Stories tagged: priest lake
Wed., March 11, 2020
Five groups filed a lawsuit hoping to block the reopening of a long-closed road bisecting key grizzly bear habitat in the Idaho Selkirks.
Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
The Priest Lake Ranger District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests has new reservation options on Bartoo and Kalispell Island Campsites on Priest Lake.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
The first major snowstorm of the season brought more than half a foot of powder to the Spokane area on Friday, creating hazardous driving conditions, prompting colleges to cancel afternoon …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
Spokane high school student pinned by falling tree in North Idaho; prepared classmates carry the day
The boys kicked the 90-foot tall, dead tree, tempting the widow-maker with each stomp, caught in the exuberance of outdoor adventure.
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
“Our family goal, stated at all our meetings, has been to see Hill’s Resort stay in the family.”
Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
Jessica Stovall, 36, was ejected from the vehicle after it rolled while she tried to negotiate a turn at a high speed, the Idaho State Police said. A passenger sustained …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
August trip of the month: Rent a boat on Priest Lake
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
The annual Priest Lake sled dog races will be held Saturday.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
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
The Priest Lake cold-water bypass project is in wait-and-see mode.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Idaho officials have auctioned 51 state-owned lakefront lots on Priest Lake for $25.6 million.
Fri., June 1, 2018
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
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
Henrickson will release “Summers I Know” at the Bartlett on Friday.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
Priest Lake’s abundant lake trout population will not be suppressed, Idaho Fish and Game told stakeholders last week.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
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
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
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
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
Two people were injured after their boat crashed into Papoose Island on Priest Lake early Monday morning.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
A fire has been burning in remote wilderness straddling the Washington-Idaho border north of Priest Lake for six weeks.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017
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
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.