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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

Lake County sends 15 contestants to rodeo finals Lake County sends 15 contestants to rodeo finals

BUTTE — In 1952 a handful of Lewistown cowboys planted the seeds for what would eventually become the Northern Rodeo Association. The association had its ups and downs and fell apart in 1957, only to be brought back to life two years later. It went from 91 members the first year to 300 the next, but th...

Bull-Riding Benefit Bull-Riding Benefit

When William Cleveland and his family entered the arena on Saturday night, the crowd at the Polson Fairgrounds, Inc., applauded and cheered for the Polson policeman. The Bull-a-rama event was a benefit and tribute to Cleveland, who’s been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer that’s spread ...

Briefs for Sept. 9, 2015

Bull-A-Rama to benefit Polson Police officer POLSON — A Bull-A-Rama, a rodeo just for bull riders, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Polson Fairgrounds.  The event will benefit Polson Police Officer William Cleveland, who has had been diagnosed with incurable cancer of the...

Bull-A-Rama benefits Polson man Bull-A-Rama benefits Polson man

POLSON — The news that Polson Police Officer William Cleveland had been diagnosed with incurable cancer of the esophagus, lymph nodes in his back, lungs and liver saddened many people who knew Cleveland. But Payton Fitzpatrick, a good friend of Will’s son Dave and very close to the entire Clev...

Roping on the river Roping on the river

POLSON — The Polson fairgrounds blossomed with huge horse trailers, big pickups and horses tied to trailers, grazing in panels or being ridden down to the Flathead River as nearly 800 contestants and their families came to town for the Flathead River Tour Rodeo Aug. 20-22. The rodeo paid $55,000 in ...

Sparkle and steers Sparkle and steers

POLSON — Chasing calves and steers from the arena during the Flathead River Rodeo was Miss Indian Rodeo Devalyn Crowe. Wearing glittery shirts and beautiful chaps, Crowe, 20, is from Toppenish, Washington, which is near Yakima. She’s been a cowgirl all her life, learning to ride when she wa...

Miss Montana USA tours Lake County, shoots with Women on Target Miss Montana USA tours Lake County, shoots with Women on Target

POLSON — The title Miss Montana conjures up a glittering evening gown, a tiara and a satiny sash. Miss Montana USA Tahnee Peppenger certainly can hold her own in a sparkly dress, but she was equally at home at the Polson Shooters Association shooting range on Aug. 22. Peppenger, 27, is a Montana nat...

Ropin’ Rooster Ropin’ Rooster

Rooster Reynolds throws a heel loop in the Wrangler team roping event held at the Polson fairgrounds last weekend.

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,...

Wild and wooly Wild and wooly

A young mutton buster holds on for a wild ride during the Pioneer Days Kids Rodeo.


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