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Wild West Stampede blazin' through town

Let’s get ready to “Yeehaw” — it’s time for Wild West Week and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association pro rodeo.For the next few days, Auburn beco ...

Kids can join in rodeo fun

There are a number of events for kids to participate in as the Auburn Wild West Stampede brings the community together for a fun-filled week of old-time western activities. April 1 ...

Former professional rodeo bulldogger lassoes a new life

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Auburn is blessed to have many individuals and civic groups that give back to the ...

Dog and cock fighting are illegal: Why allow rodeos?

Would decent folks put up with dog or cock fighting events even if they were legal? No, they wouldn’t because of the cruelty, barbarism and suffering inflicted in such horrific a ...

Rodeo queen scholarship money questioned

The Miss Auburn Wild West Stampede first runner-up and her parents raised concern this week that rodeo officials would not award her, and the stampede queen, scholarship money prom ...

Big triumphs for little riders

Ian Dakin was king of the rodeo arena Sunday. All eyes were on the 10-year-old Auburn boy as he held onto the saddle of a bucking bronco — OK, a larger-than-life rocking hor ...

Wrangling a good time at weekend’s Auburn Stampede

Organizers of the Auburn Wild West Stampede are promising more fun than you can swing a lasso at this weekend at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. And while it’s thrilling and hea ...