Thank you

Let’s hear a great big round of applause for the first year’s progress in the “Save the Thorofare” project. The Priest Lake Community has responded wonderfully with personal donations and pledges from $10 to $5000 dollars.

The numbers of lives that have been enchanted by the Thorofare and Upper Lake is nothing short of fantastic. Our total fund has just passed the $20,000 point and we are making a great showing to agencies of how we feel about not losing access to the Upper Lake. Bonner County officials as well as Idaho State officials and an amazing array of departments and bureaus that are aware of the problems that need to be faced.

This summer, Saturday, July 9th will be the date of the annual Priest Lake Invitational Golf Tournament. The tournament is going to direct its annual charitable donation this year to the Save the Thorofare project. If you are a golfer this would be a great time to find your partner and get into the fun. It is a great event with all kinds of very nice prizes for both men and women flights. Go to: (under updating process now)

You can also help by sharing our website and Facebook with all your lake friends. and

If you have not made a donation and wish to, it is so easy ! Just go to either of the links above. You will find a “DONATE” button. Click on it and you will swiftly be able to help the cause by Credit Card, PayPal, or Check. Totally tax deductible and the tax ID is right there as well as mailing address for checks.
Thank to all for the support
The Breakwater Committee


Ron and Mary Taylor, Bob and Amy Adams, Scott Axworthy, Fred and Pecky Cox, Fred (Fritz) and Karla Cox, Lana Cruse, Janet Davis, Roger Gregory, Frank and Barb O'Neill, Ken and Allison Hagman, Lois Hill, Doug & Veronica Tefft, Jodi Haire, Teri Hill, David Helsby, Keith & Heidi Kopf, Craig and Missy Hill, Jon Lehmann, Richard Lyman, Leo Malantis, Robert & Sandra Mansfield, Jamie McLean, Mike and Tracie Szybnski, Dick and Robyn Hay, Edward Naranjo, Bill and Cheryl Papesh, John and Lori Moloney, Valerie Peterson, George Manos, Alecia Barbieri, Kammy and Shyla Gail Cox, Amanda Peterson, Nancy Pool, David and Teri Pool, Alfred Roberg, Lowell and Kathleen Ruen,, Mike and Carol Rydbom, Jim and Patricia Skiffington, Victoria Smith, Allan Songstad, Carrie Songstad, Jacqueline Songstad, Joel & Karen Spencer, Dyck & Nancy Stiles, Scott Strongin, Stephanie Swinehart, Rick and Margie Walther, Kristen Winn, William Wolf, Tom and Eileen Barbieri, Jane and Jim Brausen, Jeff and Kae Johnson, Sonja Rosenthal - let’s keep this list growing!


Ace Hardware Priest River Blue Diamond Marina Copper Bay Construction
Elkins Resort on Priest Lake Selkirk Ace Hardware
Eagle Electric 
Hill's Resort 
Huckleberry Bay Company
Priest Lake Kaniksu/Coolin Lions Club Priest River Glass
Tapping Grandmas 
Viewpoint Publishing, LLC
Sheri’s Home Interiors 
Priest Lake Search & Rescue Inc.
Heartland Payments Systems
As The Lake Churns 
Priest Lake Invitation Golf Tournament
To all, thank you again.

“Save The Thorofare” for all .



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