Community Stories

Saddle bronc Tom Dooley. This strawberry roan stud was very productive on the Pierre ranch. He sired some very fine bucking stock — all strawberry roans and big, strong horses. Stock contractors love having Dooley colts. They all buck strongly.
Mickey Derrickson, Westbank Indian Band, adds a little showmanship while having fun on a bucking bronc.
William Armstrong and his wife, Lily (Louie) Armstrong, carrying flags in the Penticton Peach Festival Rodeo Parade, August 1951. Joe Kesey, a famous stockman and rodeo manager, leads. William Armstrong rides Panaleen, his roping horse. Lily rides Cabalaero, a pick-up horse. William and Lily are the parents of Jeannette Armstrong, a Canadian author. Inset: Photo of William and Lily the first year they were married, 1944.