First-place ride

       Jesse Kruse of Great Falls, Mont., atop a horse named Griz, hangs on for a score of 89 and first-prize money of $4,809 in the Saddle Bronc competition at the 69th annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo July 11 in the Norris-Penrose Event Center. Overall attendance was reportedly close to last year’s. See STORY.

Westside Pioneer photo