Great Canadian Columnist

To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, Barb and Dave Poulsen have been posting 150 Great Canadian Rodeo Moments on the Canadian Pro Rodeo website and their Facebook page. So far, our favourite is #13 Tim Ellis. Tim’s first CFCW Rodeo Report was broadcast in 1988. This year marks Tim’s 30th consecutive year producing rodeo reports for …

Empty Saddles: William “Wayne” 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 wife Judy opened their ranch to guests from around the world.

Well Played!

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 wasn’t working. Rather than delay the game, the 2017 International Artist of …