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Judge Jason Newman knows the score for Memorial Day Rodeo competitors

Judge Jason Newman knows the score for Memorial Day Rodeo competitors

When the chute gates swing open at the 44th annual Methow Valley Memorial Day Rodeo Saturday and Sunday (May 23-24), the fate of a rough stock competitor will revolve around two dynamics: his …
Rodeo royalty sparkles on horseback at this weekend’s event

Rodeo royalty sparkles on horseback at this weekend’s event

Two young horse lovers are Methow Valley Rodeo’s royalty for 2015: Queen Makhala Fox and Princess Mihayla Phillips. Queen Makhala and Princess Mihayla look forward to riding in the grand entry …
Methow Valley Rodeo comes out of the chute this weekend

Methow Valley Rodeo comes out of the chute this weekend

The Methow Valley Rodeo will feature broncs, bulls, barrels and more at its 44th edition this Saturday and Sunday (May 23 and 24) at the rodeo grounds on Twin Lakes Road between Twisp and Winthrop. Events begin at 1 p.m. each day. Tickets are $10 for adults, or $5 for ages 7-12. The rodeo is...
New rodeo royalty

New rodeo royalty

Makhala Fox has been crowned Methow Valley Rodeo queen 2015 and Mihayla Phillips will serve as princess. Three girls — 18-year- old Fox from Carlton, 15-year-old Phillips of Twisp, and 14-year-old Bailey Flagg of Benton City — tried out for the title in the chilly rain at the rodeo arena on Saturday. The girls rode a predetermined pattern for...
Sports briefs: October 15, 2014

Sports briefs: October 15, 2014

This week: Loup fundraiser this weekend, Rodeo queen tryouts on Oct. 25, Ski swap benefits Barn, Nordic team, and 10K run/walk supports fire victims
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...
Hammer rides to win 

Hammer rides to win 

By Mike Maltais
The 43rd annual Methow Valley Memorial Day Rodeo drew contestants from points as far away as Oregon, Idaho and Montana last Saturday and Sunday (May 24 – 25), but it was bronc and bull rider Aaron Hammer …
Lucien Paz is Mr. Mutton Buster at Methow Valley Rodeo

Lucien Paz is Mr. Mutton Buster at Methow
Valley Rodeo

By Mike Maltais
Somewhere near the mid-point of the rough stock events at the two annual Methow Valley rodeos, an air of anticipation begins to settle over the assembled spectators. It’s mutton busting time in the Methow.
Methow Valley Rodeo Queen proves that perserverance pays off

Methow Valley Rodeo Queen proves that perserverance pays off

By Laurelle Walsh

“People may see me all dressed up in glitter in the parade or at the rodeo, but underneath it all I’m really …