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Legion awards members at annual ceremony

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Ponoka’s Royal Canadian Legion Branch #66 held its annual honours and awards ceremony at the Legion premises on Saturday, Nov. 22 with the attendance of municipal and provincial dignitaries and members.

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Xmas gifts on sale at Winter Farmer’s Market

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Holiday shoppers looking for handmade gifts can enjoy the many different crafts available at the Winter Farmer’s Market.

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Volunteers taped to tables for Movember fundraiser

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Five employees at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury braved being duct-taped to a table in order to raise money

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Thousands raised

Wednesday November 26, 2014

On Sunday, Nov. 23, the Ponoka Festival of Trees organizing committee presented a cheque for $59,500 to Nell Liddle

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Reflections of Ponoka: The fine farming tradition of the Bednar family

Wednesday November 26, 2014

In the colorful early history of the prairies, the proud tradition of farming has always been front and centre, with the deep and growing

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Remember when ...

Wednesday November 26, 2014

A great photo, taken in 1945 on the grounds of the Provincial Mental Hospital near Ponoka, shows a group of staff riding

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Reflections of Ponoka: The history of the Alberta Hospital Fire Department

Wednesday November 19, 2014

Among my fondest memories of growing up on the Alberta Hospital grounds in the 1960s was the big crush I had on Dianne Mathias

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Legion full of Christmas shoppers

Wednesday November 19, 2014

There was barely any room to walk at the Ponoka Legion during the Winter Wonderland sale last weekend.

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Anne of Green Gables promises fun and laughter

Wednesday November 19, 2014

Canada’s most beloved orphan has found her way to the Ponoka stage for this year’s performance of Anne of Green Gables

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St. Augustine students get hands on learning

Wednesday November 19, 2014

Students at St. Augustine Catholic School got some hands-on scientific learning last week during visits from scientists with the Telus World

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St. Augustine students take time for Canadian veterans

Wednesday November 12, 2014

“(It was) a conflict that changed the world forever.” Jeffrey Harder, Canadian Forces veteran

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PSC 2014 Santa’s anonymous campaign

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Ponoka Secondary Campus is once again gearing up for this year’s Santa’s Anonymous campaign.

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Remembrance Powwow

Wednesday November 12, 2014

All four bands of Maskwacis Cree joined a special Remembrance Powwow at the Ermineskin Ag grounds on Saturday, Nov. 8

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Donations benefit Ponoka Wheelchair Van Society

Wednesday November 12, 2014

The Ponoka Royal Canadian Legion has donated $1,000 from the 2013 Poppy Fund and $500 from Branch 66.

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FCSS supports youth support program

Wednesday November 12, 2014

A new program to support youth in facing their challenges is about to get started thanks to a financial donation by Ponoka’s Family

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Youth Centre plans open house for residents

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Programs at the Ponoka Youth Centre are growing every year and the organization wants parents and youths to check it out.

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Parent Link Centre donation

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Members of the Read My Hips belly dance troupe present a cheque for $7,920 to the Ponoka Parent Link Centre for their new kitchen

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Reflections of Ponoka: The exciting saga of early road building on the Prairies

Wednesday November 12, 2014

With the overwhelming influx of pioneer families into this area at the end of the 18th century, early municipal officials were required

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Remember when ...

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Tom Bell, shown here in his kilt and colors was a very well-known and congenial gentleman in the community, who worked in the laundry

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Maskwacis youth get huge donation of sports equipment

Wednesday November 12, 2014

A partnership of four organizations will allow scores of Maskwacis youth to have access to team and individual sports thanks to

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