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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

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. ...

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...


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