Round-Up President Dave O’Neill texted Erika Patton at 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning and told her that her day was about to blow up.
Cowboys know what they like, and for the fourth year in a row, they voted the Pendleton Round-Up as the PRCA’s Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year.
Rodeo fans knew this time would eventually come.
The Pendleton Round-Up is often described as a big family comprised of hundreds of volunteers.
The Pendleton Round-Up’s first-ever general manager announced he will retire in May.
Brazile rewrites history with sixth Pendleton Round-Up all-around title
It’s hard to decide who should have gotten the steer wrestling title Saturday at the Pendleton Round-Up.
You won’t find Cody Kiser at this year’s NFR, but you will find him working as a stuntman in the 2014 blockerbuster hit “American Sniper” starring Bradley Cooper.
There were a couple of sure-fire bets on who could claim the top spot in bull riding at the Pendleton Round-Up on Friday — last year’s champ Ruger Piva and four-time winner and the world’s No.…
The Westward Ho! Parade has been pulling off a trick right before the thousands of people who line Pendleton streets, and it goes virtually unnoticed.
A self-described “Hermiston guy” to the core, Will Jons hasn’t let a city rivalry get in the way of helping out at the Pendleton Round-Up for the last quarter-century.
Bear Pascoe played seven years in the NFL and owns a Super Bowl ring, but in the rodeo arena, he is a rookie.
Umatilla Express needed a strong performance to stay in its hometown race.
PENDLETON — With his shot at a second Pendleton Round-Up title off the table after a no-time in slack but a performance paycheck still on the line, team roper Patrick Smith set a target in his mind.
There’s nothing like watching the hometown cowboy walk out of the arena with the championship buckle and a pile of cash.
Randy Thomas exuded good cheer on Monday of Pendleton Round-Up week.
As a young cowboy growing up in Texas, Tuf Cooper watched some of the best ropers in the world practice their craft at his family’s ranch.
The Pendleton Round-Up doesn’t officially begin until Wednesday, but the unofficial kickoff was Saturday at the Dress-Up Parade.
Rodeo fans around the country will be able to watch the final two days of the iconic Pendleton Round-Up via the Wrangler Network.
Hermiston native Jordan Minor won Farm-City’s barrel racing event on Thursday night, adding yet another accomplishment on her family’s rodeo legacy.
The man behind many of the wagons featured in the Westward Ho! Parade will be front and center this year.
A stockholder rebellion nearly toppled the Pendleton Round-Up Board of Directors pick for president.
Tayler Leigh Craig, 21, a Walla Walla tribal member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, earned top honors Friday during the Pendleton Round-Up’s annual American Indi…
PENDLETON — It was a high scoring affair for the bull riders in the Round-Up finals. All of the riders who stayed on their bull for the full eight seconds received scores above 82, and three …
PENDLETON — During performances on Wednesday and Thursday, rider Scotty Abrahamson and his Abrahamson Indian Relay race team dominated the competition.
PENDLETON — It’s been a tough week at the Pendleton Round-Up for the steer ropers.
PENDLETON — After Shane Hanchey took his victory lap for the first time at Round-Up Stadium, his voice cracked as he shared what winning the calf roping championship meant to him.
PENDLETON — In bareback, the smallest of errors can cost you half of a point. In bareback, each half of a point matters. Just ask Steven Peebles, the 2017 Pendleton Round-Up Champion.
PENDLETON — Early in the week some of the timed events had seen better days, especially bulldogging. On Thursday, only three-of-11 calf wrestlers recorded times and one was accrued a 10 secon…
PENDLETON — For most of the summer rodeo season, cowboy Trevor McCoin has been at home in Terrebonne helping his wife take care of newborn twin babies.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Round-Up and Cheyenne Frontier Days are widely known in the rodeo world as being two of the biggest and best-paying rodeos on the circuit.
PENDLETON — For the past two years, Clayton Hass has skipped the Pendleton Round-Up, choosing to stay close to his Weatherford, Texas home and rest up before heading to the National Finals Rod…
PENDLETON — Roger Nonella sat atop his horse, rope ready to go in his right hand, and backed into the starting box.
PENDLETON — Cowgirls have been making history at the Pendleton Round-Up before breakaway roping was added to the event schedule in 2016. Barrel racers have had to guide their horses around the…
PENDLETON — There will be a new bull riding champion this year at the Pendleton Round-Up.
PENDLETON — When Parker Breding entered the short go, there were five other bulls he would have been happy to be paired with. Instead, he drew New West Rodeos’ Blackberry Smoke. If it weren’t …
PENDLETON — Gracie Wiersma has been a cowgirl her entire life. Growing up on a ranch in Outlook, Washington, she has been roping for as long as she can remember.
PENDLETON — Trevor Brazile had a wide smile on his face nearly all afternoon on Wednesday, because he was back at one of his favorite places on Earth: the Pendleton Round-Up.
The Dress-Up Parade on Saturday through downtown Pendleton was the unofficial kick-off for Round-Up week.
After two weeks sitting out of competition, his hometown devastated by Hurricane Harvey, Bryan Titman is ready to get back on the bull.
Corey Neistadt, President
Rocking back and forth on a hand-controlled bull, Isaac Burden of Echo smiled and waved to the Pendleton Round-Up crowd.
Rodeo-goers can always count on Indian Fry Bread to provide tasty delight.
If the walls of the Rainbow Cafe could talk, they’d tell a riveting history of the Pacific Northwest, rife with debauchery and kinship.
Pendleton Whisky and the Pendleton Round-Up go together like boots and blue jeans. The two share a symbiotic relationship, each contributing to the other’s growth.
Every year, food vendors pine for spots inside the Round-Up Grounds. But when Mario Zubiria started Mario’s Basque BBQ, he received a personal invitation.
It wouldn’t be a rodeo without the burgers and beer. But in 1983, it looked like that might be the case.
Jordan Lebsock can’t narrow down his favorite cuisine.
For his first Round-Up as the owner of a brewpub, Tim Guenther felt confident his summery Golden Ale would be a hit.
It wasn’t until they’d decided to leave town that Rob and Raphael Hoffman became true Pendletonians.
When they were just getting their restaurant off the ground, Carol Hanks and Ken Schulberg would rise with the sun, trek to the Greyhound station and retrieve a lumpy flour sack. It was filled…