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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

Starting small Starting small

Your youngster has a hankering to ride a real bucking bull. No problem, Diamond M Mini Bulls can help. And we’re not talking about some rusty coin-operated rocking bull in front of the grocery store or a gimmicky mechanical bull at the local fair. We’re talking about a bona fide snotting, snor...

Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation Historic rodeo champion once lived on reservation

CHARLO – The name of local legend Jackson Sundown was beginning to fade as his story moved into the distant past, but writer Rick Steber of Oregon came to town late last month to revive it. “It’s an honor to tell the story of one of this area’s greatest horsemen of all time,”...

Sports Shorts for March 28, 2018 Sports Shorts for March 28, 2018

Softball Ronan Maidens The Ronan Maidens won their season and homer opener on Friday blowing out the Browning Lady Indians 22-0.  Madison Clairmont recorded two doubles and two RBIs, while winning pitcher Gabby Wirz had more hits at the plate (2, 1 RBI) than she allowed in the circle. ...

Local bronc rider's photo appears in national magazine Local bronc rider's photo appears in national magazine

RONAN – Chris Mutchler recently found himself in an unexpected place, and his first thought was: “Holy cow! Look at that!” During the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 11, he ran into Ronan Harvest Foods with his father, Les, and quickly went past the cash registers toward the back of ...

Sports Shorts for Sept. 27, 2017 Sports Shorts for Sept. 27, 2017

Rodeo POLSON – High school cowboys and cowgirls from across Montana gathered in Polson Sept. 16, for a one day, two rodeo event. Held at the Polson Fairground, the event was put on by the Mission Valley High School Rodeo Team. Local events included bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, breakawa...

Looking Ahead - upcoming events summer 2017 Looking Ahead - upcoming events summer 2017

Friday, Saturday, Aug. 18-19    Flathead Lake Blues Festival POLSON — The seventh annual Flathead Lake Blues Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 18. Music includes Andre Floyd and the Mood Iguana, the Mike Murray Band, Halladay Quist, Ticket Sauce, Off in the Woods, the Kenny James ...

Fierce competitors, families flock to Flathead River Rodeo Fierce competitors, families flock to Flathead River Rodeo

POLSON – One thing was obvious to those who attended last weekend’s Flathead River Rodeo at the Polson Fairgrounds: it was a family event.  From babies to grandparents in the stands to children as young as 2 participating in events, the family focus was evident.  Polson residents ...

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees honored for contributions to history, culture Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees honored for contributions to history, culture

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees honored for contributions to history, cultureNews from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center. Four people from District 10, comprised of Flathead, Lake, Lincoln and Sa...

Ronan Pioneer Days Open Rodeo final, cumulative scores Ronan Pioneer Days Open Rodeo final, cumulative scores

Saddle Bronc 1. Doug Fitzgerald, Babb 74 2. Doug Fitzgerald, Babb 73   Steer Wrestling 1. Tyler Houle, Ronan 7.1 2. Collin Johnson, Browning7.9   Breakaway 1. Chyana Johnson, Browning 2.9 2. McKennon Little, Kalispell2.9 3. Sadie Harwood, Browning 3.1 4. Emily Sc...

Kids, animals scramble around arena during city slicker rodeo Kids, animals scramble around arena during city slicker rodeo

 RONAN – Kids of all ages turned out for this year’s Kiddie City Slicker Rodeo during Pioneer Days events on Saturday. “This is a fun event for the kids and a great way for the community to get together,” said Justine Welker, co-organizer and announcer. Amanda Symington also o...


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