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Pecky Cox
Priest Lake Idaho
Interests: priest lake, the land and the people
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Sadie & Tammy at the lake HILL'S RESORT Wednesday August 5th ELKINS RESORT Thursday August 6th Continue reading
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Posted 2 days ago at Priest Lake
The Abandon Fire is contained at 25 acres. A 10-person fire crew and two engines remain on the fire mopping up hot spots and patrolling. The Priest Lake Idaho Department of Lands has lifted the road closure on Road #44, Abandon Creek Road, but please travel with caution as fire vehicles and log trucks are using the road. Please remember... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Priest Lake
July 30, 2015 I am committed to maintaining water levels in Priest Lake “at 3.0 feet on the outlet gage” as required by Idaho Code § 70-507. The level of Priest Lake has risen over the last week. The gage height is fluctuating today between 2.95 and 2.97 feet. Yesterday, Karl Duncan, the outlet operator, reduced the outflow from Priest... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Priest Lake
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 SANDPOINT - The director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources pledged on Tuesday try and keep Priest Lake's water level at the mandated elevation. "I have an obligation under the statute to ensure that we maintain those lake levels," Gary Spackman said in a meeting with Bonner County commissioners. click HERE for whole of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Priest Lake
Priest Lake, July 28, 2015. With the recent rains the last couple of days people have been asking what affect the moisture has had on the fire season. There are two ways to answer this. The first way is that the rain and cooler temperatures have helped in the short term over the next few days. The second answer is... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Priest Lake
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P r i v a t e E v e n t priestlaker@gmail.com Did you get your invitation? Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Priest Lake
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Click on image for photos of today's 7.27.15 storm (hail) Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Priest Lake
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Still interested in donating items to the Firefighters? one item that the crews can really use is Obenauf's Boot Grease. The crews buy their own boots for anywhere from $300 to $1000. That in itself is expensive. BUT to keep the boots as long as possible, the boots must be regularly greased. The soot and dirt from the fireline cause... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Priest Lake
By NICK IVIE Hagadone News Network | Posted: Saturday, July 25, 2015 10:00 am PRIEST LAKE — Residents of Priest Lake are concerned their recreation season could be cut short this summer due to lower-than-normal pool elevations caused by severe drought conditions in North Idaho. Community members packed the Cedar Room at Hill’s Resort on Friday to have their voices... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2015 at Priest Lake
Abandon Fire – 7/25/15 Update The Abandon Fire is currently 25 acres with no active fire spread. Crews are making good progress working to contain the fire and suppress hotspots up to 100 feet inside the fire perimeter. A road closure remains in effect on Road 44, the main Abandon Creek Road. Also a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) remains in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2015 at Priest Lake
July 28th and 29th, 10:00 AM Kalispell Boat Launch, Priest Lake Idaho Your Help Is Needed To Protect Priest Lake! Come out and learn about invasive species issues and how to identify aquatic plants. All are welcome. • Invasive Species Workshop: A lakeside workshop will be held on aquatic invasive species issues, Idaho’s watercraft inspection program, native plant identification, invasive... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Priest Lake
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Lovely well maintained year round home at Priest Lake on deeded acreage! So close to Elkins Resort but wonderfully quiet. You can snowmobile, 4 wheel or horseback ride from your property. Beautifully parked up grounds, lots of wildlife, large fenced garden, fire pit, horseshoes and great 15 gpm well. Home has lots of extras including covered and uncovered deck, water... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at Priest Lake
August 16 1:00 p.m. $10 entry and $10 for buffet Elkins Resort Bring your Chair/Blanket Mike and Sadie Wagoner Rick Burness Bobby Schaefer Dem Empire Music Festival to raise funds for West Priest Lake Fire Department Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at Priest Lake
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click on image below for ALL photos Thank you EVERYONE who made Kidstock 2015 the best one yet! The Priest Lake Community Education Foundation (PLCEF) is an organization supporting early childhood learning and funds Priest Lake Pre-School. We could not do what we do without the support of our wonderful community! Our volunteers are dedicated and tireless and our donors... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Priest Lake
Papesh Family for helping keep this website pop up free and free for all .. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Priest Lake
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CLICK ON IMAGE This boat has been meticulously maintained and always stored. Service records available. V-8 260 hp. Showroom condition from bow to stern. Stereo system, swim ladder. All bells and whistles and with all lines, fenders and life jackets and double battery ignition. Hydraulic lift engine compartment Trailer is double axel with four brand new tires. Bimini top and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Priest Lake
Found BACKPACK Sunday, July 19 at the 11 Mile Dump Please call 208 448 4269 to claim click HERE for PL Bulletin Board Group Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Priest Lake
We have received this posting from Priestlaker Ryan McNeice: “McNeice Wheeler prevails in Bonner County Assessor Property Tax Appeal alongside 59 additional volunteer auction participants. Bonner County Assessor reduces respectively Priest Lake lot valuations by nearly $14 million collectively, to original auction purchase prices.” NOTE: For those who have not followed the drama, trials and tribulations regarding the “privatization” of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Priest Lake
Priest Lake Community Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School this year July 27-31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Children who are 4 years old up through the 6th grade are invited to attend. We will be going on an epic adventure through the book of Proverbs while travelling to Africa’s Mt. Kilimanjaro! Preregistration is encouraged and is available online at https://answersvbs.com/vbs/plcc1/ or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Priest Lake
July 20, 2015. There have been two incidents of vandalism at our own Coolin Park recently. Just in the last few days three teen-aged girls were seen at our handicapped restroom. When they left, the toilet paper dispenser was destroyed and the restroom was a shamble of toilet tissue. The next day several teen-aged boys, riding their ATVs made deep... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Priest Lake
News, Firefighters camp at Priest Lake will be used for regionwide deployment Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Priest Lake