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PES raises more than $12,000 for Terry Fox Foundation

Wednesday October 1, 2014

Parents, students and teachers at Ponoka Elementary School (PES) celebrated more than $12,000 raised for the Terry Fox Foundation.

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Reflections of Ponoka: Stagette Club was dedicated to community women

Wednesday October 1, 2014

For over an exciting century, countless clubs and organizations have been formed in our community and rural districts

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Remember when ...

Wednesday October 1, 2014

As we head into a new hockey season, it is great to look back and remember some of the teams

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Artists flourish at Alberta Culture Days

Wednesday October 1, 2014

Alberta Culture Days in Ponoka led to a congregation of artistic talent at the Jubilee Library, where workshops and lessons

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Belly dancers come together to support children’s programs

Wednesday October 1, 2014

The Kinsmen Community Centre was full to the brim with women eager to support the Ponoka Parent Link Centre Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Understanding the effects of Alzheimer’s on patients

Wednesday October 1, 2014

Individuals with loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s disease took some time Thursday, Sept. 25

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Maskwacis Cultural College celebrates students’ graduation

Wednesday October 1, 2014

“These are the stories that need to be told, the stories of success.” Willie Littlechild

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Art show and workshops encompass Alberta Culture Days

Wednesday September 24, 2014

After receiving a grant for Alberta Culture Days, the Ponoka Municipal Library is stepping up its activities and celebrations on offer.

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Ponoka youth receives Duke of Edinburgh Award

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Hard work by a Ponoka youth has earned him the coveted Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, by achieving specific personal milestones.

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AHS provides education and support with health workshops

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has announced that it will be conducting a series of workshops beginning this month

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BBBS shrimp boil fundraiser popular for residents

Wednesday September 24, 2014

There was little food left after the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) shrimp boil on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Ponoka Fire Hall.

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Remember when ...

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Back in the days before 4 by 4s, even the toughest of the half-tons could not get through a good old

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Reflections of Ponoka: The grand tradition of our local winter sports

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Throughout the over 50 amazing years that I have had the great privilege of growing up and living

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Youth empowered with self-esteem at St. A workshop

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Bullying seems to be more prevalent in schools, and in response, anti-bully and self-esteem workshops

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Ponoka nursing student appalled at African health practices

Wednesday September 24, 2014

A young Ponoka woman, who has recently returned from Africa upon completing her internship

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Schools recognize Terry Fox with Friday run and barbecues

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Support for the Terry Fox Foundation and for Fox’s efforts to raise awareness on cancer issues was big

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Rogers Raising the Grade kicks off lesson time

Wednesday September 24, 2014

A little below the opening numbers they were hoping for, but expecting more to join, Ponoka Youth Centre’s

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Money and food for good

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Linda Schmautz and Lucille Vold present food and cash to the Ponoka Food Bank Sept. 16 after a Jam Session

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Young Cree woman aims to reduce school dropout rate in Maskwacis

Wednesday September 17, 2014

A young woman has embarked on a major mission to reduce dropout rates at Maskwacis schools

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Mik Murdoch book series continues with second installment

Wednesday September 17, 2014

“If you’re trying to write a perfect sentence…You’re going to keep writing it over and over.” Author Michell Plested

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