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An unusual weekend

An unusual weekend

By Don Nelson It wasn’t your typical Labor Day weekend in the Methow Valley — although “typical” may not have much meaning in the future if our summers continue to leave us exhausted, grieving, and calculating our economic losses before we even get to the first weekend of September. For all the three-day emphasis on tourism, the...
Fires, smoke cause MV Rodeo to cancel

Fires, smoke cause MV Rodeo to cancel

For the first time since its founding over four decades ago, the 44th annual Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo scheduled for Sept. 5-6, has been cancelled due to the ongoing wildfire activity throughout Okanogan and surrounding counties. Dennis Gardner, president of …
More Methow Valley rodeo results

More Methow Valley rodeo results

Results from the Methow Valley Rodeo on Labor Day weekend. Saturday, Aug 30: Saddle Bronc: 3 riders, all bucked off Ranch Saddle Bronc: C. Walls, Mansfield, 82 Cole Rawlins, Redmond, Oregon, 74 Ty Holloway, Milton-Freewater, Oregon, 73 Dustin Hennig, Oroville, 73 Ryan Anderson, Tonasket,70 Bulls: Stewart Leslie, Oroville, 81 Barrels: Riata Marchand, Omak, 18.63 Phyllis...
Hammer wins 43rd Methow Rodeo All-Around title

Hammer wins 43rd Methow Rodeo All-Around title

By Mike Maltais
Professional bull and bronc rider Aaron Hammer of Twisp leveraged his single-day appearance at the 43rd annual Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo into an All-Around title with his score in the ranch saddle bronc event on Sunday. It was a bad-news, good-news outing for Hammer when …
Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo cuts loose

Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo cuts loose

By Mike Maltais
The 43rd annual Methow Valley labor Day Rodeo successfully skirted a couple of local natural disasters and will take place as usual on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 30-31). A fire earlier this month and flood waters from heavy rain last week both bypassed the rodeo arena. And while access between Carlton...
The rodeo is on

The rodeo is on

The 43rd annual Methow Valley Rodeo will go on as scheduled over Labor Day weekend. Events begin at 1 p.m. each day on Aug. 30 and 31 at the rodeo grounds off of Twin Lakes Road between Twisp and Winthrop, an area that was recently threatened by the Rising Eagle Road Fire. Admission is $10...
Visiting riders do well at Labor Day Rodeo

Visiting riders do well at Labor Day Rodeo

By Mike Maltais
The 42nd annual Labor Day Rodeo drew a respectable turnout of both competitors and spectators last weekend.