This site originated from the work of two very talented and dedicated women, Marylyn Cork and Diane Mercer. Hundreds of old photographs were cataloged, scanned and preserved to disc; many of those are presented in the categories below.
If you would like to submit photos to be included in the site, please send them to [email protected]
This website is made possible by the funding and support of the Priest River Community Foundation.
You can now purchase digital copies of any of the photos on this site – for just $2! See the category pages to learn how.
School and Church
Marylyn's literary career spans many decades. She began writing at age nine and later became one of our region's premier historians. She was the editor of the Priest River Times for many years until her retirement in 1991. She continues to produce exceptional essays, articles and books.
Diane was one of Priest River's most energetic and dedicated volunteers. She served on numerous boards and committees, including the Chamber of Commerce. She organized the yearly Timber Days Parade and Christmas on Main Street. Diane passed away on August 17, 2014.