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Empty Saddles Willie Crosina WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. 1924–2022 Rodeo Legend Willie Crosina was predeceased in 2021 by his wife, Terry, also recognized as a Rodeo Legend. Willie was a founding father of the British Columbia Rodeo Association (BCRA) and was a director of the Williams Lake Stampede and the Williams Lake High School Rodeo Association. …

In the Corral

SCOTT & COSTNER THE CALGARY STAMPEDE’S exclusive Parade Marshall Club has welcomed some western icons over the years, including Roy Rogers, Sam Elliott, Iris Glass, Darryl Sutter, and in 2022, John Scott and Kevin Costner. Both men have been instrumental in the movie business, especially Western movies. For the few people who might not know …

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CANADIAN HIGH SCHOOL RODEO FINALS IN JULY, HUNDREDS of rodeo athletes converged in Swift Current, Sask., to compete in the Canadian Junior High & High School Rodeo Finals. The three-day event was the end goal of a year-long schedule of rodeo competitions for school-aged rodeo athletes from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Some 320 …

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CANADIAN COWBOY? Antarctic Peninsula ANTARCTICA IS THE fifth-largest continent, being near twice the size of Australia and larger than Europe. Most of Antarctica is covered by ice, with an average thickness of 1.2 miles (1.9 km.) Antarctica is mainly a polar desert and is the coldest, driest, and windiest of …