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Last updated 4/25/2023 at 8:36am

- Journal photo (April 26, 1973)

Growing Northwest Sport. Steer roping is a rapidly growing sport here in the Northwest, and Ritzville is a mecca for the fun-bent cowboys. Here, in a little practice workout at the Ritzville Rodeo Association arena Sunday, is Bryan Connell, 15, Spokane, readying to lay a loop over a speeding steer's horns. Devotees of the sport will have the chance to attend a three-day school at Ritzville May 4, 5, and 6. George Richmond of Hayden Lake, Ida., will be the instructor.

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

April 27, 1898

Local and Personal

E.D. Gilson made a flying trip to the flat last Saturday. He went in the capacity of deputy treasurer to collect tax due on sheep. He met with his usual success and brought in the "dough."

Frank Kingsley of Fletcher had the bad luck to fall from a roller harrow last Monday while working on rough ground on his ranch. He received a severe cut across the palm of his right hand, severing an artery and half cutting off the hand. A.F. Linn, his neighbor, brought him to town and had the wound dressed by Dr. Burroughs. The patient is...

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