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August 6, 2014

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Rollicking rodeo action on tap in Omak Suicide Race follows each Stampede show By Dee Camp The Chronicle OMAK – A full slate of rollicking rodeo action – including the new ranch bronc event – will highlight the 81st annual Omak Stampede, set for Aug. 7-10. The 79th World-Famous Suicide Race, Indian encampment, two parades, an art show and other Western fun accompany the rodeo. Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Omak Stampede Arena, 421 Stampede Drive E. Tickets are available from the Stampede ticket office next to the arena in East Side Park, online or by phone. Prices vary, depending on the performance and section. Special prices are offered on Thursday for family night and on Sunday. As of late last week, the chute seats and captain’s chairs were nearly sold out for Saturday’s performance, with just a scattered handful available in each area. Seating is available in other areas Saturday, and for other performances, Stampede Office Manager Sarah Grooms said. Fans can expect a full range of Professional Rodeo Cowboys’ Association events and Women’s Professional Rodeo Association barrel racing, plus the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association event on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. A running of the World-Famous Suicide Race comes after each rodeo

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Horses plunge into the Okanogan River during the Sunday running of the 2013 Suicide Race. performance. The field includes 274 in PRCA events and 84 barrel racers. Activities begin today, Aug. 7, with opening of the Davis Shows carnival at the west end of East Side Park and preliminary encampment activities at the east end of the park. Discounted armbands for the carnival are available, while they last, until 5 p.m. today,

Wednesday. A by-invitation kick-off party will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the east beer garden. The encampment gets under way in earnest Thursday evening with campers night, as does the Omak Western and Native Art Show at The Courtyard Downtown, 28 N. Main St. Preceding the Thursday

night rodeo is the annual Wrangler Kids’ Night, starting at 4 p.m. in the Omak Stampede Arena. Youngsters can compete in a variety of games; prizes will be given. Thursday is family night at the rodeo. Slack competition in timed events will be at 9 a.m. Friday. Admission is free. Slack is offered when there are more contestants signed up for a timed event than can be run during the regular rodeo performances. The extra competitive time also allows contestants to make a showing at more than one rodeo per weekend. Friday is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night, with $1 from each rodeo ticket going to the campaign to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and detection. Stampede officials urge rodeo participants and fans to wear pink; special pink T-shirts will be available from Stampede’s souvenir stand. Sunday is Patriot Day in support of U.S. troops, with red, white and blue clothing encouraged by Stampede officials. Veterans get in free with military ID. Each rodeo performance begins with the Parade of Flags, a drill involving horses and riders carrying flags sponsored by area businesses, clubs and agencies. The parade usually draws 60-65 entries.

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Fans cool off in the Okanogan River while awaiting the Sunday Suicide Race in 2013.

Vendors offer food, goods on grounds Corn dogs to kangaroo on menu By Chelsee Johnson The Chronicle OMAK — Every year the Omak Stampede features a plethora of merchants and food vendors. There will be a total of 33 merchants and 21 food vendors this year. Meal options will range from classic carnival corn dogs, nachos and elephant ears to funnel cakes, kettle corn and ice cream. Other, more gourmet, food items also will be available. A sampling: • New this year is Pasta Express out of the Moses Lake area, featuring Tera Redwine’s personal recipes for classic Italian dishes, including chicken fettuccini, spaghetti and meatballs, a meatball sub and homemade garlic bread. • Another new vendor, Prospectors Smokehouse will come from Republic. Rick and

Kathi Edwards will serve barbecued dishes including pulled pork sandwiches, smoked baby back pork ribs and hot, boiled peanuts. • Arndt’s Concessions, run by Jim Arndt and Evelyn Walczyk of Wenatchee, will offer fish and chips and chicken fingers. • Also out of Wenatchee, YC Oriental will be back with Oriental meal options. • For some local heritage food, Mama’s Cook Shack will serve Indian tacos, fry bread and powwow burgers. • For Hispanic dishes, look to Taqueria Mazatlan from Omak. • Take a trip Down Under to D&D Gifts and Food, of Curlew, for alligator chunks, kangaroo burgers and ostrich burgers. • Another meat meal option is the gourmet sausage from Shameless Sausage of Mead. Most food vendors will be located just west of the Stampede Office. Merchants will offer

clothing, jewelry, accessories, Native American beadwork, auto decals, temporary henna tattoos and balloon pets. Non-food merchants set up in front of the Stampede Office and arena, extending eastward toward the encampment area.

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Big Bend, Ritzville, and Flying 5, Pomeroy. Suicide Race fans wearing booster buttons, available on the grounds and in local businesses, will be admitted to special viewing areas on the hill and on the dike in the park. A rodeo ticket stub from the performance preceding each race also grants admission to the dike area. Viewing also is available from many areas of the arena for rodeo ticket holders. Concessions will operate all weekend on the grounds. Vendors range from local service organizations to visiting souvenir shops, and products range from burgers to cowboy hats. Other weekend events: • Ride-in, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, Okanogan County Fairgrounds through Okanogan to Omak. • By-invitation queen’s luncheon, noon Saturday. • Grand parade, 10 a.m. Sunday, downtown. A children’s category replaces the separate Kiddie Parade. • Christians in Action stage ministry, all weekend, Triangle Park between the rodeo arena and carnival. • Okanogan Valley Farmers Market in its customary location, Legion Park on North Second Avenue in Okanogan, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. • Post-rodeo dances Friday and Saturday nights, with separate admission, in the arena dance area. The Night Riders will perform. Fees are charged for parking on the grounds. Flaggers will be on hand to help direct traffic at the end of each rodeo performance. Separate parking fees apply in the encampment area.

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In bareback from the PRCA are No. 4 Richmond Champion of The Woodlands, Texas, and No. 5 Bobby Mote (No. 7 in the CRC) of Culver, Ore. Bill Tutor of Huntsville, Texas, is No. 18 in PRCA and attempting to crack the Top 15 to reach the NFR. Also from the circuit are No. 2 Wyatt Bloom of Bend, Ore., No. 11 Lee Lantz of Molalla, Ore., and No. 13 Kenny Haworth of Terrebonne, Ore. In bullriding, there are several top PRCA entries, led by No. 12 Dustin Bower of Fredericksburg, Penn., and No. 14 Jordan Watey Spears of Redding, Calif. Top circuit riders include No. 1 Jesse Kardos of Newport and No. 3 Derek Kolbaba of Walla Walla. No. 6 Brad Goodrich of Hermiston, Ore., from the Columbia River Circuit stands atop the competitors list for tie-down roping for Sunday From the PRCA are No. 29 Marcos Costa of Childress, Texas; No. 33 Trent Walls of Stephenville, Texas, and No. 44 Dane Kissack of Spearfish, S.D. Of the 10 entries in team roping, six headers or heelers are ranked in the Top 48 in the PRCA and five are ranked in the circuit. Leading the way from the PRCA are Brandon Beers (No. 8 header) of Powell Butte, Ore., and Jim Ross Cooper (No. 6 heeler) of Monument, N.M. They are ranked No. 10 and No. 8, respectively, in the circuit. The top-ranked barrel racer Sunday is Shane Falon of Yakima, who is No. 8 in the WBRA.

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By Al Camp The Chronicle OMAK – Many of the top competitors in the world will take on some of the best regional competitors at the 81st Omak Stampede rodeo Thursday through Sunday. Regional competitors include Francis OrozcoMarchand of Omak, who will compete in bareback, saddle bronc and bulls Saturday night. Quite a few top-ranked competitors have paid fees for Omak from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Columbia River Circuit, Women’s Barrel Racing Association and Washington Barrel Racing Association. Not every competitor paying a fee makes the trip to Omak. New this year is ranch bronc riding. See separate story. Many of those entered will be trying to earn money to finish in the Top 15 in PRCA so they can qualify for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo this December in Las Vegas, Nev.

OMAK – Ranch rodeo is coming to the Omak Stampede, with stock saddle bronc competitions set for the Thursday through Saturday performances. The event starts each performance, which begin at 7 p.m. For the event, riders use regular Western saddles, which

Thursday Several top Columbia River Circuit cowboys will compete Thursday night. Roscoe “The Rock” Jarboe of New Plymouth, Idaho, comes to Omak as the No. 2 bull rider in the circuit. Also entered is No. 9 Chase Robbins of Marsing, Idaho. Roy Johnson of Etna, Calif., is No. 2 in the circuit and highlights the saddle bronc riding. Other saddle bronc riders from the circuit are No. 9 Jake Brown of Ponoka, Alberta, and No. 13 Jacob Stacy of Moses Lake. R.C. Landingham of Pendleton, Ore., leads the bareback riders, entering Omak as the No. 3 rider on the Columbia River Circuit. Riley and Brady Minor of Ellensburg lead the way in team roping. Brady Minor is No. 6 in circuit and No. 10 in PRCA as a heeler. Riley Minor is No. 7 in the circuit and No. 11 in PRCA as a header. Top barrel racers included Brenda Mays (No. 18 PRCA) of Terrebonne, Ore., and Debbie Freemantle (No. 16 WBRA) of South Surrey, B.C.

Redmond Ore., is entered Friday night. He currently is No. 5 in the Columbia River Circuit. For saddle bronc riding, Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, S.D., leads the way as the No. 5 rider in the world. Also from the PRCA are No. 16 Jesse Wright and No. 17 Jake Wright of Milford, Utah. Bryan Martinat of Marsing, Idaho, is No. 7 in the circuit in saddle broncs. Bullriders scheduled to compete are Beau Hill of West Glacier, Mont., No. 13 in the PRCA and No. 19 Xavier Gilbert of Madras, Ore., from the circuit. Top tie-down ropers from the circuit are No. 5 Blair Burk (No. 37 in PRCA) of Durant, Okla.; No. 7 Kass Kayser of Ellensburg; No. 8 Seth Hopper of Stanfield, Ore.; No. 13 Kyle Sloan of Ellensburg and No. 21 Pacen Marez of Mesilla Park, N.M. From the PRCA are No. 12 Timber Moore of Aubrey, Texas; and No. 41 Mike Johnson of Henryetta, Okla. No. 3 Clayton Hass of Terrell, Texas, and No. 5 Dru Melvin of Hebron, Neb., will represent the PRCA in steer wrestling. Columbia River Circuit steer wrestlers include No. 11 Buster Barton and B.J. Taruscio, both of Walla Walla. There are some great circuit team ropers entered Friday are led by the No. 2 combo of Jake Stanley of Hermiston, Ore., and Bucky Campbell of Benton City. Also entered are Clayton Hansen (No. 4 CRC header) and Garrett Jess (heeler) of Coulee City, and Hayes Smith (No. 6 CRC header) and Cully Stafford (No. 9 CRC heeler) of Prineville, Ore. In barrel racing are Bailey Wallis of Okanogan and PRCA No. 17 Trula Churchill of Valentine, Neb.

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have a saddle horn. Western States Ranch Rodeo Association, which showcases events of the working cowboy, sanctions the event. Association members also compete in women’s steer stopping. Competitions are offered for individuals and teams, which generally are from working ranches. from the PRCA and Columbia River Circuit, especially in saddle broncs, bulls and team roping. For county residents, Francis Orozco-Marchand of Omak will compete in bareback, saddle bronc and bulls (No. 10 in the circuit) and Aaron Hammer of Twisp will be in bulls. Saddle bronc is loaded with some of the best talent in North America. Leading the way is No. 4 Tyler Corrington of Hastings, Minn., and No. 6 Cort Scheer of Elsmere, Neb. Also entered and ranked in the PRCA world standings are No. 13 Dustin Flundra (No. 3 in CRC) of Pincher Creek, Alberta; No. 18 Ryan Mackenzie of Jordan Valley, Ore.; No. 21 Chet Johnson of Sheridan, Wyo.; and No. 26 Samuel Kelts of Millarville, Alberta. Challengers include the No. 1 rider in the circuit, Ben Longo of San Luis Obispo, Calif. In bulls from the Columbia River Circuit are No. 4 Casey White of Weiser, Idaho; No. 5 Cody Brixey of Nampa, Idaho; No. 6 Allen Helmuth of Redmond, Ore.; No. 7 Zeb Lanham, Sweet, Idaho; No. 8 Mike Sparks of Caldwell, Idaho; No. 12 Dallee Mason of Weiser, Idaho; and No. 16 Laine Baze of Benton City. Lanham is No. 29 and Mason No. 34 in the PRCA. Nick Gutzwiler of Cheney is No. 4 and Josh Molner of The Dalles, Ore., is No. 6 in bareback riding from the circuit. Luke Creasy of Lubbock, Texas, is No. 20 in the PRCA. In tie-down roping, the top entries are No. 16 Jared Ferguson of Cottonwood, Calif., from the circuit along with No. 20 Ryle Smith of Oakdale, Calif., and No. 24 Marshall Leonard of Shongaloo, La., from the PRCA. In steer wrestling from the circuit are No. 9 Dakota W. Eldridge (No. 8 in PRCA) of Elko, Nev.; No. 12 Chance

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A cowboy hangs on during a bumpy bareback ride at the 2013 Omak Stampede. Gartner of Pasco; and No. 16 Casey McMillen of Redmond, Ore. The PRCA dominates entries in team roping, with 8 of the 10 teams with a header or heeler ranked in PRCA. The top entries include No. 2 Rich Rogers of Round Rock, Ariz., and Cory Petska of Marana, Ariz., and No. 4 Dustin Bird of Cut Bank, Mont., and Paul Eaves of Londell, Mo. In barrel racing, WBRA No. 5 Jackie Gudmundson of Monroe leads the way. Nationally ranked are No. 12 Samantha Lyne of Cotulla, Texas, and No. 16 Ann Scott of Canyon Country, Calif.

standings. The No. 2 saddle bronc rider in the world, Cody Wright of Milford, Utah, is coming to town, too. Also from the PRCA are No. 10 Spencer Wright of Milford, Utah; No. 19 Isaac Diaz of Desdemona, Texas, and No. 24 Cody Taton of Corona, N.M. Kade Wooton of Roswell, N.M., is No. 16 in the circuit.

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Bullfighters, entertainers keep show rolling New act, bullfighter join longtime Stampede crew The Chronicle OMAK – A new-toStampede act will offer a variety of Western entertainment to supplement that provided by returning rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. Jeff “Slim” Garner’s featured acts include the “cowboy Cadillac” bucking truck, “gone fishin’” high-speed fishing boat, “barbecue chicken,” “space cannon” lowcost flights and “Pete the wonder pigeon.” He’s one of a foursome hired by the Omak Stampede to entertain crowds and keep bull riders safe. Garner, from Wickenburg, Ariz., is a second-generation rodeo clown. He started as a teenager, has been a clown for 22 years and has been traveling coast to coast full time since 1997. He has an associate degree in animal science from Garden City Community College in Kansas, and enjoys riding horses, roping, helping his dad on the family ranch and coming up with different rodeo acts to keep the crowd entertained. Returning clown Harrison, who grew up in Okanogan, now lives in Walla Walla. He is known for his wild antics, dancing and inflatable “fat” suits. He works dozens of

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Clown JJ Harrison dons a “fat suit” for part of his arena show. shows throughout the West and has won barrelman of the year honors in the Northwest Professional Rodeo Association multiple times. He was the lone rodeo clown to work the 2012 National Finals Rodeo. He is a graduate of Washington State University, has a master’s degree and is a former junior high teacher. Also returning is bullfighter Rowdy Barry, who hails from Kennewick. He has been a Stampede regular for a number of years

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Bullfighter Rowdy Barry distracts a bull during the 2013 Omak Stampede so the tossed-off rider can get away. and is a former National Finals Rodeo bullfighter. He owns Wild R Ranch and Registered Corriente Cattle Co. Barry also is an sculpter and painter. He attended Walla

Walla Community College and Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore. His wife, Laura Lee, works as Lady Wrangler. They have two children.

OMAK –Christians in Action will present its 42nd year of inspirational music and testimony Thursday through Sunday at the gospel stage between the Stampede Arena and carnival. Thursday’s events begin at 5:30 p.m. and include Gloryland Express of East Wenatchee, the Behrent Family band of Omak and Loose Change with Kathy Peterson and friends, of California and Washington. Friday is youth night featuring various children and teen oriented music, games and dramas. Josh Richards of Omak First

Baptist Church and the Rev. Robert Haskell and members of the Loomis Community Church will lead the activities beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday’s event will begin at 5 p.m. Ministries include Pastor Sam Buckingham of Mansfield, a Spanish service led by members of Pastor Raul Martinez’s Church of the Third Day of Tonasket, Jon Hayse of the New Life Centre in Okanogan and Loose Change. A free continental breakfast and Western cChurch service will be at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker Lloyd Caton Jr. of Tonasket will lead the interdenominational service.

The Behrent family of Omak will perform worship music. Skip Johnson of Eagle Wings Ministries and a brass trio featuring the Rev. Chris Warren, Roy Bowden and Kathleen Christensen will perform Sunday. Free ice water, coffee, Bibles and religious literature will be available on site. Christians in Actions incorporated in 1977. The organization coordinates musicians, speakers, dramas and children’s activities from a variety of churches. It also maintains the KMBI 103.9 FM translator and the Sonshine Cross on Shellrock Point between Omak and Okanogan.

Rodeo queens are his favorite part of Stampede event By Chelsee Johnson The Chronicle OMAK – A 15-year-old Enumclaw boy is planning his third trip to the Omak Stampede, but making the trek isn’t as simple as getting in the car and driving across the state. Gilbert John suffered neck and spinal cord injuries when he tumbled off a sofa at age 11 months. He is paralyzed from the neck down and relies on a machine to help him breathe. Just minutes after the fall, he began having difficulty breathing. His parents rushed him to the hospital, performing CPR as they drove. He’s now a quadriplegic and gets around with an electric wheelchair. Still, he’s an avid gamer and Seahawks fan, and he loves the Omak Stampede and accompanying Colville tribal powwow. This year will mark John’s third trip to Omak for the rodeo and powwow. He has ties to the Swinomish and Colville tribes, and has had contact with the Colville Business Council. Council members indicated they are interested in his growth into his native heritage. “I was very impressed with the council,” said Mike Pugsley, director of program services at Ashley House in Enumclaw, and a friend of John’s. “They look out for

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Another newcomer to Stampede is Erick Schwindt, who will work with Barry as a bullfighter. He has been a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

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dancers from all over the Northwest and into Canada and Montana. Dancers range in age from tiny tots barely able to walk to golden age dancers into their 80s and beyond. The master of ceremonies is Dave Browneagle from the Spokane Tribe. Arnie Baptiste, from Penticton, B.C., will be the arena director. Sage Hill of Kamloops, B.C., is the host drum. Wednesday features preliminary activities, including a meeting of the Omak Stampede Indian

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Encampment Committee. and the stick game tournament Thursday events begin at 6 at 7 p.m. p.m. with powwow ceremonies Grand entry will be at 1:30 including a dinner sponsored p.m. Sunday. by various families, invocation, memorial, naming and new dancers, honor dances, royalty candidate speeches and intertribal dancing. Friday brings open stick games, and registrations dancers/drum groups and a grand entry at 7 p.m. Saturday offers a full slate of activities, Dee Camp/The Chronicle including grand Competitors dance during the 2013 entries at 1:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., Stampede powwow.

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1941 Norma Shumway

1942 Roberta Fancher

1946 Dorothy Johnson

1947 Norma Lee French

1948 Polly Pat Price

1949 Glena Johnson

1950 Joan Ballard

1951 Marilyn Schneider

1952 Ann Egan

1953 Shirley Aldridge

1954 Joanne Wicks

1955 Pat Cunningham

1956 Janet Paolini

1957 Lettie Lupis

1958 Donna Jordan

1959 Janice Smith

1960 Loretta Jones

1961 Jan Smith

1962 Penny Schneider

1963 Julie Finske

1964 Ginger DeTro

1965 Dianne Dewey

1966 Connie Vance

1967 Sherri Hendrex

1968 Joanne Longmoor

1969 Eletha Sasse

1970 Debbie Ferguson *

1971 Karen Suder

1972 Joanne Femling

1973 Cindy Taylor

1974 Marla Moomaw

1975 Ann Shove

1976 Brenda Martin

1977 Rita Hughes

1978 Linda Martin

1979 Jana Clark

1980 Lisa Power

1981 Donna Hammack

1982 Shauna Beeman *

1983 Tana Pitts

1984 Jody Wooten *

1985 Sandi Thasher

1986 Sarah Beeman *

1987 Tracy Smith

1988 Shannon Sullivant

1989 Alicia Gann

1990 Dalyn Frazier

1991 Alison Stucker

1992 Joann Bock

1993 Kim Whitley

1994 Sammi Buzzard

1995 Jean Wood

1996 Jackie Beeman

1997 Jessica Dengel

1998 Amanda Belle Vance

1999 Rosalyn Pellegrini

2000 Andrea Morgan

2001 Crystal Caryl

2002 Amber Redman

2003 Rachel Jones

2004 Lacey Jensen

2005 Toscia Talmadge

2006 Heather Kelly

2007 Hannah McDaniel

2008 Page Davisson

2009 Amanda Emerson *

2010 Michelle Demmitt

2011 Jonnie Crossland **

2012 Katie Fergus

2013 Breanna Howell

2014 Tiffany Mannikko

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