What’s Happening Around Northport

NEW ITEMS in this issue June 28, 2017


  • Fireman’s Breakfast
  • NCPR Annual Yard Sale
  • China Bend Winery Summer Party
  • 4th of July Activities at the Park
  • Hunting Education Course
  • Northport Raceway Day and Night racing July 15 & 16 (Live Steppenwolf concert on 7/15)
  • Saturday Market
  • New – Coffee Boss Roastery
  • New – Northport Fishing Derby


A new section has been added to show the activities that happen every week or month.It’s listed as, Other Activities Happening Around Northport Every Week/Month

 (see details below)

Here’s What’s Happening Around Northport during July 2017

Note: No planned bridge closures until July 11. On July 11, the bridge will be closed at 7pm and reopen for traffic the following morning at 5am.

Saturday July 1 Annual Pancake Breakfast – From 8am to 11am, The Northport Volunteer Fire Department and EMT’s, will hold their 19th Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Northport Fire Station. Donations are greatly appreciated!

Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2 NCPR Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser! – Saturday, 8am-4pm and Sunday, 12pm-4pm! Lots of good stuff! After the fire​man’s and EMT’s pancake breakfast on Saturday, pop on over to the Northport Community Center Annex for some great deals!

Saturday July 1 China Bend Summer Party – Noon to dark, $10 admission. Celebrate the Summer Season with us! Live music, dancing, arts & crafts, volleyball, food available from the Barbeque Pit or bring food for a picnic. Of course, wine tasting is available. Belly dancers will entertain and music will be provided by Rock Robin and Planetary Refugees.  Special guest appearance from Captain “Argh”. Enjoy the beauty of our gardens, vineyards, and grounds. China Bend Vineyards is located at3751 Vineyard Way, Kettle Falls, WA 99141, on the Northport-Flat Creek Road along Lake Roosevelt (509)732-6123. www.chinabend.com  Tasting Room & Gift Shop Now Open Daily Noon – 5:00   Closed Sundays Bed & Breakfast at the Winery


Tuesday July 4th The 6th Annual “Dance on The River’s Edge” and Fireworks – Join us starting at 12noon in the Northport City Park for activities and fun.  Bounce house, water slide, RC 4×4 monster truck course, animal balloons, kids games, food and more!

4pm – Northport Dance Club-jr. dance show

6pm – Live music featuring: Murphey’s Law, Jordan Page, Deep River Tones

10pm – Fireworks display provided by the Northport Chamber of Commerce


New – Friday, Saturday, & Sunday July 7, 8, & 9 – 2017 Northport Fishing Derby –  Sponsored by the Northport Chamber of Commerce.  Lake Roosevelt/Columbia River (China Bend boat launch to the Canadian border). Two divisions: trout and walleye. Entry fee gets you into both divisions. Entry fee also includes the Fish Fry on Sunday! Over $500 in cash and prizes. Entry fee: adults $20, under age 16 $10. Tickets can be purchased at Rivers Edge 1 Stop (The Chevron station in Northport). For more info, contact Rivers Edge1 Stop (509)732-4495, or Karene Balcom (509)732-4353.


The Mustang Grill – Look for 4th of July Weekend specials.    Family Friendly .. all other days ,, hours are 7:30 – 2:00 ,,, so get in on the fun ,, in house or take outOpen 7 days a week, 7:30am to 2:00pm. Fresh deserts made daily and daily specials. 509-732-6179 https://www.facebook.The Mustang Grill 


Rivertown Grill – Look for 4th of July Weekend dining specials 509-732-6678 https://www.facebook.com/rivertownsudsandgrub/?fref=ts


Morning Bear Coffee – Look for daily and July specials. Morning Bear Coffee offers Double-Punch on Tuesday, buy one drink and received 2 punches on your MBC Punch Card! https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=morning%20bear%20coffee


Saturday July 15Northport Raceway Night Racing. From 5pm to 10pm Night Race starts at 5pm, followed by a live concert with Steppenwolf. Visit the NIR FB page and website for more information on admission fees, racing fees, and to view the 2017 racing schedule. Gates hours 10am to midnight.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/8614388563/ http://www.northportinternationalraceway.com/

Sunday July 16Northport Raceway Day Racing “Kid’s Day”. From 12pm to 6pm.Kid’s Day race starts at 12 Noon. Visit the NIR FB page and website for more information on admission fees, racing fees, and to view the 2017 racing schedule. Gates hours 10am to midnight https://www.facebook.com/groups/8614388563/ http://www.northportinternationalraceway.com/


Monday July 17 to Friday July 21 – WDFW Hunting Education Course – The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife will hold a 5 day 6pm-9pm (each day) course, know your gun, your responsibilities, and your way around the woods. Location: Northport Community Center Annex. WDFD instructor, Tommy Howe. Website http://wdfw.wa.gov , phone 509-684-5952


NEW – Coffee Boss Roastery – Coffee Boss Roastery is now open, located inside Tony’s Market. Stop in to see what’s roasting and visit the website, Coffeebossroastery.com and on FB.


Other Activities Happening Around Northport Every Week/Month 

Northport Saturday Market – Every Saturday during the summer at 9am, near the Northport kiosk. Contact Kathy at 509-732-4552 for information on selling or helping out at the market.

Last Wednesday of each month – Northport Chamber of Commerce meetings, 7pm at the Northport City Hall.

First Tuesday of Each Month (Northport Volunteer Fire Department) – The Northport Volunteer Fire Department has its monthly meetings and trainings at the NP Fire Hall on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6pm. And that they are always looking for more volunteers and to please consider volunteering to help our community. 

NCPR Collecting Aluminum Cans – Hello NCPR friends! We are always taking aluminum cans for the continued success of the programs we offer. If you have a bag or two or three, just bring them to the back of the Community Center out by the old broken down shed (the funds could go to help us fix that…). Your monetary donations are always also greatly appreciated and those can be dropped off to the community center, there is a donation box up by the desk. Thanks for all of your support! Oh, and we always are in need of volunteers, so time to step up to the community service plate. 

The Mustang Grill – Open 7 days a week, 7:30am to 2:00pm. Fresh deserts made daily and daily specials. 509-732-6179 https://www.facebook.The Mustang Grill

Rivertown Grill – Look for daily dining specials 509-732-6678 https://www.facebook.com/rivertownsudsandgrub/?fref=ts

Morning Bear Coffee – Morning Bear Coffee offers Double-Punch on Tuesday, buy one drink and received 2 punches on your MBC Punch Card! https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=morning%20bear%20coffee

Every Tuesday 4pm – Kuk’s Tavern – “Taco Tuesday” 4pm – 9pm, 2 Tacos for $1.50! Visit their FB page, https://www.facebook.com/kuks.northport

Northport Community Library Storytime – Storytime will continue at the Northport Library (every Tuesday) thru summer, starts at 10:30 and goes until 11am. Library hours are: Tues. 11am – 6pm, Thurs. 10am – 6pm, Sat. 10am – 4pm. For more info, call 732-8928

“Lunch & Shopping” at the 7th Day Adventist Cookhouse Cottage – Every first and third Thursday of the month from 12noon to 3pm they serve a free vegan meal (unbelievably delicious, big servings) but accepts cash donations. The food is next to their (almost) free clothes store in the same cottage.  Any persons of any age and religious/cultural background will have a good time with the friendly servers! Located next to the 7th Day Adventist Church at, 714 Center Ave, Northport, WA

Every Thursday – Senior Meals Hosted by NCPR– Thursdays at 4pm at the CE building on Center Ave. Suggested donation is $4 

Northport Museum and Old Fire Hose House Folks can call for information about tours and with questions or to buy cookbooks and CDs of the Northport News…. 509-732-6675. Historical info, pictures, and sites to visit

Northport Historical Society – Regular monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:00pm at the CE Building at 5th and Center Ave.  Come see what we are doing.  In addition to their FB page Northport WA Historical Society Facebook , Northport Historical Society now has a website,  http://www.northporthistory.org/ check it out!

Every Sunday – Paintball – Outsiders League of Extreme Paintelmen, Every Sunday… Paintball field entry is free, (BYO equipment, paint, air…) or equipment rentals, air fills, and paintballs are available. Sponsored by Waneta Quick Stop and Wethered Construction Co (WETHECC840B5). Check the FB for times or call Tim at (509)209-7484 www.facebook.com/outsiderspaintball

Free Wi-Fi – When in Northport, you can obtain internet access at the Northport Community Connections Center either on your wireless device, or there are 15 computers available for use in the Center. The center is open for computer use, 7 days a week, 9am -9pm (depending on Volunteer Monitoring Personnel availability).  For questions, call the center at 509-563-4505. The Community Connections Center is located at 405 Center Ave. Remember Wi-Fi at the center is free and available 24/7.

Note: Northport Transfer Station – The Stevens County Transfer Station near Northport has changed its Saturday hours which will now be 10am to 2pm year round. 

Visit the NCPR FB page for other activities as well, http://www.facebook.com/NCPRinfo


Web links and FB Pages around Northport:

Northport Info:

Slideshow of Northport (check out the cool photos)




Northport Club and Organizations:

Northport WA Historical Society Facebook



Northport Lions Club Facebook

Northport International Raceway


Northport Library



Northport Restaurants/Taverns/Espresso:


http://www.facebook.com/MorningBearCoffee  (this link may need to be copied and pasted into your browser)

http://www.facebook.The Mustang Grill






Northport Lodging/Getaways:

http://www.lazy-daze-retreats.com/   Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/lazydazeretreats

The Guest House – Two bedroom.  High speed internet.  601 Center Ave.  Phone 509-732-6675.

The Matteson House Bed and Breakfast on 607 Center Ave.  Phone 509-732-6151.


Bed & Breakfast at China Bend

https://www.facebook.com/Upper Columbia RV Park


Northport Wineries:



Hiking, Biking, and Exercise:

One River Yoga and Massage

Silvercrown Mountain Outdoor School

Zumba fitness Call Molly at 675-1117 for any questions


Northport Fishing Guide Services:




Northport Art:


https://www.facebook.com/JamiRoseLordArt   Phone: 509-732-6642

Shoshana’s Pottery Phone: 509-732-8863


Northport Real Estate:



Northport Hunting Supplies and Feeds:

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Northport Canadian Neighbors and Activites:








Northport Weather:

Weather stations in the Northport area:

(station located on Northport-Flat Creek Rd.) https://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=pws:KWANORTH16

(station located in downtown Northport)https://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=pws:KWANORTH46