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Nespelem celebrates with rodeo

Sterling Sampson of White Swan never gave up during steer wrestling at the Nespelem Celebration Rodeo on July 14. He got a time of 29.70 seconds for the win.

Photo by Al Camp
Sterling Sampson of White Swan never gave up during steer wrestling at the Nespelem Celebration Rodeo on July 14. He got a time of 29.70 seconds for the win.



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Cody Barney of Klamath Falls, Ore., was as surprised as everyone else at the Nespelem Celebration Rodeo on July 14 when his horse came tumbling across the arena during calf roping. Barney quickly cut the rope, allowing the horse to find its footing.

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Fran Marchand of Omak hangs on for a 75-point ride in bareback on July 14.

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Ed Harry takes off in senior breakaway roping, getting his calf in 5.85 seconds.

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Fran Marchand of Omak displays shirts he won in bareback and saddle bronc riding at the Nespelem Celebration Rodeo last weekend. Marchand took first in both events on Saturday and Sunday to rise in national and regional standings.

— Fran Marchand of Omak took the overall title at the annual Nespelem Celebration Rodeo on July 14-15.

Marchand won saddle bronc and bareback, getting scores in both on Saturday and Sunday...

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