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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

Pioneer Days brings rodeo to Ronan fairgrounds Pioneer Days brings rodeo to Ronan  fairgrounds

RONAN — The town of Ronan capped its Pioneer Days celebrations on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with rodeo events at the Ronan Fairgrounds. Pete White, rodeo official, said the three-day rodeo was a success. “(On Friday) people first started showing up at 5:30 p.m. (two hours before the rodeo was s...

Locals compete in ranch rodeo days Locals compete in ranch rodeo days

RONAN – Ranching skills were tested on Saturday and Sunday during the third Open Ranch Rodeo as part of the Lake County Fair. “Ranch rodeos are starting to be pretty popular in Montana,” said Paul Guenzler, event organizer. He isn’t sure exactly why the events have become a growing...

Flathead River Rodeo is Aug. 24-26 in Polson Flathead River Rodeo is Aug. 24-26 in Polson

News from Pistol Creek Rodeo POLSON – The Flathead River Rodeo has announced a change in the events line up with a one-day ranch rodeo kicking off the weekend on Aug. 24 in place of the Thursday night INFR Region rodeo performance. The INFR region rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 25 an...

Star-Spangled Rodeo features plenty of action Star-Spangled Rodeo features plenty of action

ARLEE- With a population of just a smidge under 700, Arlee is a small town; however, nothing tops its annual Fourth of July rodeo for its big-town excitement.  Few do it better than R.T. Hendrickson and his crew, who have been operating the rodeo for last 35 years in conjunction with the town’s...

Dances with bulls Dances with bulls

Bull riders are always on the razor’s edge of danger and it’s the job of the rodeo bullfighter to keep cowboys safe when they are flung off that edge. Bullfighters Sylvan La Cross, 28, and Travis Langan, 33, spent the past weekend protecting bull riders during the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo at...

Locals among finishers in Polson NRA rodeo Locals among finishers in Polson NRA rodeo

By Rob Zolman                    Valley Journal POLSON –  When the big rigs of the Big Circle Rodeo Company rolled through town it could have meant only one thing, it’s Mission Mountain Rodeo time. On Friday and Saturday, more than 3,00...

Locals to compete at National Finals Locals to compete at National Finals

BAKER – From team roping to pole bending, cowboys and cowgirls from across the Mission Valley left it all in the arena for one more chance to show off their skills at the Montana High School Finals Rodeo in Baker June 8-10. Third generation cowboy and Ronan senior, Tyler Houle brought home a fourth ...

back in the saddle back in the saddle

KALISPELL – The Mission Valley High School Rodeo team’s spring rodeo season began on March 18 during a Montana High School Rodeo Association’s twoday event held in Kalispell at the Majestic Valley Arena. Area high school athletes stood out during the event. Tyler Houle, a senior at Ronan...

Les Baldwin’s memory honored Les Baldwin’s memory honored

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center POLSON — Lester Powell (Les) Baldwin has been chosen as the 2016 District 10 posthumous inductee into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Baldwin, a man who shook hands to seal an agreement, always n...

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. ...


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