Pend Oreille County

Pend Oreille County, Washington

229 S Garden Ave
Newport, WA 99156
Phone: (509) 447-2435
Fax: (509) 447-2734

On northeastern border of WA; organized Mar 1, 1911 from Stevens County. Name Origin: For the Pend Oreille River, which runs through the county, or for the name given to the Kalispel Indians by French-Canadian traders; from the French meaning 'pendant ears' because the Indians wore ear ornaments that probably lengthened their lobes

Area (sq mi):: 1425.32 (land 1400.27; water 25.05) Population per square mile: 9.10
Population 2005: 12,673 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 8.00%; 1990-2000 31.60% Population 2000: 11,732 (White 92.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,731; median household $31,677; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,736-$22,009
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 31.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The re-opening of the mine will bring an estimated USD20m of local investment during the start-up phase and supports approximately 230 jobs in Pend Oreille County.
The Pend Oreille County sheriff's office said 20-year-old Jerid Sturman-Camyn was killed about 11:30 p.
In 1954, Washington Department of Game (later renamed Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, WDFW) personnel found a shed moose antler in the Selkirk Mountains of Pend Oreille County in the northeastern corner of the state.
When Carol isn't hounding the contributors to get their advice submitted on schedule, you can find her in her garden or at the Washington State University Extension office where she coordinates the Pend Oreille County Master Gardener program.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Pend Oreille County Public Utility District No.
Anderson should know: he lives in largely rural Pend Oreille County, Wash.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to Pend Oreille County Public Utility District No.
The City of Seattle (City) is seeking to establish a pool of Contractors to provide evaluation, repairs, restoration, upgrade, recertification and training services of various fall protection systems on an as-needed basis, at its hydro-electric facilities located in the Seattle area, at the Boundary Facility located 11 miles from Metaline Falls, WA, Pend Oreille County, and at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project which includes the Gorge, Diablo and Ross Dams and Powerhouses near Newhalem, WA, Whatcom County.
In addition to the State of Washington, the county agencies now on doxo include Benton County, Chelan County, Clallam County, Clark County, Franklin County, Island County, Lincoln County, Pend Oreille County, Stevens County, Thurston County and Walla Walla County.
In addition to its interests in the Golden Chest Mine, Metaline Contact Mines owns approximately 8,200 acres of zinc-lead mineral rights in the Metaline Mining District, located in Pend Oreille County, N.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the following Pend Oreille County Public Utility District, Washington (the district) revenue bonds: