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UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

Some concerns noted on land-use changes

Town of Ponoka council hears from residents on proposed changes to the old hospital site

WCPS closes the book on religious class

Wolf Creek Public Schools trustees approve elimination of religious classes for next year

Wolf Creek Public Schools projecting $221,000 deficit next school year

The budget being sent to the province by WCPS will see them dip into contingency fund

Ponoka County gets first look at Highway 2 development plan

Council to move forward on initial draft on Highway 2 area structure plan

Ponoka County gets closer to solving tire troubles

New property owner working with partner to get recycled tires cleaned up

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Aboriginal Day 2017 in Ponoka
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Summer storm sweeps through central Alberta
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Heavy Wind Rocks Ponoka
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Highway 2 Collision semi and minivan
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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Ponoka and area

Environment Canada announced conditions are favourable for a severe thunderstorm in Ponoka

Atari announces development of new console

After decades out of the game console business Atari is stepping back in

UPDATE: Hinkley arrested – Ponoka RCMP seek wanted man in assault case

Ponoka RCMP are looking for Blair Hinkley in relation to an alleged assault on a woman.

UPDATE: Police investigating crash of small plane near Ponoka

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a small plane crash by Highway 53 and Highway 2.

Nature’s Path Foods granola recalled due to possible Listeria

The recall is for Coconut & Cashew Butter Crunchy Granola with a best-before date of March 2, 2018

Canada not so great for kids compared with other rich countries: UNICEF

It’s a myth that Canada’s the best place in the world to grow up, the report says

UPDATE: Tasteless GIF removed

A Vancouver Island father is concerned after discovering the GIFs available in his phone’s texting function

Ponoka RCMP looking into different theft files

Ponoka RCMP investigating theft of liquor and theft of fuel incidents.

Maskwacis RCMP charged a youth in a stabbing incident

A 17-year-old male youth has been charged in a June 9 stabbing incident on Maskwacis.

Ponoka students to get good start to day

Ponoka Elementary chosen to be part of School Nutrition Program.

Town of Ponoka looking for volunteers with new playground

The Town of Ponoka invites volunteers to help install a new playground for the community.

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Town of Ponoka releases Landrex lease agreement

Town can buy-out Landrex learning centre at any time, lease agreement shows.

PHOTO: 38 Street gets new asphalt in Ponoka

Crews worked on 38 Street in Ponoka last week paving the street for residents.

First Nations mother wins rights to daughter’s remains

A First Nations mother from Maskwacis will be able to celebrate her daughter’s life.