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Redevelopment of 51 Avenue in downtown Ponoka to start next week

Road will be closed to traffic, on-street parking as of May 26

(Town of Ponoka)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Familiar but strange halls: Class of ‘71 tours Ponoka Secondary Campus

50-year reunion included tour, time capsule burial, dinner and dance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Black Elk senior/junior high school rodeo

The Alberta High School Rodeo Association (AHSRA) Black Elk District 2 junior…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Cody Baird. (File photo)

Cody Baird appointed acting principal at Ponoka Secondary Campus

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) recently announced the appointment of Cody Baird…

Cody Baird. (File photo)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Lions asks town to take over bus program after loss of major fundraiser

Members of the Ponoka Lions Club came before council on May 10…

Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Three Ponoka Lions Club members spoke to town council on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Volunteers take down siding on the Wolfville Community Centre. (Photos submitted/Louise Hulsman)

Historic Wolfville Community Centre brought into 21st century

Community hall west of Ponoka gets grant for renos

Volunteers take down siding on the Wolfville Community Centre. (Photos submitted/Louise Hulsman)
<strong>McHappy Day:</strong> Today, May 11, is McHappy Day. Proceeds from the sale of MacDonald’s branded mugs and socks are donated to Ronald MacDonald House Charities and families with sick children. At the Ponoka MacDonald’s location, Nicole Asuncion, left, and manager Ana Ladim pose for a photo. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTO: McHappy Day in Ponoka

McHappy Day: Today, May 11, is McHappy Day. Proceeds from the sale…

<strong>McHappy Day:</strong> Today, May 11, is McHappy Day. Proceeds from the sale of MacDonald’s branded mugs and socks are donated to Ronald MacDonald House Charities and families with sick children. At the Ponoka MacDonald’s location, Nicole Asuncion, left, and manager Ana Ladim pose for a photo. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
AUPE vice president Bonnie Gostola poses for a photo outside of Ponoka council chambers on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

AUPE members weren’t permitted to speak at Ponoka town council

AUPE vice president says it was ‘disappointing’

AUPE vice president Bonnie Gostola poses for a photo outside of Ponoka council chambers on May 10. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka District 4-H Beef show and sale had highest average price ever

The Ponoka District 4-H Beef Committee’s annual show and sale, held at…

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Ponoka Civic Centre
Ponoka Civic Centre
Ponoka Potters Guild held its Mother’s Day Sale May 6 and 7 at the Pink School. About a dozen members had items for sale. The group, which currently has about 28 members, holds an annual Mother’s Day sale and Christmas sale. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Potters Guild’s Mother’s Day Sale

Ponoka Potters Guild held its Mother’s Day Sale May 6 and 7…

Ponoka Potters Guild held its Mother’s Day Sale May 6 and 7 at the Pink School. About a dozen members had items for sale. The group, which currently has about 28 members, holds an annual Mother’s Day sale and Christmas sale. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Calnash Ag Event Centre hosted the World Series of Team Roping Qualifier on May 7 and 8. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka hosts World Series of Team Roping Qualifier

Calnash Ag Event Centre hosted the World Series of Team Roping Qualifier…

Calnash Ag Event Centre hosted the World Series of Team Roping Qualifier on May 7 and 8. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for $12,000. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Stampede Tarp Auction raises about $390K for world’s top chuck drivers

The Ponoka Stampede Association (PSA) Tarp Auction, held at the Stagecoach Saloon…

First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for $12,000. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Emily Jaycox editorial

COLUMN: Please remember journalists are people too

It’s now been six months since I took on the position of…

Emily Jaycox editorial
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Ponoka honours MMIWG2S on Red Dress Day

Ceremony held at Lions Centennial Park on May 5

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Dolores Vold remembering her late husband and best friend, Ralph Vold on April 27, in their ranch-style home in Ponoka. (Photo by Janaia Hutzal)

OUR COMMUNITY: Nansen ‘Ralph’ Ravnsborg Vold remembered

By Janaia Hutzal For Ponoka News About 900 people gathered the Calnash…

Dolores Vold remembering her late husband and best friend, Ralph Vold on April 27, in their ranch-style home in Ponoka. (Photo by Janaia Hutzal)
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Ponoka community partners come together for Red Dress Day

Event to honour MMIWG to be held in Centennial Park May 5

(Black Press file photo)
Local performers Randi Boutlon and Cam Hinton faced off for a good cause on April 29, giving a dueling pianos-style performance for a fundraiser for St. Augustine School. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

WATCH: Randi Boulton and Cam Hinton tickle the ivory in Dueling Pianos

Fundraising event held at Ponoka Golf Course for St. Augustine School

Local performers Randi Boutlon and Cam Hinton faced off for a good cause on April 29, giving a dueling pianos-style performance for a fundraiser for St. Augustine School. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Maskwacis residents held a special walk Sept. 28, 2017 to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. (File photo/Tara Cutarm)

Ermineskin Women’s Shelter holding walk May 5 for MMIWG

Ermineskin Women’s Shelter is hosting a walk in recognition of Missing and…

Maskwacis residents held a special walk Sept. 28, 2017 to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. (File photo/Tara Cutarm)