Stories tagged: Priest Lake
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 6 a.m.
August trip of the month: Rent a boat on Priest Lake
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
There is a point in any endurance sport – once the muscles have loosened and the seconds have blended into minutes and then, even, hours – that the world condenses, …
Tue., July 2, 2019
Spokane County’s big road-paving bond issue passed by a nearly two-to-one margin.
Sat., June 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
Searchers were looking for five men whose boat capsized while on a fishing trip on Priest Lake. Among the missing were a lawyer and power utilities manager, and they set …
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Basketball star John Stockton and his neighbors have been ordered to pay about $500,000 in attorney’s fees following their botched attempt to stop a development on Priest Lake, according to …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Basketball legend John Stockton failed in a bid to block the development of 65 acres of wetlands near his Priest Lake residence.
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
U.S. Border security may prompt the reopening of a road bisecting important grizzly bear habitat north of Priest Lake.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Priest Lake landowners who challenged the assessed value of their waterfront parcels for tax purposes prevailed Monday in a lawsuit against Bonner County.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
The annual Priest Lake sled dog races will be held Saturday.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
Fifty years (and more than a few beers) later, Priest Lake Snowshoe Softball tournament still going strong
If you’re going to drink beer and chase an oversized softball through fields of snow wearing cheap plastic snowshoes at least cover the ball in pink jello.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 10:58 a.m.
The Priest Lake cold-water bypass project is in wait-and-see mode.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Idaho officials have auctioned 51 state-owned lakefront lots on Priest Lake for $25.6 million.
Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
The Reeder Bay Campground, on Priest Lake, will be closed for the 2018 season while the campground is upgraded to flush toilets, according to a U.S. Forest Service news release.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
A potential cold-water bypass in Priest Lake will be discussed at public meeting on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Priest Lake Elementary School.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
Henrickson will release “Summers I Know” at the Bartlett on Friday.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 5:25 a.m.
Priest Lake’s abundant lake trout population will not be suppressed, Idaho Fish and Game told stakeholders last week.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 6:08 p.m.
The Idaho Water Resource Board will spend $2.4 million on upgrades to Priest Lake, including work on the outlet dam and improvements to the Thorofare linking the upper and lower …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Priest Lake needs $5 million worth of work, to keep the narrow, 3-mile-long Thorofare between the upper and main lakes open to boats. That’s the conclusion of a $300,000,
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
An open house meeting to explain alternatives for managing Priest Lake water levels and navigation through The Thorofare is set for Friday at 4-7 p.m. at Priest Lake Elementary School, …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Fifty-nine lakefront cabin sites on scenic Priest Lake were auctioned off by the state of Idaho last Friday and Saturday, with no competitive bidding – all sold for their appraised …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Two people were injured after their boat crashed into Papoose Island on Priest Lake early Monday morning.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 5 a.m.
A fire has been burning in remote wilderness straddling the Washington-Idaho border north of Priest Lake for six weeks.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:26 a.m.
A woman fiercely attacked by a black bear near the Priest Lake visitor center on July 4 had no time to use bear spray even if she’d have had it, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6 p.m.
A black bear charged a man jogging along Priest Lake on Monday, inflicting minor injuries to his leg before running off, Idaho Fish and Game Department officials say.
Fri., July 28, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
It wasn’t quite like paddling 40 miles across Pacific Ocean waves from Molokai to Oahu, but a stand-up paddleboarding pioneer relished his
Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:25 a.m.
Anglers attached to fishing Priest Lake tend to fall into two camps that are being asked to make a decision. One group favors a return to the good old days …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
A 60-year-old woman hiking with her dogs was seriously injured in a bear attack near the Priest Lake visitor center on Tuesday morning
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:10 a.m.
Everything was peaceful and quiet as we read and played solitaire. Suddenly we heard a funny noise: “Gu-rr-ump!” We looked at each other. Then we heard it again. “Gu-rr-ump!” “Gu-rr-ump!”
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Relentless snowfall has smothered Priest Lake this winter, and snowmobilers are loving it. “This is one of those years when snowmobiles can drive right up to the restaurant, have a …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 2 a.m.
Priest Lake’s slow drawdown to winter level began Saturday evening. Flows were increased from Outlet Dam to lower the lake 3 feet from its full pool at elevation 2,437.6 feet.