October 14, 1983: "Set for Monday night's 8 p.m. agenda is a request from District Ranger Ralph Wheeler that the City release its interest in the Little Snowy Lookout Tower that was donated to Priest River by the Forest Service in October 1982. According to Hooper one of the provisions that accompanied last year's donation was that the city incur the cost of having the tower moved to Priest River. But apparent attempts by the Forest Service and the Priest River Chamber of Commerce to have the tower moved have failed." (Sandpoint Daily Bee)
August 30, 1989: "For the third year in a row, volunteer crews descended and ascended by foot, horse and helicopter on Little Snowy Top Lookout to complete restoration work on thee 50 plus year old lookout. On Aug 19, 20 and 21, seventeen volunteers from Spokane Mountaineers, Priest River Back Country Horseman and the Priest Lake Ranger District removed old flooring, put window frames in place, laid down a new hardwood floor, installed an antique wood stove and did the final topuch up painting to complete a restoration project that was begun in 1987." (Bonner County Daily Bee)
August 26, 2006: "Little Snowing Top Lookout, which is a historic site and is in the path of the Hughes fires, remains a concern. Retardant was applied near the lookout today for protection." (Bonner County Daily Bee)
August 29, 2006: "The Little Snowy Top Lookout is covered with protective measures of retardant and fire resistant wrap. The Hughes 32 fire burning in the Priest Lake area had consumed 1,100 acres by Monday. Lack of resource availability and steep terrain continue to challenge firefighting efforts." (Bonner County Daily Bee)
September 1, 2006: "Little Snowy Top was wrapped." (The Spokesman-Review)
September 1, 2006: "Helicopters dropped water on Little Snowy Top Lookout for additional protection and are continuing to dip from Upper Priest Lake to help battle the Hughrs 32 Complex fires. The Hughes 32 fire is estimated at 280 acres, the Plowboy fire is estimated at 426 acres and the Hughes East, which surrounded the historic Little Snowy Top lookout is estimated at 954 acres." (Bonner County Daily Bee)
September 3, 2016: The lookout was burned to the ground during the afternoon hours. The fire is believed to be the result of carelessness of people using the building for shelter.