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Pecky Cox
Priest Lake Idaho
Interests: priest lake, the land and the people
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FOR SALE at Mike & Sadie's gigs Friday night at Elkins Resort and Sunday at Entree Gallery Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Priest Lake
Labor Day Weekend Friday through Monday 20% off most items in the store.End of Season Sale Sept 9th through Sept 13th 30% off all items. See you there !! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Priest Lake
THIS WEEK AT THE LAKE September 4 - September 10 Compliments of the Priest Lake Chamber of Commerce Friday September 4 Ardy's Thai Food Night & Regular Menu, Order your to go Huckleberry Pies in Advance Hills Resort Live Music in the lounge, 8 pm-12 am Saturday September 5 Ardy's Prime Rib & Regular Menu, Order your to go Huckleberry... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Priest Lake
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Lake57 is printing 700 Tower Fire T-shirts this week and will be giving them away FREE to all Wildland Firefighters in the area! These t-shirts will also be available for sale to the general public for $30. ALL funds will be donated to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. Shirts are now available for purchase at Lake57, 27 Mile marker on Hwy... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Priest Lake
All evacuation levels are lifted for the Tower Fire on both sides of the fire. Highway 57 remains open - Jill Cobb Fire Information Officer Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Priest Lake
Posted 4 days ago at Priest Lake
Betsy Z. Russell The Spokesman-Review Idaho’s public school endowment made $15.65 million last week when the state auctioned off 35 lakefront cabin sites on Priest Lake – even without any competitive bidding. Every one of the lots was purchased at the appraised price by the cabin owners; no one else bid, though between 200 and 250 people attended the Friday... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Priest Lake
Donations for the Tower Fire and Kaniksu Complex Tom Kurth’s Alaska Type 2 team sincerely appreciates the generousity of the local communities. We are grateful for the support. The fire fighters are being well cared for on this assignment. A caterer is hired to feed the firefighters and the team provides cases of water and gatorade. We recognize that this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Priest Lake
August 20, 2015 Currently the only area/road/trail/recreation site closures on the forest are wildfire emergency closures. A listing of all of those closures, along with maps, is available on the IPNF website at www.fs.usda.gov/ipnf. Outside of these emergency closures the forest remains open for normal public access. However, it is important to understand that there are more fires on the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Priest Lake
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Our beloved coworker, Jessica, had a sudden stroke on Saturday. This hard working 32 year old wife and mother of four has a long road ahead of her. Please join us in supporting her and her family through this journey. Donations are gratefully accepted for her here at the store. Lovely strawberry starts are also for sale with all proceeds... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Priest Lake
SEPTEMBER 6 Dry Rot Breakfast 8 a.m. Wooden Boat Show & Parade on the Lake MIKE & SADIE WAGONER Friday Sept 4 Night "WaKe ZoNe" Live Music Saturday night, Sept. 5th Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Priest Lake
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(click on image) Despite high season, summer distractions, fires and droughts there has been some positive movement forward in "Saving the Thorofare". Our donations to the segregated “Save the Thorofare” account through the "People Helping People" 501-C-3 nonprofit entity have shown good progress and are approaching $4000. It is a good start and we have donations from $10 to $1000... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Priest Lake
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(click on image) Despite high season, summer distractions, fires and droughts there has been some positive movement forward in "Saving the Thorofare". Our donations to the segregated “Save the Thorofare” account through the "People Helping People" 501-C-3 nonprofit entity have shown good progress and are approaching $4000. It is a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at SAVE THE THOROFARE
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September 4, 2015 Even though the potential for fire spread has been reduced, the public may still see smoke coming from the fire areas as stumps, snags, and heavy fuel pockets continue to burn. Weather predictions for the weekend indicate favorable conditions for firefighters to mop up and construct direct line. The forecast calls for a near 100% chance of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Priest Lake
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The Priest Lake Christian Community Outreach has opened a Thrift Shoppe at the Lamb of God Lutheran Church on Highway 57. It is now open from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We wish to thank all who donated so generously and the volunteers who have spent countless hours sorting, and who continue to come each... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2015 at Priest Lake
August 5, 2015 After the flow from Priest Lake into Priest River was cut last week from 60 cubic feet per second to 30 cubic feet per second, the daily average Priest Lake water levels increased slightly, although only by two or three hundredths of a foot. Yesterday, many of the gage height readings were 2.99 and 2.98 feet, although last night a few readings dropped to 2.95 feet. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2015 at Priest Lake
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.. at one point, I thought Mike would stop and tear.. the room (la cantina) was heavy with emotion, I know the feeling, oh I do.. I still miss my Dad. - P. Cox Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 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
Stage II Fire Restrictions Implemented on July 14th for North Idaho and areas of Central Idaho Wildfire danger is very high in the northern parts of Idaho and Stage II Fire Restrictions are being implemented on lands within the Payette, Grangeville and Coeur d'Alene Fire Restrictions Areas. (Yes, that's us Priest Lake) These fire restrictions shall be in full force... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Priest Lake
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The new book Wild Place, A History of Priest Lake, Idaho has arrived. The books will available at the museum on weekends until mid June and at Hill's Resort, Korner Market, Autumns Loft and the Entrée Gallery as well as at the Priest Lake State Park store at Indian Creek campground, the Leonard Paul Store and the Tamrak Grocery. This... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2015 at Priest Lake
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at ElkinsResort
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Priest Lake fans from all over the country are responding with great interest in the “Save The Thorofare”project, which, if successful, will see realignment of the channel and repair or replacement of the thorofare breakwater entrance to the Upper Lake, our little sister jewel in the north. As the other... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at SAVE THE THOROFARE