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Rodeo is now more handicap accessible

 

Coulee Concrete started the pour for the handicap viewing area about 10:30 last Thursday, with DKW Fowler Construction crew working the concrete. Fowler had a half dozen of his crew getting the site ready. - Roger S. Lucas photo

There's a new handicapped-accessible parking and viewing area at the Ridge Riders Rodeo Grounds, just in time for this year's Colorama Pro-West Rodeo.

Workers prepared the site last week and concrete was poured Thursday morning.

Inspiration for the project was attributed to Ann Elliot, who had used the handicapped seating area, described by one Ridge Riders official as "poorly designed," and offered a good report on what she could see of the 2017 rodeo event, which wasn't much.

The Ridge Riders picked up on that critique and started laying plans to improve the handicapped-accessible area fo...



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