Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Ty Murray Brings Bull Riding to the Pit
For the 16th year in a row, the Professional Bull Riders are coming to Albuquerque. The Ty Murray Invitational returns to the Pit this weekend. Murray, the nine-time world champion and PBR co-founder, hosts the event, which features the top 35 bull riders in the world, the past four world champion riders and world champion bull Bushwacker. More than 25,000 packed the Pit last year in a coronation of New Mexico cowboys. L.J. Jenkins of Texico and Ryan McConnel finished first and second. Jenkins won two of the three rounds and led from start to finish...