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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 and she is receiving quite a lot of help in her endeavour from individuals students would look up to as role models.

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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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Ponoka White Caners begin 2014 meetings

Wednesday September 17, 2014

The Ponoka White Caners peer support group for people with vision loss began the 2014 fall/winter session

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Reflections of Ponoka: In the swim with the Ponoka Pool Sharks

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Many of us who were raised here will so fondly remember way back to the mid 1970s when our great community

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Remember when ...

Wednesday September 17, 2014

As Ponoka kids, we were all so excited when the first outdoor community swimming pool, which was built

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Cold and wet

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Altitude youth group of the Church of the Open Bible — with the help of a Ponoka Fire Department truck

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Jeep lovers converge on Ponoka for show and shine

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Sometimes the mark of a true Jeep lover is in how dirty, cracked and dented their vehicle is

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Grandma was right. Darn it.

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, she told you not to wish your life away.

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The Ride Went Well — A short story

Wednesday September 17, 2014

After taking the half-day refresher course at the motorcycle school in Springbrook, I felt a bit more relaxed

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Keeping money in the community

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Patsy and Colin Mackenzie of Mackenzie’s No Frills hand Ponoka Youth Centre employee Doris Reich

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PES anticipates move to Diamond Willow Middle School

Wednesday September 10, 2014

“We’re just poised for implementing a lot of those changes and going in that direction.” PES principal Lois Spate

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Mentors needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Wednesday September 10, 2014

With more and more youths being added to the waiting list, Ponoka’s Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) organization

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Reflections of Ponoka: Ponoka Kinsmen...73 years of community service

Wednesday September 10, 2014

The Ponoka Kinsmen Club has enjoyed a very colorful and active history of community service

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Remember when ...

Wednesday September 10, 2014

One of the early major community projects of the Ponoka Kinsmen Club was the completion of the Aquaplex

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Sunflower tower

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Having planted them in the spring, Laura Bell’s sunflowers have grown to be 12 feet 3 inches tall.

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Parents, organizations busy during registration night

Wednesday September 10, 2014

The Kinsmen Community Centre was packed Sept. 3, with parents eager to sign their children up

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Breaking records at downhill soapbox races

Wednesday September 10, 2014

With 26 soapbox derby racers competing for bragging rights Sept. 6 during the Ponoka Downhill Derby

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Literacy helps build confidence in First Nations identity

Wednesday September 10, 2014

In celebration of World Literacy Day, a topic that has been at the forefront of Maskwacis Cultural College’s efforts

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Reflections of Ponoka: The jovial Scotchman who loved to spread the good news

Wednesday September 3, 2014

I have always had a very special love for the newspaper business, and consider myself lucky to have had

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Remember when ...

Wednesday September 3, 2014

Shown here is a special copy of the front page of the first edition of the Ponoka Herald weekly newspaper

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