Cusick & Usk, WA

Cusick-Usk1aThe towns of Cusick and Usk are located in the Kalispel Valley, 16 miles north of Newport, along the Pend Oreille River in the middle of County. Forested mountains ranging from 2,050 feet to 7,300 feet surround the two towns. Pend Oreille Newsprint Company and Pend Oreille Valley Fibre are the two major industries, with hay production and cattle raising making up the agricultural portion of the economy. The Kalispel Tribe of Indians operates a small industrial park.