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Chicks for Charity continue quest to improve central Alberta

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Chicks for Charity bring in $90,000 for several community groups over the years.

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“Outlaws” bring in the bucks for the PES playground

Wednesday July 1, 2015

There were several arrests made last week that helped bring in approximately $25,000 for the PES playground project.

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Stampede Parade brings colourful displays to Ponoka’s streets

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Ponoka’s streets were lined with people eager to see the three-mile long Ponoka Stampede parade.

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Western trade and art show draws enthusiasts to curling rink

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Art buyers had many options for special artwork during the Western Art and Gift Show.

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PES celebrates teachers and a year of change

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Students at Ponoka Elementary School (PES) celebrated a year of change during an end of the year assembly.

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Dancers prepare for Disney parade performance

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Young dancers with Got 2 Dance Productions have been working hard in preparation for a trip to Disneyland.

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Garbage can really spoil the summer scenery

Wednesday July 1, 2015

This weeks Hammertime: Enjoying the landscape views without garbage.

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The long and proud history of our Canadian flag

Wednesday June 24, 2015

This week in Reflections: celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag.

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Local girl fighting cancer gifted with surprise donation

Wednesday June 24, 2015

An annual private archery event recently held near Crestomere has aided in the medical journey of a Ponoka girl and her family.

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Celebrating Aboriginal Day in style

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Aboriginal Day was celebrated in style with chuckwagon races as well as entertainment for the whole family at Maskwa Park.

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Free library memberships brings 23% increase in patrons

Wednesday June 24, 2015

After deciding to bring free memberships to the Ponoka Jubilee Library, patronage has increased by 23 per cent over last year.

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Ponoka Air Cadets celebrate final parade and awards

Wednesday June 24, 2015

The 65 Ponoka Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron held its annual ceremonial review on Saturday, June 6.

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Fire Chief Ted Dillon retiring after 27 years of service

Wednesday June 24, 2015

After 27 years of dedicated service, Fire Chief Ted Dillon is retiring.

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Palliative Care Council brings comfort to the home

Wednesday June 24, 2015

The Ponoka/Rimbey Palliative Care Council has purchased two specialized mattresses for patients who wish to stay at home.

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Youth centre preparing for busy summer season

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Parents looking to get their kids into fun summer programs may want to consider the Ponoka Youth Centre (PYC) as an option.

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St. Mary’s celebrates third annual Lobster Fest

Wednesday June 24, 2015

It was a crustacean sensation as the St. Mary’s Anglican Church put the spotlight back on charity with its third annual Lobster Fest.

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Montana Band steps into the world of solar energy

Wednesday June 24, 2015

The Montana Band in Maskwacis has stepped into the world of solar energy in a big way.

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The Hammer’s Column.

Wednesday June 24, 2015

The sights and sounds of spring....some good-some not

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Cook Myer was Ponoka’s first land guide and village mayor

Wednesday June 17, 2015

This week's Reflections looks at Ponoka's first lang guide and village mayor.

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