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  • Brooke Russell represents the best sport

    Teresa Simpson, Gazette Reporter|Sep 8, 2022

    This year Brooke Russell, 17, from Hayden Idaho, is spearheading the rodeo as the Palouse Empire Fair’s rodeo queen. For Russell representing the palouse and being the face of the Palouse Rodeo Association is an honor. “I have definitely loved it, it has opened up a lot of opportunities for me and I could not be happier representing a community such as the palouse,” Russell said. Russell explained that being the rodeo queen entails bringing everyone together and showing them how great the rodeo...

  • Rodeo Queen Letters

    Sep 8, 2022

    Alvina Whetzel "Welcome Rodeo Fans to the Palouse Empire Fair and Rodeo! My name is Alvina Whetzel, I'm 17 years old and currently attending Pullman High School. I am an active member of the Pullman FFA and currently serving as the reporter for my chapter. I'm also a member of the Happy Hooves 4-H club and currently serving as the vice president. I am also a competing member of the Washington State High School Rodeo Association in barrel racing, pole bending and goat tying. I am a volunteer...