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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

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 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...

Bullfighters watch over arena Bullfighters watch over arena

ARLEE — Not many people would willingly stand in front of an angry bull, but that is exactly what bullfighters do. “It’s about mindset,” Bullfighter Seth Spain said. Bullfighters were a pivotal element to the 34th Annual Arlee Rodeo on July 4 — as they are with any rodeo. ...

Rodeo kicks off in Polson Rodeo kicks off in Polson

Wind, rain and cold temperatures kept rodeo fans wrapped in warm blankets and down jackets. But that didn’t chill the competitive spirit of those riding in the Mission Mountain NRA Rodeo held at the Polson Fairgrounds this past weekend. St. Ignatius native Will Powell is looking forward to expanding...

Locals to compete at College National Finals Rodeo Locals to compete at College National Finals Rodeo

Abby Knight of Charlo and Will Powell of St. Ignatius will be competing in the College National Finals Rodeo competition June 12-18 in Casper, Wyoming. The two riders had to place top-three in their events in the Big Sky Region to qualify for nationals. Knight, who competes as a sophomore for the Universi...

High School Rodeo athletes compete in Drummond High School Rodeo athletes compete in Drummond

Mission Valley High School Rodeo athletes competed in the Drummond Qualifying Rodeo May 29-30, including Ronan’s Hallie Sohr and Nichole Lake and Arlee’s Tyler Adams. High school finals rodeo will be held in Baker June 7-12.

Flathead River Rodeo removed from 2016 lineup

News from S&K Gaming POLSON — For the past four years, S&K Gaming has been pleased to be a part of a successful event such as Flathead River Rodeo, a regular stop for the INFR Tour Rodeo system. After much deliberation, the S&K Gaming Board of Directors and executive gaming staff have de...

Rodeo contestants compete in Butte

BUTTE — Fifteen men and women from Lake County competed at the NRA/NWRA rodeo finals in Butte Oct. 8-10. While none of the local contestants ended the year in the top three, competitors put up a fight through three rounds. The average of three rounds determined the overall winners. Although Abby Kni...

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Rodeo earns top honors Rodeo earns top honors

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes POLSON — Flathead River Rodeo and S&K Gaming LLC announced that the Indian National Finals has named Flathead River Rodeo as the INFR Tour Rodeo of the Year for 2015. Flathead River Rodeo has been the recipient of this award for its fourth co...


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