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Watch: Gravel truck turns down Highway 2 off ramp

The new Highway 2/Highway 53 intersection west of Ponoka appears to have confused a truck driver.

Watch: Gravel truck turns into wrong off-ramp at Highway 2 Ponoka

The new Highway 2 and Highway 53 intersection at Ponoka caused some confusion for one driver

Man dies after confrontation with Bashaw RCMP

ASIRT investigating RCMP involved shooting near Alix

WATCH: ASIRT investigating officer-involved shooting during crime spree

Shots fired on two occasions during incidents, one suspect remains in hospital with serious injuries

Awards night focused on taking care of Ponoka businesses

Annual celebration of local business will also be a celebration of Canada’s 150

Annual candlelight ceremony about creating greater awareness

Candlelight vigil at Ponoka cemetery helps youths in remembering country’s past

Snapshot on Ponoka County crime shows similar trends

Property crime continues to be an issue in central Alberta

Incumbents for Ponoka County and WCPS Ward 3 elected

County’s Nancy Hartford and WCPS’ Trudy Bratland in for another four years

Ponoka resident Desjarlais receives outstanding student research award

She is in the process of completing her PhD at the University of North Dakota.

  • Oct 16th, 2017

Incumbent mayor Rick Bonnett wins by landslide

Bonnett re-elected with huge margin, lone incumbent councillor just misses out

Fort Ostell Museum, a showcase of our history for all ages

This week in Reflections the Fort Ostell Museum is showcased

Remember When: Looking back at the first Fort Ostell Museum

Ponoka’s first museum celebrated in this week’s Remember When

  • Oct 16th, 2017

Wild goose chase ends in capture at Bashaw pond

An injured goose in Bashaw has a second chance after being rescued.

Resilience documentary highlights long term effects of childhood trauma

Child advocacy professionals in Ponoka took in the special screening of Resilience documentary

PHOTOS: Farm tractor up in flames north of Ponoka

A tractor north of Ponoka was engulfed in flames on Saturday afternoon.

Farm tractor up in flames north of Ponoka

Story updated to include Ponoka RCMP files for last week