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Empty Saddles: William “Wayne” Lucas

1947–2017. Photo courtesy Judy Lucas Wayne Lucas of Lucasia Ranch in the Porcupine Hills west of Claresholm, Alta., passed away May 10. He was well-known for his connection to both Appaloosa and Percheron horses. A respected rancher, horseman and an avid team roper, Wayne and his...

Well Played!

Photo courtesy Adam Gonshor Alberta’s singing sensation, Brett Kissel, hit a whole new audience — by not singing. Wait; what? Brett, who sang the U.S. anthem for the Oilers home games throughout the NHL playoffs, stepped up to his mic Apr. 30 — only to discover it...

Open Range Cow Dog Competition

Jordan Richardson and a wealth of likeminded folks from around Rimbey, Alta., organized and staged their first cow dog competition in April. The event saw some of the best cow dog handlers converge on the little town. Stan Goetez supplied the cattle and Corey Perry was the judge. The timed...

Beechy Remembers…

Part of the Beechy Western Days Rodeo 50th anniversary celebration will touch the hearts of rodeo fans and contestants. The committee has commissioned 50 champion buckles — 12 will be awarded to the event winners and for the first time, 38 of these collector’s buckles will be for sale. What’s special...