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Full house at Parent Link Centre grand opening

Wednesday October 22, 2014

The new space for the Parent Link Centre (PLC) found a warm welcome from young families and officials this week during its official grand opening.

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Teen mentoring in Ponoka gets some dough

Wednesday October 22, 2014

Money donated by the Boston Pizza Foundation to Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) programming is going to go a long way in developing

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AEDs purchased for five WCPS schools

Wednesday October 22, 2014

We have all seen these heartbreaking headlines:

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Community garden gets winter-ready

Wednesday October 22, 2014

“It’s a great group of people that come and garden in here.” Kerry Robideau, FCSS program co-ordinator

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Student initiative

Wednesday October 22, 2014

For the last couple of weeks the student council at Ponoka Christian School challenged students to collect food for the Ponoka Food Bank.

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Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka Kinette Club ... serving our community for 66 years

Wednesday October 22, 2014

For more than a half a century, thousands of energetic young ladies who joined Kinette Clubs across Canada have been proudly working

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Remember when ...

Wednesday October 22, 2014

This exiting recruitment advertisement for Army Nurses appeared in the 1960 Provincial Mental Hospital Class of 1960 Yearbook.

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Ponoka business uses the Internet to reach clients

Wednesday October 22, 2014

“We have people coming from the cities that can’t find the variety of stuff we have.” Michelle Auclair, co-owner of Twisted Label

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Businesses breathe new life into youth awards program

Wednesday October 22, 2014

Two Ponoka businesses have breathed new life into the Leaders of Tomorrow program, which was on the verge of collapse.

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New-business owner sees victories after hard work

Wednesday October 22, 2014

Having opened one of Ponoka’s newest businesses over the summer, Mi Casa Imports owner Abby Yaworski has a fresh perspective

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Quilt winner

Wednesday October 22, 2014

A very happy Cheryl Almas poses with Antiqued II, the quilt raffled by the Catholic Women’s League (CWL) of Ponoka.

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Reflections of Ponoka: Bus tour looks at future visions for Ponoka

Wednesday October 15, 2014

During a magnificent fall day last Friday, Oct. 3, 17 enthusiastic citizens of the Town of Ponoka and districts jumped on the comfortable

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Remember when ...

Wednesday October 15, 2014

The Male Ward charges at the rapidly progressing Provincial Mental Hospital in 1960 are shown here from left to right

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FCSS plans big for its 40th anniversary

Wednesday October 15, 2014

This year’s annual general meeting (AGM) for Ponoka’s Family and Community and Support Services (FCSS) is expected to be a celebration

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High-end body image technology now in Ponoka

Wednesday October 15, 2014

After initiating lots of debate and discussions over their possible impact on human health, their alleged or presumed carcinogen effects

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Maskwacis youth speak at native development conference

Wednesday October 15, 2014

“We’re going to be the next leaders of our community.” Ashley Dennehy, Samson Cree Nation member

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Library takes reading to the outdoors

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Going for a walk is about to get more fun for the entire family with an initiative by the Ponoka Jubilee Library.

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A TV idol’s meditations

Wednesday October 15, 2014

“What I Know for Sure” by Oprah Winfrey, c.2014, Macmillan Audiobook from Flatiron Books, $24.99 / $28.99 Canada, 4 CDs / 4 hours

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Mecca Glen implements bully prevention program

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Students and teachers at Mecca Glen School took pride Thursday, Oct. 9 with the implementation of a bullying-prevention program

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Fantasy author talks of her passion with writing

Wednesday October 8, 2014

Young adult author Lesley Livingston had a chance to promote her books and give aspiring authors some tips on getting into the industry

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