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Dedicated volunteers receive awards

Wednesday August 20, 2014

Volunteers are what help make the community a happier, smoother, more interactive place to live and two prestigious awards were given out this year at the Volunteer Celebration Barbeque, held earlier in the summer.

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Reflections of Ponoka: Remembering the early Dakota families

Wednesday August 20, 2014

A delightful big book full of stories and pictures is now on display at the Fort Ostell Museum that depicts

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Remember when ...

Wednesday August 20, 2014

Ralph Vold stands in front of the Vold-Jones-Vold Auction Market which was established along highway 2a Ponoka

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An active summer is drawing to a close

Wednesday August 20, 2014

Where has summer gone - that is what we will be asking before long.

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Love of quilting shared among friends, family

Wednesday August 20, 2014

Fun, friendship and fabric all came together for the joyous annual Ponoka Quilting Retreat, which ran from Aug. 11 to 14.

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“Shots Fired” by C.J. Box

Wednesday August 20, 2014

You’re stuck. Trapped in an elevator, office, front seat of a car, wishing you were someplace, anyplace, else.

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Cadets from 12 countries visit Ponoka

Wednesday August 20, 2014

On July 28, 2014, the Ponoka Air Cadet 65 Squadron had the honour of feeding 74 cadets and their escorts

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Railway Day offers a glimpse at transportation’s past

Wednesday August 20, 2014

It was full steam ahead for the Alberta Central Railway Museum in Wetaskiwin as it opened up the grounds

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Expo helps youths build their future

Wednesday August 20, 2014

“You’re resilient, forgiveness equals better health.” Tamara Hathaway

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Ponoka youth gets early start in science research

Wednesday August 13, 2014

Forty young scientists were picked by the University of Alberta to take part in the Women in Scholarship

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Belly dancers to raise money for Parent Link Centre

Wednesday August 13, 2014

“Now that we’ve got experience, and people know about us now, I think we can do better.” Andrea Ramage, Read My Hips organizer

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Thousands head to Samson nation`s weekend pow wow

Wednesday August 13, 2014

ast weekend`s pow wow at Bear Park, hosted by the Samson Cree Nation, was a time for healing and welcoming.

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Reflections of Ponoka: The ladies of harvest time ... both yesterday and today

Wednesday August 13, 2014

Over the years, the greatest pleasure and inspiration of the hardy pioneer woman was her family

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Quilt provides the fabric of friendship

Wednesday August 13, 2014

“They’re like family to me...I look forward to seeing them every year. They’re just a beautiful bunch of ladies.” Kathleen Mennell

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Ponoka library hosts artist’s intricate etchings

Wednesday August 13, 2014

Ponoka Jubilee Library has just launched an exhibition of beautiful etchings by Medicine Hat artist Garry Newton.

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Remember when ...

Wednesday August 13, 2014

The Mountain Creek Bridge over the Selkirk Canyon between Revelstoke and Golden was one of the amazing

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Communities in Bloom judges tour Ponoka

Wednesday August 6, 2014

“People have pride in their community. They work together in partnerships.” Gillian Evans, Communities in Bloom judge

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Reflections of Ponoka: Lake Pofianga ... nature’s perfect setting

Wednesday August 6, 2014

My fondest memories of Lake Pofianga occurred in the 1990s when we had the fabulous experience of taking a group

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Remember when ...

Wednesday August 6, 2014

This 1907 photo features the threshing crew of Henry and Archie Taylor heading out for the harvest west of Ponoka.

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Community garden continues to grow

Wednesday August 6, 2014

What started as a “grow your own food” project idea has turned into a thriving community garden.

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