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Dazzling queens, gritty riders: Rodeo stokes Vale’s patriotic spirit

A young rider grips tight as she starts her mutton bustin' run at the Vale Fourth of July Rodeo on Saturday. (Malheur Enterprise / Max Egener)

VALE – The 104th Vale Fourth of July Rodeo was nothing short of spectacular.

The four-night event kicked off with the Fourth of July parade through Vale on Wednesday and culminated Saturday with the Vale Rodeo queen coronation.

There was plenty . . .

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