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Articles with the Tag: Pioneer Days

Art in Park family day successful addition

 News from CSKT Teen Parent Assist Program RONAN — Creating connections and supporting family engagement were at the core of the recent Art in the Park Family Day in Ronan. Co-hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Project LAUNCH, the Teen Parent Assist Program and the Early Fo...

Nonstop action Nonstop action

RONAN — Teamwork shines again. With the help of Ronan Chamber of Commerce and local businesses and organizations, the Pioneer Days committee brought entertainment with three rodeos, two street dances, a parade and numerous sporting events that kept people hopping from dawn until well after dark. ...

Rodeo gets cut down to size Rodeo gets cut down to size

RONAN – The animals might be a bit smaller than the ones in adultsized rodeos but the goal is the same. “You gotta stay on and have a good ride,” said Austin Webster, 9, of the sheep riding at the Pioneer Days Kiddie Rodeo on Saturday. He said the trick to riding sheep is to hold on to t...

Pioneer Days provides scholarships

While crowds flock to parades, rodeos and a variety of competitions during Pioneer Days in Ronan, there’s more going on than just fun and games. Last year the Ronan Pioneer Days Company gave out $1,300 in college scholarships. The scholarship funds come from sales of 50/50 Pioneer Days buttons that are...

Pioneer Days events kick off Friday

RONAN – Pioneer Days starts on Friday and the fun lasts until Sunday with so many activities that trying to fit them all into one weekend might be a challenge. This year, parking along the parade route is prohibited due to a new city ordinance created to protect children. Ronan Police Chief Ken Weav...

Ronan hosts 21st annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament

RONAN — On Saturday, August 6 athletes can participate in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Ronan. The 21st annual Pioneer Days 3-on-3 tournament will also consist of a free throw contest, 3-point contest and dunk contest. Athletes have until Monday, August 1 to apply online at, d...

Grant helps keep town safe during Pioneer Days Grant helps keep town safe during Pioneer Days

RONAN — Only minor public intoxication incidents and an ATV theft occurred during Pioneer Days weekend, and Ronan authorities say grant monies providing for extra law enforcement coverage probably played a key role in the quiet weekend.  A $5,000 safety grant from the Montana Department of Tran...

Pioneer Days brings Ronan together Pioneer Days brings Ronan together

The mayor usually dresses in jeans, Jasmine Bocksnick is usually just another girl and kids Kian Phillips, Sadie LaPlant and Jodiah LaPlant are content being run of the mill children. But Pioneer Days gives everyone the chance to be something different if they want to in the name of fun and community spirit,...

Art lightens up Bockman Park Art lightens up Bockman Park

RONAN – Nine-year-old Ezra TwoTeeth was having an issue taking all the fun in at once as she alternatively kept admiring and hitting a free balloon, rolling a paint-splattered ball to rub colors across a pieces of paper, dipping her feet into a shallow plate of chartreuse paint and making footprints on...

Protect the net Protect the net

Ronan City Park played host to the Pioneer Days volleyball tournament on Sunday as dozens of locals braved the heat to block, bump and spike their way to the head of the field. “The Has Beens” eventually claimed the top spot with “Quick Serve” coming in second. There were 12 teams tot...

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