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Offering solace in South Sudan

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Ravi Jaipaul of Ponoka is on a nine-month volunteer mission with the international charity Medecins sans Frontieres in the newly independent South Sudan. The below submitted article reflects how he contributes to the betterment of life of the needy in the war-torn country.

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Musical Ride delights children of all ages

Wednesday July 23, 2014

“Ponoka’s a very strong, family oriented community.” Cpl. Travis Ogilvie

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Chrysler dealership in environmental fundraising effort

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Environmentalists may not, in general, be friends with car dealerships because what they sell contributes

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Reflections of Ponoka: Our Canadians were brave and strong in WWI

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Sandy, Melissa, and Caitlin, your congenial hosts at the Fort Ostell Museum have just completed a vivid and realistic display

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Remember when ...

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Hubert Henry (Hullie) Orser grew up on a farm east of Ponoka, and as a young man fought in the trenches of World War I.

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Milestone birthday celebration reconnects family

Wednesday July 23, 2014

“There’s always been keepers of the family history.” Beverly Leech

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Development continues for Ponoka Gymnastics Club

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Development at the new site for the Ponoka Gymnastics and Trampoline Club is well underway

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Suicide awareness march mobilizes Cree communities

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Some 200 members of Maskwacis First Nations members staged an 18 km. “Walking in Spirit” march

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Home, Hobby and Horticulture Show draws near

Wednesday July 23, 2014

We’re hoping that people in Ponoka, both urban and rural, will enter.” Lauraine Weir

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What to eat: Tasty or healthy

Wednesday July 23, 2014

You feel as though you might have to quit your job.

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Festival of Trees supported by major sponsor

Wednesday July 16, 2014

Legacy Ford Ponoka is letting loose the gift of giving in early Christmas spirit as they step forward into the community

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Annual Fun Fly delights flight fans

Wednesday July 16, 2014

It was all highflying fun and games during the Ponoka R/C Flyers Club annual Fun Fly

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Youth Centre heats up with their Summer Program

Wednesday July 16, 2014

The Ponoka Youth Centre’s “Summer Program” is a great way for kids aged six to 13 to join in for some fun activities

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Reflections of Ponoka: Those vintage bikes and their proud owners

Wednesday July 16, 2014

The roar of the mighty motorcycle is very commonplace on our highways and bi-ways nowadays

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Remember when ...

Wednesday July 16, 2014

In the late 1920s the Harley-Davidson Motor Company kept up with the keen competition by producing

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Show Time!

Wednesday July 16, 2014

Callous Hollywood actress Peggy Tempest (Faith Parker) berates her agent Freddie Dean (Teigin Ewasiuk)

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Brain freeze

Wednesday July 16, 2014

Ethan Martin, 6, enjoys a free Slurpee and a little brain freeze on July 11, which was 7-11’s 45th birthday.

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Western artists show off their work during Stampede

Wednesday July 9, 2014

Painters and sculptors showed off their western works of art during the Ponoka Stampede

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Reflections of Ponoka: Preserving the Alberta Hospital museum collection

Wednesday July 9, 2014

At the age of 95, my dad still asks me about the Provincial Mental Hospital (now Centennial Centre), where he worked

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Remember when ...

Wednesday July 9, 2014

The Provincial Mental Hospital (now Centennial Centre) near Ponoka opened on July 4, 1911 and accepted their first 164 patients.

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