and the window display exhibits include Kalispel art and cultural items.

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Indoor & Outdoor Recreation

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he Greater Newport Area is definitely a four-seasons area offering a variety of outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities. We’ve got you covered so you can stay active year round—indoors and out!

Tee it Up! If you’re a golfer (or aspire to a Caddyshack-type lifestyle), the Ranch Club Golf Course in Priest River will soon become your second home. Not only is it host to countless summer tournaments and league play, but it’s also the perfect local spot to pull out your clubs and sink some clutch putts. Friendly staff, a well-groomed course, and a kitchen and bar serving up famous local fare, all that’s missing (thankfully) are the gophers!

racquetball and squash courts, fully equipped Pilates studio, tumbling classes and stand up tanning. If you’re a little shy, Club Energy offers day passes to ease you into your fitness regime.

Strike! If you’re looking for more fun, less sweating, then put on your bowling shirt and head on over to OK Lanes in Oldtown for some good old fashioned bowling. There are even gutter bumpers available for young children or those who need a “little” work on their aim. Home to the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Bowling Bash (this year it was a ‘70s theme and we’re still recovering —‘nuf said), OK Lanes offers food, video games, disco lighting and full bar as well, so you can make a day or an evening of it.

Keep Fit The multi-million dollar Camas Center for Community Wellness, located on the Kalispel Tribe of Indians’ reservation in Usk, makes you look forward to working out. Seriously. Open to the entire community (visitors too!), it features unforgettable indoor pools (lap, kids, splash park, water slides, whirlpool), weight training, fitness classes, indoor climbing wall and full indoor gymnasium with a healthy café to re-fuel your body after your workout. Fun for the entire family, the Camas Center is definitely worth the drive. In Newport, conveniently just across from Owen’s soda fountain, you’ll find Club Energy, a privatelyowned 20,000 square foot full service health and fitness facility. Providing the latest that fitness has to offer, their certified trainers are second to none. Group classes range from Zumba to Mat Pilates, TRX and crossfit, kids self-defense, spinning, yoga and kettlebells. You can also enjoy the free weights, cardio equipment,

Athletic Events If you’re looking to incorporate some fun athletic events amongst your weekly workouts, there are some obvious ones we’d recommend in a flash. For the fishermen (and women) in the crowd, the Pike Palooza fishing derbies on the Pend Oreille River cannot be beat, nor can the free fishing days (no license needed) in WA and ID to start off the season. If golfing is more your thing, Newport Hospital & Health Services Foundation puts on their annual Fore! the Health of It charity golf tournament at StoneRidge golf course in mid-June, followed about a month later by the People of the Pend Oreille charity golf tournament organized by the Kalispel Tribe of Indians and also at StoneRidge. And of course you can always find local charity golf tournaments (not to mention mens’ and ladies’ league play) at the Ranch Club Golf Course in Priest River.

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For the joggers in the crowd, warm up at the Relay for Life through the night at the Newport High School track in early August, then lace up your big shoes for the Newport Autumn Bloom 5k & 10k fun run, organized by the Newport Hospital & Health Services Foundation. An official qualifier for Spokane’s annual Bloomsday Run, this event draws a crowd from miles around. If paddling floats your boat, don’t miss two paddle events that, between them, cover almost the entire length of the Pend Oreille River Water Trail within Pend Oreille County. First up in July is the two-day Tri Town Float Down up north, where participants paddle and float along from Ruby Creek to Metaline. Later in August, is the Chamber’s 33rd Annual Pend Oreille River Poker Paddle, a one day family friendly paddling event starting at Rotary Park in Oldtown and ending in Usk. And if you want more than just a paddle but less than a run, you must try the Newport Biayakathon (half paddle, half cycle) held in early September along the Pend Oreille River launching from Rotary Park. Trust us, your knees will love you.

Speaking of riding, of course we haven’t forgotten about you cyclists in your tight shorts and aerodynamic helmets. The end of summer/early fall is perfect cycling weather in our neck of the woods so it should come as no surprise that we offer two premier cycling events that attract participants from across North America. First off is the one-day Great Northwest Fall Bike Tour that launches from Newport City Park at the end of August. And for the real enthusiasts, mid-September is WaCanId time. Say what? It’s a six day bike tour along the International Selkirk Loop traversing parts of Washington, Canada and Idaho. Hence the name. It starts (and ends) in Sandpoint, ID and cyclists pass through our neck of the woods on Day 1.

GET FIT. STAY HEALTHY. HAVE FUN! As part of the Kalispel Tribe’s vision to improve the standard of living in our community, the Camas Center offers endless recreation, fitness and healthcare options for everyone.

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The Great Outdoors

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ature’s our backyard here in the Greater Newport area, and our locals know how to keep a secret about our stunning four-season, natural playgrounds. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of outdoors to go around any time of the year. Here’s a sampling of our dozens of lakes, the Pend Oreille River Water Trail, miles of hiking trails, and a glimpse at our wildlife to get you started. If you need to pick up some gear or replenish your tackle box before you head-out, stop by Ben Franklin for those last minute supplies.

Lakes and the River

Parks & Trails

Paddlers, bring your kayaks and canoes for an unforgettable journey along the 70 mile, north-flowing Pend Oreille River Water Trail. The trail offers access to easy launches, environmental and historical points of interests, relaxing picnic stops, and overnight campsites. Water Trail Maps are available at the Pend Oreille County Courthouse.

The Upper and Lower Wolf Trails are U.S. Forest Service trails nestled on the edge of Newport. Lace up your shoes and hike, mountain bike, or snowshoe through an open forest of Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, grand fir, and larch. The trail system is about five miles long, and its difficulty rating is easy to moderate. With cedar benches for resting and scenic viewpoints of the Pend Oreille River along the lower trails you’ll find these trails to be suitable for beginners and perfect for families.

Bead Lake, at a little more than 700 acres, Bead Lake is located just over eight miles north of Newport. It has a boat launch and a forest trail for hiking along its shores. The lake features Kokanee, lake trout, burbot, and Northern Pikeminnow and is a popular place for ice-fishing, too. Browns Lake, at a little over eight miles northeast of Cusick, this lake has a surface area of about 90 acres, a boat launch, and hiking trail. Fisherman, this is your fly-fishing only paradise for some beautiful trout. Davis Lake, with a surface area of nearly 150 acres, this lake offers a boat launch and is less than 15 miles west of Newport. You’ll find sunfish, largemouth bass, Kokanee, rainbow trout, and eastern brook trout.

The Bead Lake Trail, a U.S. Forest Service trail, is about 11 miles long through an evergreen forest with cedar groves and white pine, where you’ll find refreshing views of pristine Bead Lake. Its difficulty rating is moderate. The Pend Oreille County Park Trails, on Highway 2, just two miles north of Spokane County, this seven mile trail system winds through an evergreen forest of pine and cedar with a difficulty rating of moderate. Camping sites, picnic tables, fire grills, potable water, and vault toilets are on site.

Diamond Lake, only eight miles southwest of Newport with over 740 surface acres, this lake has largemouth bass, yellow perch, bullheads, rainbow and brown trout. Diamond Lake is home to a thriving lakeside community and offers a public boat launch, which is perfect for fishing and water skiers alike.

The Geophysical Sno-Park is a U.S. Forest Service park and trail system located along Indian Creek Road northwest of Newport. Enjoy this trail during any season as it offers six-miles of groomed trails perfect for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and skijoring in the winter and of course hiking, mountain-biking, and horse-riding in the spring through fall.

Sacheen Lake, with about 280 surface acres and a boat launch, this lake is located a little more than 17 miles west of Newport. There’s good fishing for largemouth bass, Kokanee, sunfish, rainbow trout, and eastern brook trout.

Newport City Park, located at First Street and Calispel Avenue, is home to the Newport Rodeo in June, the Pend Oreille Valley Lavender Festival each July, and the Newport Music Festival in September. The

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park features a 3,000 square foot splash pad with water-spray fountains for children to enjoy during the summer and a skateboard park. A covered shelter, stage, picnic tables, and playground equipment make this a welcoming retreat for visitors and residents alike. For more city parks, check our map to find TJ Kelly Park and the Fred G. Anderson Veterans Memorial Park.

Wildlife Birders will discover feathered friends in the Pend Oreille region of the Palouse to Pines Loop of the Great Washington State Birding Trail. You’ll find special feathered guests like Bobolinks, which are the tuxedoed blackbird relative, and elegant white Tundra Swans. There are only two locations in Washington State where you can find bobolinks, and Pend Oreille County is where they are most abundant! For a true birding spectacle, join Pend Oreille River Tourism Alliance (PORTA) each March for the annual Tundra Swan Festival. From the Kalispel Tribe’s Camas Center for Community Wellness you’ll be bused to privately-owned Calispell Lake where you can watch hundreds of Tundra Swan during their annual migration. Bring your family, binoculars, and cameras for this unforgettable experience.

Here in our northern woods, you’ll find plenty of wildlife including rare or endangered species like woodland caribou and lynx. Although woodland caribou spend the majority of their time in BC, Canada, the Selkirk Mountains are the last place within the contiguous United States that you could possibly see these majestic animals. They have been a part of our ecosystem for thousands of years, and both the U.S. and Canada have implemented recovery efforts. If you’re a snowshoer or cross-country skier in our higher elevations, you might just spot a lynx. They are specialized, high-elevation cats that are larger than bobcats and have snowshoe-like feet that allow them to easily catch their prey even in deep snow.

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Professional Services

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hether you’re a visitor or local resident, the Greater Newport Area is home to business and professional service providers to help you get your jobs done.

Advertising & Media For a rural community, we have a lot to say and plenty of ways to keep in touch, communicate, and stay in tune. There’s nothing like broadcast radio to give you a true feel of the Greater Newport area. Turn to 91.5 KUBS FM for “the country music you want to hear.” KUBS FM broadcasts Grizzly sports, keeps you up-to-date on community events and weather, and it’s the area’s only emergency alert system provider. KUBS FM just celebrated its 40th anniversary and is a non-profit, educational broadcast radio station at the Newport School District with most of its programming produced by students. For more listening entertainment, turn to Blue Sky Broadcasting K102 Country (at both 102.5 FM and 102.3 FM), which play today’s stars and country legends. To hear rock, blues, and progressive radio for the Inland Northwest turn to Blue Sky Broadcasting station 95.3 FM KPND.

Communications Frontier Communications “the nation’s largest communications services provider serving rural America” offers highspeed Internet, Dish TV, telephone, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, and specialized bundles for home and business. You’ll find Frontier Communications to be dedicated to customer service in meeting your home and business communication needs. Concept Communication Corporation is a familyowned company with a long history of serving military and civilian customers throughout the decades. Located in downtown Newport, Concept Communication provides internet (including fiber), phone, television, and premium channel services to residents and businesses in the Greater Newport area. Pend Oreille Valley Network (POVN), in downtown Newport, offers “everything internet” including

The Newport Miner and The Gem State Miner are community newspapers published each Wednesday with a circulation of 13,000 readers in Pend Oreille County and west Bonner County. An online version is also available. The papers report on community news and stories and produce several special publications throughout the year you won’t want to miss. Impressions Northwest is a boutique marketing communications consultancy serving small businesses and community organizations. Services include business and marketing strategies, developing advertising and website content, comprehensive marketing plans, social media, blogging, freelance writing, and public relations. Individual coaching sessions and customized workshops are also available. Petroglyph Printing & Signs, the local experts in presenting your image to the world through professional print services and signage. They also serve as your local printer for Every Door Direct Mail by the U.S. Postal Service. Petroglyph Printing & Signs offers comprehensive printing and copying services including business cards, letterhead, forms, brochures, vehicle graphics, banners, and billboards.

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wireless, broadband (including fiber), DSL, and high speed dialup packages designed to meet a wide range of residential and business needs. If you need a website, POVN offers web design, hosting, and development services.

Health Care & veterinary One of the most important cornerstones to any community is its health care, and our communities offer some of the best facilities in Eastern Washington. Newport Hospital and Health Services was just awarded the 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award for delivering outstanding service and quality to its patients. Whether you are a resident of the greater Pend Oreille Valley and surrounding area, just passing through or recreating in the great outdoors, Newport Hospital and Health Services provides care when you need it, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Newport Hospital is a 24-bed Trauma Level IV facility that employs six primary care practice physicians, six health care affiliates, two Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and a General Surgeon. Outpatient services include full service diagnostic imaging radiology, laboratory, pathology and licensed physical and restorative therapy. NHHS also offers short stay and same day surgical services along with a fully staffed general medical acute care unit.

Further north in Usk, you will find the Kalispel Tribe’s Camas Center Clinic serving the Greater Newport Area by providing comprehensive health care including medical and dental services, chiropractic care, physical and aquatic therapy, and mental health services in a compassionate friendly environment. The clinic is open to the public and offers routine office visits, lab services, x-rays, well child care, immunization, women’s health care, referrals to specialists, pharmacy and prescription assistance, and an after-hours nurse line. Our area offers a variety of pharmacies but none better known than Seeber’s Pharmacy, a family run business that dates back generations. Seeber’s offers the latest in care in a warm friendly environment that includes a selection of gifts for the home. You will also find daily living aids, braces, and ambulatory aids. If you need it they have it. Seeber’s is best known for its excellence in pharmaceutical care, but in Newport it is also known for its free in-town deliveries. Sometimes it’s our furry friends who are feeling a little under the weather, or maybe they just need a day at the spa. If that’s the case, then contact Pend Oreille Veterinary Clinic, located in Oldtown. They offer a full-range of veterinary medicine services including surgery, dentistry, radiology, an in-house laboratory, boarding, grooming, pet food, and supplies. Pend Oreille Veterinary Clinic provides comforting care for small and large animals, exotics, and birds.

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Newport Hospital & Health Services 714 W. Pine St. ● Newport ● 509.447.2441 ● www.phd1.org

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Professional Services Finance & INsurance All Faz’s Bookkeeping & Office Supply, Newport’s one stop service shop for small businesses is here to serve you. Let them take care of your bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation needs. You can also pick up your office supplies, printer ink, and do some gift shopping here. Have a package to send out? All Faz’s is here to help with their FedEx and UPS Pack and Ship Center.

ago in Newport, JAS now has offices in Sandpoint and Spokane. JAS services include civil and electrical engineering, water, wastewater and storm water engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, land use planning, land surveying, geotechnical testing, construction inspection, building inspection and materials testing.

Yvonne Clark, of Primerica Financial Service, Kuespert Insurance, and Alpine Realty Services offers insurance and investment solutions to protect your family, home, business, and retirement. Yvonne has been helping families build a financially secure future for years—isn’t it time she helped you?

Molvik Engineering, LLC, licensed in Washington and Idaho, specializes in mechanical engineering design, 3D modeling, 3D printing and rapid prototyping. Molvik Engineering has the talent to develop your ideas from concept through prototype quickly. Other engineering services include numerical analysis, finite element analysis, system modeling, technical writing, drafting, residential buildings, pole buildings, and noncommercial structures.

For your home, business, and auto insurance needs contact our local favorite Pioneer Insurance. The Chamber has enjoyed a long relationship with Pioneer for its building and liability insurance. You’ll find knowledgeable, friendly agents at Pioneer providing quality coverage at a great price. Give them a call for a no-obligation quote.

Engineering James A. Sewell & Associates, LLC, licensed in both Washington and Idaho, provides engineering and consulting services. Founded more than 90 years

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Banking For all your financial service needs, whether for business or personal, visit one of the Greater Newport Area’s financial institutions. Two of our finest are Spokane Teachers Credit Union and Mountain West Bank. Located in downtown Newport, Spokane Teachers Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial cooperative, is committed to building the best possible relationship with every STCU member. True to its mission, STCU places a high priority on community involvement benefitting arts and culture, education, and important local causes. At STCU the people in charge are the hundreds of employees dedicated to serving you at their branch locations, on the telephone, or through LiveChat, their online customer service. Kids and teens who want to learn to be smart about their money can participate in STCU’s Money Live programs, the Kids Club, and Teen Blog. In addition to their friendly in-branch, phone and online customer service, STCU offers surcharge-free ATMs and free e-statements. Mountain West Bank is a state commercial bank located in downtown Newport and is the home of totally free checking and free online banking. Mountain West serves individuals, small to mediumsized businesses, community organizations and public entities. Mountain West believes that banking is about more than financial products and pursues a community banking philosophy. You’ll be treated to personalized service and enjoy all the resources of a larger banking organization.

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Realtors

Business Organizations

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, acreage, or commercial property in the Pend Oreille River Valley, then look no further than to one of our local real estate professionals.

The Greater Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is the business and economic resource to the communities of Newport, Oldtown, Diamond Lake, Cusick, and Usk. The chamber’s volunteer board works together in fulfilling its mission to create, promote, and strengthen our business and economic climate believing that a prosperous business community and robust economy will lead to an enhanced quality of life. The chamber’s website (www.newportareachamber.com) and the MyChamber App serve as convenient ways for visitors and locals alike to find information on businesses and regional events.

Leslie Maki of Northern Pines Real Estate Services provides a full service real estate office for sellers and buyers, who are looking for that special home or lakefront property. Leslie, who is active in community organizations and events, calls this area home. She shares her in-depth, local real estate knowledge helping her customers make the best real estate decisions. Northern Pines Real Estate Services also specializes in property management serving landlords and tenants focusing on single family homes, multiplexes, and commercial properties located in Pend Oreille, Bonner, and Kootenai Counties. Mary Ann Jones of John L. Scott Real Estate is the Designated Broker/Owner of the John L. Scott Real Estate office in Newport. She excels in residential resale/new construction, first time home-buying, marketing and negotiation strategies and investments and second homes. Mary Ann Jones’ mission is to provide you with the finest residential real estate services with uncompromising principles. Angela Newcomb, also of John L. Scott Real Estate, understands that buying and selling real estate is an exciting and important event in your life. She excels in residential resale, new construction, first time homebuying, investments, and second homes. Angela Newcomb uses state-of-the-art marketing techniques in providing her customers with the highest quality real estate services. Dick Bockemuehl of Century 21 Beutler Waterfront specializes in recreational properties in Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties in Washington, and in Bonner County, Idaho. He offers waterfront property on Diamond Lake, Priest Lake, Pend Oreille River, and Sacheen Lake with a special interest in lakefront and riverfront properties in the local area. Shannon Sheckler of Soleil Real Estate specializes in waterfront and horse properties. She lists and sells residential homes and land in the greater Spokane area and Newport, including waterfront properties on many of our local lakes. Shannon also specializes in horse properties throughout the Spokane area, as well as the entire state of Washington, working closely with agents throughout the state.

The Better Business Bureau, located in Spokane, also serves the Greater Newport area. Their mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust serving Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Montana. River Cities Business Alliance comprises a group of business owners in the communities of Newport and Oldtown. The alliance works together in promoting the shop local movement and organizing community events.

Have an idea? From concept through prototype Molvik Engineering will deliver results Machine Design • Prototyping • 3D Printing Product Development • Automation & Controls Data Acquisition Systems • Motion Simulation 3D Modeling • Drafting • Technical Writing Fall Protection • Residential & Pole Buildings Molvik Engineering, LLC 509.671.7718 info@molvikengineering.com www.molvikengineering.com

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Professional Services Builders & Contractors If you’re looking for home repair and improvement then look no further than Newport. The area offers the best in services starting with American Eagle HVAC, a certified HUBZone business. American Eagle HVAC is your heating, cooling, and refrigeration expert for both homes and businesses. American Eagle installs top-ofthe-line equipment using the industry’s best practices to increase your energy efficiency and provide you the best possible cost savings. If you want to do-it-yourself or if you are a general contractor then you will want to head over to Albeni Falls Building Supply. They’re the largest supplier in the area for all of your home and garden needs with services that are unmatched anywhere. Want someone else to do the work? Then checkout our local contractors. A couple of our favorites include Empire Construction and Bellevue General Contractors. Empire Construction is widely recognized for building beautiful log and timber frame homes. They really do it all—from upscale million dollar estates to quaint backyard patios. Empire is committed to customer satisfaction and has a high rate of returning clients due to its truth-worthy, personable and professional way of

doing business. Bellevue General Contractors LLC is a full service general/painting contractor that can handle all of your residential, commercial, medical, industrial, farm and multi-family residence needs. Nothing makes a house more like a home than a welcoming front door and picturesque windows. Our local experts are Priest River Glass offering the latest in windows, glass and doors for your home, your business, and even your car. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you select the best quality, style, and energy-saving options that meet your needs. Whether you’re holding an outdoor event or simply just need to get rid of the garbage, Excess Disposal is a company that has everything from dumpsters to portable bathrooms. Excess Disposal offers regular pickup service for residents, and for larger business they can provide dumpsters, recycling containers, and more. No area would be complete without a company that can help you take care of the big jobs! With all the right equipment for moving dirt around your home or acreage, contact Newport Equipment Enterprises. They’re the local experts in excavating, road building, bank stabilization, logging and rock products.

Automotive The area could not ask for better auto care service providers with two major and well-known businesses: Perfection Tire and Les Schwab Tire. Both offer full service and have the latest in technology to work on all vehicles including fleet management services. Perfection Tire, located in Newport, has been helping families and business for generations. They offer full service auto repair and tire sales featuring premium passenger, light truck, and performance tires by Cooper, Bridgestone, Firestone, Nexen and others, along with many of the newest lines of custom wheels. Located just east in Priest River is Les Schwab, “doing the right thing since 1952.” Les Schwab, well-known for its exceptional customer service and quality products, will take care of all of your car or truck’s tires, brakes, struts, batteries and wheels. Fast, friendly service for people on the go. When life throws you a curve in the road, Roger’s Body and Frame will keep you moving in the right direction. Roger’s auto body experts know just how important your vehicle is to you. They provide free estimates and offer full service auto collision repair and refinishing, expert color matching, and claims assistance to help get your car back on the road.

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Government & Industry Education and Workforce Development Educational and workforce development opportunities in the greater Newport area are one of the hidden jewels of the area. The area has two school districts, a community college and a job training facility that provide for the educational and training needs of the area. If you are heading to college or need job training skills then this is the area to live in. US News and World Report ranks Newport High School as a Bronze school because of the academic success of its students. In addition, Newport Schools have been awarded as a School of Distinction in Washington State. The district offers small classes to help students succeed in their goals and dreams. The district also offers a variety of programs in STEM (Bio-Med), College in the Classroom, and career and technical programs specializing in digital design (including video), CAD and CNC milling operations, fabrication, nursing and fire science. The school also operates a student-produced radio station at KUBS FM 91.5. When students are ready to move onto higher education they can get a start at the Community Colleges of Spokane’s Newport Center. The Center has a great reputation for students’ earning their degrees and moving in to the workforce or on to a four-year degree program. The center also provides programs for workplace-oriented or technical degree/certificate. By working with local employers, the Newport center ensures a trained workforce for tomorrow. High school students can take college classes through Running Start only a block away from the high school. Instructors and staff are ready to serve your needs.

related products and Stimson Lumber, one of the oldest businesses in the area with roots dating back to the 1850s. Over the past few years we have seen additions to the area with Public Utility District No. 1 bringing fiber to the area “lighting up” more than 900 homes and businesses. The Port of Pend Oreille just completed a shop facility to maintain its fleet of locomotives and allows them to take on additional locomotive work from other rail companies’ ranging from basic services to complete rebuilds. A great deal of this work is done in cooperation with the Pend Oreille County Economic Development Council, the Port of Pend Oreille, the Greater Newport Area Chamber, the Tri-County Economic District, and great cities like the City of Newport. City of Newport’s projects include economic development as well as city beautification. The Pend Oreille County Economic Development Council has been working on projects from the south end of the County all the way to the Canadian border. Major projects include the Teck Cominco Mining Project, The Port expansion, and business development and retention throughout the county. The Tri-County Economic District has worked closely with public and private entities to provide comprehensive economic development strategies that promote healthy communities throughout the county. Located just east of Newport the Priest River Development Corporation is working for all of us on the Idaho side including lease/ buy options for buildings and easy accessibility to an International Airport.

For workforce development education, students can attend the Kalispel Career Training Center (KCTC). KCTC educates young adults for jobs in metal fabrication, welding, auto body, auto shop, culinary arts, multimedia, carpentry, computer design, production and line assembly, shipping and receiving, and marketing. Through its workforce development programs, the Kalispel Career Training Center generates opportunity for new commerce in our communities. KCTC also offers custom-designed programs to train personnel to meet specific business training needs.

Industry and Economic Development The Greater Newport area is just 40 miles north of Spokane in the business friendly area along the Pend Oreille River. The area is connected by highways, rail and fiber that provide a solid backbone to the local area businesses and their customers, some of whom are thousands of miles away. Forest related industry continues to be the mainstay of the area with companies like Ponderay Newsprint Company, a leading manufacturer for newsprint paper and

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Down Water, boat parade and a fireworks show The Nation’s Largest Communications provider serving rural America Where you can find the latest styles in designer clothing & accessories Beautiful log and timber frame homes The International Gateway “Get Connected” your home when you are away from home Need Lumber? Need tools? This hardware store has it all Eleven miles of trails Your heating, cooling and refrigeration experts A trendy boutique where you can also enjoy an espresso Tee-it-up, The Perfect 9 Where newspapers get their paper from A river that flows to the North “everything internet” An award winning school district Fresh and silk flower arrangements The place to relax and pamper yourself Your local student run radio station Largemouth Bass Fishing A pharmacy and a gift shop Ye ‘ol Soda Fountain


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Accounting & Bookkeeping All Faz’s Bookkeeping & Office Supply 220 South Washington Ave Newport, WA (509) 447-5200

River Arts Alliance PO Box 456 Newport, WA (509) 671-0295

Newport • Oldtown • Cusick • Usk • Diamond Lake

Molvik Engineering, LLC 404 North Spokane Avenue Newport, WA (509) 671-7718

CREATE 900 West 4th Street Newport, WA (509) 671-1635

River Cities Business Alliance 220 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (206) 300-6717

Pend Oreille Festival Association PO Box 456 Newport, WA (509) 671-0295

Critical Carpet Care 881 Freedom Meadows Drive Newport, WA (509) 671-6489

Essential Solutions PO Box 655 Newport, WA (509) 589-0012

Pend Oreille Historical Society 402 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5388

Newport Alarm 962 Stohr Road Newport, WA (509) 447-4903

Gregory L. Jakeman, CPA 121 South Union Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-1040

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computers & telecommunications

Cabin Ridge Enterprises 24950 Hawkstone Loop #124 Liberty Lake, WA (208) 659-5538

advertising & media Blue Sky Broadcasting 95.3KPND/K102 Country 327 Marion Ave • Sandpoint, ID (208) 610-8244 For your radio entertainment, turn to K102 Country (at both 102.5 FM and 102.3 FM) to hear today’s stars and country legends, and for the Inland Northwest’s best in rock, blues, and progressive radio turn to station 95.3 FM KPND. Petroglyph Printing and Signs 300 West 2nd Newport, WA (509) 447-2590 Newport Miner 421 South Spokane Avenue Newport , WA (509) 447-2433 Priest River Times 5809 Highway 2, Suite C Priest River, ID (208) 448-2431 Wink Photography 182 Merry Lane Oldtown, ID (307) 349-2585

Arts, Culture & EntertainmeNt Pend Oreille Players Association 240 North Union Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-9900

Les Schwab Tire Center 4357 Highway 2 Priest River, ID (208) 448-2311 Perfection Tire 311 West Walnut Newport, WA (509) 447-3933 Roger’s Body and Frame 530 South Cass Newport, WA (509) 447-4225 Napa-Newport Auto Parts 300 South Union Newport, WA (509) 447-4515 Oldtown Auto Sales 303 North State Avenue Oldtown, ID (208) 437-4011

beauty Anastasia’s Spa & Salon 201 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5757 A Therapeutic Massage 812 West 1st Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-2331

Business & Professional services Better Business Bureau 152 South Jefferson, Suite 200 Spokane, WA (509) 838-3841 Impressions Northwest 404 North Spokane Avenue Newport, WA (509) 671-3194 James A. Sewell & Associates 600 West 4th Street Newport, WA (509) 447-3626

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Frontier Communications 750 Kootenai Cutoff Rd Ponderay, ID (208) 263-4867 The nation’s largest communications services provider for rural America offering high-speed Internet, Dish TV, telephone, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, and specialized bundles for home and business. Frontier Communications is dedicated to customer service in meeting your home and business communication needs. Concept Communication Corporation 412 South Union Avenue Newport, WA (208) 437-4544 Exbabylon IT Solutions 318 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-0440 Pend Oreille Valley Network 108 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3067

construction, equipment & contractors American Eagle HVAC 421 South Newport Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-4962


Bellevue General Contractors Inc/ Chewelah Painting 204 East King Street Chewelah, WA (509) 290-2665 Empire Construction PO Box 1302 Newport, WA (208) 755-0651 Excess Disposal 2654 East Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-4502 Excess Portable Service 2654 East Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-4502 Newport Equipment Enterprises, Inc 328772 Highway 2 Newport, WA (509) 447-4688 Priest River Glass, Inc 12 Dew Valley Loop Priest River, ID (208) 448-2511 City Service Valcon 2459 Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-3513 Clark Electric 801 Greggs Road Newport, WA (509) 671-0641 MK Log Homes 782 Levitch Road Newport, WA (509) 671-1434 Sherman Rock and Concrete 433173 State Route 20 Newport, WA (509) 447-4214

family, community & civic organizations Fraternal Order of Eagles 236 South Union Newport, WA (509) 447-4071 Pend Oreille River Tourism Alliance PO Box 1182 Newport, WA (509) 991-9263 Rotary PO Box 2305 Priest River, ID (208) 661-3402 Rural Resources 301 West Spruce Street, Suite D Newport, WA (509) 550-7049 Soroptimist PO Box 1892 Newport, WA (509) 671-2552 Young Lives 342 Casey Road Newport, WA (509) 209-3464

finance & insurance Spokane Teachers Credit Union 202 West Walnut Newport, WA (509) 447-5634 The Inland Northwest’s largest and most successful credit union with 16 branch locations and one right here in Newport. STCU is a valued community partner contributing to local education, arts & culture, and youth & family community events and organizations. Mountain West Bank 330 North Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5641 Pioneer Insurance 301 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5629 Yvonne Clark of Primerica Financial Service, Kuespert Insurance 342 Casey Road Newport, WA (509) 209-3464

government & education Community Colleges of Spokane - Newport Center 1204 West 5th Street Newport, WA (509) 447-3835 Offering a vibrant, comprehensive learning community with educational opportunities for students of all ages including associate degrees that transfer to four-year universities, workplaceoriented programs, and technical degrees and certificates.

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

Newport School District 1380 West 5th Street Newport, WA (509) 447-3167 Awarded a “School of Distinction” in Washington State and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a bronze school based on the academic success of its students. The district offers small classes and focuses on meeting the needs of students through a variety of educational programs. House of the Lord Christian Academy 754 Silver Birch Lane Oldtown, ID (208) 437-2184 Pend Oreille Public Utility District 130 North Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3137 Port of Pend Oreille 1981 Black Road Usk, WA (509) 445-1090 USPS - Newport 100 North Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5321 City of Newport 200 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5611 City of Oldtown 215 North Washington Avenue Oldtown, ID (208) 437-3833 Pend Oreille County 625 West 4th Street Newport, WA (509) 447-4119 Priest River Development Corp. 106 Shannon Lane Priest River, ID (208) 448-1312 Tri County Economic Development District 986 South Main, Suite A Colville, WA (509) 684-4571

1981 LeClerc Road North Usk, WA (509) 445-1147 Known as the People of the Pend Oreille River, the Kalispel Tribe partners with the community in economic development, workforce training, and natural resource management. You’re welcome to visit the Camas Center for Community Wellness for health and dental care and for your family’s recreation and fitness.

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Membership Directory health Care Newport Hospital 714 West Pine Street Newport, WA (509) 447-7928 Awarded the 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award, Newport Hospital is a 24-bed Trauma Level IV facility offering short stay and same day surgical services as well as a general medical acute care unit. Outpatient services include full service diagnostic imaging radiology, laboratory, pathology and licensed physical and restorative therapy. Camas Center for Community Wellness 1821 N. LeClerc Road #1 Cusick, WA (509) 447-7111 Seeber’s Pharmacy 336 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-2484 Newport Vision Source, P.S. 205 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-2945 Northwest MedStar 6315 East Rutter Avenue Spokane, WA (509) 389-5665

HOme & garden Fleur de Lis Floral & Home 125 N. Washington Ave. Newport, WA (509) 447-4416 Into The Garden Up To The Lake 1092 Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 290-3867

lodging DannyAnn’s Bed and Breakfast 131 North Spokane Street Newport, WA (509) 447-3787 Golden Spur Motel 924 West Highway 2 Newport, WA (509) 447-3823

Northern Pines Real Estate Services 125 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5922 Shannon M. Sheckler, ABR,GRI,SRES PO Box 848 Newport, WA (509) 885-3333

Cedar Creek Resort, Inc 8052 Fertile Valley Road Newport, WA (360) 866-1115

Dick Bockemuehl Century 21 Beutler Waterfront 1836 Northwest Boulevard Coeur d’Alene, ID (509) 951-4390

Little Diamond KOA 1002 McGowen Road Newport, WA (509) 447-4813

Newport Mini Storage 101 West 2nd Street Oldtown, ID (208) 660-2164

Newport City Inn 220 North Washington Ave Newport, WA (509) 447-3463

Northwest Lands/Spring Ridge Estates 12171 SR 211 Usk, WA (509) 671-1691

Walden House Inn 631 North Warren Newport, WA (509) 447-5771

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manufacturing, production & wholesale Ponderay Newsprint Company 422767 SR 20 Usk, WA (509) 445-1511 Stimson Lumber Co 403 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3686 Priest Community Forest Connection PO Box 892 Priest River, ID (208) 448-0210 Richter Machine and Fabrication 2332 Green Road Newport, WA (509) 991-6374

personal services & care

The Cottage Garden Nursery 791 Spring Valley Road Newport, WA (509) 447-0897

Sherman Knapp Funeral Home 423 West 2nd Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3118

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pets & veterinary

Robin McCroskey West 405 Walnut, Suite 4 Newport, WA (509) 447-0881

Pend Oreille Veterinary Clinic 909 Hwy 2 Newport, WA (208)437-2145

Frontier Title and Escrow 121 North Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-4454

real estate, moving & storage

Lambarth Law Offices 102 South Union Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3036

Angela Newcomb John L Scott Real Estate 301 North Union Avenue Newport, WA (509) 671-2088 John L. Scott Real Estate 301 North Union Suite A Newport, WA (509) 447-3144

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Church of Faith 36245 Highway 41 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-0150

restaurants, Food & Beverages McDonald’s of Newport 422 North Newport Avenue Newport, WA (208) 755-9000 Nomad Coffee Company East 205 North Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-3309 Owen’s Grocery and Deli 337 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3525 Westside Pizza 325 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-2200 Rudy Marmo’s Italian & American Cuisine 208 S Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509)447-3355 Bushels 333211 Highway 2 Newport, WA (509) 447-2100 Foxwood House 125 Foxwood Drive Newport, WA (509) 447-2346 Golden China Restaurant 1596 West 7th Street Newport, WA (509) 447-2753 Oldtown Family Foods 5th and Washington Oldtown, ID (208) 437-2212


shopping & Specialty retail Albeni Falls Building Supply 520 Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-3153

Meet some of our star members...

Ben Franklin 201 East 4th Street North Oldtown, ID (208) 437-4822 Country Lane Inc. 310 South Washington Newport, WA (509) 447-4224 Just Because Fashion & Gifts 317 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-2762 North Country Clothing Shop 137 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-1022 Shanty 235 North Union Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-3160

Tom Wilbur, CEO of NHHS & Jenny Smith, NHHS Marketing & Foundation Director.

Maggie Christie, Owner of the Shanty.

Sue Scobby, owner of The Kitchen Shoppe.

Tom Watson of Ben Franklin Variety.

The Kitchen Shoppe 211 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-4600 Griffin’s Furniture 217 South Washington Newport, WA (509) 447-4511 My Sister’s Cottage 306 South Washington Avenue Newport, WA (509) 447-5913 Selkirk Ace Hardware 495 East Highway 2 Oldtown, ID (208) 437-5669 Treasures A to Z 317 South Union Newport, WA (509) 447-0418

Sports & recreation Camas Center for Community Wellness 1821 N. LeClerc Road #5 Cusick, WA (509) 447-7122 Club Energy 328 West 4th Street Newport, WA (509) 447-4273 OK Lanes Bowling Alley 301 N Idaho Oldtown, ID (208) 437-3600 Ranch Club Golf Course & Restaurant 4555 Highway 2 Priest River, ID (208) 448-1731 STCU team members, back to back winners of Best Customer Service at Chamber’s Mardi Gras Gala.

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publication credits Project Manager Impressions Northwest Graphic Design Robin Levy Map Design Molvik Engineering, LLC Contributing Authors Donna Molvik, Steve Shumski Barb Smith & Peggy Watts

Photo Credits Cover:  Couple Walking, Donna Molvik Page 1:  City Hall, Heather Molvik Page 2:  Drag Races, Steve Shumski Page 3:  Carriage Rides, Heather Molvik Page 4:  Racers Ready, Lois Robertson Photography Page 6:  Alice in Wonderland, Chris Demlow Page 12:  DannyAnn’s Room, Tyra Bleek Photography Page 13: Alice in Wonderland, Chris Demlow Page 14: Golfer, Dennis Napier; Club Energy Pilates, Dawn Butcher, Morning Star Photography Page 15:  Camas Center Waterslide, David Bluff Biayakathon Paddlers, Donna Molvik Page 19:  Flowers, David Bluff Page 20:  Bubba Konkright, Tyra Bleek Photography Page 24: Paint Consultant, Tyra Bleek Photography Remaining photos provided courtesy of Barb Smith & Phil Gordon. All rights reserved.

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