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Air Cadets honoured at Dining in Night

Wednesday March 25, 2015

The 65 Squadron Ponoka Royal Canadian Air Cadets’ 19th annual Dining in Night was an evening to celebrate the vast accomplishments of the squadron over the last year and served as an opportunity to give the cadets some live experience in military mess dinners.

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Fundraiser planned to help man with long-term injury

Wednesday March 25, 2015

When he was 18-years-old, Kevin Trahan, now 51, suffered a rig accident that changed the course of his life forever.

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Reflections of Ponoka: Their early skills helped to build our bright future

Wednesday March 25, 2015

At the turn from the 18th to the 19th century, the area which we now so proudly call home began to grow and prosper very quickly

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Remember when ...

Wednesday March 25, 2015

This 1969 photo was taken early one morning along Ponoka’s ‘elevator row’, where a fire completely gutted the Pioneer Grain facility.

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Getting closer to a new playground

Wednesday March 25, 2015

MLA Rod Fox presents a cheque of matching funds of $150,000 to the Ponoka Elementary School playground committee

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Northern lights magic

Wednesday March 25, 2015

Stargazers had a wonderful treat Tuesday, March 17 to 18 with aurora borealis displays all across North America.

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Community donations

Wednesday March 25, 2015

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #66 Ponoka recently made a mass donation to three different organizations in town.

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Division 4 cribbage

Wednesday March 25, 2015

Alastair Mackenzie and Sybil Evans placed 6th in 18 teams at the Royal Canadian Legion Cribbage Provincials

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Employment program helps those looking for a leg up

Wednesday March 18, 2015

A 17-week employment program in Ponoka for young adults is providing important jobs skills and training.

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Ponoka Figure Skating Club 2015 carnival award winners

Wednesday March 18, 2015

Ponoka’s figure skating club took to the ice, Saturday March 14 with a flurry of costumes and music

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Reflections of Ponoka: The long and colorful history of our Ponoka bands

Wednesday March 18, 2015

Ponoka and districts have always had the long and proud tradition of ‘striking up the band’ for countless occasions over the years.

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Remember when ...

Wednesday March 18, 2015

At this time of the year, one always thinks about floods and this 1990s photo vividly shows the sudden force

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FCSS prepares for volunteer appreciation banquet and celebration

Wednesday March 18, 2015

Volunteers in the community will have their day to shine during Ponoka’s Family and Community Support Services

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Provincials’ spirit starts early with PES Tundra Hockey Day

Wednesday March 18, 2015

It was a day to celebrate community, team spirit, camaraderie and Canada’s national pastime

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Shoppers enjoy sunny weather during spring sale

Wednesday March 11, 2015

Last Saturday ended up being the perfect time to host a spring sale at the Ponoka Legion with crafters and shoppers

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Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka’s early ambitious Chinese connection

Wednesday March 11, 2015

Thousands of Chinese immigrants sought a new life in North America in the latter 1700s, many of whom over a decade late

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Remember when ...

Wednesday March 11, 2015

The Canadian Pacific Railway Dam, located on the Battle River just across the street from the Royal Hotel

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Squad Run

Wednesday March 11, 2015

Mayor Rick Bonnett (right) gives Lori Falkiner, organizer of the first annual Ponoka #65 Air Cadet Squad Run

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Ponoka born woman celebrates centennial birthday

Wednesday March 11, 2015

Over 100 family and friends came to celebrate the centennial birthday of Ponoka born Opal Spelrem (nee Vold).

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Students meet reading goal, duct tape teacher to wall

Wednesday March 11, 2015

Students at the Ponoka Christian School had a blast duct-taping one of their teachers to a wall after meeting a goal

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