King Mountain puts on two rodeos in Omak

A bull gives Fran Marchand of Omak a nudge in the first performance Friday. Also shown are (from left) Bass Williams, Jerry Sam, Jason Palmer, a judge and Wyatt Covington.

Photo by Al Camp
A bull gives Fran Marchand of Omak a nudge in the first performance Friday. Also shown are (from left) Bass Williams, Jerry Sam, Jason Palmer, a judge and Wyatt Covington.



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Rocksie Marchand, formerly of Omak now living in Wilbur, flies out of her saddle during ladies barrel racing in the first rodeo.

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Joe Scott III kicks up his heels after being dumped in saddle bronc riding July 27 in the first of two Indian rodeos in the Omak Stampede Arena. Results had not been received as of late Monday.

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Chance Abrahms hung on as long as he could in junior steer riding. A complete ride was six seconds.

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Brandon Louie of Cawston, B.C., competes in junior bulls.

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Miss Omak Rodeo Kloee Elsberg.

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Fran Marchand of Omak scores 70 on this bareback ride.

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Francis Marchand, in his only non-ride in two performances, gets away from a charging bull Friday morning. Marchand also competed in bareback and saddle bronc riding. He entered the two rodeos Friday leading the King Mountain Indian Rodeo Association's standings and is a shoo-in to qualify for the Indian National Finals.

— Fran Marchand of Omak tightened his grip on first place in saddle bronc and bareback riding following a pair of King Mountain Indian Rodeo Association rodeos July 27.

Results of the rodeos in the Stampede Arena were announced after The Chronicle’s news deadline late Monday, July 30...

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