Forrest Czarnecki
A monster truck makes its way through downtown Saturday morning during the Evergreen Rodeo Parade.
Patriotism on parade kicks off rodeo weekend

“There is nothing like a parade in Evergreen,” said announcer Doug Mathis as colorful floats glided through downtown on Saturday morning.

Decorated with American flags and other patriotic symbols, more than 70 floats in the Evergreen Rodeo Parade reflected this year’s theme, “American as …”